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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 2 - DCFS- DESERT WILLOW TREATMENT CENTER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,197.76 to  $76,316.40  PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.144
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 28853
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/01/2016
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@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
Clinical Social Workers provide clinical services to clients/inmates in a residential, home, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, correctional or similar setting.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) has Clinical Social Worker II opportunities at our Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC) located in Las Vegas, NV. DWTC is a 58-bed youth hospital accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations that provides mental health treatment for children age 12 to 17. DWTC serves children that are severely at-risk, many of whom have active suicidal and homicidal ideation, and serves those with maladaptive sexual behaviors. The Clinical Social Worker II is an essential participant on the Trans-disciplinary Treatment Team with the Senior Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Caseworker II, Psychiatric Nurse II, and Psychologist. These positions are integral to the presentation of treatment, and determining service needs and treatment planning. Responsibilities include providing direct care services to patients on the acute and residential units at DWTC; coordinate admissions; psychosocial assessments, 90 day reviews and treatment plans; conducting individual, family and group therapy.
These positions are full time with an anticipated work schedule of Monday- Friday 8 am - 5pm, that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS also encourages education by providing on-going trainings and paid release time for staff to obtain CEU's. Some positions may also be eligible for an additional 5% Shift Differential pay. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families! More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
Special Notes
    Incumbents must obtain and maintain licensure or provisional licensure to engage in social work as a Clinical Social Worker or associate in social work in accordance with NRS Chapter 641B and the regulations adopted by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of 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.
Additional Position Experience
    Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by Nevada Board of Examiners of Social Workers at the time of appointment is required, can you meet this requirement?
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
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
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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