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HSCRC ANALYST I

Recruitment #17-009255-0002

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 Analyst for the Center of Revenue and Compliance to work on hospital rate regulation and programming efforts to automate rate setting functions. 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 All-Payer 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 waiver from Medicare's Prospective Payment System.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing the HSCRC's annual updates for unit rates and global budgets for Maryland hospitals
  • Assist with workflow automation efforts for routine rate setting and compliance duties
  • Develop programming tools to improve the efficiency of data collection and input for various data sets
  • Develop automation tools to assist with partial and full rate reviews
  • Provide guidance to hospitals on global budget agreements and ensure agreements are updated
  • Work with hospitals to address questions, problems, and issues related to financial databases and auditing and compliance activities

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.  The successful candidate must possess strong Excel skills.  Experience using SAS, SQL, Tableau are highly desired.  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 the 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. 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.

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.