Director - Employment and Community First CHOICES, People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, State of Tennessee, Nashville, TN

Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017


Director
Employment and Community First CHOICES
Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Program for
People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
State of Tennessee
Bureau of TennCare (Medicaid Agency)

Full-Time Position based in Nashville, Tennessee
Highly competitive salary and benefits


Be part of making history. The state of Tennessee seeks a director to lead the state's new Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES program. This is the first managed long-term services and supports program in the country that has been explicitly designed to promote Employment First and Community First for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come join a great team with visionary leadership that is committed to demonstrating how the principles of Employment First and Community First can be achieved through a fully integrated, person-centered managed long-term services and supports model. Learn more about the variety of innovative and fully integrated services available through ECF CHOICES at: https://tn.gov/tenncare/topic/employment-and-community-first-choices

Seeking a candidate with experience and passion for Employment First and advancing full community inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Experience with the provision of supported and customized employment, working in managed care and/or leading/managing disability-related systems or agency transformation is desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop positive and constructive relationships with key external stakeholders, managed care organizations and service providers. Candidates with experience in developing or managing high quality, accountable service delivery systems or organizations are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and directing the Employment and Community First CHOICES program and associated contracts and grants, and for working alongside the Deputy Chief of LTSS and the Director of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Programs and Services to set the vision and priorities for the program and shape policy and practice, and support ongoing system transformation efforts to align with person-centered practices and to support the achievement of employment and other quality of life outcomes for persons with I/DD served in the program.

US News and World Reports ranks Nashville #13 out of 100 metro areas in the country in terms of best places to live, based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there. Consider a move to Nashville if you are committed to Employment First and no compromise on the value of full community inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and two (2) references to:
Patti Killingsworth
Assistant Commissioner and Chief of Long-Term Services and Supports
Bureau of Tenncare
Tennessee Division of Healthcare Finance and Administration
Patti.Killingsworth@tn.gov
310 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37243