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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 1 - Rawson Neal Hospital
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.
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
Announcement Number: 35697
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/07/2018
Close Date: 04/18/2019
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@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.
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) is currently recruiting for Licensed Psychologist 1 positions. Licensed Psychologists at SNAMHS provide psychological testing, evaluation, counseling, developing behavioral intervention strategies, consultation, and group and individual psychotherapy in inpatient and outpatient settings. Incumbents will provide crisis intervention, help develop safety plan recommendations for patients, and conduct patient interviews. Positions are anticipated to be assigned to Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital. Work responsibilities are under the direction of the Licensed Psychologist 2 for SNAMHS. Psychologists are members of interdisciplinary treatment teams along with psychiatry, social services, nursing, and caseworkers. Incumbents will formulate individualized treatment plans and ensure compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations, and SNAMHS policies. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and/or competency in multiculturalism and human diversity standards of practice. Licensed Psychologists provide clinical supervision for trainees at all levels and serve on committees for SNAMHS. Licensed Psychologists will be involved in training doctoral interns placed at SNAMHS through the Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC). 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. Incumbents will work an innovative variable schedule and are exempt from overtime.
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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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