Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
Business Unit: HR-SO NEV CHILD & ADLSCNT SVCS
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
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Clinical Social Worker (CSW) II to be located in Las Vegas, NV at PRTF Oasis. This position actively participates on a multidisciplinary team providing clinical care and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24 hour/7 day a week Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF). PRTF Oasis serves children between 6-17 years of age. Youth served are designated as Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and have experienced multiple failed placements. Youth placed exhibit significant behavioral challenges including physical and verbal aggression, non-compliance, challenges to authority figures, school problems (academic and behavioral), peer and social difficulties, and family issues.
CSW II provide individual, family, and group therapy utilizing evidence-based treatment practices and complete assessments, person-centered treatment plans, and Prior Authorization for services. In addition, CSW II act as the Primary Behavioral Health Provider for assigned youth and coordinate Child and Family Team meetings, referrals, discharge planning, and overall youth clinical needs. They discuss youths' treatment at interdisciplinary staffing, integrate and analyze information from all available sources, document quality of care, ensure information is available to other members of the treatment team by completing required forms and report and maintain documentation to ensure compliance with established laws, regulations, policies, and standards of care. The CSW II will need to be familiar with the behavior modification model used in the treatment facility and work collaboratively with treatment home staff and nurses to meet youth needs. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Clinical experience with children and/or adolescents is preferred. This position requires clinical licensure or LCSW.
CSWs agree to work a variable work schedule in order to accommodate the needs of the youth and families to be seen outside of school/work hours. This position works four 10-hour days Tuesday-Friday, or 8-hour days Monday-Friday with evening hours and a rotating afterhours on-call crisis intervention schedule.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//
- Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
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.
- A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
- Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
- A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
- A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
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