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Principal Quality Management Specialist - Licensed, Napa, CA

Organization: County of Napa
Category: Professional
Location: Napa, CA
Date Job Posted: January 10, 2023
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Napa County is seeking applicants for a Principal Quality Management Specialist – Licensed.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Department. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

This position does not provide direct services, although, in monitoring the delivery of services provided, the position may have client contact. The incumbent is assigned to the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Agency and is responsible for the review of various services provided by the Health, Alcohol and Drug, Mental Health, and/or Social Services programs. This classification is distinguished from the Senior QM Specialist in that case reviews performed by the Principal QM Specialist - Licensed are primarily clinical in nature and of greater complexity. The Principal QM Specialist - Licensed is responsible for obtaining and reviewing data, including but not limited to charts, electronic records or other client files, reviewing and applying relevant audit criteria, analyzing the data, making findings, recommending action plans and preparing reports for management. Incumbents may review the work of program supervisors as well as line staff, and are part of a collaborative resolution process with management, supervisors and line staff. Incumbents may also be responsible for reviewing program eligibility determinations and verifying accuracy in applying various rules and regulations relating to conditions of participation and/or reimbursement; and perform other specialized analytical duties as assigned.


To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess a combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is:


A Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Nursing, or a closely related field



Four years of full-time experience performing mental health, alcohol, and drug or public health case work duties, with at least one year of experience performing in a lead capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in a supervisory capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field.

License or Certificate:*

Possession of one of the following valid licenses issued by the State of California is required: Physician; License Psychologist; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; or a Registered Nurse.


$118,747.20 - $142,313.60 Annually

For more information and to apply, please visit our website at Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the vacancy is filled.

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