APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 45
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.
Information Technology (IT) Managers are responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the IT activities, in one or more IT specialization areas, of the State, a department, or a division.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
This position is with the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP / Medicaid) and is responsible for the executive oversight of the Division's Information Services unit which includes IT operations, application development, project management and oversight of the fiscal agent's contract. This position will also be responsible for the direct oversight of the Health Information Exchange (HIE)/Electronic Health Records (EHR) unit which includes professional staff who perform provider recruitment and onboarding for the EHR and HIE and oversees the budget related to health information technology (HIT) efforts. This position is responsible for compliance with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) requirement, must understand modular acquisition, the role of Systems Integrator, and information security compliance. The position works closely with leadership across the Division and the Department of Health and Human Services Director's Office on shared IT projects and has direct authority for the IT operations budget.
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 with major course work in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and eight years of progressively responsible professional IT experience which involved strategic planning, project management, quality assurance, and computer operations, systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, or information security. Five years of this experience must have been in a supervisory or project manager capacity; OR one year of experience as an IT Manager III in Nevada State service; OR 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.
This position has a 25% travel requirement.
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 detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.