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Nurse Administrator I - Limited Service

State of Vermont | Williston, VT 05495

State of Vermont


DAIL's Adult Services Division's (ASD) Long-Term Services & Supports (LTSS) Unit is seeking a Nurse Administrator to oversee utilization review for the Choices for Care program. You'll supervise a staff primarily composed of field-based Registered Nurses in Chittenden County who authorize medical and long term services and supports (LTSS) services for Medicaid recipients. The Nurse Administrator will have a great deal of autonomy in prioritizing and managing the work of this program. You'll also have the opportunity to provide mentorship and development to the RNs you supervise.

The mission of the Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living (DAIL) is to make Vermont the best state in which to grow old or to live with a disability - with dignity, respect and independence.

Duties are performed in a variety of settings, mainly within the Central Office in Waterbury and the Chittenden County based office, with occasional need for travel to other settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and home-based settings. Private means of transportation is required for necessary travel. This position has a Monday- Friday schedule with no on-call hours.

Specific duties of the Nurse Administrator will include:
  • Assist and support the management, coordination, planning, development, evaluation of services and recommend system improvement across all home and institutional settings.
  • Develop and manage options for people with complex physical, emotional, and mental health care needs, providing trend analysis and recommendations to reduce systemic barriers.
  • Perform overall planning, coordination, implementation, integration, and assessment of home and community-based medical and LTSS for Medicaid eligible beneficiaries with extraordinary need, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. This may also include coordination with other State agencies.
  • Serve as a health resource; providing technical assistance as required.
  • Applies current Medicaid rules, regulations, policies and procedures, in the coordination of such health and LTSS.
  • Identifies changes in health care trends and recommends adaptation of policies
  • Identifies suspected case of fraud or abuse and reports to appropriate agency.
  • Receives, reviews and processes requests for special rates from in-state and out of State VT Medicaid Nursing Facility providers.
  • Receives, reviews and processes Regulation/Policy and Service exception variance requests.

Who May Apply

This position, Nurse Administrator I (Job Requisition #1482) , is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in office and community settings as appropriate for which private means of transportation must be available. Some overtime and weekend work may be required. Some resistance or objection to standards may be anticipated requiring tact and diplomacy to achieve proper action.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of (or eligible for) licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont AND six (6) years or more of professional nursing experience.

NOTE: Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here .

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont

Job Code: 1482
Posted On: 05/12/192019-05-12
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Admin - Clerical, Healthcare, Nursing
Job Status: Full Time
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