Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 3
||New York State Department of Health
||Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 3
||Division of Legal Affairs, NY State of Health Counsel, Bureau of Appeals, Corporate Woods, Building 14, Albany, New York
||Candidates must be a current NYS County Department of Social Services employee with permanent competitive status and have five (5) years or more service as a Senior Social Welfare Examiner, Senior Social Services Examiner, Eligibility Examiner 2, Senior Social Services Program Specialist, or in a position where the work involves responsibility for monitoring and assisting employees who determine financial eligibility for applicants of the various programs administered by the local social services district.
||Expertise with New York's Medicaid, CHPlus, and FHPlus eligibility and coverage policy issues; Experience with Medicaid policy and procedures related to the Medicare Savings Program, Family Planning Benefit Program and Third Party Health Insurance; Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; Expertise in public health insurance programs; especially with eligibility and coverage policy issues; Ability to function independently and as part of a team; and Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
||Within the Division of Legal Affairs, Counsel for the Exchange, Bureau of Appeals the incumbent will provide support for activities related to expansion and eligibility initiatives implemented through the Enrollment Center; technical assistance on eligibility policy for Medicaid; and perform functions necessary to assume the responsibilities of the LDSS. Specific duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to: interact with consumers and advocates as issues arise surrounding various public health insurance programs; assist with training staff and/or relevant stakeholders in response to identified needs or when new or revised regulations and procedures are introduced; provide written material, orally explain and answer questions; provide technical assistance and direction to an assigned group of subordinate staff as well as other paraprofessional and/or support staff; assign and review work of an assigned group of subordinate staff within assigned area of responsibility; monitor the quantity and quality of work completed by staff to ensure accuracy and adherence to procedures and instructions; identify and recommend resolution of issues to supervisor; prepare, compile and organize data for various operating and management reports; assist program areas with quality improvement activities as needed; may appear at judicial or administrative proceedings when required to interpret decision; may act as an informal mediator in disputes between subordinate employees and applicants/clients.
|Conditions of Employment
||Permanent appointment, full-time.
||Submit resume to Human Resources Management Group, RD/15263/MEE3LDSS, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Please use a subject line of RD/15263/MEE3LDSS.
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||Until position is filled
An affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.