Behavioral Health Nurse Manager (behavioral Health Manager)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$83,183.78 - $138,639.28 Annually
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 15, 2022
Ref
22-02783
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This is a new and exciting opportunity working as a Behavioral Health (BH) Nurse Manager for the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Service Board (CSB).

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, provides leadership and oversight of the CSB Nursing Programs and supervises the nursing supervisors, which include providing direction for planning, implementation, innovations, and evaluation of identified outcomes. Will also assist the Director of Nursing in outreach, recruitment and retention of all Nursing Positions and Staff. Along with assisting the Director of Nursing with implementing and monitoring the Nursing scope of practice and evidence-based practices and treatments, as well as overseeing the day-to-day functions to promote care that is centered around the individuals we serve. This position will also assist with hiring, orientation, onboarding, education, scope of practice, budget, and disciplinary actions.

Note: Primary location for this position will be Sharon Bulova Community Health Center (formally Merrifield Center) 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax.

To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video "CSB Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Providing Care."

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Provides clinical management and senior clinical direction to the program and staff;
  • Establishes procedures for intake and assessment, service delivery, case management, record keeping, and the handling of clinical correspondence;
  • Leads clinical team meetings; Provides guidance and advises staff and clinical supervisors on difficult and complex cases, and provides policy guidance and interpretation;
  • Evaluates program to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and develops plans to address identified gaps in services;
  • Ensures that programs meet all agency, state performance goals and objectives, as well as compliance with all applicable licensing requirements, funding mandates, standards, and regulations;
  • Ensures that all programs are in compliance with documentation standards;
  • Ensures health and safety of all clients and staff, while following all federal, state, and local regulations and licensing requirements;
  • Prepares and/or supervises preparation of reports as needed;
  • Develops and implements new service initiatives and/or revises existing services;
  • Manages program budget including revenues and expenditures;
  • Examines and evaluates individual aspects of cases for program appropriateness;
  • Establishes and participates in case-oriented consultative and educative planning with community agencies, groups and schools;
  • Provides input to CSB Service Director on service policies and procedures and assists in program development;
  • Serves on committees formulating and implementing procedures for the provision of services from multiple service areas and/or human service agencies;
  • Represents program/ agency at meetings and activities with citizen groups and community agencies;
  • Participates in senior management team and committees;
  • Resolves complaints and human rights allegations;
  • Responds to reports of adverse incidents or emergency situations, and informs appropriate management personnel of action taken;
  • Ensures proper maintenance, safety and security of facilities;
  • Participates in planning, implementing and evaluating behavioral health contract services;
  • Participates in writing and developing grants.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of the individual;
  • Knowledge of various behavioral health treatment and prevention strategies, methods, and techniques;
  • Knowledge of intake procedures, social history development, and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, and/or sociological terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of co-occurring developmental disabilities;
  • Knowledge of managed care and Medicaid requirements;
  • Knowledge of referral agencies and community resources;
  • Knowledge of budgetary procedures;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and manage behavioral health programs;
  • Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate a variety of evidence based service delivery options;
  • Ability to manage, train, and supervise a variety of clinical and support staff;
  • Ability to provide consultation in areas of clinical expertise;
  • Ability to compile and analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
  • Ability to lead/motivate a workforce to achieve program objectives;
  • Ability to work as a team member/leader and develop teamwork in others;
  • Ability to conduct performance evaluations and implement personnel policies and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field, plus five years of related professional experience, of which two, years must have been in a supervisory role.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, or Clinical Nurse Specialist in Commonwealth of Virginia or in a compact state.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry check, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies.)

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • 2 years or more of nursing clinical and management experience.
  • Experience working as a nurse in a community setting, health care facility, hospital, or nursing home
  • Experience working with individuals who have substance use, behavioral health, or co-occurring disorders

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to monitor vital signs, ability to spend 1-2 hours in seated position, ability to use keyboard to in- put and retrieve information from computer system, must be able to independently drive county vehicle. Ability to communicate effectively and travel to staff work locations throughout Fairfax County. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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