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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 1

Company: State of Nevada
Location: Pahrump
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Division: DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Business Unit: HR-HHS DPBH RURAL CLINICS Work Type: PERMANENT Salary Range: $31,403.52 - $45,142.56Recruiter: JONI M ABRAHAM Phone: 702 486-2900 Email: jabraham@admin.nv.gov Position Description The Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Rural Clinics (RC) is recruiting for a full-time Mental Health Technician in Pahrump. 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. Any position that requires licensure to provide clinical services must be maintained, without lapses and be in good standing with subsequent boards. This is an underfill for the Mental Health Technician 3 level and the incumbent will be auto progressed upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the higher level and with the appointing authority's approval.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).***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 see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0// 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 as described above. 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. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled drugs. Some positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Some applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and be free of active tuberculosis. Positions require CPR certification as a condition of continuing employment. 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.Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Keywords: State of Nevada, Las Vegas , MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 1, Healthcare , Pahrump, Nevada

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