Behavioral Health Clinician I, II or III

Recruitment #220415-X31C-13

Introduction

 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service. 

OSDH is seeking a full time Behavioral Health Clinician I, II or III providing support to Murray County Health Department with service located in Murray, OK.  This is a state employee position 34003988 governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Sulphur, Oklahoma. 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, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The   annual salary for this position if hired as a Level I is up to $43,083.14; if hired as a Level II is up to $50,549.77 based on education and experience; if hired as a Level III is up to $59,159.72 based on education and experience.

This position may be hired as a Level I, Level II, or Level III based on qualifications.

Level I Salary $43,083.14 based on Education and experience
Level II Salary $50,549.77 based on Education and experience
Level III Salary $59,159.72 based on Education and experience  

 

Position Description:
Performs psychological 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.

Position Responsibilities/Essential functions:
•Provides family centered services to children and their families.
•Conducts a multidisciplinary evaluation using highly specialized instruments for administration, scoring and interpretative psychological/social evaluations to determine eligibility as well as to determine current levels of functioning for program planning.
•Develop an appropriate Individual Family Service Plan based on evaluation and assessment results tailored specifically to each client to maximize their strengths to overcome areas of deficits.
•Provide specialized clinical services at the client’s home or other community settings to provide educational support, therapeutic interventions and modeling to assist the client’s family in maximizing their development in all five areas of development.
•Completion of clinical documentation of professional work, to include session notes in form required by agency, service plan development and maintains confidential records of client’s services in compliance with state and federal regulations.
•Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
•Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without

LEVEL I Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of psychotherapeutic/behavioral intervention techniques; of various assessment and evaluation tools; of the principles, methods and techniques of administering, scoring, and interpreting a variety of psychological tests including complicated or specialized tests; of mental disorders, their symptoms, treatment, and social implications in relation to client and family; of the application of psychological theories with respect to group and individual behavior; of the principles and methods of statistical research as applied to the field of psychology; and of methods and techniques used in training and of psycho educational parent training techniques; and of chemical dependency treatment and counseling techniques. Ability is required to apply psychological techniques, to evaluate and diagnose psychological problems; to develop therapeutic treatment/plans; to provide therapeutic counseling; to administer psychological tests; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

LEVEL II Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required at this level include knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of administering and scoring a variety of standardized cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; of mental disorders, their symptoms, treatment, and social implications in relation to client and family; of the principles and methods of statistical research; and of methods and techniques used in the training of families. Ability is required to evaluate social, emotional, relationship, cognitive, and behavioral problems; to assess intellectual, cognitive, or personality functioning; to provide therapeutic counseling; to administer cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of intervention techniques; of various assessment and evaluation tools; of the principles, methods and techniques of interpreting a variety of cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; and of chemical dependency treatment and counseling techniques. Ability is required to apply therapeutic techniques; to diagnose social, emotional, relationship, cognitive and behavioral problems; to develop therapeutic treatment plans; and to provide therapeutic intervention.

Level III Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of psychotherapeutic/behavioral intervention techniques; of various assessment and evaluation tools; of the principles, methods and techniques of administering, scoring, and interpreting a variety of psychological tests including complicated or specialized tests; of mental disorders, their symptoms, treatment, and social implications in relation to client and family; of the application of psychological theories with respect to group and individual behavior; of the principles and methods of statistical research as applied to the field of psychology; and of methods and techniques used in training and of psycho educational parent training techniques; and of chemical dependency treatment and counseling techniques. Ability is required to apply psychological techniques, to evaluate and diagnose psychological problems; to develop therapeutic treatment/plans; to provide therapeutic counseling; to administer psychological tests; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

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.

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL I Minimum Qualifications:
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.

LEVEL II Minimum Qualifications:
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.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
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.

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