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Job Title:  PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 2

PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 2 - 60036942
Posting Close Date:  8/6/2021
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706

Requisition Id:  2982

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 

Business Unit: HR-HHS DPBH RURAL CLINICS 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS 

Phone:  775 684-0151 

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

The Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Rural Clinics (RC) is recruiting for a Psychiatric Case Worker 2 position located in Carson.  The incumbent will also serve people in Panaca, NV.  Rural Clinics provides an array of outpatient behavioral health services for both adults and children in 16 clinics in 12 counties across Rural Nevada.  Services are generally provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Services assist individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and recovery. 

 

This position assesses people's needs for any medical, educational, social or other services which can include vocational, financial (work), transportation and housing; monitors consumer and provider progress on care plan goals; referring consumers to appropriate services according to the plan of care in accordance with the State Medicaid Services Manual Chapter 2500 and with state laws, Division policies and agency procedures.   This position understands housing/residential requirements, both at a state and federal level, and participates in meetings at the agency and clinic levels.  This position also provides Rehabilitative Mental Health (RMH) services, such as Basic Skills Training (BST) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) services as prescribed through licensed personnel and in accordance with the State Medicaid Services Manual Chapter 400.

 

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field and two years of experience in a mental health or intellectual disabilities setting, one year of which must have included professional casework experience providing psychosocial rehabilitation services for a caseload consisting predominantly of individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities; OR one year as a Psychiatric Caseworker I in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the bachelor's degree level.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.

 

Special Requirements

  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno