Editor, MassHealth

Commonwealth of MA – Health & Human Services, Quincy, MA 02171, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

MassHealth, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services’ (EOHHS) Office that administers the Medicaid program in Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Editor to work in its Publications Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive) :

The MassHealth Publications Unit plays a key role in the development, production, and distribution of all MassHealth forms, regulations, bulletins, notices, handbooks, user guides, web content, and other communications about MassHealth. The role of the editor is to edit and format drafts that have been prepared by program experts manage review, comment, and sign-off of drafts finalize documents and, as applicable, arrange for printing, distribution, and posting on the MassHealth website. These tasks are performed following established workflow procedures and using standardized models and style sheets. Editors also provide support for public hearings and contribute to outreach materials for MassHealth members and providers.

The editor works on a variety of publications and partners on projects with policy experts and other business units within EOHHS. The content of the work includes developing and maintaining publications for EOHHS programs, as well as revising regulations, forms, and publications to reflect state and federal requirements. There is plenty of team work involved, but editors also have a lot of independence. The Publications Unit is a full-service production studio of 19 members including editors, graphic designers, and a web team.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience reviewing and processing documents for a health care organization.
  • Knowledge of promulgating state and/or national regulations.
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably with a major in communications, English, or technical writing.
  • At least five years’ full-time or equivalent part-time experience editing medical, health care, or technical publications.
  • Expert knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and usage.
  • The ability to work both in a team setting and independently.
  • The ability to manage time effectively and to keep projects on track and on time.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Word.
  • The ability to follow established workflow procedures and use standardized models and style sheets.
  • The ability to pay incredible attention to detail.
  • The ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
  • The ability to establish and meet deadlines.
  • The ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential information.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and projects.
  • The ability to work well with others.
  • The ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish assigned work objectives.


Please upload both Resume and Cover Letter for this position when applying. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

About MassHealth

To improve the health outcomes of our diverse members and their families by providing access to integrated health care services that promote sustainable &amp equitable health, well-being, independence and quality of life.

For more information about our agency and programs please visit: www.mass.gov/masshealth

Pre-Offer Process :

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealths website.

If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete ADA Reasonable Accommodation Request Form

For questions, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #4.

Qualifications – External First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


I. A Bachelors degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*

II. A Graduate degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience.*

III. A Bachelors or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience.

Comprehensive Benefits

When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.

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An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they dont meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $73,500.00 – $103,500.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Quincy, MA 02171: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Quincy, MA 02171

Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here