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Deputy Director - Eligibility & Quality

Company: Nebraska State Government
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Location field must contain 'city, state' or a zip code to perform a radius search (e.g., Denver, CO or 46122 ). City and state must be separated by a comma followed by a space (e.g., Houston, TX ) State of Nebraska Deputy Director - Eligibility & Quality Lincoln , Nebraska Apply Now The Nebraska Department of Health and Human is searching for a Deputy Director of Eligibility and Quality within our Division of Developmental Disabilities. The Deputy Director is responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of services within the Division, specifically in the areas of Eligibility and Quality. We are dedicated to our mission of Helping People Live Better Lives.What we can offer you:--- Career Development and Learning--- 156% match of first 4.8% contribution to Retirement Plan--- Generous Leave Accruals and benefits--- Opportunity to be part of a caring organizationHiring rate of position is c ommensurate with education and experience.Examples of WorkThe Deputy Director of Eligibility and Quality will support the Division's operations through:--- Planning, coordinating, and implementing the overall quality strategy for the provision of community-based services;--- Providing policy and waiver management to support the provision of services, to comply with waiver requirements, and to conform with any state and federal laws and regulations;--- Managing the eligibility and enrollment process to support quality and timely customer service for participants seeking access to services; and--- Managing provider relations including development of new providers, ensuring provider compliance with program and waiver requirements, and partnering with providers to strengthen quality of care.This job requires the successful candidate be able to:--- Interact with stakeholders on behalf of the Division Director to promote system reform and transparency;--- Monitor and communicate Division objectives, activities, and potential areas of concern as well as propose remedies to the Director and the leadership team; and--- Initiate and engage in efforts to ensure services are provided in an appropriate manner that conforms to waiver requirements and the overall values of the Division.Qualifications / RequirementsREQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's or Master's degree in human services, public/business administration, social/behavioral science, or closely related field and a minimum of 8 years of experience working in policy development and quality management in a human services field.To demonstrate these knowledge and skill areas, candidates are encouraged to provide a sample of a project, report, or program initiative they led or actively participated in as a key member. Work samples may include a copy of a report, program policy or initiative. If none are publicly available, a written summary of a relevant project and description of your role will suffice.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe successful candidate should demonstrate:--- High level of integrity and dependability with a strong work ethic and results oriented mind-set.--- Knowledge of home and community-based services, delivery models, person-centered practices, trends, issues, policies, and laws.--- Skill in interpersonal interactions, problem solving and analysis, and strong strategic and critical thinking skills.--- Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships.--- Ability to effectively interpret and apply state and federal laws, regulations, and operational guidelines.--- Ability to communicate information effectively and accurately and manage team of professionals responsible for policy and quality.--- Ability to exercise sound judgment and make timely decisions based on available information.

Keywords: Nebraska State Government, Lincoln , Deputy Director - Eligibility & Quality, Executive , Lincoln, Nebraska

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