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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 1 - Rawson Neal Hospital
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $76,170.24 to  $115,090.56  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: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.170
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 37555
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/27/2019
Close Date: 09/18/2019
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) is currently recruiting for Licensed Psychologist 1 positions. Incumbents will provide crisis intervention, help develop safety plan recommendations for patients, and conduct patient interviews. SNAMHS is an exciting place to work with emphasis on utilizing the recovery model, developing innovative programs, increasing consumer and family involvement, educating the public through a variety of activities, and implementing a best practices clinical program. 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. Some of the valuable services we provide include Psychiatric Emergency Services, Inpatient Services, Mobile Crisis, Outpatient Counseling, Service Coordination, Intensive Service Coordination, Medication Clinic, Residential Support Programs, Mental Health Court, and Consumer Advocacy and Programs for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) teams. SNAMHS is accredited by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). At SNAMHS, psychologists are members of interdisciplinary treatment teams along with psychiatry, social services, nursing, and caseworkers. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and/or competency in multiculturalism and human diversity standards of practice. Licensed Psychologists may provide clinical supervision for trainees at all levels and serve on committees for SNAMHS. Licensed Psychologists may be involved in training doctoral interns placed at SNAMHS through the Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC), an American Psychological Association accredited internship training program. 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. Work responsibilities are under the direction of the Licensed Psychologist 2 for SNAMHS. Psychologists are active members of interdisciplinary treatment teams along with psychiatry, social services, nursing, and caseworkers. Incumbents will formulate individualized behavioral plans and token economy programs, conduct psychological assessments, conduct risk assessments, assist in crisis intervention, and provide group and individual psychotherapy. All incumbents will work an innovative variable schedule and are exempt from overtime.
As a condition for continued employment, incumbents must complete and maintain all position and agency required trainings and certifications, including respirator fit testing and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training, which the agency provides. Incumbents must possess and maintain a current Nevada Driver's License. Psychologists ensure compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations, and SNAMHS policies. SNAMHS provides excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension-based retirement program, 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. Employment at SNAMHS meets eligibility requirements to apply for the federal student loan forgiveness program after 10 years of employment and payments on loans. *Through a career with SNAMHS, you can help improve the lives of others in our community.*

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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) How did you hear about this position?
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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