Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Vacancy – Income Maintenance Caseworker III – CLOSED

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION TITLE:                                                                Income Maintenance Caseworker III

 

SALARY RANGE:                                                               $28,755.54 – $44,540.16

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                 See Attached

 

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:  See Attached

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:                                              February 6, 2013

STARTING DATE:                                                               As soon as possible

 

 

Hertford County Employees Only

Qualified applicants must submit a completed State application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) to:

Viola Benthall

Hertford County DSS Director’s Office

P. O. Box 218

Winton, NC  27986

(252) 358-7830

 

 

 

The Hertford County Department of Social Services is recruiting for the following vacancy through         February 6, 2013                        .

 

Income Maintenance Caseworker III

Hertford County Department of Social Services

 

Qualified applicants must submit a completed State application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) to:

 

Employment Security Commission (ESC)

(Contact ESC for further information and referral).

 

ESC

109 Community College Rd.

Ahoskie, NC  27910

Phone #          252-332-2431

Fax#                252-332-2813

 

Applicants may apply online at www.ncesc.com, report to any ESC office or call to request applications.  AA/EOE 

 

 

INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER III

Adult Medicaid Unit

 

 

The primary purpose of this position is to determine Medicaid eligibility by initial intake of applications of Long Term Care and reviewing of ongoing cases.  The process requires gathering and verifying required information, interviewing prospective public assistance applicants, providing program information, and determining eligibility based on Federal and State guidelines.  This position requires worker to know basic laws, policies, procedures and regulations and to apply them accurately.

 

This position is responsible for the management of the following programs:

Medical Assistance and Cost of Care for Long Term   Care cases for Disabled and Aged (MA/LTC).

 

Domiciliary Special Assistance to Disabled under 65   and aged 65 years and over (SAD & SAA, SA In-Home).

 

Medicaid for Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MAABD).

 

Medicare Qualified Beneficiaries (MQB, MQB-Q, MQB-B,   MQB-E).

 

Medical Assistance for Community Alternative Program   (CAP).

 

Carolina ACCESS Managed Care Program.

 

Family Planning Waiver – Limited benefits for males   19-60 years of age and females 19-55 years old (MAF-D).

 

This position is responsible for initial determination, processing and recertification of Adult Long Term Care program at least 50% of the time.  Long Term Care and Special Assistance programs are designed to provide medical and financial assistance to clients who are unable to pay for cost of care in nursing homes and domiciliary settings and who are not able to be cared for in a private living arrangement.  Special Assistance (SA) In-Home services provides a choice to those facing care in an adult care home by providing sufficient income, adequate housing, necessary health and social services and case management to enable some individuals to remain safely at home rather than being placed in an adult care home.  In addition to Long Term Care, MAABD programs provide medical assistance for clients in Private Living Arrangement who are disabled or over 65 years of age.  MQB programs provide limited medical assistance to clients who have Medicare.  CAP programs provide medical assistance to qualified persons who seek in-home service in lieu of being placed in a nursing facility.

 

RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

Knowledge’s, Skills, and Abilities -Thorough knowledge of income maintenance program assigned.  Considerable knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant.  General knowledge of all income maintenance programs.  Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret a variety of regulations, policies and procedure of varying complexity.  Ability to work independently and prioritize work.  Ability to instruct arid evaluate the work of lower level employees.  Ability to train employees in new and existing rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Ability to understand the needs and problems of clients/applicants.  Ability to perform caseworker function under and within structured time frames.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

Two years of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.