The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services' is seeking an accomplished manager to provide leadership, direction and management of the Waiver Operations within the Division of Developmental Services. The Division of Developmental Services ensures availability of community support resources for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to live in the most integrated setting of their choice. Each division ensures that person-centered services and supports are available in the community by fostering a culture that regards the individual's preferences at all times.
This position is responsible for overseeing administration of the HCBS ID Waivers, it's programs and funds; building community capacity to support individuals with complex behavioral and/or medical supports; ensuring innovation in service definitions and/ or service design to meet the changing support needs; researching federal funding opportunities; maintaining person-centered policies, regulations, and standards; maintaining prior authorizations and billing processes; and collaborating with the Department of Medical Assistance Services and other internal and external partners. Position will lead, guide, and supervise administrative and professional staff and participate in meetings to ensure individuals with ID/DD living in the community have their needs met and when change is needed, be the agent of change.
The successful candidate should demonstrate considerable knowledge of HCBS Medicaid Waiver program operations and service development; knowledge of systems of care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities; and knowledge of person-centered practices, self-determination and empowerment concepts and supports. Candidates must have the ability to plan, manage and coordinate multiple diverse projects; excellent communication skills (oral and written); the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholder groups (agencies, consumers, legislators, local providers, etc.); and, the ability to motivate, lead and supervise a diverse staff.
Considerable experience as a senior manager in a developmental disability organization is required. Successful candidate should also have considerable experience working with HCBS waiver programs and managing waiver budgets, slots and attrition rates.
Advanced degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling, nursing, health administration or developmental disability-related field is preferred. Experience with policy development; strategic and operational planning; project management; budget and grant development and management; and contract development and management is preferred.
DBHDS is a tobacco-free, smoke-free work environment.
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