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Economic Support Cons 2 - 00189905 at Ga.Dept of Community Health

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is one of Georgia's four health agencies serving the state's growing population of almost 10 million people. DCH serves as the lead agency for Medicaid and oversees the State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP), Healthcare Facility Regulation and Health Information Technology in Georgia for one in four Georgians. Through effective planning, purchasing and oversight, DCH provides access to affordable, quality health care to millions of Georgians, including some of the state's most vulnerable and under-served populations. Six enterprise offices support the work of the agency's four program divisions. DCH employees are based in Atlanta, Cordele and across the state.

The Georgia Department of Community Health, Medicaid Division, is seeking a qualified candidate for the Economic Support Consultant 2 (Error Control Specialist) position with the Right from the Start Medical Assistance section.

Location: This position of this office is will be located within/near the RSM Metro Area Coverage. The site will be determined based on suitable candidate and agency need (Out-stationed, tele-work possible.) The RSM Metro Area covers the counties of Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale.

SALARY:

Annual Salary Range: $30,806.32

Pay Grade: H

Current Georgia state government employees will be subject to SPB rule provisions to salary.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, interviews and investigates applicants and recipients to determine eligibility for use of social programs and agency resources. Records and evaluates personal and financial data obtained from individuals. Initiates procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate eligibility for various aid programs.

Essential duties and responsibilities:


  • May interview and investigate applicants and recipients to determine eligibility for Medicaid or PeachCare for Kids
  • Provides coverage and/or assess problems for assigned ongoing and/or past eligibility cases
  • Organizes and Maintains a functioning workload and work space
  • Reads case records for accuracy and deficiencies
  • Serve as a point of contact for special projects, which would include researching and compiling data
  • Assists with administrative or interim supervisory duties
  • Teaching/Training other RSM staff located in various parts of the state
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products to include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Daily use/access to insured vehicle

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    High school diploma or GED AND Three years of related experience

    OR

    Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience

    OR

    Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university

    OR

    Two years of experience at the lower level Economic Support Cons 1 (SSP050) or position equivalent.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, demonstrate some or all the following skills/experiences:


    • Bachelor's degree
    • 3 years of recent Georgia Family Medicaid eligibility determination or policy application experience


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    EARN MORE THAN A SALARY! In addition to a competitive salary, the Georgia Department of Community Health offers a generous benefits package, which includes employee retirement plan; paid holidays annually; vacation and sick leave; health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, health and child care spending account.

    Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

    THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SATISFACTORY APPLICANT POOL HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

    This position is unclassified and employment is at-will.

    Candidates for this position are subject to a background history and reference check.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW.

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dchga/jobs/2006055/economic-support-cons-2-00189905

    For more information about this job contact: http://dch.ga.gov

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR High school diploma or GED AND Three years of related experience OR Two years of experience at the lower level Economic Support Cons 1 (SSP050) or position equivalent.