MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 01, 2024
Full Time Human and Social Services Legal Services Public Health
  • Salary: $70,282.08 - $104,713.20 PAY GRADE: 37 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 47596 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 05/31/2024 Recruiter:
VICTORIA SHEEHAN
Phone: (775)684-0133
Email: torisheehan@admin.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.
The Position

Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, community and home based services, and behavioral and human services to mentally ill, developmentally disabled and/or emotionally disturbed clients in an outpatient, residential, community or similar setting.

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

This recruitment will be used to address current and future vacancies as they appear at High Desert State Prison (HDSP), Southern Desert Correctional Center (SDCC); both located in Indian Springs, Nevada; as well as, Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center (FMWCC), located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Incumbents evaluate inmates' mental health status and behavior for clinical needs; and make appropriate referrals. Conduct appraisals and assessments through a variety of interviews, personal observations, and communications with clinicians. Conduct or participate in treatment planning by attending treatment team meetings in which client goals are determined and appropriate strategies and plans are developed and modified as necessary. Coordinate and integrate services among members of treatment of team; monitor treatment plans and determine effectiveness. 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (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. Special Requirements Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required. A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Moderate travel is required. A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment. 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. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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