Local Management Entity (LME) Liaison
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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Position will be Raleigh office based to assist team members with liaison assignments and to serve on multiple Department of Justice (DOJ) related committees. Responsible for working with multiple Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies regarding DOJ settlement responsibilities as they relate to Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCOs). Will work closely with the Best Practice team regarding DOJ settlement agreement. Will be assigned to special projects, will coordinate responses to legislative requests, and coordinate LME/MCO surveys. Will be required to make presentations, respond to calls coming in to the office, and coordinate various team activities that may be due immediately. Will be involved in contract negotiations and development with the LME/MCOs. Will work on various office tasks / projects as they are assigned and provide office coverage when supervisor and all team members are traveling or in meetings out of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

- Knowledge of characteristics of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health problems, and substance use problems
- Knowledge and experience regarding LME operations/functions, managed care organizations, contract management and negotiation and development

Management Preferences:
- ability to communicate professionally with various groups of individuals
- administration and programmatic mental health experience
- ability to coordinate and lead meetings and project development
- technical writing ability

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Master's degree in a human services field and four years of experience in the area of assignment, including one year in a supervisory or consultative capacity; or a four-year degree in a human services field and six years of experience in the area of assignment, including one year in a supervisory or consultative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

Please follow instructions to apply online. Application for Employment must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. Please complete your application in full. Work history must be included on the application – “See Resume or See Attachment” will not be accepted, nor is a text or attached resume accepted in lieu of a completed application. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. State and Federal criminal record checks are also required on all applicants selected for direct care and non-direct care positions in the DHHS Residential School Programs. All other Divisions within DHHS will conduct a criminal record check if you are applying for a position which supervises or provides direct care. Additionally, drug testing is required if you are applying for a direct care position, criminal justice certified position or a position requiring a commercial driver’s license.

To receive credit for all your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a Form DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

For additional information, please contact:
Brenda Jackson