Quality Improvement Specialist
State of Montana - Bozeman, MT

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Position Title:
Quality Improvement Specialist
*Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.

Listing Number: 11142-1310A &
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State Agency:
Public Health and Human Services
Human Resources P.O. Box 4210
Helena , MT 59604
Phone: (406)444-3136
Fax: (406)444-0262
TTY: (406)444-2590
E-mail: hhsea@mt.gov

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Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent


Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Public Health and Human Services

Developmental Services

Developmental Disabilities Community Services



State Application Required:

$16.15 - $20.19

Salary Unit:

Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications and internal equity.

Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Special Information: Are you a caring individual with experience working with people with disabilities? Here is your chance to make an impact with your career. Apply for the Quality Improvement Specialist with the Department of Public Health and Human Services . We are looking for employees who can help us to provide services to promote healthy people, healthy communities.

For this position we offer yearly benefits , which include:
  • A contribution of $8,796/year towards health, life, dental, and optional vision insurance;
  • Choice between two defined retirement benefit plans and an optional 457(b) deferred compensation;
  • Fifteen days paid vacation, twelve days sick leave, and ten paid holidays.

There will be periods of scheduled and unscheduled in-state travel to visit provider agencies.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:
Criminal History Background Check
Duties: This position performs quality assurance activities for services provided to persons with developmental disabilities including visits to residential group homes, individual residences and day service locations. Other responsibilities include: 1) Conducting on-site visits to ensure health, safety, and quality of life for service recipients; 2) Monitoring trends in incident management reports to prevent future occurrences; 3) Conducting screenings to select individuals for waiver service opportunities.

Competencies: Required for the first day of work:
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities resources and services.
  • Knowledge of group mediation and problem resolution.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships by using tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to operate personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, including using spreadsheets, word processing, database, email, internet, and other computer programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, human services, special education or other education degree.
  • Three years experience providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Other equivalent combinations of related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Prefer education and experience with Applied Behavior Analysis.
Supplemental Questions:

Your answer must be specific regarding dates and employers. If this supplement is used as a screening tool, your answer may be rated on months or years of employment. No reference will be made back to your state application.

  • Please outline your experience in applying or teaching the principles of applied behavioral analysis, in particular as it relates to the provision of services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Be specific as to dates, job titles and duties.
  • Please outline your work experience in monitoring and evaluating the quality of the delivery of services to children and/or adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Include specific dates, types of services monitored or evaluated, and supervision received.

  • Additional Materials Required: None Required

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