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HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER

$ 27.95-$ 40.43 hourly, $ 58,360-$ 84,418 annually

Date Posted:   09/09/2013
Closing Date:   09/16/2013
Working Title:   Home Care Program Manager
Hiring Agency:   Health Department
Division/Bureau:   CM/Home Care & Ass Liv Prog
Location:   Golden Rule Building, St. Paul
Who May Apply:   Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number:   13HEAL000430
Employment Conditions:   Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift:   Day Shift
Days of Work:   Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required:   yes
Job Grouping:   General Administration
Classified Status:   Classified
 
What's Great About This Job:   What's Great About This Job: An exciting opportunity awaits for a person who is interested in developing and implementing new requirements in a vital and rapidly changing field of health care regulation. The position benefits include vacation/sick time, health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, pre-tax benefits, paid holidays, retirement benefits and more. Employees also have access to the Golden Rule Fitness room for only $30 annually!
Job Description:   This position will manage the Home Care and Assisted Living Program (HCALP) in the Compliance Monitoring Division.

Program responsibilities include surveys of state licensed home care, establishing the advisory council and maintaining that effort, overseeing issuance of licenses, and enforcement actions against licensees.

Numerous changes were made to the home care licensing laws during the 2013 legislative session, including many specific requirements of the department and licensees. This position will manage the transition period from enforcing the current laws to enforcing the new set of laws. This position will serve a leadership role in planning, implementation, evaluation and communication of changes to the home care regulations. The position will work in collaboration with Department of Human Services (DHS) Licensing on the state's integrated licensing project and related activities to ensure effective cross agency oversight of providers. These responsibilities require excellent problem solving and communication skills and the ability to maintain excellent connections and good relationships with other sections in the Division, throughout the department, and with DHS.

The position will manage and supervise the program and staff of the HCALP including licensing, inspections, enforcement, data management, communications and legislative planning. The position will provide technical assistance and consultation services for the regulated industry, other agencies and the general public.
Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor?s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or a related field AND
Two years of advanced professional experience as a manager or supervisor of professional staff in a public health or human services program.



Requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree.
Preferred Qualifications:   Professional experience with regulatory compliance in a health or human services setting.

Strong management skills ensuring effective and efficient work procedures and effective use of technology and data.

Human relations skills including effective listening, consensus building, and ability to communicate both in writing and orally.

Knowledge of state and federal regulations and policy issues related to health and human service provider regulation.

Knowledge of state and federal regulations and policy issues related to payment for services under Medicaid, Medicare and other state or federal programs.

Knowledge of governmental budgeting and legislative processes in order to manage budget activities and assist in the development and analysis of legislative proposals and initiatives.

Understanding of public policy issues and ability to apply supervisory and budgetary skills in a public policy environment.

Public relations skills sufficient to develop and foster relationships with partners and stakeholders.

Ability to adapt to organizational and program changes sufficient to work constructively under pressure and cope with ambiguity and setbacks.

Results oriented.

Ability to set realistic, challenging goals and objectives for work.

Ability to maintain a standard of prompt, thoughtful action.
Selection Process:   The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

Recently Separated Veterans (RSV) - Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy be granted an interview. To qualify as a RSV, you must meet all of the following criteria: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to health.jobs@state.mn.us or fax to 651-201-5779. Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under the terms of this legislation.

Certain Disabled Veterans ? Effective August 1, 2012, legislations provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you meet the following criteria: 1) meet service requirements and has verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and, 3) meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date to health.jobs@state.mn.us or fax to 651-201-5779.
How to Apply:   This position is open to all qualified job seekers. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please do one of the following by the closing date:

1) Submit your resume through the on-line Resume Builder at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/. You may copy and paste your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. After you've completed your on-line resume, apply directly to this job posting (#13HEAL000430) by checking the "Apply for This Job" box and then clicking the "Apply to Selected Jobs" box at the bottom of the posting.

2) If you are unable to apply on-line via Resume Builder, submit your resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB), 200 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Please include this job posting number (#13HEAL000430) on your application. The paper application is available on the MMB website at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/ or by calling 651-259-3637.

Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to your current or anticipated Human Resources office.
Contact for More Information:   Darcy Miner, 651-201-3700/darcy.miner@state.mn.us.