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State of Nevada QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST 2 in Nevada

QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST 2

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: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Aging & Disability Services

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

Job Class Code:

10.242

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 41606

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

01/06/2021

Close Date:

01/20/2021

Recruiter:

LISA

FRIEND

Phone: (775)684-0110

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 3 Days 17 Hrs 48 Mins

The Position

Quality Assurance Specialists design and implement a comprehensive quality assurance program encompassing clinical and related disciplines at a mental health hospital, residential care facility or community-based program or service for individuals with intellectual disabilities who may also have significant physical and/or mental health issues [problems], rehabilitation facility, or a clinic which provides outpatient medical and psychological services, or the medical system for the Department of Corrections.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Quality Assurance Specialist (QAS) II position is a multifaceted job that is involved with every aspect of agency Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) services. QAS II's are responsible for carrying out quality assurance and performance improvement activities to ensure services are provided in compliance with State and Federal regulations and Developmental Services (DS) Standards

Primary duties include: review all incident reports, restraint and denial reports, reports of denial of rights; conduct investigations of abuse, neglect and exploitation and ensure thorough and timely follow up for corrective actions;

review and analyze data to track, trend and address problems in a timely and thorough manner to correct and prevent health, safety and welfare issues; provide training and technical assistance to ICF employees and jobs and day training provider staff regarding QA strategies, rights of people served and required policies, including abuse, neglect and exploitation identification and reporting, incident reporting, and Person Directed Planning. 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 see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-100/

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 nursing, social work, human development, special education, health science, public health, or other behavioral or social science and two years of professional experience, which included one year of experience providing client services in a human services field and one year of experience performing program evaluation, quality assurance/improvement, and/or utilization review activities for a human services program; OR one year of experience as a Quality Assurance Specialist I in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education, above the Bachelor's degree level, 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.

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

This position has a 50% travel requirement.

Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for 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 your experience performing program evaluation, quality assurance/improvement, and/or utilization review activities for a human services program, including where the experience was gained.

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 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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