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Project Director - Children to Adult Transition in Augusta, ME
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventative, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs. The Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) within DHHS is dedicated to helping create a future where all Maine children and families are safe, stable, happy, and healthy. The Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) within DHHS is responsible for ensuring the safety, support and well-being of adults throughout Maine.
The Transition from Children’s to Adult Project Director will oversee the four Transition from Children’s to Adult Transition Liaison contract staffing positions (see the details in that job description) and develop and refine processes and procedures for four transition liaison positions which will be housed within OCFS and OADS. They will coordinate within OADS and OCFS program areas to assure quality and improvement activities are developed and conducted according to rule and policies with the two offices and the Office of MaineCare services as well as other DOE, DOL and DHHS staff to ensure alignment of transition activities. This position will be an important member of the team which is implementing a life-span waiver at OADS to help address many of the barriers between OCFS and OADS.
Section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) provides states with a temporary 10 percentage point increase to the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for Medicaid HCBS expenditures. The temporary funding must be used by March 31, 2024 to improve or enhance Medicaid HCBS. HCBS provides critical supports and services to thousands of older adults and individuals with disabilities in Maine, enabling them to live in their homes and communities, rather than in nursing homes and other institutions.
Duties and Deliverables
The Transition from Children’s to Adult Project Director duties include:
Experience and Education
This is a full time 40-hours per week position
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