Salary: $45,811 - $67,714 per yr
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. This position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Rural Regional Center (RRC) in Elko or Winnemucca, NV depending on the right candidate. If you are interested in working in Elko, please apply for recruitment 37281. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and provides 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. The incumbent will be under-filling a Quality Assurance Specialist II position and will be auto-progressed to the next level in the series upon meeting the minimum qualifications and upon Appointing Authority approval. The Quality Assurance Specialist (QAS) 2 position is a multifaceted job that is involved with every aspect of agency services. QAS2s 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 for Service Provision. The position requires significant interaction with our community provider network. The position provides opportunity to directly participate in development of policy and state regulations governing service delivery. QA Specialists work closely as a unit, both locally and as a statewide team, to promote consistency in application of policy and service standards. Nevada offers recreation 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. ADSD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity.
Announcement Number: 37286
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.