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TSU/Med Support (Office Associate Opt 2)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-2524

Job Requisition ID:  16540

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.

 

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services  
Closing Date/Time:  07/05/2022 
Salary:  $3,239 - $4,379/month (Anticipated Starting Salary: $3,239/month) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY ONLINE BUTTON**

CMS-100/CMS-100B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #2220022-206186

Job Responsibilities

Under direction, prepares, keyboards, and processes a variety of complex materials; performs data entry of the 552 coding into the Medicaid system; provides identification of our cases to DHFS to ensure the case status reflects the proper Medicaid/Title IV-E or Non-Medicaid eligibility for Federal Medicaid claiming purposes; processes address corrections for DCFS youth in care during placement changes; retrieves and verifies pertinent and confidential information from DHS computer systems to determine prior involvement with federal Medicaid programs; exercises judgment and conducts involved searches from multiple information sources to determine DCFS youth in care medical eligibility, utilizing DHS, HFS, and DCFS computer systems.

1. Prepares, keyboards, and processes a variety of complex materials, utilizing personal computer and office equipment, including highly technical reports, statistical data, department forms, as well as correspondence; performs data entry of the 552 coding into the Medicaid system; provides identification of our cases to DHFS to ensure the case status reflects the proper Medicaid/Title IV-E or Non-Medicaid eligibility for Federal Medicaid claiming purposes; exercises independent judgment and a command of legal, medical, and social terminology to review documents; proofs for appropriate use of terms and accuracy of information.

2. Processes address corrections for DCFS youth in care during placement changes; processes redeterminations on cases that require continuous eligibility and that meet the requirements to ensure coverage during transition and process.

3. Retrieves and verifies pertinent and confidential information from DHS computer systems to determine prior involvement with federal Medicaid programs and requests cancellation of active DHS grants for youth in DCFS custody.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

4. Exercises judgment and conducts involved searches from multiple information sources to determine DCFS youth in care medical eligibility, utilizing DHS, HFS, and DCFS computer systems; reviews and processes billing information received from medical providers to determine DCFS responsibility

5. Explains rules and procedures regarding the case and registration of medical coverage to other data entry staff; provides assistance to other staff in completing work associated with medical coverage as needed.

6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of high school and 2 years office experience
  • Requires ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Requires extensive knowledge of office practices, procedures, and programs, and a working knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Requires skill in keyboarding accurately at 45 wpm

Employment Conditions

  • Requires the ability to pass a background check

 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location: 726 S. College, Springfield, IL 62704
Agency Contact:

Samantha Haynes

Email: samantha.j.haynes@illinois.gov (preferred)

Phone #: 217-558-7775

Supervisor: John Fluckiger

Job Family:  Clerical and Administrative Support  

BID ID #: 2220022-209930

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY ONLINE BUTTON

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/CMS-100B TO THE AGENCY CONTACT ABOVE. 

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.