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Jail / Emergency Services Lead Clinician 

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 9/30/2022  
Close Date 11/30/2022  
Position Jail / Emergency Services Clinician  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number CLI-22-00038  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is looking for a dynamic individual to join our Team as a Jail & ES Lead Clinician. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the system wide transformation of providing Mental Health services in Regional Jail setting.  This employee is responsible for coordinating/supervising VCSB Jail Team and provide jail-based direct services to mental health and substance abuse clients and their families. 

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

  • Coordinate and provide direct service to the Middle River Regional Jail.
  • Oversee all services provided by clinicians and case managers at MRRJ.
  • Provide individual, group and family support and case management to clients currently residing in jail.
  • Complete pre-admission screenings for psychiatric and substance abuse hospitalizations as appropriate.
  • Determine the least restrictive level of care to include involuntary or voluntary hospitalization, crisis stabilization services and/or out-patient follow-up.
  • Coordinates detention/commitment proceedings with the court and/or admission to state, regional or private in-patient services if hospitalization is indicated.
  • Coordinate treatment of clients with staff and community agencies by participating in clinical and administrative staffing’s. 
  • Assist in diagnosis and treatment planning of the client, acting as a client advocate by referral to appropriate resources and promotion of human rights.
  • Complies with client rights and confidentiality policies, licensure regulations, Medicaid regulations as applicable.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of individual, family, and group therapy.
  • Ethical standards and standards of confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical documentation requirements.
  • Familiarity with psychotropic medication, physical health needs, and additional confounding factors.
  • Skills Pertaining to:
  • Diagnostic assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group supportive services.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and conflict resolution skills.
  • Community relations skills.
  • Critical thinking skills.

Ability to:

  • Understand the etiology and treatment of mental illness, substance abuse and developmental disability.
  • Form working alliances with clients, family members and staff.
  • Work with families from many socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.
 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with a major course study in Human Services required. (Counseling, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LCSW, LPC, LSAP or LMFT
  • CLINICAL SUPERVISION TOWARDS LICENSURE PROVIDED

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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