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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $46,938.24 to  $69,718.32  PAY GRADE: 35
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.237
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31179
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/06/2017
Close Date: 04/28/2017
Recruiter:
   KARA SULLIVAN
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 1 Days 14 Hrs 47 Mins
The Position
Health Program Specialists plan, develop, implement and evaluate health services and activities; develop goals, objectives, program requirements and procedures; provide technical information regarding specialized health related conditions; and participate and provide support to various committees, advisory boards and other work groups.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is within Division of Public and Behavioral Health Office of Public Health Informatics and Epidemiology (OPHIE). The purpose of this position is to compile substance use and treatment data and assist with programatic and intervention efforts and demonstrate the burden of substance use in Nevada. This includes compiling, analyzing and reporting on substance use and treatment statistical data in Nevada by recognizing trends, shifts, and distribution of information. This position maintains data quality and control, completes all requests for substance use and treatment data from internal and external partners within specified timeframes. This position requires the use of statistical methods and programs utilizing SAS.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a health science, behavioral science or closely related field applicable to the program area and two years of health-related experience which included researching, collecting, and analyzing data and statistics, developing objectives, protocols, and procedures, providing health education services to target groups or the general public, and/or investigation and prevention of communicable or chronic diseases; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Skills Required
    Statistical Analysis Software (SAS)
The Examination
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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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