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Program specialist II/Medicaid WaIVER aDMINISTRATOR - PIERRE, S.D.

The South Dakota Division of Developmental Disabilities is looking for an individual to fill a key leadership position within the Division as the Medicaid Waiver Administrator.  If you are committed to helping people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (ID/DD), this may be an opportunity for you to make a difference and continue the growth and development of state of the art services supporting people to lead healthy, independent, and productive lives in communities throughout South Dakota.

This position is responsible for leading the Office of Waiver Management within the Division of Developmental Disabilities and managing two Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver Programs. The CHOICES Waiver Program and the Family Support 360 Waiver Program together deliver person-centered and individualized supports and services to nearly 4,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in South Dakota communities.  This position reports directly to the Division Director and is the primary contact with the State Medicaid Agency and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regional staff in Denver.  Duties include supervising two Program Specialists I positions tasked with addressing the day-to-day operational needs of the waiver programs; promulgating and implementing Administrative Rules of South Dakota; communicating guidance and preparing policy memorandums for the 20 Community Support Provider agencies and four Case Management agencies contracted to deliver waiver services; lead the preparation of reports for CMS in advance of the waiver renewal and/or waiver amendment processes; managing continuous quality improvement strategies including the systemic monitoring and reporting technology (SMART) system; and serving as a member of the Division Director's Management Team.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Degree in social work, psychology, sociology, business/public administration or other human service related field with at least two years of managerial experience.

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

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Accounting/auditor i - pierre, s.d.

The Department of Human Services, Office of Budget and Finance, is looking for a motivated and detailed oriented individual to fulfill the duties of the Accountant/Auditor I position. The Accountant/Auditor I is responsible for maintaining and developing contracts and contract amendments each fiscal year to ensure compliance. In addition, this position is responsible for initiating and completing audits of providers' Medicaid cost reports and developing specific solutions or recommendations to ensure compliance.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Other responsibilities include analyzing provider Medicaid cost reports, creating and reviewing financial reports, providing technical guidance, providing accurate calculation of rates for providers receiving federal and state funded monies, completing federal reports, monitoring spending, and maintaining grant compliance.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration. 

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

activities planner - redfield, s.d.

Plans and conducts recreational activities; and coordinates, conducts, and supervises special projects and activities to ensure entertainment and exercise to students and people supported in a human services setting.

This position works Monday through Friday 12:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

behavior therapist - redfield, s.d.

The Behavior Therapist provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, behavior management, functional behavioral analysis, psychological testing reports, annual psychology reviews, and other psychological services to people supported, ages ranging from young adults to older adults with developmental disabilities. The Behavior Therapist provides professional services to ensure that development, direction, revision, and approval of behavioral programs are taking place in the best interest of the person being served. Behavior Therapists also work with an interdisciplinary treatment team to monitor programs and services offered to their caseload by keeping close contact with people supported and staff, providing feedback to staff, and attending any professional consultations and special team meetings.

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

A master's degree and background in psychology, sociology, counseling,  proven history of supervision/leadership, and certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.  Experience in providing sex offender treatment helpful.

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

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Direct support professional - redfield, s.d.

Carries out individual training, behavior management, and therapy programs from a variety of therapeutic disciplines to ensure that each person served at the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) will develop to their fullest potential and maintains a structured and healthy environment designed to enhance the well being of persons served while providing continual guidance regarding life skills, academic skills, and work skills to ensure appropriate social interaction.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:     

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.