Assets Inc Waiver Coordinator for Home Community Based Quality & Assurance in Anchorage, Alaska

In accordance with Assets, Inc. core values, mission, and in compliance with Medicaid regulations, this position is responsible for monitoring the compliance and quality of the Medicaid Waiver program within Assets. Acts as the point of contact and interpretation for all Waiver related material and information, monitors services and planning practices ensuring they are person centered and in compliance with Waiver regulation and adhere to the service principles as defined by the HCBW regulations. Assists Assets staff in communicating with Care Coordinators and negotiating services. This position may require de-escalating verbally or physically aggressive individuals according to identified procedures and individual client protocols. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Adheres to and demonstrates Assets, Inc. core values, mission, policies, procedures, and compliance plan in the performance of all aspects of this position. Responsible for interpreting HCBW regulations, establishing standards and performing quality control of all associated agency responsibilities, procedures, and services ensuring Assets adherence to State and Federal regulations. Also monitors services provided ensuring adherence to Agency Certification standards, Assets Compliance Plan, and Conditions of Participation. Coordinates the monitoring of administrative and procedural tasks related to applications, Agency Certification and enrollments for the Waiver. Conducts compliance reviews of POCs on file and participates in internal PERM audits of waiver funded individuals. Provides direction on plan development, assists teams in ensuring clinical appropriateness of Waiver plans and monitors the quality of Waiver treatment plan As requested, represents Assets in State sponsored and inter-agency conferences/committees and attends trainings regarding Waiver Services. Responsible for assurance of compliance with all Home Community Based Waiver Regulation changes and recommending to Leadership internal modifications to ensure ongoing and consistent compliance. Acts as a point of contact and liaison to Care Coordinators and Senior and Disabilities Services (SDS) and negotiates services and funding on behalf of the individual and Assets with the Care Coordinator and/or SDS. Assists Teams in determining the frequency and duration of services to meet client need, and ensuring accuracy with Waiver Medicaid regulation. Attends a minimum scheduled number of annual treatment team meetings and team case manager meetings per year. Participates on specialized committees within Assets; Budget/Intake Committee, Community Services Management Team, and others as deemed necessary. Work collaterally with Finance Department regarding Waiver billing procedures. Approve and quality assures billing submitted for all Respite and IAT services. Monitor utilization reports for Waiver provided services. Facilitates internal staff trainings related to Waiver requirements, plan development, regulations, budgets, service provision, etc. Assists in or individually de-escalates verbally or physically aggressive individuals according to identified procedures and individual client protocols.. Minimum Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representatives of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: 3 years of full time experience working with individuals experiencing developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses, of which one (1) year of care coordination in the State of Alaska required. OR equivalent combination of education and experience. High School Diploma or GED required. Certificates, Licenses,