Behavioral Health Clinician II

Recruitment #210907-X31B-26

Introduction

Location: VR23 – Oklahoma City Evaluation Center

May be filled at Level III,  X31C.

Essential Functions:
Position has overall responsibility to provide psychological evaluation and assessments; position may require extensive overnight travel throughout Oklahoma; subject to any guidelines, exercises discretion in selection, administration and interpretation of appropriate testing and assessments for individuals with a suspected disability; responsible for performing advanced level specialized evaluations provided to diagnose all DSM/V categories of mental disorders for vocational rehabilitation specialist in determining appropriate services to clients served by the agency, and other entities. Uses psychological evaluation report format required by Career Planning Center providing thorough and original report writing including the following critical report writing elements: Clinical Interview, Testing Used, Testing and Assessment, Diagnosis, and Relevant VR and Disability Recommendations.

Applicant must be able to perform all job-related travel.

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference may be given to applicants with current Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credentials and experience in counseling

Background Check
The Department of Rehabilitation Services will conduct a criminal background check on new hires as part of an offer of employment that is made contingent upon a successful criminal background check.

Application must include transcript which shows master’s degree has been awarded and any current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification or documentation of eligibility to sit for above certifications.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

Method of Application:
ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/ok/). 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp).

For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please email HR@okdrs.gov 

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

BASIC PURPOSE

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

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Behavioral Health 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 II: 
This is the career level where incumbents are newly licensed or license eligible and perform advanced level professional work administering and interpreting cognitive, affective and behavioral tests, assigning diagnoses, providing treatment related services.  There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this level, but training and assistance may be provided to less experienced professional or technical staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:   
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 counseling services and applicant must be license eligible and working towards licensure.

NOTE: License must be obtained within 18 months of employment.

NOTES

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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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