Community Services Board, Virginia
May 08, 2021
May 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax-Falls Church CSB is recruiting for multiple job share merit part-time Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist positions. This position could be combined with another position to make up to a 40 hour position.

The CSB is a large public behavioral health care system that serves all of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia, and serves approximately 24,000 clients per year. The CSB provides a comprehensive array of services for children and adults with SPMI/SED, and/or Substance Use Disorders and/or Intellectual Disabilities.

These services include:
• 24-hour residential crises stabilization
• 24 hour, 7 days per week emergency services
• Partial hospitalization
• Outpatient and case management
• Medical detox
• PACT/Homeless Outreach
• Short and long term residential treatment for co-occurring disorders
• Jail diversion
• Forensics

The CSB has a large medical staff that includes 35 full-time psychiatrists, primary care providers, a pediatrician, nurses (LPN, RN CNS, NP), and a physician assistant. To learn more about the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, please email inquiries to the CSB Medical Director: .

Location: Merrifield and/or Gartlan and/or Reston

Note: Job share merit positions for 20 hours per week. Eligible for all County benefits and will pay the part-time premiums for health benefits. Leave benefits are prorated based on scheduled hours, retirement participation is mandatory.

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Illustrative Duties

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties which may be performed.)
  • Prescribes treatment plan and psychotropic medication based on medication evaluation.
  • Supports other therapists in emergency psychiatric evaluations.
  • Evaluates exceptionally difficult cases. Recommends disposition.
  • Responds to requests for assistance in crisis intervention situations as part of a combined staff approach.
  • Leads or participates in administrative, programmatic, and clinical meetings.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of modern psychiatric theory and practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of causes, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relations with professional, administrative, and other persons working in related fields, such as local welfare and public health departments, schools, courts, law enforcement hospitals and other institutions.
  • Ability to plan and execute work effectively.

Employment Standards

Doctor of Medicine degree. Completion of an accredited psychiatry residency training program at the time of hire and that includes two years of experience in outpatient settings with medication management.

  • Current and valid license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia at the time of hire;
  • Eligibility for Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as a psychiatrist at the time of hire;
  • Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the DEA at the time of hire.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry check, 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).

  • Experience with treatment of serious mental illness and substance use disorders in a community setting.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proficient in Spanish.
Ability to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, lift up to 20 pounds; read, write, and use a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical 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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