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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 1 - Rural Clinics- Underfilling for Psychiatric Caseworker 2 - ELKO and BATTLE MOUNTAIN
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,346.88 to  $63,746.64  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Job Class Code: 10.186
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41251
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/20/2020
Close Date: 12/04/2020
Recruiter:
   ANA MARIA ORNELLAS
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 10 Days 7 Hrs 14 Mins
The Position
Psychiatric Caseworkers monitor the treatment and progress of mentally ill or developmentally disabled clients, perform day treatment and psychosocial rehabilitation activities, and coordinate discharge and aftercare services, in an outpatient, inpatient, clinic, residential, treatment center, client's home and other community settings.
The Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH), Rural Clinics is recruiting for a Psychiatric Case Worker 1 positions in Elko and Battle Mountain. This is an underfill for a Psychiatric Caseworker 2. Rural Clinics provides an array of 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. This position assesses people's needs for any medical, educational, social or other services which can include vocational, financial (work), transportation and housing; monitors consumer and provider progress on care plan goals; referring consumer to appropriate services according to the plan of care in accordance with the State Medicaid Services Manual Chapter 2500 and with state laws, Division policies and agency procedures. This position understands housing/residential requirements, both at a state and federal level, and participates in meetings at the agency and clinic levels. This position also provides Rehabilitative Mental Health (RMH) services, such as Basic Skills Training (BST) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) services as prescribed through licensed personnel and in accordance with the State Medicaid Services Manual Chapter 400.
Nevada's beautiful landscape and diverse activities are a few reasons to live and work in the Silver State! State employment benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field and one year of experience assisting professionals in providing direct client care and implementing treatment and/or service/care coordination plans for individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the bachelor's degree level.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and 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 fingerprinting.
Additional Position Criteria
    These positions are located in Elko and Battle Mountain.
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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