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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
TREATMENT HOME PROVIDER - Family Learning Homes/Part Time
APPROXIMATE HOURLY RATE -  $20.16 to  $29.64  PAY GRADE: 31
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, part 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: 10.148
Announcement Number: 36372
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/30/2019
Close Date: 02/13/2019
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Positions in this series provide care, training, and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24-hour/7-day a week treatment home setting.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for a Part Time Treatment Home Provider (THP) to be located in Reno, NV. The Family Learning Homes serve (FLH) children between 6 & 17 years of age. Youth served by FLH are designated as Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and have experienced multiple failed placements. Youth placed with FLH exhibit significant behavioral challenges including physical and verbal aggression, non-compliance, challenges to authority figures, school problems (academic and behavioral), peer and social difficulties, and family issues. THP's implement therapeutic interventions with youth and provide individual and group Basic Skills Training and Psychosocial Rehab Skills. THP's work with youth's families and provide parent training. THP's act as liaisons with schools and other providers. THP's are responsible for completing case management services with assigned youth including progress notes, treatment plans, and discharge summaries. THP's take the role of lead to be responsible for the home and youth care when a supervisor is not on duty. THP's possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency in the area of children's emotional and behavioral mental health sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. THP's are expected, with training, to demonstrate competency in managing clients during times of crisis and ensure the safety of all clients and staff using the Crisis Prevention and Response Training. THP's administer clients' prescribed medications according to policy. THP's provide a safe, clean, healthy home-like environment in compliance with Federal and State standards.
This is a part time position (20.24 hours) that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. Work on evenings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays is required. Must be able to provide up to full time (40 hours) and potentially overtime coverage for vacant positions and other employees' leave. A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. In addition, FLH is a licensed facility which requires all of its employees to be cleared through the Department of Family Service?s Licensing Department, which includes a separate FBI background check. Must have a valid Nevada driver's license and pass a drug screening. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of annual and sick leave, and no city, county, state or social security tax! *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

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 education, child development, psychology, counseling, social work, or closely related field and one year of experience in the care, training, and/or treatment of children or adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances; OR three years of experience in the care, training, and/or treatment of children or adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a residential treatment home or psychiatric hospital; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Must be able to pass Department of Family Services Specialized Foster Care Agency Staff clearance process.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) How did you hear about this job?
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
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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