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Job Title:  MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 1 - UNDERFILL

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 1 - 60036957
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

YERINGTON, NEVADA, US, 89447

Requisition Id:  8698

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 1 - UNDERFILL - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Yerington  

 

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 35 

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Rural Clinics (RC) is recruiting for a full time Mental Health Counselor 1 as an underfill as for a Mental Health Counselor 2 in our Yerington, 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.  Any position that requires licensure to provide clinical services must be maintained, without lapses and be in good standing with subsequent 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 counseling, case management, and other direct clinical interventions/services for people who are mentally ill and emotionally disturbed. Services include screening and assessments using standardized techniques to determine client eligibility for services and 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; OR an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience at or above a master's degree and experience as described above.

  • The incumbent, including those hired into a position as an underfill, 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 agency will provide supervision for the licensure. 

 

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

This position requires 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 fingerprinting.

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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