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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER 2 - Medical Professional Relations Officer/Las Vegas or Carson City
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 Statewide.
Department: Employment, Training and Rehab
Division: Rehabilitation
Job Class Code: 07.647
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40421
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/31/2020
Close Date: 08/14/2020
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 4 Days 4 Hrs 34 Mins
The Position
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 administer one or more programs or a major component of a large, complex program which affects a more targeted number of customers or clients; revise, recommend, and implement changes to work plans, program performance standards and objectives for providing services, and eligibility requirements. This position will be located in either Las Vegas or Carson City depending on the candidate chosen and the needs of the agency. The incumbent will work directly with medical consultant vendors, bureau staff, local medical community resources, various medical-oriented boards and professional organizations to recruit and maintain medical panel members to provide medical examinations as needed for applicants of the Bureau.
The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing medical reports from established medical vendors for appropriateness and completeness; providing feedback to vendors regarding timeliness and content; conducting regular reviews of medical panelists to assure they are in compliance with policy and practices for examinations, testing, reporting and licensing requirements; establishing vendor scheduling calendars based on panelist requests; investigating complaints of vendor panelists; completing regular reviews and maintenance of bureau vendor file; updating, revising, and addressing discrepancies within vendor files with panel members; conducting applicant surveys and conducting site visits according to policy requirements; providing outreach and education to the community regarding specific needs for medical evidence in regard to disability claims; and working to develop effective responses to requests for evidence with decreased processing times, which includes encouraging the submission of electronic medical records. Special requirements: applicants for this position are subject to a favorable passing of federal background check in accordance with HSPD-12 requirements as a condition of employment. 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 business or public administration, or other discipline related to the program assignment and one year of professional experience in planning, coordinating and administering a program which included interpretation of laws and regulations; development of program policy and procedures; development and implementation of program performance standards and objectives for providing services; and development and implementation of eligibility requirements; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Program Officer I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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
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) Do you have experience in interpretation laws, rules, and regulations? Please describe.
2) Do you have experience in mediating conflict between dissenting parties? Please describe, including the number of years.
3) Describe your experience in the generation and analysis of reports, including experience working under strict deadlines.
4) Do you have experience interviewing and hiring staff? Please describe.
5) Do you have experience working directly with physicians or psychologists? Please describe.
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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