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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,718.32 to  $105,318.72  PAY GRADE: 44
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: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.170
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 29823
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/07/2016
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@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
Licensed Psychologists provide psychological testing, evaluation, psychotherapy, counseling, and consultation to clients or inmates in residential, inpatient and outpatient settings, at a mental health, intellectual disabilities, or correctional facility, or in other settings where psychological services are provided.
The State of Nevada offers 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! Nevada boasts not only exciting 24-hour cities, but recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts such as camping, boating, fishing and hiking with stunning mountain scenery and picturesque high desert splendor.
This Licensed Psychologist 1 position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of Health and Human Services at Desert Regional Center in Las Vegas. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, and friendly co-workers, and is a great place to work. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. Desert Regional Center (DRC) provides services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Seizure Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, etc. There are many opportunities for creative intervention at DRC depending on the psychologists particular areas of interest. The primary position duties will be to provide supportive clinical services in our Children's Unit. These services include behavioral consultations, direct clinical services, child advocacy, and updated psychological assessments as needed as well as clinical leadership in multidisciplinary meetings. Many of our youth with developmental disabilities have co-occurring mental illnesses requiring intensive and knowledgeable supports. Employees are called upon to exercise the highest ethical standards, accuracy, problem-solving, and resourcefulness and to be equipped with the ability to multi-task and exercise time-management. Competent employees have the opportunity to build meaningful careers as clinical psychologists with Nevada's experts in the field of Developmental Psychology.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    One year of post-doctoral experience in providing psychological services in an inpatient, outpatient or residential setting.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require work on evenings, weekends and holidays.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Requires 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 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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