Operations Specialist

Public Consulting Group

Topeka, KS 66625

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide.

PCG's Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

School-based Medicaid programs are critical to ensuring that children get the health and educational services they need. As the nation’s largest provider of school-based Medicaid services, PCG provides Medicaid revenue services to more than 20 state agencies and 4,000 U.S. public school districts.

To learn more, visit https://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/financial-solutions/

**Operations Specialist for School-Based Medicaid:**

The Operations Specialist will support the centralized coding function, for our School-Based Services (SBS) Center of Excellence (COE), and within the Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC)/Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) Operations Team. This position’s sole function is to analyze school employee responses to online school-based Medicaid survey questions and then assign a required activity code that best fits the description of the activity. The Operations Specialist will work alongside other Operations Specialists and reports directly to their assigned Operations Specialist Supervisor.

Upon successful completion of the training program, weekly coding completion, timeliness and quality performance standards will be monitored and must be met.

_This is a temp-to-hire 10-month position._



+ Read and analyze survey responses and determine proper activity code for assigned states.

+ Follow-up with the survey responses that are incomplete or require additional information for assigned states.

+ Keep informed regarding current activity codes for assigned states, coding guidelines and company policy and procedures as it applies to coding and effectively apply this knowledge.

+ Learn new activity codes for non-assigned states as part of profession development opportunities.

+ Participate in coding team meetings as well as assigned state coding meeting,assist note taking of key decisions, action items, and other relevant information.

+ Assist with updating and maintaining internal coding standard operating procedures and state coding guides.

+ Other coding duties as assigned.

**The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills:**

+ Strong attention to detail.

+ Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and individually.

+ Ability to work efficiently and accurately so that tasks and projects are completed on-time and accurately.

+ Communicate effectively through verbal and written communications.

+ Comfortability with repetitive task completion.

+ Ability to quickly learn and comprehend survey responses and activity codes.

+ Ability to learn, understand, and navigate the required functionalities within PCG’s MAC software solution.

+ Ability to work with colleagues in virtual, video-conferencing settings.

+ Curious to learn multiple state coding requirements.

+ Research capabilities to support team coding team initiatives.

+ Technology friendly: Internet and email. Beginner level Microsoft word.

+ Enthusiasm for life-long learning.


**Preferred Experience:**

+ High school graduate is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

**EEO Statement**

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


**Job Locations** _US_

**Posted Date** _4 days ago_ _(8/4/2022 12:12 PM)_

**_Job ID_** _2022-8402_

**_\# of Openings_** _4_

**_Category_** _Operation Support_

**_Type_** _Temporary Assignment_

**_Practice Area_** _Education Services_

Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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