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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2 - DHCFP/Carson City and Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,281.28 to  $76,170.24  PAY GRADE: 35
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: Health and Human Services
Division: Health Care Financing & Policy
Job Class Code: 12.318
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41741
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/26/2021
Close Date: 02/08/2021
Recruiter:
   GINA MICK
   Phone: (775)684-0107
   Email: gemick@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 recruitment is to fill multiple Social Services Program Specialist II vacancies within the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) Managed Care and Quality Assurance (MCQA) Unit, and may be used to fill vacancies in both Carson City and Las Vegas. This position assists with the responsibilities of the Quality Assurance and Improvement program and projects for Home and Community Based Services, 1915(i) State Plan, School Based Child Health Services and other Unit projects. The purpose of the position is to ensure that all federal and state quality requirements are met, that health, safety and welfare of Medicaid recipients are ensured, to ensure or improve the quality of long-term support systems, and that quality assurance activities result in collaborative, data driven system changes. The duties of this position require the application of state and/or federal laws, policies and procedures or guidelines in making compliance determinations along with extensive professional work product and preparation of detailed reports. Occasional travel is required. Heavy use of the Microsoft family of desktop software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel) is necessary to fulfill the positions requirements.
Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's landscape and activities 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 AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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 one year of professional experience providing social services to clients or program development and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and one year of professional experience providing medical assistance programs services or healthcare services to clients or program compliance and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist 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.
Skills Required
    Microsoft Office Suite
    Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft Word
    Microsoft Excel
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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