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.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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 RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
The Health Care Coordinator 2 serves within the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP/Medicaid) of the Department of Health and Human Services. The incumbent of this position duties will fall primarily under the Facility Outreach and Community Integration Services (FOCIS)/Money Follows the Person (MFP) Unit located at the Las Vegas Medicaid District Office. FOCIS is a program created by the State of Nevada in response to the Federal Olmsted Decision. This mandate requires that individuals residing in nursing facilities, hospitals, or rehabilitation centers, be given the opportunity to explore resources as an alternative to living within an institution.
MFP is a grant awarded to the State which provides qualified individuals, residing in long term care settings, resources to assist them in moving out of institutions into their own homes or community based settings. MFP's goals are to rebalance Nevada's resources to provide the opportunity for every Medicaid nursing facility resident to live in their own home in the community.
Health Care Coordinators, within this unit, perform professional work related to Medicaid program operations which includes research, assessment, and care plan development in compliance with program policies and regulations. Health Care Coordinators are out in the field, meeting with recipients, or within travel up to 50%. Incumbents should possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with some training.
DHCFP provides a supportive and team based atmosphere that encourages flexibility and creative collaboration. It is our goal to provide quality health care services to low-income Nevadans in the most efficient, equitable, and cost containing manner possible. To be a part of this progressive and innovative team, apply today.
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.
This position has a 50% 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.