KS Medicaid Workforce Specialist (51848BR)


Overland Park, KS
United States

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY
The Employment Services and Supports Coordinator position is responsible for overseeing Employment Services and Supports for LTSS programs and services. The Employment Services and Supports Coordinator shall be responsible for coordination with the Working Healthy/WORK program, the Kansas Workforce Centers, Kansas Rehabilitation Services, and the Kansas Departments of Education, to assist the State in increasing competitive integrated employment of youth and adults with disabilities. Aetna Better Health of Kansas will assist the State with any new employment initiatives the State may implement, and provide ongoing leadership of employment services and supports for the health plans staff and Participating Providers.

Fundamental Components:
Develops and implements strategic project plan to achieve business goals.
Proactively leads project and/or business by setting direction of project, creating project plan, timeline identifying key milestones and additional resources needed on selected project(s).
Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization.
Solicits and evaluates internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement.
Responsible for managing the budget and/or financial implications of more complex projects.
Group facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) and external parties (e.g., vendor management).
Identifies issues that may stall project and addresses them by either resolving the issue or creating an alternative solution.
Tracks progress and communicates project(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted parties.
Builds communication plans to ensure all impacted parties (upstream/downstream) are informed.


BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
3 years experience in developing employment services and supports for persons with disabilities in integrated settings, which shall include at least (1) year experience directing such programs and services; or other significant and relevant employment services expertise as approved by KDADS in writing.
Must be familiar with the Individual Placements and Supports (IPS) supported employment model and any other evidence-based employment models used by the Community Mental Health Centers.
Successfully complete Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) Professional Level Employment Training.
SOAR certified specialist with KDADS and the Social Security Administration either prior to or during the first year of employment.
Education and Certification Requirements:
Bachelors degree in human services or related area of study.
Additional Requirements:
Computer literate; proficiency with MS Office Suite application including navigating multiple systems and keyboarding.
Proven communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.


EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User
Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User
Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User
Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/4-6 Years/End User


REQUIRED SKILLS
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY
Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED


DESIRED SKILLS
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Areyou ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across thenation? Aetna Better Health of Kansas is looking for people like you who valueexcellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you’ll join ateam dedicated to improving the lives of KanCare members. Our visionincorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Alignyour career goals with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, and we will support youall the way.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.





Benefit eligibility may vary by position.





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