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MEDICAL CARE PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #18-000928-0003

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Eligibility Services, Eligibility Determinations Division, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will include the oversight of off-site staff assigned to detention centers and jail facilities. This position is responsible for the overall direction and supervision of Medical Care Program Associates Supervisors, Medical Care Program Associate Lead and Medical Care Program Associate II’s determining Medical Assistance financial eligibility. The Supervisor is responsible for interpreting and applying eligibility regulations and policies, reviewing and processing complex eligibility applications, conducting case action reviews to ensure accurate and timely completion of application processing, analyzing current policies and procedures and recommending revised or new policies and procedures, and serving as a liaison to other State, Federal and Local Government and private agencies. This position tracks information and compiles statistical reports relating to productivity, timeliness, and accuracy. The Supervisor must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Director, Assistant Directors, and other supervisors and subordinates both inside and outside of the Maryland Department of Health. Additionally, the Medical Care Program Specialist II must exercise tact and discretion when dealing with constituents who are denied Medical Assistance, or their advocates.

Candidate will undergo extensive criminal background checks provided by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services  

Must have a valid Driver's License

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of administrative or professional experience developing or applying policies and regulations in medical assistance, health insurance, federal or State entitlement programs.

Note:

1.  Additional administrative or professional experience applying policies and regulations in medical assistance, health insurance, federal or State entitlement programs or in a health or human service program may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  A Master's degree in the related field of work can be substituted for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Operational Analyst classifications or Health Services Management specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should have experience with Correctional Services, be able to conduct interviews and interact well with others.  Prior Medical Assistant case manager experience would also be helpful.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



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