Mental Hygiene Administration
55 Wade Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21227
NATURE OF WORK:
The Mental Hygiene Administration (MHA) of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is recruiting to hire a Deputy Director for Community Services and Managed Care. This position reports to the Executive Director of the administration. This position directs and manages the statewide community public mental health system (PMHS), a publicly funded and administered mental health system of inpatient and community services for approximately 120,000 individuals, 3,500 providers, with annual expenditures exceeding $550 million. The Deputy Director leads MHAs 19 local Core Service Agency (CSA) Directors in overseeing $40,000,000 worth of state general funds per year in CSA contracts and administrative duties. The position is the primary contract monitor for the Administrative Services Organization (ASO) that is the vendor that authorizes and pays claims for the PMHS ($50 million, 5 year contract). The position serves as the Medicaid Director within MHA and chief MHA liaison for PMHS management with other internal and external agencies including all Medical Assistance Administrations, the Office of the Attorney General-Medicaid Fraud, DHMH Office of Inspector General, Office of Health Care Quality and federal agencies-Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, and other State Agencies. The Deputy Director represents MHA with general public, advocacy and provider organizations. The position also provides programmatic and administrative management and supervision for planning, data management, provider compliance, adult services, legislation, policy development, and grants.
The position requires an extensive knowledge of mental health services with emphasis on services provided in the community. It also requires a comprehensive knowledge of health care financing with particular emphasis on Medicaid policy and reimbursement for services as well as the interface between the ASO and the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS).
Bachelors degree (Masters preferred) and six years of professional experience in the field of mental health to include community service, inpatient care or health care financing. Three years of this experience must be supervisory or managerial.
$71,942 104,965 with potential growth to 115,505 (Grade 25)
Excellent State benefits, generous paid leave package.
HEALTHeCAREERS Network - 3 years ago