APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 31
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Program Officers administer a program or major component of a program by planning, coordinating and managing services and activities in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and established program performance standards and objectives.
Incumbents recommend and implement changes to work plans, program performance standards and objectives for providing services, and eligibility requirements as permitted by program regulations and guidelines; and may train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and/or a staff consisting of several students, volunteers and/or contract staff.
The Program Officer I position is located at Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) in Sparks, NV in the NNAMHS Benefit Coordination Department.
Incumbents assist in administering specific benefit programs by implementing established policies and procedures to meet established goals and objectives. Duties to include: enrolling, maintaining, and tracking enrollment in insurance and entitlement programs for NNAMHS clients; direct consumer contact with adults in a mental health environment; creating accurate billing profiles; error resolution; and other duties as assigned to assist the Benefit Coordination Department. The incumbent supervises front line staff and fills in as needed. The position ensures timely reporting and tracking of consumer eligible entitlement assistance programs. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
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 business or public administration, or other discipline related to the program assignment; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of para-professional program support experience equivalent to an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service which required the application of State and/or federal laws, policy and procedures; reviewing documents prepared by others for program compliance determinations; or preparing reports which summarize financial and statistical information; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Some positions require a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Some positions require a State of Nevada/FBI fingerprint based background check as a condition of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
Experience with Entitlement and Insurance Programs such as the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, SNAPS (food stamps), and/or Social Security is required.
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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.