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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTAL COUNSELOR 2 - Part-time
APPROXIMATE HOURLY RATE -  $26.80 to  $39.94  PAY GRADE: 37
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, part time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.153
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39481
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/22/2020
Recruiter:
   GINA MICK
   Phone: (775)684-0107
   Email: gemick@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Psychological Developmental Counselors provide services in a clinic or community setting including standardized developmental assessments, individual and group intervention, counseling and service coordination for families with children who have, or may be at risk for, developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or related conditions.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Nevada Early Intervention Services, in Las Vegas. Psychological Developmental Counselors perform initial individual and team developmental evaluations and re-assessments; select, administer and score appropriate tests; interpret results and make recommendations to caregivers; prepare comprehensive reports and documentation according to established procedures and requirements; participate as a member of the treatment team in diagnostic staff meetings; and share information, discuss assessment/intervention results, and analyze treatment options in conjunction with other health care professionals such as physicians, speech pathologists, registered dietitians and others.
The incumbent will make specific treatment recommendations; counsel families regarding behavioral and grief issues; participate in the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) for assigned clients; provide consultation and training regarding psychological issues pertaining to child development and current policies and procedures to comply with statutory and ethical requirements; document treatment activities in written evaluations and on charts to comply with legal requirements and maintain adequate records; prepare information and documentation necessary for insurance billing; compile and report data related to services provided; participate in special projects and serve on committees as requested; and attend professional development seminars, workshops and conferences to maintain current knowledge of advancements in the areas of standardized testing and child development. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and promotes a positive work environment. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. Travel up to 50% may be required. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, education, or closely related field and two years of post-master's degree experience in providing standardized testing services, counseling and intervention in a rehabilitative, clinic, institutional or educational setting. One year of the required experience must have included performing developmental standardized testing of pre-school and/or school-age children; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the master's degree level.
Special Requirements
    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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A valid drivers license 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your experience performing developmental standardized testing of pre-school and/or school-age children including where the experience was gained.
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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