Psychiatric Nurse 2

State Of Nevada Elko , NV 89802

Posted 2 months ago

The Position

Group Supervisors perform duties involving the education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody of juvenile offenders residing within a State Youth Training Center; maintain comprehensive records of assigned youths' program activities; and provide individual guidance pursuant to State or federal laws and regulations.

The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for Group Supervisor I located at the Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC) a 60-bed staff secure facility for male youth age 12 to 18 located in Elko, NV. Elko is a growing, progressive small City with an exceptional quality of life.

With some of the most majestic views in Nevada and an abundance of recreational activities, Elko is an outdoor paradise! NYTC goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking through education, therapeutic treatment and appropriate medical and mental health services. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Incumbents supervise the activities of youths within assigned unit; directly observe work habits, social behavior, and attitude to ensure conduct meets established rules and regulations of the institution; provide assistance and direction to youths in the performance of assignments, acceptable behavior, proper dress and personal hygiene; participate as a member of a treatment team to implement a treatment plan; and document progress or problems in youths' development.

This is a full time position that includes a variable work agreement that may be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday such as swing shift and weekends, with overtime after 40 hours per week. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential.

DCFS programs include child protective and welfare service delivery in rural Nevada and oversight of urban county-operated child protective and welfare services, children's mental/behavioral health treatment and residential services (outpatient and inpatient acute) in urban Nevada, and statewide juvenile justice services including state-operated youth training centers and youth parole. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to building strong communities through strengthening families.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of general work or volunteer experience which included working with the public or clients and coordinating or supervising work, people, or activities; OR thirty semester credits from an accredited college or university with emphasis in psychology, social work, sociology, counseling and guidance, human services, social services, education, criminal justice or closely related field and one year of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Requirements Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety.

Persons offered employment in these positions must first submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Pursuant to NRS 62B.270 and the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, applicants must submit to a criminal and child abuse background check and said background must be clear of any disqualifying offenses. A valid driver's license is required at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Per NAC 284.317, applicants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, positions are subject to call-back, overtime on short notice, stand-by status, and may require work on evenings, weekends, or holidays.



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