Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION
Business Unit: HR-ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Work Type: PERMANENT
*Pay Grade: GRADE 32
Salary Range: $45,142.56 - $66,628.08
Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time
Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND
Phone: 775 684-0110
Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is recruiting for multiple Health Care Coordinator 1 positions located at the Community Based Care Unit (CBC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to underfill Health Care Coordinator 2 positions. Progression to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.
Health Care Coordinators perform professional work related to program operations and auditing providers to ensure compliance with program policies and regulations. They evaluate individuals referred to the medical services program and provide ongoing case management services to Medicaid eligible clients; evaluate the need for medical services, treatment, equipment and supplies and authorize payment; screen individuals to determine appropriate level of care in nursing homes; review programs to ensure services are being provided in a cost effective manner; participate in program development by providing input on policies and procedures, forms, medical coverage and system enhancements.
ADSD positions assigned to the CBC ensure a coordinated support system to meet the needs of at-risk elderly and disabled persons by providing case management and essential services to recipients of CBC programs statewide to facilitate community integration and avoid institutionalization. Responsibilities include case management, assessment, eligibility determination, development, implementation, and oversight of the plan of care, home visits and documentation utilizing a web-based case management software system.
Based on the Governor's mandate, effective 8/15/21, any employee who has not received the COVID-19 vaccination, must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing. If not already vaccinated, some positions in ADSD require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination no later than November 1, 2021. If selected for interview, you will be notified of the requirements pertaining to the position.
ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and a positive working environment. The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development, and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children, and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible.
To view full class specifications, visit: http://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-332spc(9).pdf
- Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker or professional licensure or certification in a medical specialty applicable to the assignment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.
- A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
- Candidates must submit to background checks and fingerprinting upon appointment.
- Professional Licensure or certification as a social worker, nurse on in a medical specialty issued by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Nevada at the time of appointment. Incumbents must maintain professional licensure or certification in their specialty as a condition of continuing employment.
- This position is required to travel up to 50% of the time
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 salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.
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: