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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR 2 - NURSE
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $52,032.96 to  $77,402.16  PAY GRADE: 36
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: Health Care Financing & Policy
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 12.334
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 36320
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/11/2019
Recruiter:
   ANGELICA GONZALEZ
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: angonzalez@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted 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.
The Position
Health Care Coordinators perform professional work related to program operations and auditing providers to ensure compliance with program policies and regulations. Assess potential client needs for case management services using assessment tools to identify social service and/or medical needs; participate in periodic reviews of facilities providing care to Medicaid eligible clients to validate and ensure adequacy of services and resident care. Review health care providers and fiscal agents to ensure clients are receiving appropriate services and payment is correct for services received, process payment authorization requests from providers to ensure the requested service, treatment, equipment or supplies are medically necessary and in compliance with Medicaid criteria prior to approving or denying requests. Review records from the fiscal agent, providers, clients and computer generated reports in order to identify abuse and potential fraud and to ensure claims were paid properly by the fiscal agent. Explain proper billing procedures to contract providers selected by the client; monitor the quality of care given by the provider to clients; and submit billings for services provided to the fiscal agent for payment.
Incumbents perform the full range of duties described above. In addition, incumbents at this level may intermittently serve as the project lead of a case management team, function as coordinator of a specifically assigned portion of a program, and assist in training other Health care Coordinators and providers. This is the journey level of the series.
Division of Health Care, Finance & Policy (DHCFP) in the Las Vegas District Office of Nevada Medicaid is looking for a Health Care Coordinator II, RN with case management experience to apply to the management of children cared for in the home on the Katie Beckett Eligibility Option. This position would oversee, assist with case support and assistance navigating the Medicaid services of children with medically fragile or with intellectual disabilities being cared for in the home. Assessment of the level of care needed to safely maintain the home environment and assistance with the services available within the Medicaid provisions for Nevada. This position would also involve home visits for assessment of the child in the home environment at a minimum annually. Travel up to 50% of the time may be required. This position would also involve the audit process for skilled nursing facilities of the Minimum Data Set. Attainment of certification of this process would be necessary within the first year. Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. DHCFP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Licensure as a Registered Nurse 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 - Nurse in Nevada State service; OR licensure and 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 fingerprinting.
    Professional licensure as a registered nurse issued by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Travel at least 50% of the time is required.
Additional Position Criteria
    A copy of your active and current nursing license must be attached to your application. Out of state applicants must obtain licensure in the State of Nevada by the time of appointment. This item must be submitted as an attachment to your application for verification of your current licensure.
The Examination
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your experience using critical thinking skills in a case management setting. Where was this experience gained?
2) Are you willing to travel 50% of the time within the Southern Nevada area of Las Vegas, Mesquite, Pahrump, Boulder City areas?
3) Please describe your experience providing case management services in a social or health related field including where the experience was gained.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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