Driscoll Health Plan (DHP) has recently created a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role for their 170,000 member Medicaid health plan. Witt/Kieffer is pleased to assist DHP in their recruitment efforts.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, the COO will provide the overall leadership and expertise in setting the direction of the operations to ensure the optimal effectiveness of Driscoll Health Plan in its service to its members and to the organization’s mission and goals. The COO will participate in the continued growth of the health plan while maintaining healthy margins and increasing the Driscoll reputation. He/she will lead the development of the operations plan necessary to implement the organization’s strategic objectives.
As part of the integrated health system, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, DHP, founded in 1998, is a non-profit, community-based health insurance plan offering health care coverage to the communities of South Texas. The insurance products include STAR Medicaid, STAR Kids Medicaid, CHIP and CHIP Perinate.
Expertise in and knowledge of the following operational elements is critical: claims, credentialing, program development, quality and quality measurement, member/customer service, provider relations, contracting strategies, and outreach and marketing services.
This is an exciting time to join a thriving organization where the culture is mission driven and focused on quality of care. The organization creates an environment of collaboration and meaningful work for all employees where everyone feels valued. Resumes and/or nominations should be sent to the attention of Steve Kratz and Shirley Cox Harty at DHPCOO@WittKieffer.com.
On behalf of Driscoll Health Plan, thank you for your assistance on this important search.