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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Sign-On Bonus!  

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 6/6/2022  
Position Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Sign-On Bonus!  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number NUR-22-00001  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Medical Services Team!  Under the direction of our Medical Director the NP/PA is responsible for assessment and psychiatric treatment of outpatient clients who have a wide range of mental illness.

Benefits

  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Hybrid work environment.
  • Health insurance as low as $21.16/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $5,000.00, 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.
  • $3,500.00 and 40 hours of leave for continuing education annually
  • Reimbursement for Virginia Licensure Fees.
  • Malpractice insurance provided at no cost. 

Essential Functions

  • Provides initial evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing support for individuals with psychiatric conditions.
  • Provide medication monitoring, prescribing medications as indicated, adjusting dosages, and monitoring for response and side effects.
  • Coordinates care with other members of the treatment team as well as outside medical providers.
  • Works with an interdisciplinary team of professionals to administer the best care for those patients needing not only medical therapy but behavior health services as well.
  • Provide education regarding illness and prognosis to assist with clarification of patient and family goals of care and support development of a comprehensive care plan.
  • Complete full and appropriate documentation to support professional billing for services.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge base in provision of psychiatric treatment, including psychopathology, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychosocial treatments through reading and other continuing education activities.
  • ensure that individuals receive the clinically appropriate level of care as established by the client’s Individual Service Plan.

Knowledge of:

  • Basic psychopathology of substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders
  • Treatment options spanning biological treatments with sound knowledge of psychopharmacology.
  • Psychotherapy/counseling and psychosocial intervention.

Skills pertaining to:

  • Psychiatric interviewing and diagnosis
  • Providing psychosocial intervention
  • Advocating for and empowering individuals
  • Work effectively with clients with substance use and a wide range of co-occurring disorders.

Ability to:

  • Maintain the highest integrity in working with controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.
  • Use good judgement in crisis situations by implementing safety controls with ability to maintain professional behavior while taking control of the situation.
  • Develop genuine and therapeutic relationships with consumers.
  • Complete required case documentation.

 

 
Position Requirements

Requirements

  • Prescriber must be licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
  • Have graduated from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant Program
  • Must possess an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate

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.
 
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