Mental Health Specialist
Indian Health Service
 Wanblee, SD

Location:

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Salary Range: $64,009 to $83,210 / Per Year Open Period: 9/15/2020 to 12/31/2020 Summary: Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process, may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days after notification of return to full operations and successfully obtaining a favorable background investigation. To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/social-science-series-0101/ In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Coordinate mental health/substance abuse services, assess needs, plan for and implement improvement programs; perform Case Management functions for substance use disorders and mental health issues for individual patient and family system utilizing various resources; provide accurate documentation patient history and progress, services provided, and/or other required information. Or, successfully completed 3 years of graduate level education leading to a Ph.D. degree that is directly related to the work of the position. Selective Placement Factor for the GS-11: Must possess a current unrestricted licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - Mental Health (MH) or equivalent licensure or certification to provide independent behavioral health services. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to t