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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 2 - DCFS - Desert Willow Treatment Center - Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $54,329.76 to  $80,972.64  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.
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
Announcement Number: 34057
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/19/2018
Close Date: 07/19/2018
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Clinical Social Workers provide clinical services to clients/inmates in a residential, home, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, correctional or similar setting.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for a Clinical Social Worker 2 to be located in Las Vegas, NV at our Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC).
DWTC is a locked, 24-hour facility that provides intensive treatment intervention for up to twenty severely emotionally disturbed (SED) adolescents (ages 12 through 18). DWTC serves youths that are severely at-risk, many of whom have active suicidal and homicidal ideation and behavior. This position provides direct care services to patients on the acute unit at DWTC and coordinates admissions, psychosocial assessment, 90 day reviews, treatment plans. and individual and group therapy. This position is integral to the presentation of treatment and determines service needs and treatment planning and implementation. The Clinical Social Worker 2 position is critical to the operations of DWTC. Duties of this position are significant for the compliance with regulatory entities. This position works directly with the Senior Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Caseworker 2, Psychiatric Nurse 2, and Psychologist. This position is responsible for providing direct care services to patients, assists in all admissions, provides individual, group and family sessions, determines continued stay requirements in a hospital setting, is a major contributor in the Trans-disciplinary Treatment Team meetings, determines service needs and presenting problems and reviews treatment plan and progress with the patient, parent/guardian, and ensures clinical aspects of all discharge planning. The provision of these services are critical to patient care as it relates to ensuring comprehensive therapeutic care with the focus of integrating the patient back into the community.

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.
    Persons employed by a government agency on July 1, 1988 as a social worker, supervisor of social work or administrator of social work who were performing clinical social work duties, and who possess a license to practice as an associate in social work and who meet the experience requirements are eligible to compete in the selection process for this series.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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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