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HEALTH PLAN COORDINATOR

  • 508146
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

Health Plan Coordinator

Arizona State Hospital

Job Location:

Address:  501 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Posting Details:

Salary: $33.435 - $41,499.95 

Grade: 19

 

Job Summary:

In collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team, oversees the development, review/revision, of assigned treatment plans, ensuring compliance with all licensing and regulatory bodies. Provides case management duties for the patients of the Arizona State
Hospital.

Job Duties:

-Coordination of development, review, and revision of treatment plans in collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team, ensuring compliance with all licensing and regulatory body requirements for treatment plans.
-Provides notifications of outside agencies when requested by statue, rule, licensure or certification including notification to Adult Protective Services, OHR, RBHA, Case management and family and completes associated documentation.
-Assists in case management for coordination of patient admissions and discharges, to and from the hospital. This includes, but is not limited to the following: contacting outpatient providers, scheduling appointments, completing related hospital forms, attending to banking/financial needs, procuring releases of information.
-Provides department support according to level of education and credentials (i.e.: psycho-educational family group, case management, data collection, administrative tasks, education program).
-Other duties as assigned as related to the position (typically 5% - 10%)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Understanding of mental illness and basic understanding of current theories of mental
illness and treatment of persons with mental illness.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and
Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- Diplomatic and professional demeanor.
- Strong skill with computer programs in Microsoft office suite, and electronic medical
records.

Ability to:
- Work with a diverse patient population.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal
opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work
environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from
discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
Preference given to applicants with Public Health experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

A State Hospital employee must be able to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card pursuant to A.R.S. § 41--1758.07.

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

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

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.