MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Sparks, Nevada
  • Nov 13, 2021
Human and Social Services Legal 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-NNV ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SVC

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 37

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS

Phone: 775 684-0151

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) in Sparks, NV. is recruiting for a Mental Health Counselor II. Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, program development, community, and home-based services to persons with a serious mental illness. This position will work with both inpatient at Dini Townsend Hospital and outpatient services as part of a team. The position works as a liaison between in and outpatient services, assists in following clients after they are discharged from the Dini-Townsend hospital, and assures continuity of services and client follow-up as needed to facilitate health and wellbeing. This position may be required to provide services in the community when appropriate

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, social work or closely related academic field and two years of post-master's degree professional mental health counseling experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience at or above a Master's degree and experience as described above.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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 or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
  • Licensure or certification as a Mental Health Counselor, Certified Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, or Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor issued by the appropriate licensing or certification authority is required at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Moderate travel is required.


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 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: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Address

Sparks, Nevada United States View Map