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CLINICAL SUPERVISOR - Children & Family Services

Southside Community Services Board is seeking a qualified individual to oversee its Children and Family Services programs.  This incumbent provides program development and oversight for all clinical children’s services across the catchment area of SSCSB. This individual will work with the Director of Clinical Services to build and supervise a continuum of care with children’s services that are identified as a need for the community. The incumbent will carry a small case load and will provide therapy services to high-risk children (3-18) and their families by providing individual therapy to children, adolescents and their families. Provides emergency services and crisis intervention as needed and provides follow up care as needed. Performs assessments and interacts with designated case managers on a regular basis. Provides therapy services and supervision of therapy services in accordance with agency policy and procedures and Medicaid/MCO regulations.

This position is a supervisory position and is expected to work beyond the normal hours of operation.  Must have knowledge of human development and normal/abnormal psychology as it relates to children and adolescents. Knowledge of treatment modalities for the chronically mentally ill (diagnostic and assessment techniques) as well as the DSM-V and substance use services and treatment for children, adolescents and families. 

Master’s degree in clinical social work, counseling or other human services field.  LCSW or LPC, required. CSAC or working toward the certification.  Two years’ experience (preferred) working with children/youths and families with significant emotional and behavioral issues.  Supervisory and program management experience preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER

Southside Community Services Board is seeking a qualified individual to fulfill its Geriatric Care Coordinator position.  This incumbent is the responsible liaison between the Board and State mental health facilities and private psychiatric hospitals for discharge planning, coordination of service delivery programs, and clear, ongoing communication with individuals served, their families, and assigned therapists and case managers.  Incumbent represents the Board with effective, positive presentation skills and in a highly professional manner at all times.  This position provides case management services and follow up care to those being discharged at SSCSB by providing basic counseling services including systematic counseling, assessment, intervention and crisis intervention immediately following hospitalization.  Duties will include completing assessments of services needed of the designated population, preparation and implementation of service plans and monitoring progress, coordinating and accessing service delivery program while advocating the needed services, maintaining appropriate case work documentation and provider information on mental illness and behavioral health concerns.  Manages aggressive behaviors of clients utilizing approved techniques and training and transports clients as needed. 

Bachelors in social work, or other related human services field, or a Registered Nurse (RN).  Previous work experience (minimum of 1 year) with the mentally disabled required. Basic knowledge of mental illness. Must be able to demonstrate initiative, exercise sound judgement, and serve as a team member in providing services to the mentally disabled. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

PREVENTION SPECIALIST

Prevention Specialist needed by Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) to cover Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick Counties. Home office is located in Clarksville. Incumbent develops and implements effective community-based substance abuse prevention programs for at-risk youth by assessing community needs and active coordination with other agencies. Conducts group sessions and works with youth to develop positive life skills. Responsible for budget development, expenditures, revisions and required state/federal reporting. Develops grant writing program. Serves as liaison for prevention services and community resources.

Bachelor’s degree in human services field and prevention program experience is preferred. Being a Certified Prevention Professional: Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (CPP-ATOD) is also preferred. Must have previous work experience with youth, knowledge of prevention strategies, teaching methods, program development and grant writing. Must possess effective presentation and written communication skills and ability to work in a pleasant, positive, and professional manner. Must maintain strict confidentiality and possess a valid driver’s license. Criminal record check (fingerprinting) and drug test required.

MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGER - South Boston

Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) seeks a qualified applicant to provide case management services to individuals in Halifax County (position based in South Boston). This non-exempt (FLSA) position's incumbent provides case management services to individuals and their families who are clients receiving services through SSCSB's operational programs. The case manager's activities involve preparation of service plans, coordinating and accessing service delivery programs, necessary support services, pre-admission and pre-discharge planning and casework documentation.  Case management services include, but are not limited to, advocating, linking, coordinating, monitoring, problem-solving, and transportation. These services are performed when requested, or as outlined by Individualized Service Plan (ISP).  Incumbent participates in crisis intervention, provides/coordinates residential placements, and participates in pre-screenings, as needed.

Bachelor’s degree in human services field required as well as prior clinical experience in providing direct care to the mentally ill. Knowledge of treatment modalities, intervention techniques, crisis intervention, and service coordination for designated population required. Must maintain strict confidentiality; possess a valid driver’s license with safe driving record; and display effective documentation/communication skills.

SENIOR DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - (MCIC | JHNC) South Hill

Southside Community Services Board (SCSB) has a full-time position in its Intellectual Disabilities Services day program (John H. Northington Center) in South Hill, Virginia.  This position's incumbent is responsible for instruction, support, and supervision of adults with intellectual disabilities in the areas of community living, personal care tasks, socialization, communication, task learning and community integration skills such as community resources and community safety.  Implements person-centered plans (PCPs) and maintains accurate and timely documentation in electronic health records such as daily data collection, progress notes, monthly reports, medication administration records (MARS) and quarterly reviews that meet the Broad’s state licensing and Medicaid requirements.  Responsible for skill development and support in positive behavior and positive peer interaction.  Transports individuals to various activities in the community, as required. 

Associate's Degree in a human services field preferred.  High school graduate/GED minimum.  One year experience working with intellectually disabled individuals, preferably in a day support or residential setting.  Must have basic knowledge of developmental disabilities, electronic health records and knowledge of case documentation to meet state and federal regulatory requirements. Only those with a valid driver's license with safe driving record need apply.  Must have all position required trainings (or be trained after hire) and meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.

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.

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.