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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 - DIVISION OF HEALTH CARE FINANCING AND POLICY
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  PAY GRADE: 33
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Health Care Financing & Policy
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.323
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39755
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/19/2020
Close Date: 02/26/2020
Recruiter:
   LISA FRIEND
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: friend@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs.
This opening is for a Social Services Program Specialist I within the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) Program Integrity Provider Enrollment unit, in Carson City NV. Under direction from a Social Services Program Specialist III, this position assists Nevada Medicaid's Fiscal Agent with the approval or denial of Provider Enrollment applications, change of ownership, provisional enrollment and changes. The incumbent also researches Federal and State regulations to ensure program integrity and oversees the Fingerprint-based Criminal Background Check (FCBC), and site visit process, which may include conducting site visits when necessary. This position will receive, review and assist in the resolution of provider issues/complaints pertaining to enrollment. The incumbent must be able to interpret program requirements and procedures and have the ability to communicate this information in a professional manner both verbally and/or in written correspondence to chiefs, administrators, fiscal agent, providers and/or sister agencies. The incumbent must maintain current desk processes and procedures, prepare statistical reports, and conduct outreach trainings and presentations when necessary.
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. The State of Nevada 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** 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. ***

To Qualify:
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 field of study pertinent to the program assignment and two years of paraprofessional experience which included providing social services, medical assistance programs services, or health care services to the public and required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR two years of experience as a Family Services Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR 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 these items.
Skills Required
    Microsoft Excel Intermediate level
    Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft Word Intermediate level
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.
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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