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MEDICAL CARE PROGRAM ASSOCIATE LEAD/ADVANCED

Recruitment #17-004434-0002

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Eligibility Services, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This recruitment is for two positions within the Office of Eligibility Services:

1.) The main purpose of this position is to function as a lead position working at an advanced level and giving guidance and direction to the workers in cooperation with a unit supervisor, and interpreting and applying Medical Assistance policies and regulations on special, complex cases. This position works closely with the unit supervisor in developing plans to direct, control, and monitor casework activity within the unit to ensure program integrity. This position assigns and reviews case actions of Medical Care Program Associate I & II positions and helps in the professional development of the unit by providing ongoing mentoring and assisting with training and worker feedback. This position will assist in mitigating customer anxiety by providing prompt and courteous response to consumer inquiries and complaints.

2.) This position assists the Medical Care Program Associate Supervisor in coordinating operational functions necessary to establish eligibility for Medical Assistance recipients. This position will also act as a consultant to Medical Care Program Associates including assigning and reviewing work. This position will require the ability to develop and recommend solutions to problems and provide training to staff as indicated. This position supports all the activities of special projects. This position also requires knowledge of Federal and State regulations, policies and procedures as they pertain to the Medical Assistance Program. This position requires knowledge of CARES, MMIS, HBX, IDB and other systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Three years of clerical experience applying policies in a medical care, health insurance or federal or State entitlement 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should have experience in approving, denying or pending eligibility applications for government entitlement and benefit programs; experience with Maryland Health Connection and HBX; experience in interpreting and applying Medicaid policies and regulations.

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.