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Director of Implementation (65134)

Curana Health

Curana Health

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Details

Fully Remote
Full Time


Curana Health is a provider of value-based primary care services exclusively for the senior living industry, including in nursing homes, assisted/independent living facilities, CCRC/life plan communities and affordable senior housing communities. Curana Health serves more than 1,100 senior living community partners across 30 states and participates in both the MSSP ACO, ACO Reach and Medicare Advantage programs with CMS. Backed by more than $300M in venture capital funding, the organization is poised to disrupt care delivery in senior living on a meaningful scale through innovative care models and applied analytics.

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced Director of Implementation to play a crucial role in executing the company's growth strategy through management of Medicare Program expansion and new market entry processes. This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Product Development and will be responsible for leading project plan for Medicare health plan service area expansion, from current Medicare Advantage Organization and partnership growth to launching new Medicare Programs in first-time markets. In addition, this role will help drive transformational and change management processes across the organization, including interdepartmental and subject matter expert alignment, and defining process structure.

Location: Position is Remote.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management: Develop and refine the company's expansion and new market implementation project plan in alignment with overall business objectives. Establish organizational processes for execution and serviceable timelines of key benchmarks for state licensure, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) approval, market launch. Anticipate and resolve obstacles before they adversely impact timelines.
  • Organize and manage multiple detailed tasks and assignments, as well as competing deadlines with frequently changing priorities.
  • Interdepartmental Alignment: Collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders, including executive leadership, network development, health plan management, legal, finance, operations, and other relevant teams, to ensure alignment and support for expansion initiatives.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Oversight: Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, including Department of Insurance requirements, and CMS deadlines.
  • Change Management: Establish change management programmatic approach and build communications infrastructure to efficiently and consistently manage employee experience through organizational changes and new initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience, preferably in the healthcare industry.
  • Medicare Advantage experience
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Curana Health is dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. We affirm, in policy and practice, our commitment to diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable or state law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

The EEO policy applies to all personnel matters as outlined in our company policy including recruitment, hiring, transfers, and general treatment during employment.