Overview

This is a GRANT FUNDED position and is subject to available federal grant funds.

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)/ Health Insurance Continuation Program (HICP) Analyst, within the Division of Health Protection/IDI-HIV section.

Won’t you join us?

Job Responsibilities:

The ADAP provides access to medications for the treatment of HIV/AIDS to eligible Georgia residents. The HICP provides assistance with health insurance premiums and medication co-pay costs. The work of this position ensures the timely review and processing of ADAP/HICP applications, re-enrollment and recertification. This position also provides eligibility policy and procedure technical assistance to Ryan White Part B ADAP/HICP enrollment sites for the entire State of Georgia. The ADAP/HICP Administrative Assistant 3 performs a wide range of administrative duties assigned by the program managers, which includes resolving eligibility issues, documenting correspondence with enrollment sites and program participants. Provides information and answers questions from Georgia constituents regarding ADAP/HICP.

  • Ensures the timely monitoring, review and processing of new ADAP/HICP applications, re-enroll applications and recertification’s through the quick look process which is submitted electronically by case managers and coordinators located at ADAP/HICP enrollment sites throughout the state of Georgia.
  • Assists in the daily operations of the ADAP/HICP by completing data entry in the program’s database.
  • Enroll or update ADAP/HICP client information in the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) system upon approval of the application to ensure that program participants can receive medications.
  • Communicates daily with ADAP/HICP enrollment sites and providers statewide via email, telephone and/or fax.
  • Participates in team and department meetings and assists with ADAP/HICP trainings as needed.
  • Monitor, review and maintain third party administrator reports received in order to monitor continued eligibility of program participants
  • Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of directly related experience,
OR
Two years of experience at the lower level Soc Svc Claims/Benefits Tech 2 (SST031) or position equivalent.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the above requirements, possess the following:

  • Experience in HIV/AIDS Ryan White Programs at state and/or local level
  • Experience providing program specific technical assistance
  • Knowledge of infectious diseases, specifically HIV/AIDS
  • Experience and knowledge auditing program documents
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

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

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

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, 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.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AT www.dph.georgia.gov