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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $63,746.64 to  $95,672.16  PAY GRADE: 40
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.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.128
Announcement Number: 41177
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/16/2020
Close Date: 12/07/2020
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Clinical Program Planners perform and supervise a variety of planning and analytical functions in support of clinical programs and activities within divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services, including quality improvement, program design, policy and procedure development, program evaluation, research, contract and grant development and administration, strategic planning, and training initiatives.
Clinical Program Planner II's supervise quality improvement and quality assurance, program planning, program evaluation, and/or contract administration for multiple service delivery programs statewide. The Division of Child and Family Services is recruiting for a Clinical Program Planner 2 position. This position is the result of a collaboration between the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) and the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP)/Nevada Medicaid and is responsible for a variety of planning and analytical functions in support of clinical programs and activities. Specifically, this position will focus on the provision of Medicaid-reimbursable children's mental health services within Nevada schools, particularly Clark County School District. This includes: managing the development and implementation of medical and mental/behavioral health coverage policies for Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up recipients receiving services in an educational setting; serving in a liaison role with providers, stakeholders, and the Nevada Department of Education; managing the development of technical documents; managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of utilization management methods for services; managing the monitoring and evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of new and potential programs; planning, coordinating, and monitoring quality improvement and strategic planning activities; developing policies and procedures for quality assurance and quality improvement processes relating to Medicaid-reimbursable service provided in educational settings; designing and conducting program evaluations for use in program planning, budget development, and resource allocation decisions; and researching/analyzing federal and state regulations and other best practices. The incumbent assists in establishing performance and outcome indicators for specific projects; assists in developing a plan and methodology for process and outcome evaluations; and works as directed within DCFS and DHCFP to develop reports or relevant data summaries as needed.
Desired qualifications include: familiarity with and ability to work in a system that operates with system of care values and principles; prior employment or familiarity with State/County systems, including the K-12 education system and Nevada Medicaid; skilled in stakeholder engagement; experience with project management; experience with policy creation and oversight; deep understanding of evaluation methods; and a desire to support, expand, and optimize the delivery of school-based behavioral health services in Nevada. This is a full time position that will be located in Las Vegas. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! 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)
    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a social science or health related field, which included clinical intervention coursework, and three years of professional experience in a mental health or intellectual disability service delivery setting including work as a clinician and in program evaluation and/or program planning; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the master's degree level.
Special Notes
    Some positions require professional licensure, certification, and/or specialized experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    Applicants MUST hold a professional behavioral health license (Psychologist, MFT, LCSW or CPC).
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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 any experience with Medicaid including where the experience was gained.
2) Describe your experience directly providing behavioral health services including where the experience was gained.
3) Which board do you hold a professional license and how long have you held this license?
4) Do you have experience in the K-12 education system in Nevada or any other state? If so, please describe.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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