Nevada’s Behavioral Health Job Board

How to Submit an Open Position

If you or your organization are interested in posting open positions to the CASAT OnDemand Job Board please email learning@casat.org. Please include the following information:
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Health Program Specialist 1 – Synar Coordinator

State of Nevada Bureau for Behavioral Health, Wellness and Prevention (BBHWP) | Flexible Remote

The Bureau for Behavioral Health, Wellness and Prevention (BBHWP) located within the State of Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health manages several federal grants and State allocated funding that provide funding for community based organizations and providers to implement programs related to the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support services for substance use disorders, mental health and behavioral health programs, housing programs, and neonatal abstinence programs.

The BBHWP is currently seeking a full-time Health Program Specialist level 1 in the Prevention and Treatment Unit, to Supervise and oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of substance use primary prevention award recipients.

This position location is flexible, and the candidate can work remotely. The position is sponsored through the University of Nevada, Reno’s Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT).

Licensed Mental Health Professionals

Thrive Integrated Health Services a subsidiary of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc., (CPLC) | Douglas County and Mineral County Nevada, Nevada

Are you a caring, non-judgmental, professional who is wanting to be part of growing team? Contact CPLC.

Remote and In-person positions available at clinics located in Douglas County and Mineral County Nevada. Contract, flexible hours.

Responsibilities: Responsible for providing initial evaluations, individual, group, family, and/or couples psychotherapy for the center. Services are provided for children, adolescents and adults. Services are provided in an integrated behavioral health setting of multi-disciplinary para-professional and professionals with a person-centered, family-centered, recovery-oriented approach to care.

Requirements 

  1. Master’s Degree; and
  2. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Degree (Nevada License), or
  3. Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Nevada License); or
  4. Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Nevada License); or
  5. Licensed Pscychiatric Nurse Practioner (Nevada License); or
  6. Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Nevada License); and
  7. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Submit resume to coleen.lawrence@cplc.org

Therapeutic Mentors for Whole Hearts Minds & Bodies (WHMB) Program

Gateway Mountain Center | Truckee, California

Truckee-based nonprofit Gateway Mountain Center is looking to hire Therapeutic mentors for their Whole Hearts Minds & Bodies (WHMB) Program.

WHMB Therapeutic Mentors provide a consistent, caring, authentic relationship with the youth through supported risk taking in nature such as kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, and personal reflection. In addition we encourage personal reflection activities such as art-making, nature journaling, meadow-tating and strength-based confidence building. WHMB Therapeutic Mentors provide the container, support, connection and opportunities for young people to thrive.

It is a perfect job if you need part time work with good pay, are great with youth, love being outside, and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Questions can be submitted to info@sierraexperience.org

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Discharge Planner

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office  | Reno, Nevada

This is a grant funded contract position for the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. The position is under the auspices of the Detention Services Unit (DSU) at the Washoe County Jail. The MAT Discharge Planner will create comprehensive discharge plans for inmates within the MAT program. They will work to ensure the inmates are adequately screened and interviewed to be placed into the MAT program and receive the appropriate services within and outside of the Washoe County Jail. The MAT Discharge Planner will work with inmates, other members in DSU, medical providers, other members of the MAT team and community partners to create detailed discharge plans lining out steps the inmate will take and services available to them following release from custody. Additionally, the discharge planner will provide leadership and guidance regarding new services available within the area, or able to be utilized by the inmates and our team.

Experience and Training Requirements
There are no licensing or education requirements for this position. However, licensing such as CADC, LCADC, or higher licensures are preferred.
The applicant should have experience in working with community programs within the area of Washoe County, and have good working relationships with them.
Experience working with MAT programs, addiction services, or other similar services are preferred.

Examples of Duties
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required)

  • Conduct interviews and screening questionnaires of inmates to determine suitability for MAT program status
  • Assist in conducting needs assessments of inmates to determine available resources
  • Maximize the integration and cooperation with local organizations by developing collaborative working relationships with behavioral health service providers, community partners and other stakeholders
  • Work to ensure high levels of service delivery are maintained, sharing information and resources, and coordinating services in order to ensure deliveries meet goals, standards and expectations

Special Requirements
Knowledge of:

  • Community behavioral health resources
  • Behavioral health and substance abuse treatment program best practices and standards, programmatic operating principles
  • The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria and how to use it in the assessment and treatment of individuals struggling with substance use disorders.

Ability to:

  • Candidates must be able to pass a drug test and a background check
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Plan, coordinate and direct the daily operations of services to accomplish established goals and objectives and optimize efficiency
  • Identify problems, develop solutions and make recommendations and decisions
  • Evaluate work priorities, procedures and processes to determine their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, and walk short distances
  • Ability to use office equipment including computers, copiers, telephone
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other agencies, community representatives, vendors, clients, media, division staff and members within our DSU/MAT team

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Community Health addiction studies or other closely related human services field
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience working in a medication-assisted treatment program
  • Experience working in the field of addiction services

If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume and/or CV to Sergeant Lars Christensen with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Services Unit at LChristensen@washoecounty.gov.

Administrator – Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS)

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) | Carson City, Nevada

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Administrator, Division of Child and Family Services. The incumbent in this position reports to the Director, DHHS, and will provide leadership, direction, and executive oversight in the areas of child welfare, mental health programs for children, juvenile justice programs, and victims of crime programs.

Responsibilities include oversight of child welfare services in the urban areas of the state along with the establishment of necessary standards for program oversight and quality assurance; administration of the child welfare system in rural Nevada; the provision of appropriate mental health services to children and families; the operation of juvenile correctional facilities and aftercare; the provision of victims of crime programming and services. Maintaining federal or state law compliance and strategic systems planning are additional responsibilities. The division has an annual legislatively approved budget of approximately $ 349 million and has approximately 1080 approved staff. This is an unclassified position and serves at the pleasure of the Director, DHHS. Statewide travel is required.

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Assistant / Associate Professor in Social Behavioral Health

School of Public Health | University of Nevada, Reno

The newly founded School of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Social and Behavioral Health. We invite applicants from all social/behavioral public health subject matter areas to apply. But researchers with expertise in qualitative research methods and community approaches are preferable. Clinical research experience is desirable. The position is a state-funded, 9-month, tenure-track or tenured faculty position.

The successful applicant is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including doctoral-level courses in areas such as qualitative research methods and community-based research approaches. The person is also expected to advise graduate students, develop and maintain an independent program of scholarship, contribute to the growth of the School of Public Health, and engage in University, community, and professional service.

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Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor

School of Public Health | University of Nevada, Reno

The School of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Reno is hiring a Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor (9-month, non-tenure track) with an anticipated start date of 7/1/2022.

The Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Health Administration. The standard teaching load is 4 courses per semester for fall and spring. Courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels may include topics such as: Health Policy, US Health Care System, Management and Administration, Leadership Training in Health Professionals, Quality Improvement in Health Services, and Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Health Services. The ability to teach core courses in the School’s undergraduate curriculum is a plus. Graduate student advising will be possible with experience.

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