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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 1 - SNAMHS - East Las Vegas Clinic
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $71,806.32 to  $108,471.60  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: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.170
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33192
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/26/2017
Close Date: 06/15/2018
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) is currently recruiting for Licensed Psychologist I positions. These positions are anticipated to be assigned to the East Las Vegas Clinic and serve to support outpatient forensic clients in various programs such as Mental Health Court, Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Work responsibilities are under the direction of the Licensed Psychologist II for SNAMHS and include providing psychological assessment and consultations, developing behavioral intervention strategies, and group and individual psychotherapy. Incumbents will provide crisis intervention, help develop safety plan recommendations for patients, and conduct patient interviews. Psychologists are members of interdisciplinary treatment teams along with psychiatry, social services, nursing, and caseworkers. Incumbents will use the recovery model, formulate individualized treatment plans and ensure compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies. Licensed Psychologists provide clinical supervision for trainees at all levels and serve on committees for SNAMHS. Licensed Psychologists must possess current licensure as a Psychologist issued by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners at the time of appointment and maintain licensure as a condition of employment. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required.
Incumbents will work an innovative variable schedule and are exempt from overtime. East Las Vegas Clinic is a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment site. Additionally, employment with the State meets eligibility requirements to apply for the federal student loan forgiveness program after 10 years of employment and payments on loans. SNAMHS' mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. We provide an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System, accrual of 15 days of annual leave and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax. SNAMHS provides continual on-going training and education to our staff, including paid release time for attending trainings and the availability of on-site CEUs.

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
    Licensed Psychologist I's and Licensed Psychologist II's must possess current licensure as a Psychologist issued by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners at the time of appointment and maintain licensure 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.
    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 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
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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

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