Behavioral Health Clinician

Recruitment #220113-X31C-I01

Introduction

Behavioral Health Clinician, Level III, X31C

Location:    Oklahoma City Evaluation Center

Monthly Salary Range:           Minimum     Midpoint      Maximum
Level III (Pay Band N)             $3,776.75     $5,539.25    $6,924.00
Level II (Pay Band M)              $3,402.42    $4,990.17     $6,237.75

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.

Trial period is required.

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. 

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

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.

Benefit Highlights: The Department of Rehabilitation Services provides a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.

Benefits Include:
• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or
        limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave for the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• 5% additional pay for the possession of an appropriate professional certification or
        licensure
• Training opportunities to help meet CEU requirements

Method of Application
ALL SOURCES – Applicants without previous state service OR currently in trial period 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 state service 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II – 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 of 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.

Level III – 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 two years of post-master’s experience providing professional counseling services; 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 School Psychologist (NSCP); Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), or a doctorate in psychology or education with a specialty in clinical, counseling, educational, developmental or school psychology, including one academic year of full-time pre-doctoral internship from an accredited program listed by the American Psychological Association at the time of completion.

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.