HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2
- DIVISION OF PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
Health Program Specialists plan, develop, implement and evaluate health services and activities; develop goals, objectives, program requirements and procedures; provide technical information regarding specialized health related conditions; and participate and provide support to various committees, advisory boards and other work groups.
This Health Program Specialist 2 position serves as the Population Health and Community Services Manager, supervising both the Women's Health Connection Program for women's breast and cervical cancer screenings and the Colorectal Cancer Program within the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDPHP) Section of the Bureau of Child, Family and Community Wellness within the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health. This position is responsible for leading the Community-Clinical Linkages Workgroup by providing leadership and vision and working in a collaborative manner with both internal and external programs and agencies. Priority is placed on leveraging existing resources across CDPHP programs to extend policy efforts and activities. High level of attention is given to future planning for reimbursement based on the Affordable Care Act, subsequent changes, and those impacts on Nevada's expanded Medicaid population. The position establishes the vision and insight behind forming key relationships and linkages with the medical community, civic organizations, local governments, and academic institutions to further cancer prevention and screening efforts. This position is responsible for staying current on evidence-based practices and utilizing the most progressive, proven approaches to ensure programs are effectively applying population-level interventions. The position should continually search for new funding opportunities. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE POSTED CLOSE DATE 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 a health science, behavioral science or closely related field applicable to the program area and three years of health-related experience which included at least two of the following areas: researching, collecting and analyzing data and statistics, developing objectives, protocols and procedures; providing health education services to target groups or the general public; evaluating program effectiveness and accomplishment of desired outcomes to meet agency, federal or other standards and guidelines; providing prevention, identification or treatment services to individuals or populations who have been diagnosed or are at risk of contracting life and health threatening diseases and/or conditions; preparing grant applications and budgets and developing, preparing and administering contracts and reports related to health services; and/or investigation and prevention of communicable or chronic diseases; OR one year of experience as a Health Program Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Additional Position Criteria
Experience managing and monitoring local, state, and/or federal grants.
Experience with health care billing and diagnosis codes.
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