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Counseling Clinician III

Recruitment #191009-X31C-I03

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. 

OSDH is seeking a full time Counseling Clinician III providing support to Garvin, Grady, and McClain Counties. This position (PIN#34003376) in state government, is located in Pauls Valley, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $59,159.72 based on education and experience.

THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED AT A LEVEL II OR LEVEL III. PLEASE APPLY TO THE LEVELS FOR WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED.

Position Description:
Performs counseling services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions that impact functioning of children and families in homes and daycares. We educate caregivers and demonstrate the activities that would be specific to their child's educational and therapeutic needs while performing ongoing assessment and therapy plans. Mental health treatment is based on the established research in the field and identified as effective for disruptive behavior difficulties, trauma recovery, biologically based conditions such as anxiety and mood conditions. This position is necessary to complete the Child Guidance staffing pattern and implement behavioral, developmental, and/or communication services to children birth to age 13.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position is set in an office environment.  While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. 

Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing professional work in the administration and interpretation of clinical tests and providing counseling and clinical services in a state agency, institution, mental health facility, clinic or guidance program.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Counseling Clinician job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:   
This is the specialist level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level counseling services such as a highly specialized clinical service or a position that is the only counseling clinician at a facility or institution with overall responsibility for assigned counseling services and functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:  
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in psychology, counseling,  human relations, clinical/direct practice social work, or a closely related field which must have included one semester of at least three hundred hours of applied clinical practicum in psychology or counseling plus one-year post-master’s experience providing professional psychological services plus two additional years of qualifying experience and must have a passing score on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification or hold a current license as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavior Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or as a Nationally Certified Psychologist (NCP); or a doctorate in psychology with a specialty in clinical, counseling, educational, developmental or school psychology, including one academic year of full time post-masters or pre-doctoral internship.  One year of professional experience under the direct supervision of a psychologist licensed in the major program of doctoral study may be substituted for the internship.

NOTES

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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