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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $57,503.52 to  $86,109.12  PAY GRADE: 39
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Winnemucca
Job Class Code: 10.138
Announcement Number: 31548
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/25/2017
Close Date: 11/30/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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.
The Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Rural Clinics is looking for a Mental Health Counselor III in Humboldt County, NV. This position will oversee two outpatient behavioral clinics in Winnemucca and Lovelock. Some of the duties include managing multifaceted program components and activities; allocating staff resources; ensuring compliance with applicable laws, licensure and funding requirements; implementing admission and discharge criteria; monitoring and evaluating service delivery and fiscal performance; coordinating program services with courts, law enforcement, school districts, universities, other state and governmental agencies, community groups; supervising professional, technical and clerical staff; conducting clinical team meetings; providing staff trainings; and providing individual, family and group counseling and consultative services. This is a perfect opportunity to grow as a supervisor, manager, and clinician. Rural Clinics is comprised of 16 outpatient behavioral health outpatient clinics located throughout rural Nevada. We provide a continuum rehabilitative services (e.g., targeted case management, basic skills training, psychosocial rehabilitation, therapy, testing, jail diversion, and children's programs, crisis intervention) to both children and adults. We operate in close partnership with multiple private and public programs and agencies. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. Winnemucca is located in Humboldt County with a population of about 16,000. The community offers most of the amenities you would find in a much larger community. Winnemucca is located on Interstate 80 and allows travel to larger communities such as Sacramento, Reno, Elko, and Salt Lake. This is a dynamic opportunity to join a team of highly motivated professionals and advance your professional talents and career. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

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 three 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 Notes
    Some positions require specialized training and experience working with specific client populations.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    Licensure or certification as a Mental Health Counselor, Certified Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, or Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor issued by the appropriate licensing or certification authority is required at time of appointment and as a condition of 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.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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