Job Description

Program Coordinator

Requisition IDreq6844
Working TitleProgram Coordinator
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families

The FOCUS Program is a program that provides integrated comprehensive medical care for families impacted by substance use, home-based early intervention, and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and trauma-informed assessment and treatment services. The aim of the program is to integrate these services to support young parents and young children to prevent the occurrence of adverse childhood experiences for infants and toddlers, relapse, and further mental health deterioration for parents. The program is part of the Early Childhood Home and Family Services Division, which consists of a cluster of programs providing direct clinical and home visiting services to high-risk families of infants and young children in the Albuquerque metro area.

The Program Coordinator will oversee day-to-day operations as they relate to fee-for-service billing, data entry/management, quality assurance, data auditing and data reporting. The Program Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison with NM Dept. of Health FIT Program in matters related to NM KIDS database functions, coding and reporting. The Program Coordinator will create caseload tracking reports for required Early Intervention activities to ensure timely completion of services and timely billing. The position will also prepare data reports for Department of Health quarterly and annual program performance reviews. The Program Coordinator will provide technical guidance to the Director, Early Intervention Services and EI home visiting staff related to direct service billing documentation and statewide EI regulations. The Program Coordinator will collaborate with Program Director and the Director of EI Services to develop and implement procedures as they relate to direct service billing. The position will also audit and analyze client records to assure that the program complies with regulations. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will oversee monthly Medicaid billing process in collaboration with the ECFHS Unit Administrator and CDD’s Accounting group. Lastly, the position may supervise and/or lead lower graded administrative staff around record management.

The hired individual will demonstrate the following experience and skills:

? Excellent interpersonal skills as demonstrated through the interview process;

? Superior eye for detail, high level of organizational and coordination skills;

? Ability to work in a position with a diverse group of clinical and managerial staff and clinical community partners;

? Ability to share projects and work effectively with a team of administrative and clinical staff;

? Familiarity of diverse communities including those of individuals with developmental disabilities, communities in need, and high risk families;

? Experience working in a related field serving diverse and challenging clients;

? Ability to be flexible while staying professional and positive in a changing environment.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications below in your cover letter**

Experience coordinating administrative functions and/or services in an Early Intervention or community based program.

Excellent skills and experience with fee-for-service billing utilizing an integrated state/federal based system which includes database management, service input and scrutinization of data reports.

Understanding of the NM Dept. of Health Family Infant Toddler Early Intervention system.

Strong MS Office Suite skills including database applications.

Knowledge of HIPAA and PHI regulations.

Some college.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date6/30/2019
Pay$13.62-$20.43 hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/23/2018
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; be sure to include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. * Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.* Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications. Writing skill and ability to edit will be determined by the cover letter/resume.Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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