Adult Mental Health Case Manager

HRCSB is looking for a compassionate community based case manager to work with adults diagnosed with serious mental illness and co-occurring developmental disabilities or substance use. The position is responsible for accessing, linking to and monitoring services and resources for adults in community recovery services. The position requires extensive knowledge of a wide range of individual service approaches and resources for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness; skills in delivering services and crisis interventions and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with individuals. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in human services or a related specialty is required; additional experience in a mental health, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse setting is preferred.

Client Navigator

HRCSB is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our clinical team as a Client Navigator. This full-time, salaried position will work closely with agency treatment providers to assist clients in accessing services by serving as the initial point of contact for new clients. The Client Navigator provides the initial screening into services and facilitates the clinical the clinical process for entering services. Requires the ability to work independently, as well as, collaboratively within a treatment team, ability to manage multiple tasks at one time, good time management skills and skilled in communicating effectively, verbally and in writing. This position requires the applicant to have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services Related field and considerable experience working with individuals with mental health and/or substance use related issues.

Same Day Access Clinician

Looking for a Full-time Licensed therapist (LPC or LCSW), to provide individual evaluation, assessment, and initial treatment planning for adults with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. This position will provide the opportunity to work with a diverse clientele in a supportive, professional environment. The right candidate will be personable, motivated and passionate about their work, and have the knowledge and ability to diagnose behavioral disorders using the DSM-5. He/she will have familiarity with trauma-informed, person-centered care and will have the skills to produce timely, concise clinical documentation. The ability to work as a team member within the agency and the community is essential. Work hours are 8:30-5 weekdays, with some flexibility required

CSU Specialist

Arbor House, HRCSB Crisis Stabilization Unit, has a full-time staff vacancy and is seeking a motivated, energetic, mental health professional to join our interdisciplinary team. Team-first dynamics and a person-centered approach to serving others make Arbor House a dynamic, stimulating, and fulfilling work place. Responsibilities may include: leading/co-leading groups, admitting individuals to/discharging individual from program, one-to-one supportive counseling sessions, and ensuring a physically and emotionally safe environment for those experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Shifts include daytime as well as evening hours. QMHP-E credential required. Valid driver’s license required.

Occupational Therapist – Infant and Toddler Connection

General Statement of Duties:

To provide direct client services through the Early Intervention program. Services are provided to infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. The ITC Occupational Therapist works under the supervision of the Local System Manager. This position requires considerable independence and autonomy in day-to-day decision-making about service delivery; requires expertise in gross motor and fine motor development, special education, early childhood development, developmental delay, and/or intellectual disability; and ability to work effectively with parents and infants, work cooperatively with staff from other agencies, and work as part of a team are essential.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluates and assesses infants and toddlers for gross/fine motor delays and sensory processing:

Evaluates and assesses infants and toddlers for adaptive equipment/assistive technology needs;

Provides direct occupational therapy services to ITC clients;

Participates in multidisciplinary assessments and team meetings for individual children;

Maintains effective relationships with co-workers, children, and families based on courtesy, compassion, and respect;

Participates in staff development activities as required;

Participates in staff meetings and team development;

Adheres to regulations and standards established by or for compliance with human rights regulations, agency licensure requirements, Part C requirements for early intervention services, confidentiality statutes, third party payor rules, professional code of ethics, etc.;

Exhibits excellent customer service, including promptly returning phone calls, use of Credible, voice mail, e-mail, etc.;

Completes clinical and/or administrative documentation as specified by or within CSB standards, payor requirements, Medicaid regulations, professional standards, etc.;

Meets agency standards for staff productivity;

Adjusts work hours to meet agency needs;

May provide clinical supervision to students or volunteers;

Performs other duties as assigned, consistent with established operational policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent diagnostic and evaluative skills in the areas of infant and toddler gross motor and fine motor development and adaptive equipment needs; thorough knowledge of the principles of child development, developmental delay, and disabilities; good interpersonal skills with the ability to teach and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to work effectively with persons from a wide variety of educational and socioeconomic backgrounds who may vary markedly in their understanding of infant development; exhibits consistently good judgment and a high level of independence and initiative; ability to work effectively as a team member and with other community agencies; basic computer literacy and word processing skills required.

Additional Requirement

Possession of a current, valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Minimum Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and current licensure to practice Occupational Therapy in Virginia.  Staff member is responsible for submitting proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.  Experience with infants and toddlers is very desirable.

Other Information:

Equipment:  Telephone, vehicle, PC, word processing program

Work Environment:  Facilities, community settings, and individuals’ homes.

Work Hazards:  Standard hazards associated with general day-to-day community activities.

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, regular office hours; Some evening and weekend hours required as scheduled. Additional hours as needed to perform job requirements.  Regular attendance is required.

 

Speech-Language Pathologist

General Statement of Duties:

To provide direct client services through the Early Intervention program. Services are provided to infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. The ITC Speech Therapist works under the supervision of the Local System Manager. This position requires considerable independence and autonomy in day-to-day decision-making about service delivery; requires expertise in speech and language development, special education, early childhood development, developmental delay, and/or intellectual disability; and ability to work effectively with parents and infants, work cooperatively with staff from other agencies, and work as part of a team are essential.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluates and assesses infants and toddlers for speech and language delays and/or disabilities:

Evaluates and assesses infants and toddlers for adaptive equipment/assistive technology needs;

Provides direct speech therapy services to ITC clients;

Participates in multidisciplinary assessments and team meetings for individual children;

Maintains effective relationships with co-workers, children, and families based on courtesy, compassion, and respect;

Participates in staff development activities as required;

Participates in staff meetings and team development;

Adheres to regulations and standards established by or for compliance with human rights regulations, agency licensure requirements, Part C requirements for early intervention services, confidentiality statutes, third party payor rules, professional code of ethics, etc.;

Exhibits excellent customer service, including promptly returning phone calls, use of Credible, voice mail, e-mail, etc.;

Completes clinical and/or administrative documentation as specified by or within CSB standards, payor requirements, Medicaid regulations, professional standards, etc.;

Meets agency standards for staff productivity;

Adjusts work hours to meet agency needs;

May provide clinical supervision to students or volunteers;

Performs other duties as assigned, consistent with established operational policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent diagnostic and evaluative skills in the areas of infant and toddler speech and language development and adaptive equipment needs; thorough knowledge of the principles of child development, developmental delay, and disabilities; good interpersonal skills with the ability to teach and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to work effectively with persons from a wide variety of educational and socioeconomic backgrounds who may vary markedly in their understanding of infant development; exhibits consistently good judgment and a high level of independence and initiative; ability to work effectively as a team member and with other community agencies; basic computer literacy and word processing skills required.

Additional Requirement

Possession of a current, valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Minimum Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Speech Therapy and current licensure to practice Speech Therapy in Virginia.  Staff member is responsible for submitting proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.  Experience with infants and toddlers is very desirable.

Other Information:

Equipment:  Telephone, vehicle, PC, word processing program

Work Environment:  Facilities, community settings, and individuals’ homes.

Work Hazards:  Standard hazards associated with general day-to-day community activities.

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, regular office hours; Some evening and weekend hours required as scheduled. Additional hours as needed to perform job requirements.  Regular attendance is required.

CSU Clinician-Halftime

General Statement of Duties:

This crisis stabilization program is a short term, 7-bed intensive residential program staffed 24 hours a day to provide crisis services to individual with mental health and co-occurring disorders. Services provided include individual and group therapy.  This position assists in providing services and/or resources needed by the resident during their stay and upon discharge from the facility. This position exercises independence in day-to-day decision-making, and it requires expertise in mental health treatment, diagnoses, intervention and assessment with adults whose needs may be difficult to meet. This position works with other crisis stabilization team members, family members, other caregivers, and community resources.

This position is classified non-exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Major Essential Functions:

  1. Provides intake assessments, individual,  and group sessions, to residents of the crisis stabilization program.
  2. Provides recommendations/suggestions in the development of treatment plans that address the needs of the resident’s treatment during enrollment and needed referrals and services upon discharge.
  3. Accurately completes administrative and other paperwork as required.
  4. Along with the CSU Supervisor and the Case Coordinator, provides input in the creation of individual treatment plans that address the needs of the resident.
  5. Offers input to CSU Supervisor and Case Coordinator in developing treatment resources pertinent to planning content for group and individual treatment.
  6. Works with CSU Supervisor and Case Coordinator to develop discharging planning and the linkage of the resident to resources in the community.
  7. In conjunction with other program staff, provides general supervision of the CSU, and ensures that policies and procedures are followed.
  8. Provide positive behavior supports to residents. Responds to emergency situations that occur and appropriately involves other providers, including other program staff, agency emergency services staff, emergency medical services, and law enforcement, as needed.
  9. Assists residents, when necessary, with daily living tasks as needed, including general facility maintenance tasks, laundry, meal preparation, and transportation.
  10. Attends interdisciplinary, inter-agency and community-based meetings related to consumer treatment when appropriate.
  11. Assures compliance with agency policy, client rights, confidentiality, licensure regulations and Medicaid regulations as applicable.
  12. Completes other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor and/or other management staff.

 Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques involved in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders individually and in a group setting.
  • Knowledge of mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring treatment interventions both individually and in a group setting.
  • Good diagnostic, evaluative, and crisis intervention skills.
  • Clinical competence in managing suicidal residents.
  • Ability to function calmly in stressful situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and with private and public agency personnel.
  • The ability to work as part of a clinical treatment team is essential.

 Minimum Education Experience:

  • Master’s level in Human Services, licensed eligible.  Licensure preferred.  Staff  member is responsible for submitting proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.
  • LMHP-type (Licensed Mental Health Professional-type) qualifications

 Additional Requirements:

  • Mandt Training
  • Trauma-Informed
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • AED Training

Other Information:

Work Equipment: Telephone, PC, AED, misc. household appliances (i.e. washer/dryer, stove, dishwasher)

Work Environment: Residential setting with normal lighting levels, temperature, air quality, ventilation and noise levels.

Work Location: 1353 N. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Work Hazards: Standard hazards associated with a mental health treatment environment. Standard hazards associated with human service residential environment including hazards associated with problem behaviors; behaviors and hazards associated with necessary use of medical procedures. Use of universal precautions required. Use of protective equipment recommended.

Work Schedule: Hours are scheduled to provide support to residents based on their needs. Primary schedule is as follows: M-F 8a-12p. Flexibility is required in order to meet and respond to coverage needs and individual residents’ needs.  Regular attendance is required.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

General Statement of Duties:

Persons in this position provide a range of specialized medical diagnostic and treatment services to patients. PNPs in this position work under the supervision of the Medical Director / Chief Psychiatrist. As designated Nurse Coordinator, the incumbent provides supervision to assigned nursing staff.

Persons in this position are classified exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Major Essential Functions:

Conducts psychiatric evaluations and assessments;

Diagnoses client illnesses and carries out the necessary psychiatric treatment program;

Promptly documents services as required by State and Federal laws and agency regulations and/or requirements;

Meets agency standards for staff productivity;

Provides consultation and coordination of services with case managers and other agency staff;

May provide crisis intervention and emergency assessments;

May provide periodic psychiatric coverage for Arbor House patients, including on-site admission work-ups;

Coordinates care with other healthcare professionals; and may provide consultative           services to other professionals;

May provide services to off-site clientele (e.g., to inmates at the regional jail);

Provides administrative and clinical supervision to assigned nursing staff and other

personnel

Coordinates nursing services and other medical department services and initiatives;

Oversees operations and compliance activities under the CSB’s alternative delivery site

pharmacy license;

Coordinates leave schedules with other CSB physicians/NPs and works cooperatively with other CSB prescribers to provide backup coverage as needed during absences;

Maintains effective relationships with co-workers and customers based on courtesy, compassion, and respect;

Makes effective use of available technology, including computers, e-mail, and voice mail in order to enhance customer service;

Responsible for other duties as assigned, consistent with agency policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of community behavioral and developmental health treatment services, and demonstrated interest in serving individuals with serious mental illness; knowledge of treatment protocols for individuals with a co-occurring intellectual disability and/or substance use disorder; thorough knowledge of the principles of recovery; ability to provide professional treatment services consistent with professional licensing in Virginia; ability to write concisely and effectively; excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated good judgment. 

Minimum Education and Experience:

Incumbent must have a Masters of Science in Nursing, and have graduated from an accredited program for nurse practitioners.  He/she must show current certification and/or licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and in Nursing.  He/she must possess and maintain current licensure and prescriptive authority in the Commonwealth of Virginia and with the DEA.  At least two years of experience in a mental health treatment setting is preferred. Staff member is responsible for submitting proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.

Other Information:

Equipment: Computer and electronic health record; voice mail.

Work Environment: General office environment with standard lighting levels, temperature ranges, air quality, ventilation, and noise levels.

Work Location: 1241 and 1353 N. Main St. office; other facilities as needed.

Work Hazards: Standard hazards associated with human service and/or behavioral health office environment; occasional hazards associated with problem behaviors and necessary use of medical procedures. Use of universal precautions required.

Work Schedule: Office hours as defined in letter of employment; additional hours as needed to fulfill job requirements.  Regular attendance is required.

Receptionist

Full-time, salaried position to perform a variety of moderately complex clerical and receptionist tasks. Position requires exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, ability to operate multi-line telephone system, and excellent computer/EHR skills. Applicant must be able to interact positively with consumers and staff and be a team member, as well as be detailed-oriented, organized, and dependable. Two years progressively responsible experience in relevant administrative/clerical support work, including multi-line phone system experience. General knowledge of behavioral health field and electronic health records is preferred.

Developmental Disabilites Case Manager

Full-time, salaried position, to provide case management and coordination for individuals with developmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, many of whom receive Medicaid-funded waiver services. Activities include planning, linking, and service coordination as well as monitoring of service provision. Position requires ability to organize, manage, and document complex services involving consumers, families, and private providers. Candidates need the ability to work effectively with a varied range of ages and disability levels. Requires knowledge of developmental disabilities and documentation procedures; and a working knowledge of client rights and local service systems. Bachelor’s degree in human services plus one year of experience working directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities is required.