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    Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is a new, nonprofit, member-driven health plan with just one mission: to bring quality, affordable health insurance to independent workers, small businesses, and others not offered employee-sponsored health plans in New Jersey. 

    We are constantly exploring new ideas in a fast-paced and fun work environment, and are looking for people who can creatively help drive important health market reforms.  

  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Data Integrity Analyst to implement ongoing requirements pertaining to all aspects of the organization’s Qualified Health Plan (QHP) functions related to the Federal Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). The Data Integrity Analyst will collaborate with key partners to ensure all federal, internal and external requirements are executed according to schedule. Key partners include, but are not limited the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), The NJ Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI), The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), third party vendors, consultants, etc.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for day-to-day oversight and implementation of program needs and deliverables, including specified templates, financial templates, ad-hoc write ups, tracking documents, and other forms as required; Provides regular, periodic status updates to supervisor on all projects.
    • Works with staff across the organization to identify operational and business impacts of new, existing, and revised regulations, develops recommendations, documents potential business opportunities and challenges, and presents information to management team and other designated staff.
    • Mitigates project conflicts and resource allocation issues.
    • Monitors requests and regulations related to the FFM and maintains databases to include most current information.
    • Provides administrative and technical support to the management team including report generation, presentation preparation, maintenance of files, etc.
    • Attend Exchange-related project meetings, and updates management team on key items; disseminates technical information as required.
    • Interacts with regulatory agencies for clarification, interpretation, and/or additional information related to agency requests and published regulations.

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Prior health insurance experience required with 3-5 years of professional level analytical experience.
    • Experience working with health plan enrollment process and knowledge of HIPAA, PPACA, and/or FFMs preferred.
    • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret regulatory requirements in clear and concise manner.
    • Decisive with ability to exercise good judgment under pressure.
    • Ability to manage competing responsibilities and meet multiple, simultaneous deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with employees at all levels.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and excellent data analysis, reporting and presentation skills.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking an IT Help Desk Technician, Member Services to be responsible for resolving HRINJ Member issues escalated from the standard Member Services team. These will include technical issues related to HRINJ website/member portal access, account finalization, and error messages inside the member portal. As time permits, they will also assist the Systems Administrator in resolving internal IT issues and system setup.

    Responsibilities:

    • Resolve HRINJ Member IT/Website issues via remote and telephone sessions.
    • Document HRINJ Member IT/Website issues to build comprehensive knowledge base.
    • Assist Systems Administrator in HRINJ Staff IT issue resolution.
    • Assist Systems Administrator in HRINJ Staff systems configuration.

     

    Requirements:

    • Experience with current versions of Microsoft Windows and Mac OS.
    • Experience with Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari.
    • Knowledge of Remote Control software.
    • Previous Help Desk and/or Member Services experience preferred.
    • Self-motivated and disciplined with a strong work ethic.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Market Research Analyst who will be primarily responsible for sourcing and interpreting data, extraction of critical insights, strategy creation, and developing best practices around the significant use of market data. This will include formulating reports and making recommendations based upon research findings to help drive and achieve organizational goals. This role is within the marketing and sales department and identifies critical trends, industry intelligence, and opportunities and threats, while informing forecasting and strategic efforts..

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have previous work experience in marketing, sales or business.
    • Have a solid understanding of traditional, digital and syndicated research tools and meticulous attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate an instinctive knowledge of what an audience needs when presenting ideas and research concepts.
    • Maximize available research tools/resources to make decisions; recommend new approaches when necessary.
    • Have the ability to communicate in a timely, concise and direct manner.
    • Possess a sense of humor and the capacity to support the mission, focus and growth of the first and only healthcare CO-OP in the state of New Jersey.

    Responsibilities:

    • Collect and analyze data insights on market conditions, customer demographics, preferences, needs, and buying habits to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand and for use in marketing and sales planning.
    • Follow health trends and become an expert in understanding significant trends/leanings in health reform.
    • Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text.
    • Measure and assess customer feedback via discrete channels, such as website and social media.
    • Identify market intelligence gaps.
    • Gather statistical data on competitors and analyze prices, sales and marketing strategies.
    • Forecast and track marketing and sales trends.
    • Measure the effectiveness of marketing, advertising, and communications programs and strategies.
    • Work closely with sales and marketing, developing consultative relationships with this staff and strategic plans for the use of market and competitive information and the impact on the organization.

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably higher, in marketing/market research, business, economics, or related field.
    • 4+ years’ experience within the health insurance industry, or other similar environments.
    • Internet research skills, and abilities using spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and other software.
    • Knowledge of competitive and market analysis tools and statistics.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Skilled at influencing and collaborating with all levels of an organization.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to support a team approach in using data to bring about positive company results.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Member Engagement and Outreach Associate to join the Member Engagement and Marketing team, with a focus on the southern part of New Jersey. The Associate will report to the Manager of Member Engagement and focus on conducting outreach with community stakeholders and other organizations in this region. This staff member will work with locally-based groups in the Southern Tier to educate them on health reform and the marketplace/exchange, as well as the CO-OP.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct outreach calls and identify and visit targeted geographic areas and hubs with potential members to ensure there is an understanding of HRINJ and its benefits, and to emphasize the importance of health care for those who are uninsured.
    • Identify and follow up with a broad array of generated leads, including those received from other staff.
    • Receive research, review and streamline processes, and track all incoming lead referrals and recruitment efforts.
    • Assist with development and coordination of events and other community activities that meet established criteria for optimal outreach.
    • Provide feedback on how to best reach local community using paid/unpaid media.
    • Work with volunteers and other community partners in identifying opportunities for member engagement.
    • Assist in preparing and submitting projects, reports or assignments as needed to meet organizational objectives.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Requirements:

    • B. A. or B.S. degree required.
    • Strong experience managing organizational outreach and member marketing efforts for a member-driven constituency, health plan or other relevant company.
    • Ability to travel frequently and regularly to and throughout the southern part of New Jersey.
    • 3-5 years of marketing, outreach and/or community organizing experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Expert familiarity and agility using new and emerging communication/social media technologies.
    • Ability to manage and contribute to multiple projects, both individual and team-based.
    • Must have a collaborative work style and entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Must be available to participate in offsite meetings and events during weekday evenings and on weekends as needed or required.
    • Knowledge of Salesforce software preferred.
    • Licensed to sell insurance products in New Jersey preferred.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 35 lbs. for a distance of up to 50 ft.
    • Ability to perceive and visualize objects and print materials at close range (20 inches or less) and in color.
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, stand and walk about the office or external environments.
    • Ability to listen and speak in person and over the telephone.
    • Ability to travel to and attend meetings that take place outside the typical office environment.
    • Ability to listen, perceive and communicate for extended hours in office and meeting environments.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking an Office Coordinator to serve as the primary point person for office communications and operations.  This includes answering phones and receiving visitors, maintaining adequate supply levels, ensuring proper functioning of office equipment, etc. She or he oversees breakroom maintenance, advises building staff of repair needs, and assists staff as needed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Performs receptionist activities, including answering phones and transferring calls; receiving visitors and directing them to correct staff person(s); responding to or referring customer inquiries as needed, etc.
    • Maintains office supply inventory by regularly submitting office supply orders and assisting staff with special orders.
    • Oversees general kitchen maintenance, including ensuring adequate cleanliness, ordering breakroom supplies, running dishwasher each day, etc.
    • Performs various administrative tasks as needed, including scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, and assisting with mailings, filing, copy jobs, document preparation, etc.
    • Implements ongoing improvements to office and administrative procedures, and assembles and maintains documented office procedures for use by new hires and others in the organization.
    • Ensures maintenance of office physical plant in good condition by communicating with building staff to address needed repairs, upgrades and improvements.
    • Maintains service contracts for and assists in purchasing larger items, such as office furnishings, office equipment, and other items as needed.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

     

    Requirements:

    • Minimum of an Associate’s degree, with at least two years experience in office administration; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and effective problem solving skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and to interact effectively with staff and outside agencies.
    • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with customer service orientation.
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask while prioritizing work.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Product Development Specialist to ensure Plan filings are submitted accurately and in a timely manner as required by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other State and Federal government bureaus. She or he will bridge the gap between plan development and compliance, manage the the complexities of plan filings while establishing consistency in Plan filing procedures. She or he will also be responsible for correcting faults in plan design as delegated by state and federal entities, and responding to auditors in a timely manner.

    Responsibilities:

    • Strategically manage Health Insurance Plan filings submission process for New Jersey and other states as required, ensuring filing requirements are met in an accurate and timely manner, and submitting state filings through the SERFF tracking system as required.
    • Develop and review recommendations for new coverages and contracts in conjunction with cross-functional team members, including Plan Specialist, Compliance Administrator, QualCare Representative, etc.
    • Collaborate with management, legal, compliance, actuarial and state regulatory personnel to resolve any issues relevant to securing state approval of forms and rates, and to revise products or procedures for compliance with new laws.
    • Oversee need for extensions, re-submissions, and withdrawals, and revisions to existing contracts and endorsements.
    • Develop and submit responses to State and Federal objections and criticisms, and respond directly to auditors from DOBI, CMMS, OIG, and other State and Federal government bureaus as required.
    • Document and maintain accurate records of all activities surrounding the filing, approval, rejection, responses, etc., for all filed products.
    • Collaborate with consultants and vendors who execute filings on behalf of HRINJ, and coordinate with IT on implementation of regulatory adoptions and proprietary products.
    • Publish formal corporate communications regarding filing approvals.

     

    Requirements:

    • B.A. or B.S. required; M.B.A., J.D. or other advanced degree preferred.
    • 8-10 years comparable experience in the health insurance industry with strong knowledge of state and federal laws and mandates regarding plan development; New Jersey-specific experience preferred.
    • Experienced submitting filings using SERFF, with some knowledge of Salesforce preferred.
    • Solid project management skills and ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and manage multiple demands.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to maintain strict attention to detail, even with the pressure of strict filing deadlines and competing accountabilities.
    • Strong relationship management skills with internal clients, e.g. management, peers and colleagues, and representatives of external entities such as DOBI, CMS, etc.
    • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • To apply:
    Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resume@newjersey.healthrepublic.usWe review resumes on a rolling basis, so you may submit your resume to us at any time for general consideration.

    Equal Employment Opportunity and Accommodation Statement:
    Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, family medical history or genetic information, liability for military service, mental or physical disability, perceived disability, AIDS and HIV status, and any other legally protected status. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  If you require disability accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 201.244.4755.