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Employment Opportunities

Access Clinician South Boston, VA


Southside Community Services seeks an Access Clinician to handle mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse emergencies at the Crisis Assessment Center during the open hours of the Center, which includes evenings and weekends.  This clinician will provide crisis pre-screening for voluntary hospital admissions and involuntary commitment, crisis intervention with individuals and families who are having difficulty, obtain placement for hospitalization following protocol, and provide information and referrals for individuals seeking information.  Communication with clients, other clinicians, hospital staff, and other human service agencies is critical to this position.  The ability to properly document information into an electronic health records system per protocol is also extremely important.

Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or rehabilitative counseling with previous work experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse counseling is required.  Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is preferred.  Crisis intervention experience also preferred.

Completion of Certified Pre-Screener training by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are provided with this position.