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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT - Underfill for a Licensed Psychologist 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $64,686.24 to  $97,238.16  PAY GRADE: 41
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.171
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 36132
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/07/2019
Close Date: 01/29/2019
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@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.
Under the direct clinical supervision of a Licensed Psychologist, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept in a trainee capacity. Incumbents may be automatically progressed to Licensed Psychologist I upon receipt of licensure as a psychologist in the State of Nevada.*** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
The Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Rural Clinics, is recruiting for a Licensed Psychologist 1 position. Rural Clinics provides an array of outpatient behavioral health services for both children and adults in 16 clinics across Rural Nevada. Services are generally provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Services assist individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and recovery. Services include screening and assessments using standardized techniques to determine client eligibility for services and appropriate course of treatment at the least restrictive level possible. This position is based in Carson City. This position may provide coverage to other clinics throughout the agency, either in person or through telehealth. This position serves as a direct care provider of psychotherapy services to adults and/or children and adolescents and their families; psychological testing/assessments; and consultation to other providers within the agency. Licensed Psychologists are expected to assume a leadership role within the agency and may be asked to perform other services, including program development, research, and evaluation. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and/or competency in multiculturalism and human diversity standards of practice. In addition, this position may be asked to provide training to behavioral health trainees within the agency. The Division of Public and Behavioral Health provides unique opportunities to provide psychological services to smaller communities. Position requires that registration to provide clinical services be maintained, without lapses. Duties are performed in accordance with requirements of the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. This clinic has been designated as a loan repayment site through the National Health Services Corps (NHSC), a program of Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA).

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    An active doctoral psychology internship agreement and/or a certificate of successful completion of a doctoral psychology internship program is required at the time of application.
Special Notes
    Psychological Assistant's must have a Doctorate in Psychology and approval as a Registered Psychological Assistant by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners at the time of appointment.
Special Requirements
    Psychological Assistants must be approved as a Registered Psychological Assistant by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners at the time of appointment and must remain in good standing with the Board 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.
    A valid Nevada driver's license or equivalent mobility 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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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