CLASSIFICATION: Associate Governmental Program Analyst
DIVISION: Long Term Care/Aging Services
BRANCH: Medi-Cal Services Branch/Adult Day Health Care Team
POSITION NUMBER: 797-710-5393-012
EMPLOYEE’S SIGNATURE SUPERVISOR'S SIGNATURE
Under the general direction of the Team Coach (SSM I) the Field Team
Associate Analyst performs a variety of functions intended to carry out the mission of
the California Department of Aging (Department) and to provide leadership to the Adult
Day Health Care (ADHC) centers. The analyst will work in a team environment and in
collaboration/coordination with members from other teams. The analyst is responsible
for sharing team leadership for the various team responsibilities such as provision of
technical assistance, monitoring, communicating, coordinating, and training. These
responsibilities require the analyst to participate in and support the vision, mission and
goals of the ADHC Team and recognize issues that need to be brought to the team’s
attention. The analyst is a full participant in team decision making, strategy formulation,
and problem resolution. These responsibilities require a high level of analytic and
writing ability, communication skills, broad knowledge of community-based day-care
centers offering a long-term care alternative for the frail elderly and other functionally
impaired adults. Roles, products, and duties are described below (percentages and
tasks may vary depending on program needs):
40% Assessment and Compliance (Responsibility for determination of center
problems and of program compliance.):
• Perform on-site certification renewal surveys to assess the ADHC centers’
compliance with State statutes and regulations and other program
requirements. Prepare Statements of Deficiencies based on the on-site
• Recommend Medi-Cal certification periods based on quality and adequacy of
services provided as identified by the survey.
• Conduct follow-up visits, perform unannounced site visits as necessary, and
monitor Plans of Correction.
• Participate in quality assurance efforts to improve services statewide.
• Review certification renewal applications.
30% Technical Assistance (Responsibility for providing ADHC centers and the
public with program consultation and technical specialist/resource
• Provide technical assistance to licensed centers to clarify program
• Provide technical assistance regarding Adult Day Care and Adult Day Support
Center services provided under the ADHC license.
• Provide technical assistance to interested persons/organizations and new
licensure applicants regarding the ADHC program requirements, including
staffing, facility layout, services, reporting and policies and procedures, as
well as other information such as marketing and funding.
• Respond to inquiries about the ADHC program from other State Departments
and other states.
15% Policy, Procedures and Regulations (Responsibility for development,
review, and implementation of program requirements.):
• Develop, review and implement standards, policies, and guidelines for ADHC
services, to promote consistent levels of performance and to respond to new
• Write departmental correspondence to ADHC centers and other
constituencies as appropriate.
• Participate in the regulatory process for revising ADHC regulations.
• Work with the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the California
Department of Public Health (CDPH) on special assignments related to
ADHC, e.g., Licensing and Medi-Cal
• Work with staff within and outside of the Department on projects targeting the
integration/coordination of ADHC services with other community-based long-
term care services at the State and local levels.
15% Training (Responsibility for providing training for ADHC centers and the
• Provide in-service training on program requirements to the staff of new ADHC
centers prior to licensure. If requested or identified as necessary, provide
• Make presentations regarding the ADHC program, as requested, to County
Boards of Supervisors, licensee Boards of Directors, and other organizations.
• Develop specialized training for centers, DHCS, CDPH and other State
Departments as needed and requested.
Additional Special Requirements:
• Travel up-to 40%
• Computer skills
• Work in a team setting
• Public speaking
• Strong writing skills