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State of Nevada HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 - DPBH- Office of Analytics- Carson City in Nevada

HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1

  • DPBH- Office of Analytics- Carson City

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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Public and Behavioral Health

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:

10.237

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 41013

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

10/16/2020

Close Date:

10/29/2020

Recruiter:

KARA

SULLIVAN

Phone: (775)684-0133

Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 3 Days 2 Hrs 36 Mins

The Position

Health Program Specialists plan, develop, implement and evaluate health services and activities; develop goals, objectives, program requirements and procedures; provide technical information regarding specialized health related conditions; and participate and provide support to various committees, advisory boards and other work groups.

This position is within the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Office of Analytics and is located in Carson City. This recruitment is for a Health Program Specialist I, who serves as the main data position in a fast-paced work environment for the state funded substance use treatment facilities. This position is responsible for technical assistance with treatment provides, managing the data, and using SAS or analytic software programming and statistical methods to complete analyses on substance use and other assigned data (e.g. BRFSS). This position requires the demonstrated use of statistical methods and programs utilizing SAS or similar analytic software. This position may require travel both in and out of state up to 25%.

Nevada's beautiful landscape and diverse activities are a few reasons to live and work in the Silver State! State employment 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. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada.

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 a health science, behavioral science or closely related field applicable to the program area and two years of health-related experience which included at least two of the following areas: researching, collecting and analyzing data and statistics, developing objectives, protocols and procedures; providing health education services to target groups or the general public; evaluating program effectiveness and accomplishment of desired outcomes to meet agency, federal or other standards and guidelines; providing prevention, identification or treatment services to individuals or populations who have been diagnosed or are at risk of contracting life and health threatening diseases and/or conditions; and/or investigation and prevention of communicable or chronic diseases; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Notes

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

Special Requirements

This position requires a valid driver's license at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Additional Position Criteria

Experience in SAS or a comparable analytic software and/or programming language (STATA, R, SQL, etc.) is required.

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.

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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