Education Specialist
Public Consulting Group - Chicago, IL

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Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,200 professionals in 45 offices around the U.S. and Canada, along with a growing presence in the European Union. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

Position: Medicaid Administrative Claim (MAC) Specialist

The MAC Specialist works in a deadline-oriented, fast paced environment as part of a growing team consisting of consulting and operations staff. The team's goal is to provide superior service to school districts and state agencies in the area of federal Medicaid reimbursement.

The MAC Specialist reports to consulting staff and plays a key role in supporting all tasks related to Medicaid claiming. The position requires an attention to detail and ability to quickly learn and implement federal and state regulations. This position focuses on compliance; customer service; and data collection and analysis.

Specific Responsibilities:

Provide superior customer service to clients.
Assist school districts in submitting electronic and survey data.
Analyze quarterly survey responses, determining billing codes and compliance.
ยท Communicate with software developers (as needed) to correct bugs in client facing systems.

Train school district users to use PCG systems and technologies from approved training programs.

Required Skills

Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and organize data.
Excellent ability to build and maintain business relationship with clients by providing prompt and accurate service.
Strong attention to detail.
Proficiency in MS Office products, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Required Experience

A Bachelor's Degree is required.
Schools (K-12) or Special Education experience is a plus.
Some travel required.

41 C.F.R. Section 60-741.44(a); 60-300.44(a)

Public Consulting Group, Inc. complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, which prohibits discrimination by Federal government contractors and subcontractors against individuals on the basis of disability and requires affirmative action on behalf of qualified individuals with disabilities. Public Consulting Group, Inc. also complies with the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (VEVRAA), which prohibits employment discrimination against protected veterans by covered Federal contractors and subcontractors and requires each covered Federal contractor and subcontractor to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment these veterans.

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Public Consulting Group, Inc. pledges full support to the Affirmative Action Program and policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in compliance with Executive Order 11246, as amended, as well as applicable state and local laws, directives, and regulations. Public Consulting Group, Inc. recruits, hires, trains, and promotes persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status. We ensure that hiring and promotion decisions are in accord with equal employment opportunity principles by imposing only requirements that are job related and do not have an adverse impact, and that other employment decisions further the principle of equal employment opportunity. Public Consulting Group, Inc. ensures that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff, return from layoff, and social and recreational programs are administered without regard to protected group status.

Equal opportunity can only be achieved through demonstrated leadership and aggressive implementation of a viable Affirmative Action Program. Our Affirmative Action Program sets forth specific affirmative action and equal employment opportunity responsibilities of managers, supervisors, and all employees. It is incumbent that employees not discriminate in any policy, practice, or procedure on the basis of protected group status. All employees are expected to make every reasonable effort to carry out their Affirmative Action Program responsibilities in spirit, as well as in letter, to assure that equal opportunity is available to all. We further expect all employees to demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, all other employees and to demonstrate commitment to the Company's equal employment opportunity and affirmative action objectives.

Administrative responsibility for this vital Affirmative Action Program, including regular monitoring and periodic reporting to top management, is delegated to EO Administrator Public Consulting Group, Inc.. This program is available for review upon request by any applicant or employee by contacting the EO Administrator during regular business hours.

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