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Health Professional Program Coordinator

Company: State of Nebraska
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is searching for a Health Professional Program Coordinator to join our Medicaid and Long-term Care team. Successful candidates will have experience working as an LMHP with Medicaid and customer service experience.

Location of position: Lincoln

Work schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm

Examples of Work

As a Health Professional Program Coordinator, you will be coordinating for the Behavioral Health and Substance Use Program. Assure compliance with State and Federal requirements; act as a resource for other staff, clients and providers regarding Behavioral Health and Substance Use Program. Conduct research and attend meetings to address areas of concern and needs. Will serve as a subject matter expert for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services in regard to system change requests. Will have knowledge of regulations, review, analyze, and responsible for implementing requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Serve as a liaison with various federal and state authorities, agency staff, and divisional personnel.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, social/behavioral sciences, health sciences, public health, education, law or related field OR experience in the development of operational policies and procedures, performing quality assurance analysis/evaluation of programs; grant writing, contract management, or leading community based health/social care groups. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor's degree on a year-for year basis.

PREFERRED: Experience as a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) or therapy services such as occupational therapy, speech or physical therapy. Customer service and Medicaid experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of public administration; procedure and policy development; methods and techniques of program planning; federal and state laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to health and human services programs; public funds and budgeting methods; quality assurance mechanisms; principles and techniques of planning, monitoring and evaluating human services programs and service delivery systems.

Skill in: interpreting and/or clarifying policy to interested groups; conducting formal presentations to provide education and share information.

Ability to: plan, organize and direct a major program; work collaboratively in a team setting; analyze, develop and organize materials; establish and maintain positive relationships with agency staff, service providers.

Keywords: State of Nebraska, Lincoln , Health Professional Program Coordinator, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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