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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 1 - Underfilling for Mental Health Technician 3 - Hawthorne
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $31,403.52 to  $45,142.56  PAY GRADE: 23
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: Hawthorne
Job Class Code: 10.366
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40405
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/30/2020
Close Date: 08/13/2020
Recruiter:
   JONI ABRAHAM
   Phone: (702)486-2900
   Email: jabraham@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 3 Days 4 Hrs 55 Mins
The Position
Mental Health Technicians supplement the work of mental health professionals, health specialists, and nursing staff in providing direct client care for clients in a mental health facility.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Rural Clinics (RC) is recruiting for a full-time Mental Health Technician in Hawthorne, NV. Rural Clinics provides an array or outpatient behavioral health services for both adults and children in 16 clinics in 12 counties 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. Any position that requires licensure to provide clinical services must be maintained, without lapses and be in good standing with subsequent boards.
The position provides Basic Skills rehabilitative mental health interventions under the direct and clinical supervision of a Qualified Mental Health Professional to restore mental health recipients to their highest level of functioning. The position documents all services provided on progress notes that are directly related to treatment goals in the Avatar electronic health record and provides positive reinforcement, modeling, operant conditioning and other training techniques under direct and clinical supervision. Additional duties include reporting significant behavioral and/or medical problems to the interdisciplinary team; participating in interdisciplinary team and/or community meetings. The clinic has been designed as a loan repayment site through the National Health Services Corps (NHSC), a program of the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA). 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. ***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)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience involving public contact which may have included providing care or guidance for children, elders or others; volunteer work in providing respite to caregivers; or leading youth groups; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position is located in Hawthorne.
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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