Job Number: MVA/SAG/1961
This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Medical Vendor Administration l Program Integrity l EBR Parish.
Cost Center: 0305-7104
Position Number(s): 50550788
This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled either as a Probationary Appointment, Job Appointment or Promotional Appointment.
(Job Appointments are Temporary Appointments up to 48 months)
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No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Sanaretha Gray @ Sanaretha.Gray@la.gov
P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, statistical analysis, social services, or health services.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; business, public, or health administration.
A master’s degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in the above fields will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To administer small and less complex statewide Medicaid program(s).
Level of Work:
Broad from a higher-level manager/administrator.
May provide functional supervision in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals.
Differs from Medicaid Program Monitor by responsibility for administering small and less complex statewide program(s).
Differs from Medicaid Program Manager 1-B by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Differs from Medicaid Program Manager 2 by the absence of responsibility for administering medium size and moderately complex statewide program(s).
Examples of Work
Supervises the auditing of eligibility enrollment of all Medicaid programs statewide.
Reviews work of eligibility review staff for quality assurance.
Plans, coordinates, and controls small or less complex statewide program(s).
Plans, develops, implements and monitors comprehensive Medicaid program policies.
Conducts and directs studies/special projects pertaining to the programs assigned.
Analyzes the impact of federal, state, and local legislation; advises agency officials; prepares position statements; presents testimony at hearings; writes legislation.
Reviews and analyzes complex data and system reports to ensure compliance with program regulations.
Administers the day-to-day operational functions of the Medicaid fee for service programs. Assures that program policy and procedures are properly applies in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.
Develops and writes agency rules and regulations governing the administration of all supervised Medicaid programs and submit them for publishing in the official state publication in accordance with the requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act.
Implements Medicaid regulations directing provider participation standards and recipient benefits. Analyzes multi-mullion dollar Medicaid claim data and project the fiscal impact for budget forecasting.
Identifies, verifies and analyzes the various revenue sources for the program(s). Determines and/or confirms match requirements. Monitors availability of revenue sources and promptly identifies existing or potential financing problems.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to “make a difference” through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development – The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State’s own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher’s Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided this video to give you more detailed information about their system.