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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $73,956.96 to  $111,728.88  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: 35639
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/01/2018
Close Date: 11/27/2018
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 23 Hrs 1 Mins
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.
Licensed Psychologists in early intervention services work with children who have developmental disabilities and related conditions such as Autism, Seizures and Traumatic Brain Injury. This position will participate in Specialty Clinics such as the Autism Clinic and Craniofacial Clinic. This Licensed Psychologist (LP) I position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of Health and Human Services at Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) in Las Vegas, NV. ADSD provides a collegial atmosphere of innovative thinking and teamwork. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division 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. Work responsibilities include Autism diagnostics and comprehensive report writing which integrates the developmental history, observations and test results. Psychologists also provide consultations for children with behavioral issues and social emotional delays, as well as work in settings utilizing Person Centered Planning and the principals of Positive Behavior Supports. They oversee the development of contextually appropriate behavioral support plans to mitigate challenging behavior and participate in team and clinical meetings to review the status of children served. There is an expectation to provide community outreach to local pediatrician offices, universities and community behavioral agencies to support collaboration and continuity of care. In addition, this may also encompass sitting on a statewide commission or coalition to support stakeholder needs and state initiatives. There is also the expectation to provide parent training and counseling on a continuing basis in a group setting for families, and the incumbent must have at least one year of professional experience of training staff.
Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities abound including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are just a few of the reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays each year; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual leave and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. Aging and Disability Services Division is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

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.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience administering standardized diagnostic assessment tools for children from 0-5 years old is required.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) The selected candidate must be license eligible in the state of Nevada and have a temporary or permanent license to practice psychology in the State of Nevada at the time of appointment. Can you meet this requirement?
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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