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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
TREATMENT HOME PROVIDER - PRTF Enterprise - Reno
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 in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.148
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41650
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/20/2021
Close Date: 02/03/2021
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Positions in this series provide care, training, and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24-hour/7-day a week treatment home setting.
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Treatment Home Provider (THP) to be located in Reno. This position provides care, training and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24 hour/7 day a week treatment home setting. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) - Enterprise serves children between 6 - 17 years of age. Youth served by PRTF-Enterprise are designated as Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and have an Axis I diagnosis. Youth placed at PRTF-Enterprise exhibit significant behavioral challenges including physical and verbal aggression, non-compliance, challenges to authority figures, school problems (academic and behavioral), peer and social difficulties, and family issues.
THP's implement therapeutic interventions with youth and provide individual and group Basic Skills Training and Psychosocial Rehab Skills; work with youth's families and provide parent training; act as liaisons with schools and other providers; are responsible for completing case management services with assigned youth including progress notes and individualized plans; and take the role of lead to be responsible for the home and youth care when a supervisor is not on duty. THP's possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency in the area of children's emotional and behavioral mental health sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. THP's are expected, with training, to demonstrate competency in managing youth during times of crisis and ensure the safety of all youth and staff using the Crisis Prevention and Response Training. THP's provide a safe, clean, healthy home-like environment in compliance with Federal and State standards. 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 education, child development, psychology, counseling, social work, or closely related field and one year of experience in the care, training, and/or treatment of children or adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances; OR three years of experience in the care, training, and/or treatment of children or adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a residential treatment home or psychiatric hospital; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Working on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    As a condition of employment, pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety.  Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
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

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