APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Health Care Coordinators perform professional work related to Medicaid program operations and auditing providers to ensure compliance with program policies and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located within the Department of Health and Human Services in the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy and is located in the Carson City District Office. Health Care Coordinators (HCCs) provide case management for recipients in the Facility Outreach and Community Integration Services/Money Follows the Person (FOCIS/MFP), Care Coordination, Serious Occurrence Report (SOR) evaluation and follow-up, and back-up for Katie Beckett Eligibility Option. Incumbents assess an individual's need for Medicaid services and link them to appropriate community resources in order for them to live and/or be cared for in a community setting. In addition, incumbents complete assessments for disabled children under 19 years old to determine if they meet a level of care to be eligible for the Katie Beckett Eligibility Option. This position requires 25% travel in the Carson City and neighboring areas.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Licensure as a Social Worker or professional licensure or certification in a medical specialty applicable to the assignment, and one year of professional experience providing case management services in a social or health related field; OR one year of experience as a Health Care Coordinator I in Nevada State service; OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Professional licensure or certification as a social worker, nurse or in a medical specialty issued by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Nevada at the time of appointment. Incumbents must maintain professional licensure or certification in their specialty as a condition of continuing employment.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.