Revenue Maximization Specialist - 00168421 (Jonesboro)


: $74,950.00 - $118,180.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) delivers a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency and well-being for all Georgians. The department is one of the largest agencies in state government with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and nearly 9,000 employees. DHS is comprised of three divisions and 14 Administrative Support Offices.

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), a division of the Georgia Department of Human Services, investigates reports of child abuse; finds foster and adoptive homes for abused and neglected children; issues SNAP, Medicaid,TANFand childcare assistance to low-income families;helps out-of-work parents get back on their feet; and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help families in need.

DFCSis working to implement significant child welfare reform through the Blueprint for Change plan, which is the Division's roadmap to improving the lives of the children and families we serve. It is about strong practice, a committed workforce and the authentic internal and external engagement with our staff and the community. The Blueprint for Change has three pillars:

  • Practice Model: Adoption of a practice model that will serve as the foundation to keep kids safe and strengthen families; and inclusion of guiding principles, vision and mission statement.
  • Robust Workforce Development: Increased staffing and expertise for Child Welfare and Family Independence; research-based caseload ratios; mentoring for supervisors; improved compensation based on proven competency; and development of a career path.
  • Constituent Engagement: Creation of advisory boards at state, regional and local levels; organized 'roadshows' to engage the public, local stakeholders and media; and build consensus and collaboration among partners, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Job Description

    The Revenue Maximization Specialist position is located in DeKalb County and will service Region 14, DeKalb and Clayton Counties. it is establish and maintain Medicaid or PeachCare eligibility for all children entering foster care and receiving Adoption Assistance;remove child from all existing or pending FS, TANF, Family Medicaid Gateway cases; screen and verify demographic information, income and resources; complete data entry of eligibility in SHINES and Gateway data systems; resolution of eligibility issues with DCH, Amerigroup, county DFCS staff; communication with all agencies and parties. Determine Title IV-E funding for foster and adoption assistance children.

    Pay Grade: H

    Under general supervision, interviews and investigates applicants and recipients to determine eligibility for use of social programs and agency resources. Records and evaluates personal and financial data obtained from individuals. Initiates procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate eligibility for various aid programs.

    Under general supervision the Revenue MaximizationSpecialist :

  • Processes SHINES Title IV-E applications.
  • Performs work according to Rev Max Protocols, policies and best practices and federal regulations.
  • Maintains accurate worker cards
  • Prepares regular reports, maintains records of assigned cases; contacts county staff for missing information to process applications.
  • Maintains ongoing Medicaid eligibility for all foster, adoption assistance and former foster youth.
  • Core Competencies:

  • Excellent oral, written an interpersonal communication skills.
  • Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals for child welfare
  • Displays honesty, accountability, and a strong commitment to his or her public duty and presents oneself as a credible representative of the agency.
  • Delivers consistently required business results and meets achievable goals.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university
  • OR
  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience
  • OR
  • High school diploma or GED AND Three years of related experience
  • OR
  • Two years of experience at the lower level Economic Support Cons 1 (SSP050) or position equivalent.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, demonstrate some or all of the following skills/experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 12 months experience providing eligibility determinations as an Economic Support Specialist (FICM 1) or Medicaid Eligibility Specialist.
  • OR
  • Associate Degree from accredited college or university and 24 months experience providing eligibility determinations as an Economic Support Specialist (FICM II) or Medicaid Eligibility Specialist.
  • Additional Information

    Employment Information
    Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

    The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DHS will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

    Criminal Background Checks/Applicant Privacy Rights
    All applicants may be subject to a drug screen and may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of criminal history information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Applicants have the right to challenge the contents of any criminal history record obtained for the purpose of employment with DHS. For an explanation of these rights, please read, 'Applicant Privacy Rights' at: (Download PDF reader)

    As an employee of DHS, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

    DHSis an Equal Opportunity Employer
    It is the policy of DHS to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

    This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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