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MEDICAL CARE PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

Waiver Registry Specialist

Recruitment #19-000928-0003

Introduction

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WITHIN THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for addressing high priority projects, which include the evaluation, analysis, research and development of health care services and policies related to the Waiver Services Registry and Medicaid home and community-based services. This position will develop and apply medical assistance policies and regulations related to the Home and Community-Based Options waiver and Waiver Services Registry. They will also act as a liaison with participants, partners and supports planners on issues related to policy and regulations for the waiver registry. This position will be responsible for the execution and management of the monthly invitation process. This position will develop internal communication materials and facilitate data-driven analysis and process coordination. This position will be responsible for monitoring utilization and compliance with program rules. This position will research, evaluate, and analyze policies and data regarding the Community personal Assistance Services, Community first Choice, Increased Community Services, and Home and community-based Options waiver programs in order to improve supports planning services provided to applicants and participants. In addition, this position will assist with processing referrals, verifying eligibility and enrolling participants of the Community Personal Assistance Services, Community First Choice, and Increased Community Services programs. This position will also interpret and apply policy and regulations for participants, supports planners and other partners, acting as a liaison for the Department, communicating guidance and offering consultation and technical assistance to both participants and supports planning providers of the aforementioned programs. This position will provide guidance to support staff and other personnel of the Department regarding the programs. This position will also represent the Division and the Department in meetings and in telephone contacts with advocates, supports planners, and participants.

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 desired candidate should have:

- Waiver Services Registry experience

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WITHIN THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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. 

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

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information 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.

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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.