Behavioral Health Nurse (bhn) Supervisor

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually
Posted
Oct 24, 2020
Closes
Nov 07, 2020
Ref
20-01609
Function
Management, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.

Must have strong management, supervision and clinical nursing skills to ensure a broad range of nursing care services for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) and a mental health diagnosis. Serves as member of the residential services management team, supervises a nursing team, and works with residential, medical, eldercare, psychiatric, human services, and other therapeutic service professionals to optimize coordinated care. Management responsibilities include development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care service delivery; medical, health and safety related policy and protocol development; staff training design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation; researching best practices and collaborating with CSB Nursing Services and the Residential Services team, as well as other public and private service providers to ensure optimum integrated residential services; and ensuring compliance with Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) and other insurance companies for billable nursing services. Supervision responsibilities include: hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of the residential nursing team, and assignment, monitoring, evaluation and coaching specific to responsibilities that ensure effective and efficient delivery of nursing care services. Clinical responsibilities include maintaining a caseload, developing and implementing nursing care plans, and provision of direct nursing care to individuals receiving residential services. The position requires travel throughout Fairfax County.

$2,000 nurse bonus paid to full-time new hire!

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Illustrative Duties

  • Supervises nurses and/or multi-disciplinary teams of medical and non-medical service providers;
  • Provides supervision and coordination for medication/medical services, including but not limited to delivery of medication, monitoring medication room, and inventorying medications;
  • Supervises and/or provides direct nursing client care in a full range of individual and group counseling and case management services, to include relapse prevention, community maintenance, adaptive behavior change, crisis intervention and stabilization;
  • Performs physical/mental health assessments, including laboratory testing of new clients at intake and to clients on an ongoing basis as case manager;
  • Monitors and assesses clients for risk of harm to self and/or others;
  • Develops treatment plans and adapts treatment interventions and approaches;
  • Documents assessments, treatment plans and quarterly reports on clinical status of clients;
  • Monitors and documents medication trials;
  • Monitors client responses to psychobiological and nursing interventions, medications and other treatments;
  • Develops and implements programs, activities and services, including training and educational activities;
  • Researches and provides liaison for available community, private and government resources and support for clients requiring multiple services;
  • Ensures that program is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, regulations and statutes;
  • Performs quality assurance reviews;
  • Participates in the assessment and identification of the need to expand services to address emerging issues or service gaps in the Community Services Board's service delivery system, making recommendations for improvements or changes;
  • Provides staff supervision, assigns, reviews and plans the work of subordinates, including performance evaluations, employee development and selection;


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing standards, theories, principles, practices, methods, processes, and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of the individual;
  • Thorough knowledge of intake procedures, social history development, and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of substance use disorders and addiction signs and symptoms, assessment techniques, treatment interventions and approaches;
  • Knowledge of human growth and development, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology (e.g., side effects, contraindications), preventive medicine, epidemiology, and nutrition;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, and/or sociological terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of clinical supervisory methods and techniques;
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations and guidelines for medication clinics and treatment centers;
  • Knowledge of available County, state, community, corporate and private resources and support for clients with mental and/or co-occurring substance use disorders/physical/mental illness;
  • Ability to conduct mental and physical health assessments and apply treatment approaches/modalities;
  • Ability to assess and monitor the effects of psychotropic and other medications;
  • Ability to identify co-occurring conditions and assess level of risk to self and others;
  • Ability to develop, prepare and conduct programs, activities, presentations and services;
  • Ability to supervise and train service professionals;
  • Ability to conduct performance evaluations and implement personnel procedures;
  • 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 work as a supervisor/case manager in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(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 nursing; plus 3 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 LICENSURE 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 Motor Vehicle Driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) maintained throughout employment with CSB.
  • CPR/First Aid - Required within 3 months
  • MANDT - Required within 3 months
  • Qualified Intellectual Disability Residential Specialist (QIDRS) - required within 1 month of hire

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record 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 with DMAS/Medicaid Waiver Services.
  • Two years of full-time professional nursing supervisory experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to provide nursing care/assistance including assisting large adults in hygiene and personal care; sit, walk, stand, bend and write as needed; use keyboard to enter data in electronic health record and review data on computer monitor; observe individual behavior/appearance; converse with coworkers; and provide training that simulates nursing responsibilities involving individuals and equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include 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 status as a veteran 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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