Behavioral Health Supervisor

$64,146.16 - $106,910.34 Annually
Sep 03, 2018
Sep 24, 2018
Full Time
Join our Addictions Medicine Team!
This team serves a variety of different clients but the focus is on those with opioid use disorders and who are prescribed Suboxone or Vivitrol. As a member of a multidisciplinary team providing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) this position will work closely with the medical team that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, RNs, and LPNs. This team works primarily in outpatient settings. This position will provide some individual and group counseling, care coordination, monitoring of Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), urine drug screens, collaborating with pharmacy services, integration with primary care and engagement/referral to other levels of care as needed. This position serves as the clinical supervisor of clinical staff in the MAT program, supervising behavioral health specialists who are providing services to individuals with substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder; and severe mental illness. Oversees and assists with interviewing and the assessment of clients, as well as conducts initial and ongoing authorization reviews for service approval as needed. Reviews team member charts for compliance with all federal, state and local standards and regulations. Reviews effectiveness of treatment, providing guidance and direction when needed. Serves as clinical expert, performing diagnostic formulations and comprehensive evaluations, Plans and provides direct client care to include interventions for stabilization, relapse prevention, community maintenance and adaptive behavior change. Performs crisis intervention, treatment, psycho-education, collaboration and consultation with community partners, agency representation, case and care management, co-occurring diagnosis intervention and other duties as assigned. Maintains detailed clinical charts and confidentiality according to all local, state and federal standards, regulations and statutes. Provides clinical staff supervision for licensure as needed/credentialed. Provides education to the multidisciplinary staff, and clients about clinical issues, individually and in group sessions. Responsible for the supervision of license-eligible clinical staff, and the signing off of their therapy notes. Supervises staff in coordinating and collaborating with community partners and internal CSB programs to insure collaborative treatment planning and service provision. Collaborates with the program leadership in writing policies & procedures; as well as maintaining and monitoring adherence to licensure. Applicants must be able to work as part of a treatment team which consists of substance abuse counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and physicians.

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.
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.

Must be currently 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. 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.

Outreach, case management and engagement experience. Two years' or more experience providing services to substance use dependent clients. Experience with use of an electronic health record. 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.

Annual TB test. Ability to use keyboard driven equipment. Ability to communicate clearly ability to drive a vehicle ability to read electronic health record. Ability to communicate on the telephone. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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