A baccalaureate degree plus seven years of professional experience in business operations, economics, public health, public relations, research and evaluation, or in providing social services or health services. Three years of this experience must have been at the advanced level or above.
Eight years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree only.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree only, as follows:
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
15 to 29 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 44 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
45 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 74 semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
75 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for five years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for six years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of six years full-time work experience. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree only.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for one year of the general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; business, public, or health administration.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for two years of the general experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for two years of the general experience.
A Ph.D. in the above fields will substitute for three years of the general experience.
Graduate training will not substitute for more than three years of the general experience.
Health services are defined as nursing service, ancillary services (radiology, medical laboratory, pharmacy, etc.) and medical services.
Examples of public health jobs include sanitarian, public health engineer, and public health epidemiologist.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
This position is located in the cost center of Baton Rouge/MVA/MMIS, (305-7103), pos#: 50389720.
This vacancy may be filled only by the promotion of a permanent state employee within the Medical Vendor Administration of the Department of Health and Hospitals.
Preferred experience: Experience in coordination and support activities for largan and complex projects requiring strong organizational and communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Productivity tools. Relevant certifications preferred. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Ø You are strongly encouraged to apply for this posting using your online application. It is recommended that you apply for all of the job titles that you are interested in. Ø Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected. However, there is no guaranteed that everybody that applies to this posting will be interviewed. Ø Your application status can be checked online. If your status reads that you have been place on the eligibles list, that means that your application has been forwarded to the hiring supervisor. Ø Keep in mind that the hiring supervisor has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hire.
Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Referred to hiring manager for review Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled Someone has been selected for the position. Position cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on job application. For further information, that has not been stated above, about this vacancy contact:
write to the following address: DHH/HRTSD P. O. Box 4818 Bin 28 Baton Rouge, LA 70821 This organization participates in E-Verify and for more information on E-Verify; please contact DHS @ 1-888-464-4218.
Function of Work:
To direct large and very complex Medicaid program(s).
Level of Work:
Administrative direction from a higher-level administrator/executive.
Supervision over lower-level positions in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals.
Differs from Medicaid Program Manager 2 by responsibility for directing large and highly complex Medicaid program(s) and supervision exercised.
Differs from Medicaid Program Manager 4 by the absence of serving as the Section Chief administrating all functions of large and complex Medicaid program(s) and supervision exercised.
Examples of Work:
Administers comprehensive statewide Medicaid programs by formulating and implementing current and long-range plans, policies, procedures and regulations.
Monitors policies and procedures to ensure that policies and system requirements comply with the law and federal regulations.
Participates in overall agency budget planning, preparation, and grant administration.
Works closely with state, regional, and parish administrative staff in developing management procedures and operational plans to assure that all agency programs are implemented at the field operations level as intended by federal and state laws and regulations.
Coordinates with state level administrative and support staff to improve program development, identify staff training needs and provide management and support services required and needed by department staff.
Develops, monitors and administers various methodology reimbursement policies.