CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER 1

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 24, 2021
Human and Social Services Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Business Unit: HR-SO NEV ADULT MENTAL HEALTH

Work Type: PERMANENT

*Pay Grade: GRADE 35

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS

Phone: 775 684-0151

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

This position supports Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services, Counseling Unit, located at 1785 E Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada. Our Agency's mission is to help adults with mental illness improve their quality of life. We are accredited by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS.) The position may be assigned to any work location, based upon client's needs.

Clinical Social Workers perform client evaluations and assessments through interviews with families and friends and review of medical records including social, developmental, and medical history. Incumbents will perform crisis interventions; follow established protocols and policy in order to protect clients, staff, family, and others potentially at risk due to client behavior; and recommend and complete documentation for voluntary and involuntary hospitalization. Duties include overseeing the delivery of professional services, responsibility for staff coverage, space and equipment needs, budget development and monitoring, developing policies and procedures, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, program guidelines, and agency policy. In addition, incumbents will participate in treatment planning and implementation by attending treatment team meetings, case conferences, or client sessions; report direct observations regarding client progress and recommend changes in the treatment plan as appropriate; evaluate necessary daily living skills and educational and vocational service needs; develop and coordinate treatment plans and implement interventions with clients in order to achieve treatment goals.


Incumbents will also have knowledge on utilizing the recovery model and on ensuring compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies. This is a full-time position with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Incumbents will be working an innovative variable schedule with overtime after 40 hours in a week.

Positions allocated to this level perform the broad range of duties described in the series concept and consistent with the license requirements established by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0/

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work and an internship approved by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.

Informational Notes

∗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.

Special Requirements
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
  • 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.


This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

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

Job Address

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