The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is seeking qualified applicants as a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Clinician to join a team of professionals who provide dynamic, integrated and effective care to persons impacted by substance use and mental health disorders.
Individuals seeking these services are frequently referred by and involved with other community agencies, including Juvenile Court Services, Department of Family Services, the Public Schools, Adult Probation, ASAP, and the Department of Community Corrections.
Assessment and evaluation, individual, group, and family therapy
Case management, including medication case management
Crisis intervention and stabilization, interagency consultation and coordination of treatment services
Assessment and referral for individuals in need of detoxification and/or residential treatment services, and will provide monitoring and coordination of services with treatment vendors as appropriate
Clinicians must maintain all clinical records and documentation according to federal state and agency policies and procedures and assure compliance with state standards. The Department places a high priority on professional training and supervision, and selected candidates will be supported in efforts to learn and utilize effective, evidence based interventions. Selected candidates will be provided opportunities and supervision resources to obtain and maintain professional licensure. Selected candidates will also receive training and supervision for certification from Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) as a Certified Preadmission Prescreening Clinician.
Work locations for this position may include on-site (Mental Health centers) and off-site locations such as the Youth Shelter and the Public Schools.
Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
Annual Paid Holidays
Group Health Plan
Group Life Insurance
Exceptional Performance Recognition
Credit Union Membership
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Education and Career Development
HIRING RANGE: $49,628-$72,179. Recruitment #20-S3-0177. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling and/or Marriage and Family Therapy and one (1) year professional experience in the provision of Substance Abuse and Mental Health treatment services
Must be VA clinical license eligible as LPC LMFP, LCSW, LCP (must obtain within 18 months of hire)
Must be knowledgeable in both substance abuse and mental health issues
Must demonstrate strong clinical skills in providing individual, group and family therapy
Must possess strong organizational skills
Must demonstrate the ability to function as a member of a clinical team
Must obtain and maintain certification as a Certified Preadmission Prescreening Clinician (must obtain within 18 months of hire)
Work schedule is 37.5 hours per week and will include evening hours two nights per week
Formal training in treatment of substance abuse and mental health issues preferred
Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) and multilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check, driving record check and TB test
Must have a valid driver’s license in Virginia or regional state of residence.
Internal Number: 20-S3-0177
About Loudoun County Government
Loudoun County is located 25 miles from Washington, DC and is bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Potomac River. It is the fastest growing county in Virginia and one of the fastest growing in the United States due to the scenic beauty of the area, a strong sense of community and a high quality of life. The county has established a reputation as an international center for technology, communications and transportation and also enjoys a reputation for high quality services, including a first rate educational system.