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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST 3 - DPBH-Carson City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,380.48 to  $87,320.16  PAY GRADE: 38
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: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.241
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39775
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/13/2020
Close Date: 02/27/2020
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 2 Days 17 Hrs 51 Mins
The Position
Quality Assurance Specialists design and implement a comprehensive quality assurance program encompassing clinical and related disciplines at a mental health hospital, residential care facility or community-based program or service for individuals with intellectual disabilities who may also have significant physical and/or mental health issues [problems], rehabilitation facility, or a clinic which provides outpatient medical and psychological services, or the medical system for the Department of Corrections.
This position is in the Division of Public and Behavioral Health Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention (BBHWP) and is located in Carson City, Nevada. This position will be responsible for housing/homelessness projects and mental health planning efforts for BBHWP. Job duties include overseeing grant/program deliverables and budget monitoring; ensuring quality assurance of programs; reviewing, monitoring and enforcing recipient and sub-recipient contracts; compiling data and preparing reports regarding program activities and funding source; and, researching, developing, recommending and implementing long-range plans and projects within grant/funding guidelines to maximize and enhance services provided.
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. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. 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 AT ANY TIME 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 nursing, social work, human development, special education, health science, public health, or other behavioral or social science and four years of professional experience performing program evaluation, quality assurance/improvement, and/or utilization review activities for a human services program or agency; OR two years of experience as a Quality Assurance Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, above the Bachelor's degree level, as described above.
Special Notes
    Pursuant to NRS 632, a bachelor's degree from a school of professional nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing is equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
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.
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires experience applying and interpreting standards including, but not limited to, The Joint Commission (TJC), Accreditation Council Outcome Measures, Medicaid guidelines and/or Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services regulations in a health care setting or applicable State standards.
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) Describe your experience performing program evaluation, quality assurance/improvement, and/or utilization review activities for a human services program or agency including where the experience was gained. This experience should also be reflected in your employment history, where 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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