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INSTITUTIONAL LIAISON - Based in South Boston

Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) has full-time position for a liaison representative to state mental health facilities, primarily Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute.  Duties include discharge planning, coordination of service delivery programs, and clear, ongoing communication with individuals served, their families and assigned case managers.  Incumbent also serves as Competency Restoration Counselor for both adults and juveniles when the Board receives a court order to provide such services.  Agency car available for travel to the various interacting agencies. Position will be based at the Halifax Behavioral Health Center in South Boston, VA.

Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and prior work experience with the mentally disabled required.  Must possess effective presentation and written communication skills and ability to work in a pleasant, positive manner, representing the Board in a highly professional manner.  Must maintain strict confidentiality, possess valid driver’s license, and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

LEAD RN ( RN SUPERVISION )

Southside Community Services Board is seeking a qualified individual to supervise the Behavioral Health Nurses in Brunswick, Halifax, and Mecklenburg Counties.  This responsibility will include preparing probationary and annual performance evaluations and ongoing supervision.  Provides nursing services for children and adolescents in child and family services in Halifax and Mecklenburg Counties.  Performs case management functions with medically fragile behavioral health adults. Ensures nursing coverage and /or provides nursing services when coverage is needed for individuals with mental health and substance abuse disorders who are in outpatient services in Brunswick, Halifax, and Mecklenburg counties. 

Must be a Registered Nurse in Virginia.  Two to three years of nursing experience preferred. The incumbent must be able to maintains medical records, participates in inter-disciplinary team meetings and coordinates with other staff; assists with applications for medication assistance programs; gives injections as prescribed by the telemedicine provider; provides family and consumer education on Body Mass Index (BMI); monitors blood levels and alerts telemedicine provider of any changes and any adverse reactions to medications; obtains vital signs on individuals at the time of their psychiatric visit; coordinates and monitors telemedicine schedule; and coordinates with other medical providers such as primary care physicians. Assists telemedicine provider during appointment as needed.  

FACILITY ADMINISTRATOR - South Boston ICF (Brandon Home)

Southside Community Services Board (SCSB) seeks administrator for its intermediate care facility, Brandon Home, serving severely developmentally disabled individuals in Halifax County, Virginia. Incumbent supervises, trains subordinate staff in delivery of residential intermediate care and coordinates all operations/management of the  facility, including staffing, yearly performance evaluations, monthly reports on program results, supervision of Medicaid components, reimbursement, transportation and information systems, individual programming for each consumer, and interfacing with other agencies to assure the delivery of quality services for residents; coordinates therapeutic interventions and ensures full compliance with all regulatory guidelines.

Master's degree in social work, psychology, or rehabilitation preferred;   Bachelor’s degree in a human services field required.  Previous supervisory experience in a residential facility desired.  Must possess knowledge of mental retardation in a rehabilitative environment as well as techniques/practices involved in providing developmental services, behavioral management and training programs. Must maintain strict confidentiality, possess effective communication/documentation skills and valid driver's license with safe driving record.  Drug test and criminal history check (fingerprinting) required.

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST - Lawrenceville

Southside Community Services Board’s Mental Health Services Division seeks qualified mental health and substance abuse therapist for its Brunswick Behavioral Health Center in Lawrenceville, 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.

Must have a Master’s Degree in counseling or social work required. 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.

RESIDENTIAL TECHNICIAN - LaCrosse ICF (Hope House)

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.

REIMBURSEMENT TECHNICIAN - South Boston

This non-exempt (FLSA) position's incumbent is responsible for providing the reimbursement interaction with the individuals-in-service at the Board’s service providing sites. Enters and retrieves data from electronic health records system. Interfaces on daily basis with the Reimbursement Manager and other Reimbursement staff with regard to reimbursement matters in order to maximize the collection of fees for services provided.           

Associate’s degree in related field required with documented experience in verification and EHR, preferably in a medical or behavioral health setting.  High school graduate may be considered if impressive prior work experience in field.  Must possess effective documentation/communication skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.  Must meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

PART-TIME COMMUNITY SUPPORT AIDE - Lawrenceville, VA

SCSB has part-time vacancy in its psychosocial day program in Lawrenceville, VA to provide direct care services for the mentally disabled in Mecklenburg/Brunswick Counties.

Incumbent assists full-time staff in consumer instruction/supervision in ADL’s, prevocational, social, and independent living skills; supervises work/educational units, implements individual service plans, assesses client progress and assists with medication to ensure compliance; enters data in agency’s EHR software system and maintains accurate documentation as required by state licensing regulations. Transports clients in agency vehicles as assigned. Associate’s degree in a human services field with one year experience providing direct care to mentally ill individuals preferred. Basic computer skills, ability to maintain strict confidentiality, and effective documentation/communication skills required. Must have all mandatory trainings (or be trained after hire), valid driver’s license with safe driving record, and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

 

 

PT COOK/HOUSEKEEPER - LaCrosse

 

Southside Community Services Board (SCSB) seeks part-time cook/housekeeper for its intermediate care facility, Hope House, in LaCrosse, VA, which serves Mecklenburg/Brunswick Counties. Incumbent will prepare/cook meals to ensure nutritional needs of facility’s eight adult residents (with diagnosis of severe mental disabilities) are met per dietitian’s instructions.  Also packs lunches.  Incumbent is primary individual responsible for ensuring the facility is kept clean and orderly with special attention to kitchen, cooking surfaces, utensils, refrigerator, and dining areas. Keeps communal area, bedrooms, bath and shower areas clean; performs extensive floor maintenance; and disposes of trash as needed.  Maintains adequate inventory of food and cleaning supplies, and requisitions as needed.

 

High School graduate/GED preferred with prior cooking/custodial work experience for public required.  Must possess general knowledge of cooking and custodial duties as well as safety practices related to a residential setting.  Must possess ability to multi-task, prioritize, work with limited supervision, get along with a diverse population, and stand for extended periods.  Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license with safe driving record and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

 

 

 

CASE MANAGER - Adult (Brunswick)

Southside Community Services Board seeks a Case Manager - Adult for its Brunswick County, Virginia location.  The Case Manager for adults will provide services through Southside Community Services Board.  Duties include assessments of service needs, preparation and implementation of service plans and monitoring progress, coordinating and accessing service delivery programs while advocating for needed resources and services. 

 

Bachelor's degree in human services provision with a major area of study encompassing evaluation, assessment, treatment, service planning & casework documentation required. 

 

 

   

 

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CASE MANAGER - Adult (Halifax)

Southside Community Services Board seeks a Case Manager - Adult for its South Boston Virginia location.  The Case Manager for adults will provide services through Southside Community Services Board.  Duties include assessments of service needs, preparation and implementation of service plans and monitoring progress, coordinating and accessing service delivery programs while advocating for needed resources and services. 

Bachelor's degree in human services provision with a major area of study encompassing evaluation, assessment, treatment, service planning & casework documentation required.