APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 27
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.
Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position is located within the Division of Healthcare Financing and Policy (DHCFP/ Medicaid) of the Department of Health and Human Services Long Term Services & Supports (LTSS) Unit in Carson City, NV. This position manages unit activities and works with various programs within the unit and will be responsible for maintaining programmatic forms; working with and entering data into the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS); working with protected health information found in various systems such as MMIS, EVS and NOMADS; communicating with Nevada Medicaid Providers or sister agencies to provide or request information and/or documentation needed; assisting with in-state and out-of-state placements; creating spreadsheets including formulas to organize, display and summarize data; preparing and maintain monthly reports of various types; assist with scheduling meetings, composing and/or distributing documents and materials including, but not limited to correspondence, memorandums, charts, and other items in support of the operation of the various Medicaid programs within the unit; and other duties as assigned.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintenance of complex records and files; public/customer relations including explaining detailed policies, regulations and requirements; preparation and processing of financial and statistical documents such as payroll, travel, claims and budgeting forms; and assisting staff and management with projects and activities; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
This position has a 25% Travel Requirement.
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.
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.