The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries. Please be advise looking to fill at Level I or Level II apply for level interested in.
OSDH is seeking a full time Behavioral Health Clinician II providing support to Carter County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34003988) in state government, located in Carter, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet
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The annual salary for this position is up to $50,549.00 based on education and experience. Position Description:
Performs psychological services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions that impact functioning of children and families in homes and daycares. We educate caregivers and demonstrate the activities that would be specific to their child's educational and therapeutic needs while performing ongoing assessment and therapy plans. Mental health treatment is based on the established research in the field and identified as effective for disruptive behavior difficulties, trauma recovery, biologically based conditions such as anxiety and mood conditions. This position is necessary to complete the Child Guidance staffing pattern and implement behavioral, developmental, and/or communication services to children birth to age 13. Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. BASIC PURPOSE
Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing professional work in the administration and interpretation of standardized cognitive, affective and behavioral tests and providing clinical services in a state agency, institution, mental health facility or clinic. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS
The Behavioral Health Clinician job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others. Level II:
This is the career level where incumbents are newly licensed or license eligible and perform advanced level professional work administering and interpreting cognitive, affective and behavioral tests, assigning diagnoses, providing treatment related services. There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this level, but training and assistance may be provided to less experienced professional or technical staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in psychology, counseling, human relations, clinical/direct practice social work, or a closely related field which must have included one semester of at least three hundred hours of applied clinical practicum in psychology or counseling plus one year post-master's experience providing professional counseling services and applicant must be license eligible and working towards licensure. NOTE:
License must be obtained within 18 months of employment. NOTES NOTES/ REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion
Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous