HEALTH CARE COORD 2-NURSE

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Oct 31, 2021
Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - HEALTH CARE FINANCING & POLICY

Business Unit: HR-HEALTH CARE FIN & POLICY

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 36

Salary Range: $53,598.96 - $79,719.84

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND

Phone: 775 684-0110

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) is recruiting for a Health Care Coordinator 2 - RN in Las Vegas, Nevada. Duties will fall primarily under the Facility Outreach and Community Integration Services (FOCIS) unit located at the Las Vegas Medicaid District Office. FOCIS is a program created by the State of Nevada in response to the Federal Olmstead Decision. This mandate requires that individuals residing in nursing facilities, hospitals, or rehabilitation centers, be given the opportunity to explore resources as an alternative to living within an institution.

Health Care Coordinators, within this unit, perform professional work related to Medicaid program operations which includes research, assessment, and care plan development in compliance with program policies and regulations. Health Care Coordinators are out in the field, meeting with recipients, or within travel up to 50%. Incumbents should possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with some training. DHCFP provides a supportive and team-based atmosphere that encourages flexibility and creative collaboration. It is our goal to provide quality health care services to low-income Nevadans in the most efficient, equitable, and cost containing manner possible. To be a part of this progressive and innovative team, apply today.

Under direction, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept. To view the full class specification visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-332spc(9).pdf

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 sick leave each year.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure as a Registered Nurse and one year of professional experience providing case management services in a social or health related field; OR one year of experience as a Health Care Coordinator I - Nurse in Nevada State service; OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

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.



Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.

This position requires the incumbent to travel over a wide geographic area, either by motor vehicle or air travel, including commuter planes.

Professional licensure as a registered nurse issued by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Travel at least 50% of the time is required.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Job Address

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