CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Mar 16, 2019
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $54,330 - $80,973 per yr

Job Description

Clinical Social Workers provide clinical services to clients/inmates in a residential, home, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, correctional or similar setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Lake's Crossing Center (LCC), a maximum security forensic facility/psychiatric hospital for Mentally Disordered Offenders, located in Sparks, Nevada is recruiting for a Clinical Social Worker II. The agency's primary focus of treatment is to provide competency evaluation and restoration for court ordered clients. The agency also provides treatment and monitors clients who are adjudicated Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity and non-restorable clients; who are committed to the Division by the courts. Duties include participating on a multidisciplinary treatment team, conducting psychoeducational groups, completing social history assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, coordinating and communicating with the courts and officers of the courts, and completing competency evaluations regarding misdemeanor level charges, for both inpatient and outpatient clients. The environment requires a high level of security awareness as well as the physical stamina or ability to deal with maladaptive and aggressive clients. Hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. However, hours may vary and include but not limited to on-call evenings and weekends duties, depending on the needs of the agency.
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 36057
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/21/2018
Recruiter:
ANGELICA GONZALEZ
Phone: (775)684-2213
Email: angonzalez@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.