Exciting opportunity to work at a dynamic program serving individuals living with serious mental illness, substance use disorder, development disabilities, and co-occurring conditions. This opportunity is for a leader to work with an excellent team in an outpatient and community-based setting. Selected candidate will join a progressive leadership team and have opportunities for professional development and advancement.
Duties include leadership and oversight of Behavioral Health Outpatient Adult and/or Young Adult Programs. While the hours are generally Monday through Friday business hours, this position may work one evening per week. Oversight of clinical and administrative programming, staff supervision, overseeing Mental Health Services Manual (Case Management), Psychiatric Services Manual (Outpatient, Prescribing, and Assessment) and Addiction Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS 2.1 IOP) requirements, crisis intervention, and leading a multidisciplinary team are some of the primary position responsibilities.Location:
Sharon Bulova Center for Community Health (formerly Merrifield Center) 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22031.
**Multiple positions and locations may be filled from this advertisement.Here are some of additional benefits CSB employees enjoy:
- 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 CSB recognizes that staff competence speaking a variety of languages is necessary to meet client needs. We encourage candidate’s bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply. A foreign language skills stipend of up to $1,300/year (full-time) may be given for qualified bi-lingual employees.
- The CSB provides clinical supervision for employees who are registered as licensed eligible mental health in one of the following areas: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
- In addition, to recognize and reinforce the importance of professional development and enhance future recruitment of licensed professionals, if approved, the licensure supervisors will receive a stipend of $1,500 paid out biweekly over a 12-month period whether for one or more Department of Health licensure candidates.
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(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.)
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- 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.
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Employment StandardsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education and experience and training equivalent to the following:
- 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.
(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:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Qualified Mental Health Professional Adult (QMHP-A) (Required within 1 month)
- Qualified Mental Health Case Manager (QMHCM) (Required within 1 month)
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.) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with individuals who have a serious mental illness and/or substance abuse disorder.Experience working with Medicaid programs and/or Medicaid billing.Experience overseeing multidisciplinary teams.Experience in grant management.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a:
- Professional Counselor,
- Clinical Social Worker,
- Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or
- Clinical Psychologist.
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, requires the ability to read data on computer monitor, operate keyboard driven equipment, communicate with others, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 10 lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.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. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov