• State of Nevada
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • May 05, 2024
Full Time Project Management Public Health
  • Salary: $69,008.40 - $103,335.12 PAY GRADE: 39 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 46595 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 03/12/2024 Recruiter:
Phone: (775)684-0151
Email: 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.
The Position

Clinical Program Managers plan, organize, implement and direct one or more mental health, intellectual disabilities, and/or child development service delivery programs by establishing goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; monitoring and evaluating program performance; developing and monitoring budgets; integrating programs with other state and community services; and supervising clinical and administrative staff, typically including licensed Psychologists and/or subordinate supervisors of professional clinicians.

Clinical Program Manager I's work in a relatively small program or cluster of programs. The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Clinical Program Manager 1 at Desert Willow Treatment Center located in Las Vegas. Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC) is a 44 -bed psychiatric hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations that provides mental health treatment for children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years old. The facility is licensed by The Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance and is currently licensed for a 12-bed acute psychiatric care unit, an 8-bed pediatric RTC unit servicing 6-11-year-old patients, and two 12-bed RTC units servicing 12-17-year-old patients. DWTC's mission is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values, and ways of thinking through education, therapeutic treatment, and appropriate medical and mental health services. The Clinical Program Manager I (CPM I) is an integral member of the hospital's administrative team supervising the clinical staff and overseeing the admissions process. This position is the first line clinical manager and supervisor for the hospital clinicians, psychiatric caseworkers, and therapeutic recreational specialists. The CPM I oversee the provision of clinical care within the hospital. This includes policy and procedural reviews, internal peer audits, providing oversight to ensure the timely production of clinical documentation relevant to patient care, and ensuring compliance with the Health Care Quality and Compliance bureau, The Joint Commission, and Medicaid healthcare standards. The CPM I will work to ensure that all practices within the hospital are provisioned appropriately and adhere to the principles and values of the DCFS System of Care model.

The CPM I must demonstrate an ability to understand policy and procedures, participate in Court and court proceedings as applicable, the ability to orchestrate, monitor, and assign work activities as applicable to staff under their supervision, draft reports, letters, and documentation as required, provide census status updates to the CPM II/hospital administrator, facilitate the residential admission committee meetings, participate in all assigned continuous quality improvement team meetings chairing committees as applicable, participate as part of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of patient care, and provide hospital administrative support as applicable. The CPM I will also provide clinical supervision to clinical intern staff within DWTC. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, clinical social work, counseling, or a curriculum related to the option(s) identified, and three years of post-Master's degree professional experience in a human service delivery setting, one of which included supervision of professionals in the option(s) identified; OR a Doctoral degree (Ph.D or Psy.D) from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, clinical social work, counseling, or a curriculum related to the option(s) identified, and two years of experience as described above, one of which included supervision of professionals in the option(s) identified. Special Requirements A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. Proof of a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment. This position is required to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Additional Position Criteria This position requires the incumbent to be licensed as or able to be licensed in the State of Nevada as a fully licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Professional Counselor. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Are you designated as an intern supervisor by the Nevada State Board of Social Workers or by the Nevada State Board of Marriage & Family therapist and Clinical Professional Counselors?

2) Describe your experience supervising staff/employees.
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