Louisiana Department of State Civil Service MEDICAID ANALYST 1-3 in New Orleans, Louisiana

MEDICAID ANALYST 1-3

Salary

$2,014.00 - $4,240.00 Monthly

$11.62 - $24.46 Hourly

$2,014.00 - $4,240.00 Monthly

Location

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

LDH-Medical Vendor Administration

Job Number

MVA/CSH/6923

Closing

12/6/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

Job Number: MVA/CSH/6923

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Medical Vendor Administration / Regional Eligibility (Region 1) / New Orleans, LA / Orleans Parish

Cost Center: 0305-8311

Position Number(s): 172421, 50470962

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Job appointment, Probationary or Promotional appointment.

(Job Appointments are temporary positions that may last up to 48 months)

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Medicaid Analyst 1, 2 or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Medicaid Analyst 3 is $62,317. Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application.

Application Status Message

What it Means

Application received

Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score

We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience

Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration

You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Referred to hiring manager for review

Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled

The agency has decided not to fill the position.

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Casey Hickman

Human Resources

LA Department of Health

Casey.Hickman@la.gov

Fax Number: 225-342-6892

Or write to :

DHH/HR

Attn: Casey S. Hickman

PO Box 4818

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

This organization participates in E-verify. For more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

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.

NOTE:

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.

NOTE:

An applicant may be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To make initial and continuing determination, under close supervision, as to clients' eligibility for all Medicaid programs.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Medicaid Analysts typically report to a Medicaid Analyst Supervisor. May receive supervision from higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Administration.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Medicaid Analyst 2 by the presence of close supervision and the absence of independent action.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Under close supervision, the entry level Medicaid Analyst learns to perform the following duties:

Conducts interviews with clients and makes other necessary collateral contacts for verification in determining eligibility for Medicaid Programs.

Examines application packets for timeliness, completeness, and appropriateness prior to authorization of reimbursement.

Makes decisions on complex eligibility factors and determines level of benefits for federal and state funded programs as a result of the rolldown procedure.

Interprets and applies complex federal, state, and agency policies for each program.

Conducts special investigations and compiles reports concerning fraud and location of absent parents.

Counsels and refers potentially eligible recipients or applicants to other agencies.

Contacts individuals, companies, businesses, local, state and federal agencies as needed to obtain or to verify information.

Records findings, recommendations, and services provided; completes case record forms and necessary correspondence in connection with assigned cases.