Youth and Family Senior Clinician (Behavioral Health Senior Clinician)
An exciting opportunity exists to be part of a state of the art clinical treatment program where integrated treatment in behavioral health care is on the cutting edge. Positions are located at Reston and South County sites. Serves children, adolescents with serious emotional disturbance, substance use and co-occurring disorders and their families. Applicant must be able to complete complex, comprehensive assessments specific to the needs of the At-Risk/SED/SMI and co-occurring populations to include drug screening as needed. Functions independently on a multidisciplinary team, as primary therapist/case manager providing a comprehensive array of professional treatment services to a diagnostically, culturally and socio-economically diverse client population. Case management duties include linking, monitoring, and coordinating with community partners such Fairfax County Public Schools, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, medical providers, and Department of Family Services. Case managers assist families with obtaining services through the Comprehensive Services ACT (CSA), maintains collaborative relationships with youth and families for all phases of treatment planning and develops detailed client centered treatment plans, as well as conducts individual, group and family treatment. Applicant must be computer literate in the electronic health record, and must maintain detailed electronic documentation that meet state local and federal performance contract expectations. Duties also include working at least two evenings per week. A strong commitment to program development with an approach of "nothing is impossible." Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply and may be eligible for a language stipend. Multiple positions will be filled at various locations throughout the county.
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Position may be underfilled as a Behavioral Health Clinician in Residence; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.
Graduation from an accredited college with a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience.
This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Behavioral Health Clinician in Residence (S24, $57,168 - $95,276). The employment standards for the Behavioral Health Clinician in Residence are: Graduation from an accredited college with a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience. Ability to register as a licensed eligible mental health professional within 90 days of the appointment and able to qualify for licensure requirement to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia within 3 years of employment in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Possession of a current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following:
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker,
- Licensed Professional Counselor,
- Clinical Psychologist,
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
- Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
- Clinical Nurse Specialist.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.
Clinician with in depth skills in integrating combined therapies for youth and experiencing SMI, SED and co-occurring disorders. Also, experienced in Evidence Based Practices for youth. Knowledge of ICD 10, diagnostic intake procedures, psychotropic medications and their effects and in depth social history development.
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor, incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Must communicate well with others. Employee may require to lift up to 15 pounds. Must be able to drive to other locations for meetings. 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.