HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE
- Underfilling Psychiatric Caseworker I
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 30
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.
Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform duties below the journey level while receiving training for
advancement to an entry-level professional health/human services class.
This position is underfilling a Psychiatric Caseworker I and supports Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) in our West Charleston Clinic, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our Agency's mission is to help adults with mental illness improve their quality of life. Through a team approach, we provide innovative inpatient and outpatient mental health services for the Southern Nevada community.
Incumbent will be under direct the supervision of the Center Director and Qualified Mental health Professional (QMHP) assigned to the case. The position requires basic knowledge in crises intervention techniques; documenting client progress; assessing client needs; recommending available resources; case management practices and procedures; laws governing abuse and neglect of clients; treatment planning and implementation in conjunction with the QMHP and educating clients and families on issues of daily living. The incumbent will coordinate and obtain community services for clients; actively participate on the treatment team; assist QMHP in developing treatment plans; provide crisis intervention; utilize the recovery model with the QMHP in formulating individualized treatment plans that lead to self-sufficiency; and ensure compliance with Joint Commission and CMS standards, established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies.
This position has a work scheduled to be determined. Incumbents will be working an innovative variable schedule with overtime after 40 hours per week. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
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 social work, early childhood development, psychology, public health, special education, nursing, or other discipline directly related to the field in which the applicant is to be trained; OR two years of journey level technical or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained. (NOTE: some jobs strictly require a bachelor's degree).
Some series may strictly require at least a bachelor's degree to qualify. Only applicants who possess a bachelor's or higher degree may be considered qualified for this class.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Applicants must have a current Driver's License.
A pre-employment criminal background and fingerprint check is required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Additional Position Criteria
This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field.
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.