The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction
Services (DMHAS), is a health care
agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons
with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic,
comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster
dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
Do you want to
make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal health care
environment in the public sector? If so, we want you to join us!
Office of the Commissioner (OOC) seeks qualified individuals for the position
of Associate Health Care Analyst within our Fiscal Administrative Services Division, 410
Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week
position, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The position
number is 23647.
is located in the Healthcare Finance Unit. This unit coordinates the
Department’s rate-setting and claims analysis (e.g., General Assistance
Behavioral Health Program) functions, and provides financial analysis and
reporting requested by internal and external customers.
and evaluate healthcare related financial and utilization data for
accuracy and completeness;
any deficiencies and update databases;
complex financial and utilization analyses and produce actionable
healthcare data analytics, written reports, narratives, and publications
to inform and evaluate health care policies and objectives;
financial conditions and provide data for decision and policy
and analyze complex financial and statistical data; and
inquiries and assists in processing financial analysis requests from
participate in a competitive
benefits plan that includes healthcare
coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off! We encourage a healthy
work-life balance to all
This position will be filled in
accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer,
promotion and merit employment rules.
Candidates who meet the
Minimum Qualifications - as listed on the job opening - will be considered for
this role, as determined by qualifications stated on the submitted
The immediate vacancy is listed
above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future
vacancies in this job class.
All state employees shall follow Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).
The minimum experience and
training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless
Due to the volume of applications
anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during
the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal
This posting may require
completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via
an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by
visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires
section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's
expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status
Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily
basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a
Although applicants will receive
correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to
their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all
emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
In order to comply
with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes
during the initial application process.
Note: At any point during
the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional
documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.
These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts,
diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references,
licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must
meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
Should you have questions
pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen Clemson at Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov or (860) 785-9855.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Departments of Developmental Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Public Health, Social Services or the Office of the State Comptroller, this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in the analysis of financial, utilization and management records of health care facilities and/or providers or health insurance providers.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs the most complex duties in the review of materials to determine compliance with requirements contained in Connecticut General Statutes and agency regulations; assists in development of procedures, documentation references and computer programming and data base management to provide efficient and effective use of staff resources; reviews and evaluates financial, utilization and management records of health care facilities and/or providers toward various ends; prepares complex financial, narrative and statistical reports; reviews findings and conclusions with senior staff; conducts research and analysis as needed for special projects; provides staff training and assistance; performs related duties as required
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES: Analyzes and evaluates complex budget, expenditure, utilization, rate setting and/or revenue issues within behavioral health programs; prepares reports of findings for decision and policy making purposes; may prepare cost-based rate proposals for provider services; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of financial management including organization, administration, management, finance, budgeting, auditing and accounting; knowledge of health care industry; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability in interpretation and analysis of complex financial, statistical and technical data; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of professional experience in financial management with some experience in health care management.
Note: Financial management is defined as professional accounting or auditing work with responsibility for the review and recommendation of financial policies and procedures of a business organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in accounting, finance or other closely related field or public health with some college courses in accounting or finance may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Professional experience in health care facility administration, health program administration, health insurance administration, health planning or other health care related fields may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis to a maximum of one (1) year.
Preference will be given
to candidates who possess:
- Experience in
the principles and practices of financial analysis and organization,
administration, finance, budgeting, auditing and accounting in the
- Experience in
extracting, reviewing, interpreting and analyzing complex financial,
statistical, and technical data and information from databases and other
sources, and preparing related written reports and narratives;
- Experience with
interpreting federal and state laws, statutes and regulations;
experience in healthcare facility administration, health program
administration, health insurance administration, health planning or other
closely related field; and
- Master’s degree
in accounting, finance or other closely related field or public health
with college courses in accounting or finance.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.