NURSING PROGRAM CONSULTANT/ADMINISTRATOR I *REPOST*
|Department||MDH Med Care Prgms - Ofc of Health Services|
|Date Opened||12/14/2017 7:35:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/15/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$53,193.00 - $69,273.00 with potential growth to $85,401.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Janet Esser|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH, Office of Health Services, Division of Hospital Services, Baltimore, MD
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to monitor the utilization review activities for the Maryland Medicaid Program completed by the Utilization Control Agent (UCA) for the Division of Hospital Services. This position will conduct a review of cases approved and denied by the UCA. The purpose of these reviews is to determine if the UCA is making an accurate decision when reviewing cases for acute hospital inpatient stays. The reviews are done by using clinical nursing knowledge and experience. This position assures that the hospital services that are rendered are medically necessary. There must be a thorough of state and federal regulations along with an understanding of medical and surgical procedures and terminology. This knowledge is essential to making definitive decisions as they pertain to regulatory compliance. This position will also be responsible for reviewing the medical records for those individuals receiving dialysis in the Emergency Room of a hospital. A review of those records will be conducted to determine if the dialysis was medical emergency.
Education: A Master’s degree in Nursing or a health-related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five years of experiences as a Registered Nurse including one year of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity.
Notes: 1. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health-related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity may be substituted for the required education.
2. A PhD in Nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1.Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.
2.Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.