BHN CLINICIAN/CASE MANAGER (Intensive Case Manager Program)
The Intensive Case Management Program (ICM) is designed to deliver comprehensive and effective services to individuals who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches.
The Behavioral Health Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing engagement, assessment, referral and linkage, life skills, behavioral and medical case management, crisis intervention and stabilization, support services, and supportive counseling to individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disordered. The Behavioral Health Nurse under the supervision of the ICM supervisor, delivers medical nursing and mental health assessments as well as direct clinical treatment, metabolic screenings to persons with severe psychopathology, compromised physical health, and poor follow through with treatment recommendations. The BHN in this position documents all services provided in a timely manner and ensures a tightly coordinated service plan by collaborating with the individual, natural supports, other team members, primary care providers, and other stakeholders in the individual's recovery. Recovery-oriented services are provided by all ICM team members via individual, side-by-side, in a non-traditional community/outreach venues or in a traditional setting. Services are provided in partnership with individuals and their natural supports, in a variety of community settings with a strong emphasis on person centered planning, strength based approach to recovery, empowerment, self-determination, and independence. Knowledge of CSB, County and Community Resources, and ability to outreach and engage both in office and community-based services is necessary. This position is based in the Reston Area of Fairfax County at the Northwest Center. Program hours M-F. To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video "We Are CSB" .
NOTE: This position includes a signing bonus of $2,000 for new hires.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus two years of post-licensure experience as a nurse, in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty; or graduation from an accredited college with an associate degree in nursing; plus four years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSURES REQUIRED:
Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in Virginia. Valid driver's license.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. Annual TB test.
Ability to drive car, make home/community-based visits, use personal computer and BB, provide injectable medications, accurately perform tactile and auditory pulse, blood pressure and respiratory assessments. Communicate with client and staff in a timely and effective manner, observe and report on client appearance, mental status medical status and behavior.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to transport clients; able to operate keyboard-driven computer equipment and tablet device. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.