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Job Title:  HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR 2

HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR 2 - 60030879
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102

Requisition Id:  9775

HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  

 

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 34 

Salary Range: $49,151.52 - $72,871.20 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

This opening is for a Health Care Coordinator 2 within the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) District Office in Las Vegas NV.  Health Care Coordinators (HCC's) 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 and participate in program development. Health Care Coordinators in this position use multiple databases to research recipient data, eligibility information, and computer system interface issues. 
This position's duties will fall primarily under the Facility Outreach and Community Integration Services (FOCIS)/Money Follows the Person (MFP) 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. 
This position will assist walk-ins in the District Office lobbies to provide the recipient information regarding benefits and to troubleshoot complicated access to care issues. 

Travel requirements in the field are less that 50% of the time. 

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 3 weeks of sick leave each year. DHCFP 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, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensure as a Social Worker or professional licensure or certification in a medical specialty applicable to the assignment, 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 in Nevada State service; OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

The Examination

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.

 

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.
  • This position has a 50% travel requirement.
  • Professional licensure or certification as a social worker, nurse or in a medical specialty issued by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment. Incumbents must maintain professional licensure or certification in their specialty as a condition of continuing employment.
  • This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

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.

 


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