State of Nevada CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 2 - DESERT WILLOW TREATMENT CENTER in Nevada
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 2
- DESERT WILLOW TREATMENT CENTER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 41199
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 0 Days 16 Hrs 20 Mins
Clinical Social Workers provide clinical services to clients/inmates in a residential, home, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, correctional or similar setting.
The Nevada Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Clinical Social Worker 2 to be located at Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. DWTC is a locked, 24-hour inpatient facility that provides intensive treatment intervention for up to thirty-two severely emotionally disturbed (SED) adolescents (ages 12 through 17). DWTC serves youths that are severely at-risk, many of whom have active suicidal and homicidal ideation and behavior. This position provides direct care services to patients on the acute unit at DWTC and coordinates admissions, psychosocial assessment, 90-day reviews, treatment plans, CAFAS, and individual and group therapy. This position is integral to the presentation of treatment and determines service needs and treatment planning and implementation.
The Clinical Social Worker 2 position is critical to the operations of Desert Willow Treatment Center. Duties of this position are significant for the compliance with regulatory entities. This position works directly with the Senior Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Caseworker II, Psychiatric Nurse II, and Psychologist. This position is responsible for providing direct care services to patients; assisting in all admissions; providing individual, group, and family sessions; determining continued stay requirements in a hospital setting; is a major contributor in the Trans-disciplinary Treatment Team meetings; determines service needs and presenting problems, reviews treatment plan and progress with the patient and parent/guardian, and ensures clinical aspects of all discharge planning. The provision of these services are critical to patient care as it relates to ensuring comprehensive therapeutic care with the focus of integrating the patient back into the community.
The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and sick leave each year, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state, or social security tax! 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.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
Incumbents must obtain and maintain licensure or provisional licensure to engage in social work as a Clinical Social Worker or associate in social work in accordance with NRS Chapter 641B and the regulations adopted by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
Persons employed by a government agency on July 1, 1988 as a social worker, supervisor of social work or administrator of social work who were performing clinical social work duties, and who possess a license to practice as an associate in social work and who meet the experience requirements are eligible to compete in the selection process for this series.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
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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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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