Health Program Manager 2 (Care Coordinator - PCN 06-2364)

State Of Alaska Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

The recruitment period for this job posting has been extended.

If you've already applied, you do not need to reapply, you are still under consideration.

This position is open to Alaska Residents only.

Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

What you will be doing:

Under the general direction of the Health Program Manager 2-Supervisor (06-2421) in the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) unit. This position provides services as a Care Coordinator/Health Program Manger 2 for individuals receiving supports through Home and Community Based Medicaid waivers or out-of-state in an Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID's). This position is responsible for person-centered planning and coordination, developing and submitting support plans (SP), transition planning, and evaluating service effectiveness. Applicants are expected to follow overarching program policies and rules independently.

The incumbent will:

  • Use a person-centered planning process to design a plan for recipients with diverse needs

  • Make regular in-person contacts as prescribed in the current regulations with all HCB waiver recipients assigned as well as regular contact with applicants/recipients, families, care providers, other agencies and stakeholders. Additionally, they may be required to make contacts with recipients in setting in outside of Alaska.

  • Provide consultation to assure compliance with SDS service principles, program standards, regulations and statutes, and to ensure quality of care.

  • Represent professional decisions throughout the Fair Hearing appeal process (7 AAC 49) as necessary.

  • Gather, maintain, and assist with analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on programmatic data to plan or reconfigure systems to improve services and efficiency as well as quality including provision of technical assistance and conducting home and or site visits as directed.

  • Eligible to be a certified Care coordinator in compliance with the Care Coordination Conditions of Participation under 7 AAC 130.240.

Our organization, mission, and culture:

Our mission is to promote health, well being and safety for individuals with disabilities, seniors and vulnerable adults by facilitating access to quality services and supports that foster independence, personal choice and dignity.

The benefits of joining our team:

By joining our team you will work with a group of professionals committed to the well-being and safety of seniors and individuals with disabilities. The IDD unit is a highly functional, multi-disciplinary team that truly loves what we do, our team and the people we serve. We strive daily to provide quality services to Alaskans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

The working environment you can expect:

Team members and supervisors are located in Anchorage at 1835 Bragaw Street. This location is convenient to shops, restaurants and trails. This position is scheduled for a 7.5 hour work day; start and stop time can be flexible between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm.

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in this position we are looking for someone with the following competencies:

  • Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.

  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

  • Interpersonal Skills:
    (*) Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.

  • Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.

  • Computer Skills:Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.

Special Notice:

This position requires that the successful applicant meet the definition of a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) as defined below:

42 CFR 483.430 (a) (1), a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional is one of the following:

  • A licensed psychologist (Master's prepared),

  • A licensed physician (MD or DO),

  • A social worker (Bachelor or Master's prepared),

  • An occupational therapist,

  • A physical therapist,

  • A speech pathologist or audiologist,

  • A Registered Nurse,

  • Professional recreation staff (an individual with a Bachelor's in a recreation specialty (art, music, physical education)

  • An individual with a Bachelor's in a human services field (sociology, special education, rehabilitation, counseling, psychology).

  • All must have at least one year working directly with individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

To view the general description and example of duties for a Health Program Manager 2, please go to the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with the competencies in

  • Analysis and Assessment: Uses information technology in accessing, collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and disseminating data and information.

  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (e.g., facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material and information that is appropriate for the intended audience.

  • Community Dimensions of Practice: Distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of governmental and non-governmental organizations in providing programs and services to improve the health of a community.

  • Partnering: Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.

  • Public Health: Applies knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, methods, and tools associated with protecting and improving the health of people and their communities, including promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing, and responding to infectious diseases.

Equivalent to those typically gained by:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in biological, health or behavioral science; health practice; education; public, healthcare, or business administration; or a closely related field;

AND/OR

Progressively responsible professional experience performing health program planning, development, coordination, evaluation, or implementation; providing technical health care assistance and consultation; conducting health care utilization or quality assurance examinations; and/or delivering health care.

Special Note: Agencies employing Health Program Managers are responsible for administering a wide range of medical, behavioral, and social health insurance programs for children and adults. Positions typically focus on a particular health area. Where licensure is required, the job vacancy announcement will identify the type of license necessary to apply for that specific position. The essential functions of some positions may involve exposure to infectious disease and/or biohazards. Travel may be required.

"Professional experience" means work that is creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive; requires a range and depth of specialized knowledge of the profession's principles, concepts, theories, and practices; and is performed with the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment.

"Progressively responsible" means indicating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility. Additional Required Information

At time of interview applicant(s) are requested to submit

  • Three (3) professional references with current daytime telephone number, two (2) of which must be of current or former supervisors.

  • Two (2) of your most recent job performance evaluation. If they are not available then provided two (2) letters of recommendation from someone that knows you professionally.

  • Copy of college degree(s) and/or transcripts at time of application (unofficial okay)

  • A writing sample of a professional email on a topic that will be assigned during scheduling of interview.

Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

EDUCATION

To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

WORK EXPERIENCE

When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.

If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

RECRUITMENT SCOPE

This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

MULTIPLE VACANCIES

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

APPLICATION NOTICE

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/

NOTICE

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains. For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.

EEO STATEMENT

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. Contact Information

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:

Name: Corina Castillo-Shepard, Health Program Manager 2

Phone: (907) 451-2977

Email: corina.castillo-shepard@alaska.gov

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