Limited Supports Waiver Administrator

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


Are you a self-starter interested in helping individuals with disabilities find a new home and community based services in the community? Join the Division of Services for People with Disabilities as the Program Administrator who will be responsible for overseeing a new Home and Community Based Services Limited Supports Medicaid Waiver for people with intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, or physical disabilities.

Principal Duties
As the Program Administrator you will:Supervise caseworkers who will carry caseloads and implement the waiver.
Work closely with other Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) staff and Division of Integrated Healthcare Medicaid staff to craft Medicaid Waiver language.
Work with staff to develop contract and service description language.
Be responsible for adhering to the implementation timeline and facilitating meetings.
The Ideal CandidateHas experience supporting individuals with disabilities to lead self-determined lives.
Has experience leading projects that include multiple agencies from different departments.
Has experience developing and/or executing strategic plans.
Has experience leading projects directly related to community based services for people with disabilities.
Has experience in Person-Centered thinking and processes.
Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the “Ideal Candidate” list.

The Agency
The Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) promotes opportunities and provides support for people with disabilities to lead self-determined lives by overseeing home and community-based services for more than 5,000 people who have disabilities. For more information on Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) click here!


Supplemental Information
Working Conditions:

The typical office setting for this job is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. However, you may encounter some risks that are associated with any office setting, for example, the safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.

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