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ASSISTANT CHIEF, AUDIT & COMPLIANCE

HSCRC ASSISTANT CHIEF

Recruitment #19-009254-0002

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission

4160 Patterson Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission seeks an Assistant Chief for the Center for Revenue and Compliance to assist in the supervision, coordination and implementation of all audit and compliance activities.  The HSCRC is responsible for developing, refining, and implementing Commission policy geared toward achieving its mandate of providing maximum efficiency and effectiveness at Maryland hospitals and achieving the goals of the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The Commission is an independent agency of Maryland government and is unique in the U.S. because it sets hospital rates for self-pay and commercial patients as well as for Medicaid and Medicare patients as a result of its contract with CMS.

 

Responsibilities include:

·       Assist in developing, directing and implementing programs for the periodic auditing of the ledgers, records and financial operations of all hospitals under the jurisdiction of the HSCRC 

·       Train, assign tasks, answer technical questions, review the work, prepare efficiency reports of Audit and Compliance

·       Assist in the preparation of the HSCRC charge per case system, as well as conduct and assist the review of rate applications

·       Supervise and assist in the modification and revision of the HSCRC’s accounting and reporting system

·       Assist in developing, directing and implementing programs for the auditing of alternative method of rate determination (ARM) arrangements 

·       Assist HSCRC Data processing staff in the development of reports utilizing the HSCRC’s financial, case mix and ARM data bases for use in rate review activities.

·       Other duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, hospital administration or health care administration/policy from an accredited college or university.  A successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff, hospitals officials, consultants and other health care officials.

SELECTION PROCESS

 This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

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. 

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: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, 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.