Behavioral Health Supervisor - Veterans Treatment Docket Supervisor

Location
FAIRFAX (FJ23), VA
Salary
$64,146.16 - $106,910.34 yr
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Closes
Jul 21, 2018
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Supports the Veterans Treatment Docket (VTD). Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be computer literate, and be comfortable working with individuals who may be in the Adult Detention Center. Provides supervision and evaluation of Behavioral Health Specialists and will coordinate with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Fairfax Sheriff's Office, other CSB providers as well as community stakeholders. Supports a number of VTD volunteers who act as mentors for VTD participants. Provides direct support to specialty court dockets in collaboration with Fairfax County Courts.
Work schedule is variable between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; position requires limited evening, weekend and holiday availability.

Note: To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video "CSB: Making a Difference in Our Community". Illustrative Duties
  • Provides staff supervision for all clinical aspects of the program;
  • Plans, assigns, and reviews work of team members;
  • Interviews and selects candidates for various positions;
  • Consults with professionals on a variety of problems including delivery of needed services for clinically complex cases;
  • Provides liaison to community agencies to facilitate communication and service provision for individuals requiring multiple services;
  • Develops and implements program activities and services, including training and educational activities;
  • Under direction, develops and implements a specialized program which is designed to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of service provision;
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Promotes awareness of program services through presentations;
  • Develops and monitors program's policies and procedures;
  • Ensures that program is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, regulations, and statutes;
  • Mediates and facilitates inter-and intra-program issues needing a systems perspective;
  • Plans, recommends, and executes quality initiatives related to mental health standards;
  • Monitors and analyzes the impact of psychotropic medication on an individual's functioning and mental status;
  • Ensures that a facility is maintained in good operating condition and compliant with health and safety, licensure, and regulatory requirements.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of humans;
  • Thorough knowledge of the elements of a comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessment and interviewing techniques;
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement recovery oriented practices and person-centered planning;
  • Knowledge of major schools of treatment inclusive of substance abuse prevention and treatment methods/techniques;
  • Core skills in motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapies;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, sociological, and addiction terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of clinical supervisory methods and techniques;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and/or drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources;
  • Demonstrated case management skills;
  • Ability to formulate diagnoses and to diagnostically interpret data obtained from psychological test results, social histories, and interviews;
  • Ability to evaluate the severity of individuals' substance use, psychiatric symptoms, and impact on daily functioning; and implement commensurate level of treatment and support;
  • Ability to manage a caseload and manage the workflow of the team;
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services and the individuals and families who support them;
  • Ability to prepare, produce, and conduct program presentations;
  • Ability to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs;
  • Ability to supervise and train service professionals;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to evaluate performance, provide feedback, coach, correct, and implement personnel procedures;
  • Ability to function independently in high stress situations;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, public and private sector organizations, community groups, and the general public;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college with at least a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing plus three years of clinical experience or a doctoral degree in psychology, social, counseling or nursing plus one year of clinical experience. Must be eligible to be licensed 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, or Clinical Nurse Specialist.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Requires a valid motor vehicle driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, familiarity with an electronic health record and prior military service and experience in jail settings is preferred. Experience supervising clinical staff. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be computer literate, and be comfortable working with seriously mental ill adults, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders. Ability to effectively work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include written exercise.

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.

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