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Job Title:  MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2: FERNLEY

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2 - 60036959
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

FERNLEY, NEVADA, US, 89408

Requisition Id:  9323

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2: FERNLEY - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Silver Springs, Lahontan, Fernley  

 

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 37 

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: GINA E. MICK 

Phone:  775 684-0107 

Email: gemick@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Rural Clinics (RC) is recruiting for a full-time Mental Health Counselor 2 position in Fernley, 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.  Incumbent must be licensed and/or working towards licensure and, once licensed, it must be maintained, without lapses, and be in good standing with applicable boards.  This clinic has been designated as a loan repayment site through the National Health Services Corps (NHSC), a program of the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA).  This position provides individual and group mental health therapy for persons who are mentally ill and/or emotionally disturbed.  Services include, but may not be limited to: completing a screening to determine eligibility for services, psychosocial assessment, and other assessment tools to determine treatment needs, treatment plan, and progress notes that document the appropriate course of treatment at the least restrictive level possible.  This position also works with the consumer and others to develop and monitor the treatment plan, including participation in team meetings and coordinating services among members of treatment team consumer support systems and community entities and evaluating treatment effectiveness.

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, social work or closely related academic field and two years of post-master\'s degree professional mental health counseling experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience at or above a Master's degree and experience as described above.

  • The incumbent must be actively working toward a valid professional counseling license (e.g., LMFT, LPC, LCSW) and/or have a current license as a condition of employment.  Once licensed, the incumbent must remain in good standing with their applicable board.

 

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 or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for 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 salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

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.

 


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