Job #: MVA/KDC/1699
This position is located within the LA. Department of Health/MVA/Eligibility/Lafourche Parish
Cost Center: 305-8331
Position #: 145021
This vacancy is being announced as a classified position and may be filled as Probational, Promotional or Job Appointment.
(Job Appointments are temporary appointments that may last up to 48 months)
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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For further information about this vacancy contact:
P.O. Box 4818, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level social services experience, two years of which must have been as a supervisor of two or more professionals.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general work experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience.
A Ph.D. will substitute for two years of the required general experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required general experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To serve as administrator for a region of the state.
LEVEL OF WORK:
A Medicaid Regional Administrator typically reports to a Program Manager 4-DHH. May receive supervision from higher level personnel.
Subordinate staff typically includes an Assistant Medicaid Regional Administrator. May supervise lower level personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Administration.
Differs from Medicaid Assistant Regional Administrator by the presence of overall responsibility for Medicaid eligibility activities in a region.
Differs from Program Manager 4-DHH by the absence of statewide responsibility for all Medicaid eligibility activities.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Directs the regional execution of Medicaid programs by establishing priorities, evaluating efficiency, quality and compliance with federal and state regulations, and taking corrective action as necessary.
Directs the preparation of regional annual budget requests, oversees fiscal matters (payroll, purchasing, procurement, leasing, etc.) and physical plant management for a regional facility and all local branch units within a region.
Interviews, hires and evaluates staff and recommends and/or approves the appointment, promotion, discipline or dismissal of staff in accordance with applicable rules.
Proposes recommendations concerning staffing needs and assesses the effects of established caseload standards upon staff performance and productivity.
Coordinates the operation of programs and the work of various disciplines throughout the region.
Serves as liaison with representatives of local, state, federal and private agencies and organizations, the general public, and governmental officials.
Oversees the planning and implementation of staff development programs throughout the region.