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Greene County Mental Health Specialist in Catskill, New York

This is a full time provisional appointment.
Permanent appointment is contingent upon Civil Service examination.

This is an entry-level position with the Greene County Mental Health Clinic. The incumbent in this position provides a full range of psychotherapy, counseling, case management or social work services to clients in a community mental health setting. The team Clinical Coordinator or Clinical Director of Mental Health provides clinical supervision with wide leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment and initiative on a case-by-case basis. The incumbent in this position will also be responsible for providing coverage for satellite locations when needed. Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and EITHER:

A. *Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work;
OR
B. *Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy;
OR
C. *Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling;
OR
D. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s degree in Psychology and possession of current licensure in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC);
OR
E. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Clinical Master’s degree from a psychiatric/mental health nursing program AND current licensure
as a Registered Nurse by the NYS Department of Education;
OR
F. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing; AND three (3) years of post-degree professional nursing experience in mental health or psychiatric nursing involving direct patient contact AND current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the NYS Department of Education.

*SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Candidates holding only a Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling must obtain the following within six (6) months of appointment to be eligible for permanent appointment: licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), licensure for Marriage and Family Therapy, licensure for Mental Health Counseling (LMHC) issued by the NYS Department of Education.

Additional Special Requirement: Possession of a valid New York State driver license is required at time of appointment and this license must be maintained throughout employment.

Qualified candidates should submit an employment application to the Greene County Human Resources Department, 411 Main Street, Catskill, NY or via email no later than January 27, 2021.

NOTE: Applicants or those eligible for original appointment to positions in the classified service in Greene County Government that receive a conditional offer of employment must successfully pass a drug screen and back ground check.

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