Health Equity SME, Lead

Key Role:

Serve as a primary subject matter expert (SME) across multiple contractor teams to support CMS and other HHS clients on health equity projects. Research, design, and execute on strategic planning related to achieving equitable outcomes across multiple healthcare settings. Plan, coordinate, and support business development and capture efforts focused on programs and payment models meant to eliminate health disparities. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Experience with strategic planning to achieve equitable health outcomes and improving sociodemographic data collection

  • Experience with collaboration between medical and community-based organizations to address HRSNs and community-based approaches to increase trust 

  • Experience in improving sociodemographic data collection

  • Experience with the federal procurement process, including business development and proposal development leadership  

  • Experience with client management  

  • Knowledge of drivers of health disparities and current challenges in the field 

  • Knowledge of measures and analytic approaches used to identify challenges and track improvements in equitable care

  • Knowledge of the challenges with the data and data collections systems for race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, geography, disability, or preferred language

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Master's degree and 7+ years of experience with Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial health equity programs and implementing programs to identify, track, and address health related social needs (HRSN)  


Additional Qualifications:  

  • Experience with CMS Alternative Payment Models  

  • Experience with developing thought leadership pieces, including publications on health equity-related topics

  • Ability to manage a mid-sized team and manage budgets   

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Health Policy, or Healthcare preferred; Doctorate degree a plus


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 110,000 to 130,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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