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Quality Assurance Coordinator
Agency: Rehabilitation Services
Office: Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Section: Program Planning and Development
Date Posted: 01/23/2018
Posting Expires: 01/29/2018
The Quality Assurance Coordinator is responsible for planning and directing the quality assurance program for an agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, making hire or termination recommendations, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Evaluates program services and identifies areas in need of improvement and submits programs to superiors or committee for approval. Provides technical assistance to agency personnel on quality assurance by conducting team training sessions in audit methodology and procedures. Conducts audits, reviews staff reports of audit findings, and investigates reasons for problems, errors, or lack of quality of services. Attends various meetings regarding quality assurance and serves as a liaison with other state, regional, and national agencies and groups concerning related programs. Compiles information and recommendations into various program reports and presents to the Quality Assurance Committee for review. Develops and modifies agency-wide policies, procedures, and standards related to quality assurance programs and ensures program compliance with state and federal laws and guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of quality assurance procedures or programs. Knowledge of state and federal laws and agency standards concerning quality assurance. Ability to communicate information and provide technical assistance to agencies regarding quality assurance. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information and prepare reports. Ability to interpret state and federal laws and regulations and agency standards concerning quality assurance. Ability to conduct audits of agencies' operations, investigate problems, and gauge quality of service. Ability to utilize computer software and applications.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in health administration, human services, or related field; plus four years of experience in health care management or planning, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Prefer someone with experience as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, vocational rehabilitation program assistant, or direct service provider to individuals with disabilities. Applicants experienced with vocational rehabilitation programs and services, including services provided by Community Rehabilitation Programs and Supported Employment Providers. Also have one year of investigative skills.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted. The application must be received before 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation (6%) in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.
Job Details
Position No.: 22081967
Class Code: X062C
Grade: GS08
Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: North Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Sheronda Hall
Phone: 501-682-2392
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