Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 2
Working Title: Lead Agency (County and Tribe) Evaluator
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 07/17/2019
Closing Date: 07/30/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services / Central Office
Division/Unit: Continuing Care for Older Adults / Fiscal Analysis and Performance Measurement
Work Shift: Day
Work Hours: 8:00am
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75 /hourly; $54,914 - $80,910 /annually
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This position requires travel to Counties and Tribes outside the metro area at minimum 2x/month. A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment, along with the entirety of duration in this position.
The Lead Agency Evaluator is responsible for evaluating the performance of lead agencies (counties and tribes) in the administration of Minnesota's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivered programs. The role of the Lead Agency Evaluator is to develop, administer and maintain protocol used during the evaluation of the lead agencies for the assessment of compliance with state and federal requirements.
Creating, testing and refining protocols and databases used in the lead agency review process. Creating the dashboard utilized for communication of results against performance targets
Conducting approximately 30 lead agency site visits as part of a team of lead agency review staff each year
Preparing for site visits by conducting data analysis and interpretation to draw conclusions and prepare for lead agency meetings
Participating in lead agency site visits and data collection, along with team members
Conducting and managing post-visit activities to ensure remediation is taken at the lead agency to address non-compliance and barriers identified during the on-site review process and communicate the findings of the on-site review to various stakeholders
Conducting data analysis and evaluation to gain a macro level view across various lead agency groupings (e.g. regional analysis, cohort size analysis, etc.)
Providing positive and constructive feedback to the agency and suggesting tailored solutions to apply best practices that fit with their unique business processes
Using data analysis and findings to recommend program improvements to policy divisions
3 years of professional experience (such as an Administrator, Program Manager, Social Worker, Registered Nurse, etc.) working in a Human Services / Social Services setting.
Experience must demonstrate the following:
Knowledge of federal and state policies, regulations, and laws impacting the administration of HCBS programs including Medical Assistance, home health care programs, HCBS waivers (CAC, CADI, BI, DD, EW, AC) and other consumer directed services and supports
Analyze and synthesize common themes from data to draw conclusions on performance of program
Writing reports; convey information clearly and concisely
A Bachelor's degree in public policy, health administration, human services or related field may substitute for 1 year of professional experience OR Master's degree in public policy, health administration, human services or related field may substitute for 2 years of experience.
In-depth understanding of disability and aging populations, long term services and supports for older adults and people with disabilities, emerging trends with these populations
Knowledge of Minnesota's Olmstead Plan
Experience with qualitative data including data collection protocols, conducting interviews and focus groups
Change management and continuous improvement methodologies
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Mor Vue at Mor.Vue@state.mn.us.
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Joua Aeling at Joua.Aeling@state.mn.us by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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