Definition and Class Characteristics Interested in joining a fast-paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members? This position is located in Truckee at our Eastern Nevada County Office! The County of Nevada, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking to hire licensed therapists or registered interns! Our Behavioral Health Therapists provide the following support to community members:
- Provide assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, collateral/parent counseling.
- Provide crisis intervention, case management, and documentation of services.
- Screening potential clients on the phone.
Services are provided in consultation with the clinical team and regional partners and outside agencies. The work is always interesting and provides opportunities for collaborative, creative problem solving. We seek to hire individuals who are not only caring but also bring a sense of humor and fun at the right time.
The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English is required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designation must take and pass a Spanish bilingual proficiency examination, and will be eligible for a 5% bilingual differential in addition to the base pay
. Individuals who show patience, understanding, and caring in their dealings with others are highly valued. Other relevant personal traits include social skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to manage time effectively.Licenses and Certificates:
All levels : Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire.
Behavioral Health Therapist I and Behavioral Health Therapist II : Registration as an intern for licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners or meeting requirement as defined by the Board of Psychology to accrue hours of Supervised Professional Experience (SPE), or licensed in another State.
Behavioral Health Therapist - Licensed : Pursuant to Section 5600 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, must possess a valid California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Marriage, Family Therapist; or Psychologist (with an earned doctorate degree in psychology, educational psychology, education with a field of specialization in counseling psychology or education with a field of specialization in educational psychology); or, pursuant to Section 4999.20(a)(3)(A) of the Business and Professions Code, must possess a valid California license as a Professional Clinical Counselor.
This position is full-time and fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, a 457(b), Life Insurance, and an FSA. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff; partial telecommuting may be considered
! Individuals working in Truckee also receive a 10% differential pay in addition to the base pay.
Pay is based on licensure and experience. Individuals seeking hours for licensure will receive clinical supervision.
Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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