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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 2 - DCFS - Mobile Crisis - Reno
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,474.40 to  $65,751.12  PAY GRADE: 33
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: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.185
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33725
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/12/2018
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@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
Psychiatric Caseworkers monitor the treatment and progress of mentally ill or developmentally disabled clients, perform day treatment and psychosocial rehabilitation activities, and coordinate discharge and aftercare services, in an outpatient, inpatient, clinic, residential, treatment center, client's home and other community settings.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for a Psychiatric Caseworker II for our Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT), located in the Reno, Nevada. Psychiatric Caseworkers within Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) program provide short term case management and educational services linking families to appropriate resources, monitoring those services to insure that families are appropriately connected to the services that they need. DCFS psychiatric caseworkers complete crisis needs assessments, develop individualized treatment plan goals, and collaborate with agencies in the community to serve youth and families. Psychiatric case workers work within a team of themselves and a clinician. The Mobile Crisis Response Team triages calls from the community, responds in teams to children and adolescents in acute psychiatric and behavioral crisis in the community. Responses can take place in emergency departments, schools, homes and other community settings. This recruitment is intended to fill a variable work schedule. Some shifts are four 10 hour shifts, while others are a more traditional 8 hour shift with later hours.
This is a full time position that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. There is also a requirement to volunteer for some on-call shift coverage. 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field and two years of experience in a mental health or intellectual disabilities setting, one year of which must have included professional casework experience providing psychosocial rehabilitation services for a caseload consisting predominantly of individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities; OR one year as a Psychiatric Caseworker I in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the bachelor's degree level.
Special Requirements
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required and is a condition of continuing employment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A valid driver's license is required at the 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.
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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