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Forensic Discharge Planner 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.



Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.




Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
 
Open Date 5/25/2022  
Close Date  
Position Forensic Discharge Planner  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number CAS-22-00004  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is looking for a Forensic Discharge Planner to join our team!  Under the direction of the Forensic Discharge Planning Coordinator this position is responsible for adults experiencing serious mental illness at Middle River Regional Jail (MRRJ). 

Benefits

  • Health insurance as low as $21.16/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500, included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Essential Functions

  • Provide discharge coordination and support for all inmates experiencing a serious mental illness within MRRJ.
  • Provide collaborative discharge protocols for CSB, MRRJ and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
  • Plan consumer discharges from MRRJ, including coordinating timely discharge appointments at the VCSB outpatient facility, ensuring proper medication coverage and a seamless transition to the community setting.
  • Screen inmates for serious mental illness upon referral from jail staff.
  • Completes documentation of progress by entering progress notes into EHR in accordance with funding source standards and agency requirements.
  • Assists clients with obtaining and maintaining disability and social entitlements and any associated benefits.
  • Facilitate medication continuity with MRRJ resources as well as completion of resource application for housing, employment, healthcare coverage, and other identified resource needs prior to MRRJ release.
 
Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services field.
  • Thorough knowledge of community systems
  • Valid Virginia driver’s license with acceptable driving record required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified Mental Health Professional Adult (QMHP-A)

Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Additional Requirements  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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