State of Washington Classified Job Specification
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2
In the Medical Assistance Administration
- Serves as a lead worker for two or more professional staff or supervises a unit(s) of five or more technical staff and is responsible for development of medical assistance programs, planning, evaluation, policy promulgation, and consultative services to clients, medical providers and other professionals in the community and/or department regarding program administration;
- Is designated by a Medical Assistance Office Chief or higher to review and approve work from other professionals in the community and/or department in order to provide oversight for implementation of new and revised Washington Administrative codes, programs, policies and/or communications. Assigns work to maintain consistency, accuracy and quality of medical assistance programs; or
- Is designated by the Medical Assistance Program Administrator as the regional representative and is responsible for development of medical assistance programs, planning, evaluation, policy promulgation, and consultative services to clients, medical providers and other professionals in the community and/or department regarding program administration.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Master’s degree with major study in public health, public administration, social work, or closely related field and two years of supervisory or consultative experience in health services, social services or Medicaid programs.
Two additional years of qualifying experience will substitute for the required Master’s degree provided a Bachelor’s degree has been achieved.
One year as a Medical Assistance Program Manager 1.
A Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience as a Financial Services Specialist 5 or as a WorkFirst Supervisor.
Additional qualifying experience may substitute year for year, for required education.
Class Specification History
New class: 3-14-03.
Revised new class code: (formerly 52350) effective July 1, 2007.
Change title, previously Medical Assistance Program Manager 2; adopted February 9, 2012, effective February 10, 2012. Final adoption effective May 11, 2012.