Employment Opportunity

Specialized Foster Homes*

JC Family Services is currently seeking to hire Specialized Foster Parents in the Reno/Sparks, Fernley/Fallon, Carson City, and Silver Springs/Dayton areas:

JC Family Services is currently seeking to fill the following positions in the Reno/Sparks areas:

  • Psycho-Social Rehabilitation (PSR/QMHA) positions
  • Qualified Behavioral Assistant/Aid(QBA) positions

Qualified Mental Health Associates (QMHAs)

Qualified mental health associates (QMHAs) must meet specific education and professional work experience requirements to be eligible to enroll in Nevada Medicaid.

The information below lists qualifying areas of study and experience necessary for QMHA’s to enroll.

QMHAs with bachelor’s degrees in the following areas of study qualify for enrollment:

  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Human development and family studies
  • Nursing
  • Community health science
  • s Health ecology
  • Early childhood education
  • Speech pathology

QMHAs with bachelor’s degrees in areas of study not specified above must have one of the following:

  • 30 credits in Human Services classes
  • 15 credits in Human Services classes and four years of relevant professional experience of providing direct services to individuals with mental health disorders

QMHAs with associate’s degrees in any area of study must have:

  • 15 credits in Human Services classes 
  • Four years of relevant professional experience of providing direct services to individuals with mental health disorders

The Human Services classes mentioned above may be in the areas of:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Social work
  • Human development and family studies
  • Nursing

Location: Reno, NV

Compensation: TBD

Principals only.

Principals, please use the "Employment Opportunity" link to inquire about the QBA positions.

Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.

http://dhcfp.nv.gov/MSM/CH0400/MSM%20Ch%20400%20FINAL%204-10-12.pdf

Qualified Behavioral Assistant (QBA)

Qualified Behavioral Aide

Description:

Qualified Behavioral Aide will teach basic living skills to children/adults with chronic or persistent mental illness. Services occur within JC Family Services foster homes and Out Patient services within the community. The candidate must have High School Diploma or GED, be able to pass a fingerprinted background check, have a flexible schedule, and attend comprehensive initial and ongoing training.

Location: Reno, NV

Compensation: TBD

Principals only.

Principals, please use the "Employment Opportunity" link to inquire about the QMHA positions.

Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.

http://dhcfp.nv.gov/MSM/CH0400/MSM%20Ch%20400%20FINAL%204-10-12.pdf

*Note: Specialized Foster Home - definition

 

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