Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Social Services Program Specialist II
Quality Assurance Supervisor
CODE: 5093 RANGE: 25 SALARY: $41,600.00 - $56,929.60
Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $341.08 biweekly (base salary $30,000.01 - $79,999.99)
Value of State's share of employee's retirement: 11.54% of pay.
Opening Date: October 10, 2012
|| Kristine Albert
October 24, 2012
| (207) 287-1871
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services which protect the public health and assist our customers and caregivers in meeting their needs; and that assist families in providing for the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. The Office of Aging & Disability Services (OADS) within DHHS oversees a broad range of community services for older persons and persons with disabilities; home and community-based services; long term care services; a comprehensive system of support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; brain injury services; consumer-directed services; quality assurance and quality improvement services including independent assessment services; adult protective services; and public guardianship and/or conservatorship services for individuals who are incapacitated and least restrictive alternatives are not available. The OADS is designated as the state unit on aging for planning purposes and administration of programs under the Older Americans Act. OADS fulfills its mission through: Prevention, Intervention, Care Management, Community Partnerships, Policy and Information Services.
As the Quality Assurance Supervisor, you will perform professional services work of a supervisory nature involving the coordination, supervision and administration of quality assurance activities statewide addressing program services to adults served by the Office of Aging and Disability Services. This position will supervise a unit of staff performing quality assurance and quality improvement work, including licensed social workers and registered nurses who are located across the state. Services provided by both state staff and contract agencies will be evaluated for compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. This position will be responsible for data analysis and reporting. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and evaluating program policies, procedures, goals and objectives and is critical to the success of the newly enhanced QA/QI unit. This position will require statewide travel.
In order to qualify, you must have a BachelorÔ€™s Degree and an eight (8) year combination of education and/or professional experience in social services programs, services or support to individuals with disabilities. You must possess full licensure at the Licensed Social Work level as issued by the Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure.
In order to properly evaluate your experience, you must respond to the following performance areas on a separate sheet of paper:
1. Please summarize your knowledge of the OADS programs, and experience working with aging and disabled adult populations.
2. Please summarize your work experience as a supervisor.
3. Please summarize your experience in writing and/or interpreting programs rules and regulations. (Please provide a writing sample with your application materials.)
4. Please summarize what work experience you have in quality assurance and/or quality improvement activities.
5. Please summarize what work experience you have in using information systems and preparing management information reports summarizing program effectiveness.
Application and Information
For additional information about this position please contact Kris Albert, Personnel Officer at (207)287-1871 or email us at Kristine.email@example.com. To apply, please submit a completed State of Maine Direct Hire application form, current resume and cover letter addressing the five performance areas identified in the Requirements Section by the closing date to:
Kristine Albert, Personnel Officer
DHHS Human Resources Division
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
The Department of Health and Human Services is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.