Research Specialist IV
The Research Specialist IV performs complex (senior-level) research work by designing and conducting research projects for the Provider Finance Department (PFD), Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) section in support of HHSC’s Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) for rate-setting activities. The Research Specialist IV position will provide research and analysis associated with the redevelopment of the 24-Hour Residential Child Care (24-Hour RCC) rate methodology and associated payment rates for Legacy foster care and Community Based Care (CBC).
The work involves research activities under moderate direction with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Research Specialist IV develops and implements research and analytical procedures to assess the validity of methods and/or procedures for appropriate application. Plans and/or conducts complex research and evaluation on the 24-Hour RCC programs' costs as it relates to reimbursement rates. The Research Specialist IV. Conducts research on residential child care programs, alternative plans of care and program designs and associated costs to support HHSC and DFPS efforts to reevaluate the current reimbursement methodology in Texas. The Research Specialist IV also prepares and/or contributes to a variety of internal reports, studies or other deliverables containing analyses residential foster care data relevant to the understanding of utilization and billing trends. The Research Specialist IV performs other duties necessary to achieve the mission of the Health and Human Services Commission. Statewide travel of about 5% may be required. Performs tasks with moderate supervision and with moderate latitude for the use of imitative and independent judgment. Plays a contributing role in the study of performance and compliance. Reviews and studies process and structure measures related to implementation of bundles to ensure timely and accurate completion for evaluation. Prepares presentations for professional organizations, governmental entities, and the public to be given by executive agency staff, including detailed speaking notes that allow for the communication of complex scientific concepts and findings into understandable narrative for different audiences. Coordination, computation, and data entry of measures, including coordination with program staff for additional analysis and reporting requirements. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field is required.
Demonstrated Experience in conducting quantitative or qualitative research. Experience in writing and editing documents in a government, academic, or business setting.
Experience with residential child care research or Medicaid research is preferred.
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Position Title: Senior Accountant - Cost Allocation
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri United States
Scheduled Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SALARY $52,658 SENIOR ACCOUNTANT SEMI-MONTHLY SALARY RANGE: $2194.08 ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $52,658 JOB LOCATION: This position will be located at 221 W. High St; Broadway Bldg. Jefferson City and telework. The Division of Finance and Administrative Services currently has an opening for a Fiscal and Administrative Manager position in Jefferson City. The work hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 5:00. This position is responsible for departmental cost allocation to federal grant awards. It is responsible for the analysis and definition of the department's organizational structure as it relates to compliance with grant requirements. KEY RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE: · Responsible for the quarterly maintenance of the department's Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan maximize federal reimbursement. · Work with divisional fiscal liaisons and human resources to define and enforce organizational structure as it relates to cost allocation. · Direct or assist in the development, implementation or revision of new and/or existing policies, practices and/or procedures regarding cost allocations. · Responsible for federal audit resolution including audit documentation, quarterly cost allocation narrative and review of claiming methodologies. · Assist management with responding to inquiries regarding federal financial participation, production of special reports, and serving as a liaison with the director, to other divisions within the department with any issues related to federal financial participation. · Responsible for providing training to divisions as well as sub-recipients regarding cost allocation. · Special projects and other duties as assigned. DESIRED SKILLS: · Ability to work independently on complex tasks with minimal supervision. · Extensive written and oral communication. · Careful attention to detail and change management. · Thorough understanding of Microsoft Word, Office, and Excel. · Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with a diverse team. · Execute projects to rapid completion. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of relevant experience and/or appropriate certification. (Substitutions may be allowed.) If you experience an accessibility issue while applying at MOCAREERS, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 573-526-0416. If you have questions about this position please contact: email@example.com RECRUITMENT AREA: Accepting applications from all qualified applicants. The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
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