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Children's Services Collaborator

  • 501818
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 24 2021 at 23:55 MST


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Children's Services Collaborator

Posting Details:

Salary: $60,000 - $74,000 

Grade: 23

Closing Date: 10/24/2021

Job Summary:

The Division of Health Care Management (DHCM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Special Projects Advisor for the Children’s System of Care. Under the direction of the Integrated Care Administrator, this position will be responsible for projects of considerable difficulty such as conducting special and administrative studies; developing cooperative work relationships with stakeholders; developing clear, concise, and thorough work plans, statistical analysis of data, conduct service system research by applying appropriate methods to identify critical areas to improve outcomes and Integrated Care systems for children and their families.

Job Duties:

• Completes critical analyses of issues and programs within the Children’s system of care, evaluating factors affecting services and implementing proposals and plans for system improvements for children and their families

• Conduct/participate in behavioral health program and project evaluation, and data presentations

• Supports and participates in other quality and utilization management activities.

• Analyze behavioral health data, including other related databases

• Present data analysis, survey results, and program evaluation

• Write reports, protocols, and policies

• Advise on systems-related issues

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Clinical knowledge of evidence-based practices regarding integrated behavioral/ physical health services and needs of children and their families

• The understanding of the purpose, goals and philosophy regarding Child and Family Teams and Person Centered Planning

• Medicaid Policy and managed care systems

• Working effectively with a variety of professionals, community representatives and family members

• Written and verbal communication

• Provide policy level collaboration among the partnering agencies

• Conduct research regarding state-of-the-art integrated healthcare services and systems of care.

Selective Preference(s):

• Master’s degree with Clinical experience or licenser as a Behavioral Health Professional.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Arizona driver license.


At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.