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Recruitment #20-004435-0004




MDH, OES, Eligibility Determinations Division LTC and Waivers, 6 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of Medical Care Program Associates determining specialized financial and technical eligibility for Long Term Care (LTC), Home, and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers for statewide individuals residing in nursing homes, receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Community Medical Assistance. This position will also provide services that assist Aged, Blind and Disabled individuals with Nursing Home costs, and provide an alternative to institutionalization by utilizing the Older Adult or Living at Home, Home and Community Bases Services Waivers to return to the community. This position will be 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 will also track information and compile statistical reports relating to productivity, timeliness, and accuracy.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years of clerical experience applying policies in a medical care, health insurance or federal or State entitlement program to include two years applying, interpreting and processing program specific information, policies, regulations and guidelines in a medical care program.

Notes: 1. Additional general clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. College credits from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of 30 credit hours for one year of experience.


The desired candidate should have knowledge of Medical Assistance eligibility processing, especially long term care eligibility, experience using the Client Automated Resource Eligibility and Medicaid Management Information Systems (CARES/MMIS), experience working with many constituencies and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.


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.



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

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.