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ES-ACCESS CLINICIAN (PT | AFTER HOURS)

*****   $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS   *****

Part Time Access Clinicians provide emergency pre-screens for hospitalization for individuals who may experiencing a mental health, substance use or other behavioral crisis including intellectual and developmental disability. This is a primarily after hours position (after 5pm, weekends, and holidays). The incumbent for this position will work with local hospital emergency room staff, law enforcement, magistrates and other partnering agencies in the pre-screening process. Incumbents in this position will be expected to participate in the on call schedule 1-2 nights per week and 1 weekend a month or as needed. The individual who is appropriate for this position should have experience in the management and assessment of mental health crisis and have the ability to function in a high stress, fast paced environment.

REQUIRED: Licensed or licensed eligible - LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LCP | Master's Degree in  Pychology, Social Work, Counseling | Previous work experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse counseling w/some crisis intervention experience preferred. 

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST (PT) - King's Manor, South Boston

Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) seeks qualified individual to provide services for developmentally disabled consumers at its King’s Manor location in South Boston, Virginia.  Provides supervision and training in daily living skills, including personal hygiene, toileting needs, social/interpersonal communication skills, preparation of meals, etc.  Aides in community interaction, outings and facilitates usage of community resources to maximize individual’s independence in apartment setting; provides task training as described in consumer's individual service plan (ISP), maintaining ongoing communication with case manager;  ensures doctors' appointments are kept and monitors/assures medications are taken at prescribed times.  Maintains timely/accurate documentation as required by all regulatory guidelines; transports consumers as needed.  ONLY THOSE WITH A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SAFE DRIVING RECORD NEED APPLY.

Associate’s degree in a human services field with one year direct care experience preferred. High school graduate/GED with indicated experience minimum. Must have basic knowledge of intellectually challenged and training techniques, effective documentation/communication skills and ability to implement an ISP, maintain strict confidentiality, and have, or be trained for after hire, all SSCSB mandated trainings. Criminal record check (fingerprinting) and drug test required. 

DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) seeks a senior level supervisor to direct its clinical program operations in its Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services Division.  The incumbent is responsible for the supervision and management of all aspects of the Board’s Clinical Behavioral Health Services, including outpatient services, psychiatry, medication management and inpatient discharge planning.  This position also has a leadership role in SSCSB’s interest in regional utilization management and planning.  In addition, the incumbent is responsible for all clinical substance abuse services, including Board-wide behavioral health and wellness projects, inpatient detoxification, emergency services and clinical treatment services.  Inherent in these responsibilities will be the direct supervision of all clinical behavioral health and substance abuse staff, including performance evaluation.  This is a vital position within the agency.  It is expected that the incumbent will be available beyond the hours of normal operation. 

An advanced degree in behavioral health care services provision, a Virginia clinical license (LPC, LCSW or LNP) and previous work experience in the programmatic/clinical supervision of diverse behavioral health care operations required.  Virginia certification in substance abuse counseling or certification eligible desired.

Salary: Starting salary based upon experience and qualifications.  Excellent fringe benefits.

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT SERVICES (FT) - Brandon Home (ICF), South Boston

Southside Community Services Board is seeking a full time residential support person for a group home in South Boston, VA.  This position provides assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the home.  Assistance includes daily living skills, social and communication skills, transporting individuals for community activities, etc. 

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are offered with this position.  High school diploma or equivalent with valid driver’s license is required.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities would be an advantage.  Must be able to complete required first aid/CPR training and other mandatory trainings (provided by Southside CSB). MUST BE WILLING TO WORK SHIFTS, HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS AS REQUIRED.  ONLY THOSE WITH A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SAFE DRIVING RECORD NEED APPLY.

SOUTHSIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH REGIONAL MANAGER (FT)

Southside Behavioral Health Regional Manager needed to provide management and oversight of Behavioral Health State Regional Projects in Southside Virginia. This is a multifaceted position that requires a Bachelor’s degree (Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Nursing, Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration or approved human services degree) with a Master’s degree preferred in one of the above areas. Minimum of two years’ experience in both Behavioral Health Services field and project or program management.   Salary is commensurate with education and experience as it relates to the position. Apply for this position via this website (www.sscsb.org).

Equal Opportunity Employer

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST (FT) - (MBHC) Boydton

Southside Community Services Board’s Mental Health Services Division seeks qualified mental health and substance abuse therapist for its Mecklenburg Behavioral Health Center in Boydton, Virginia.  Incumbent provides intensive individual and group therapy to mentally ill consumers and their families; performs assessments, diagnosis, and determines appropriate treatment;  provides emergency services in provision of pre-screenings and implementation of psychiatric hospitalization;  consults with psychiatrist; makes referrals to residential placements; utilizes community resources; and maintains accurate and timely case records/documentation as required to ensure services meet Board, State and Federal licensure and evaluation standards.

A Master’s Degree in counseling or social work is required for thisposition. Must be license eligible and have documented crisis intervention and outpatient and/or inpatient clinical experience in a mental health setting with knowledge of treatment modalities, psychotherapy, behavioral, and diagnostic techniques for target population.  Must possess effective communication/documentation skills, valid driver’s license, ability to maintain strict confidentiality, and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

NURSE (RN) (PT) - Hope House (ICF) LaCrosse

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, this part-time position's incumbent performs a dual role by providing medical and residential nursing services for intellectually disabled individuals in a Board-operated residential facility and nursing case management to recipients of mental health services in LaCrosse, VA. Conducts psychiatric assessments and physical health needs; provides management and administration of medication services in conjunction with the psychiatrist.  Orders medications from the Aftercare Pharmacy as prescribed by psychiatrist; records, stores and dispenses medications and gives injections as prescribed by psychiatrist; provides family and resident consultation on medications and side effects; monitors blood levels and alerts physician of any changes and any adverse reactions to medications.  Formulates quarterly medication treatment plans.  Maintains necessary case records, participates in inter-disciplinary team conferences. Provides direct case management services to include pre-discharge planning, service coordination, delivery, and education for individuals and their families.  No weekends/night work.

Registered Nurse with a valid RN license to practice in Virginia required, preferably with prior work experience with intellectually disabled and mentally ill individuals and knowledge of psychotropic medications, adverse reactions, and appropriate disposal of medical waste.  Must be able to keep comprehensive/accurate records, maintain strict confidentiality, and meet all criminal history and drug screening requirements.

RESIDENTIAL TECHNICIAN (PT) - Hope House (ICF), Lacrosse

Southside Community Services Board’s (SCSB) Intellectual Disabilities Department seeks a qualified individual for its residential facility, Hope House in LaCrosse, Virginia, which serves severely intellectually disabled individuals in Mecklenburg/Brunswick Counties.  Incumbents assist in providing instruction, training, and supervision of adult individuals in the areas of functional academics, daily living skills, personal hygiene/toileting needs, communication, and community interaction skills.  Assists in behavior modification and intervention and implements individual service plans.  Ensures medication compliance, maintains accurate daily documentation to ensure all regulatory guidelines are met, and enters data into agency’s electronic health records system.  Transports individuals served to various functions, as needed.  MUST BE WILLING TO WORK SHIFTS, HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS AS REQUIRED.  ONLY THOSE WITH A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SAFE DRIVING RECORD NEED APPLY.

High school graduate/GED minimum with prior work experience with the intellectually disabled required; Associate’s degree in human services field or CNA preferred along with knowledge of behavior modification and intervention techniques.  Must be adaptable to a variety of situations, possess basic computer and effective communication/documentation skills and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.  Must have all Board mandated trainings (or be trained after hire) and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

ID/DD SUPPORT COORDINATOR - (MCIC | JHNC) South Hill

SSCSB seeks a qualified individual to serve as a support coordinator for individuals with a diagnosis of developmental/intellectual disabity. Primarily based out of the Mecklenburg Creative Innovations Center (known as the John H. Northington Center) in South Hill. Performs admissions/intakes; develops ISPs; coordinates community services, and pre-admission/pre-discharge planning. Performs home visits and follow-up services, and maintains documentation as required by all regulatory agencies. ID/DD support coordination include, but are not limited to; assessing, advocating, linking, coordinating, monitoring, problem-solving, and arranging transportation. Bachelor’s degree in a human services field with at least one year work of experience with individuals diagnosed with an ID/DD disability required. Must meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements and possess a valid driver’s license.

RESIDENTIAL TECHNICIAN (FT) - Hope House (ICF), LaCrosse

Southside Community Services Board (SCSB) seeks qualified individual for its residential facility, Hope House, serving severely intellectually disabled individuals in Mecklenburg/Brunswick Counties. Position based in LaCrosse, VA. Incumbent provides direct care services, instruction, training, and supervision of adults with mental retardation in functional academics, personal living, socialization, personal hygiene, communication, and community interaction skills. Implements individual service plans and behavior management techniques. Maintains accurate documentation on daily basis that meet all required regulatory guidelines, and transports consumers to various functions as needed.

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK SHIFTS, HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS AS REQUIRED. ONLY THOSE WITH A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SAFE DRIVING RECORD NEED APPLY.

Associate’s degree in a human services field preferred; high school graduate/GED minimum. Prior work experience with the mentally disabled/mentally retarded required with knowledge of behavior modification/intervention techniques for targeted population. Must possess ability to deal with a difficult population, have effective/accurate communication and documentation skills, and maintain strict confidentiality. Must have, or be trained after hire, for all mandatory trainings (CPR, First Aid, medication, etc.). Criminal record check (fingerprinting) and drug test required.