Program Monitor-DHH

State of Louisiana

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Baton Rouge, LA
Salary: $4,044 - $7,958 / month
Contract type: Full time
State of Louisiana
Supplemental Information

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Office of Behavioral Health / Health Plan/Quality Management / East Baton Rouge

Announcement Number: OBH/DRT/163481
Cost Center: 3301010307
Position Number(s): 50414041

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Job appointment, Probationary or Promotional appointment.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Deanda Thymes
[email protected]
225 342-6477

This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.



A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations.


Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; economics; business, public, or health administration.

A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master\'s degree in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

A Ph.D. in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for the two years of required experience.


Health services include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for sick or injured individuals.

Public health includes jobs such as sanitarian, public health engineer and public health epidemiologist.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To perform research, analysis and policy management activities related to statewide health or social service program(s).

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad from a Program Monitor Supervisor--DHH or higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; Human Service Districts as established; and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Program Monitor Supervisor--DHH by the absence of supervisory responsibility.

Differs from Program Manager 1-A--DHH and Program Manager 1-B--DHH by the absence of responsibility for administering small or less complex statewide program(s).

Examples of Work

Assist with coordination, management and monitoring of statewide program(s).

Plans and coordinates the monitoring and reporting process for statewide program(s).

Develops and implements policy procedures for statewide program(s).

Monitors contracts for adherence to deliverables. Monitors service providers for compliance with federal/state guidelines and financial solvency.

Writes, negotiates and processes programmatic and budgetary contracts; initiates and negotiates contracts for new clinic agencies.

Assists with the writing and managing of grant funds.

May provide functional supervision to regional employees.

Analyzes data to track training and technical assistance needs. May conduct or coordinate training for agency staff.

Presents information to community partners and to relevant agencies.

Prepares and reviews reports from facilities and other programs outlining statistical analysis and trends.

Serve on various committees for the purpose of formulating of policies and quality assurance methods.

Assesses regional needs related to resources, information gaps and barriers to service.

Implements provider recruitment strategies to address resource and service needs.

Assists rural and underserved communities in their efforts to secure grant funding for community-based projects to improve access to local health care services by way of: skill-building, training, grant writing, technical assistance, etc.

Monitors expenditures and accounts payable for grant and contract deliverables.

Tracks occurrences and participates in investigations.

Coordinates and maintains department\'s internal monitoring procedures for legislation.

Coordinates with Information Technology staff for the design and maintenance of data reports.


Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to \"make a difference\" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements - The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage - Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State\'s own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at

Deferred Compensation - As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave - State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year\'s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran\'s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement - State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (

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