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Resource Coordinator

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Resource Coordinator

Augusta , Maine , United States | Human Services | Full-time Apply by: Oct. 15, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)DD Resource CoordinatorOpening Date: October 1, 2021Closing Date: October 15, 2021Job Class Code: 5037

Grade: 23 (P&T)

Salary: $42,556.80 – $57,387.20/AnnuallyPosition Number: 03030-4420

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State’s population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

The Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) within DHHS is responsible for ensuring the safety, support and well-being of adults throughout Maine.

Job duties:

+ Ensure that appropriate services are provided to adults with Brain Injuries and approve individual service plans;

+ Assure members for the Sections 18 waiver program meet the requisite level of care;

+ Review and act upon prior authorization requests;

+ Collaborate with service providers to assist with overcoming identified problems;

+ Review/analyze documents such as care plans, case plans, behavior plans; discuss and document progress and difficulties with the individual and their team; and

+ Monitors service settings to ensure compliance with HCBS (Home and Community Based Standards).

The successful applicant needs to possess or quickly develop knowledge of applicable MaineCare policy. He or she will demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and customer service skills. He or she will exhibit excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with varied stakeholder groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

A master’s degree in a human services field (including, but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology) and at least one (1) year working directly with persons with intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities, OR

A bachelor’s degree in a human services field (including, but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology) and at least four (4) years’ experience in developmental disabilities or a directly related human services field, of which one (1) year must have been working directly with persons with intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities.

Experience cannot be substituted for education requirement in this classification.

Please address to following competencies in your cover letter:

+ Please summarize your professional experience working with persons with Brain Injuries.

+ Please summarize your experience working as part of a team.

+ Please summarize your experience managing projects.

+ Please summarize your experience working collaboratively with other agencies and stakeholders.

Application Information:

For additional information about this position please contact Elizabeth Hardink at (207) 287-4207 or by e-mail atElizabeth.Hardink@maine.gov. To apply, please upload a resume and cover letteraddressing the four competency areaslisted in the requirements section and copies of post-secondary transcripts.

For a paper application please contact Ashley Smith atAshley.Smith@maine.gov.

BENEFITS

Benefits are vital to your health and well-being. We get it. Here’s what the State of Maine offers:

+ growth – build your career

+ health, dental, and vision insurance – take care of yourself

+ retirement savings – financially independent, even after you stop working

+ flexible spending accounts – manage out-of-pocket healthcare and/or daycare costs

+ Living Resources(employee assistance program) – overcome difficult situations with support

+ paid holidays – twelve each year

+ federal public loan forgiveness program- for qualifying loans and payments

+ statewide locations – from Kittery to Madawaska

+ training – develop knowledge, skills, and understanding

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 13.16% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in theHealth Premium Credit Programcan decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC192213837

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 17, 2021