Developmental Disabilities 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.

Qualified applicants can obtain an application by visiting our website at www.hrcsb.org

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.

Chief Psychiatrist

General Statement of Duties:
Provides clinical leadership to all medical services provided within the Agency. The incumbent primarily spends time delivering direct services (i.e., psychiatric diagnosis and treatment), with a concurrent broad range of varying daily activities both scheduled and unscheduled. Treatment oversight is provided to other therapists and service providers. Administrative and clinical supervision is provided to other agency psychiatrists and nurse practitioners. As Chief Psychiatrist, the incumbent directs and oversees all agency medical services. Persons in this class work under the administrative supervision of the Executive Director.

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

Major Essential Functions:

Provides specialized medical diagnostic and treatment services to consumers (including adults, children, and adolescents);
Coordinates the delivery of all medical services provided by the Agency;
Provides clinical supervision and medical oversight to other licensed service providers, including fulfilling compliance requirements for Medicaid and Medicare (e.g., approving therapist treatment plans, etc.);
Assists the Executive Director in planning, developing, and implementing Agency programs and services with medical components;
Assists crisis intervention and emergency services staff with triage as needed;
Diagnoses client illnesses and carries out the necessary recovery-oriented treatment services;
May provide consultation, education, and other professional services within the Agency;
May supervise psychiatric nurse practitioner(s) employed by another agency/entity;
Documents services as required by State and Federal laws and regulations;
Oversees general policy and operation of pharmacy services within the CSB;
Maintains effective relationships with co-workers and customers/consumers based on courtesy, compassion, and respect;

Makes effective use of available technology, including computers, e-mail, voice mail, electronic health records, and e-prescribing;
Is responsible for other duties as assigned, consistent with established policy and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of community mental health services and behavioral health disorders; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices in the diagnosis and treatment of mental Medical illness and substance abuse in adults, children, and adolescents; in-depth knowledge of
treatment protocols for adults with severe and persistent mental illness, and children with serious emotional disturbance; consultative skills regarding the treatment of individuals with mental illness, intellectual disability, and substance use disorders; ability to work in collaboration with others within a recovery-focused service; ability to perform specialized evaluations; ability to respond to changing community needs and coordinate necessary medical department adjustments and changes; advanced skills in providing administrative and clinical supervision; ability to write concisely and effectively; excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated good judgment; and technical proficiency in the use of electronic health records and e-prescribing software.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited medical college and completion of an approved three year residency in psychiatry and a license to practice medicine in Virginia. Board certification in Psychiatry. Experience in a behavioral health setting, preferably including experience providing clinical supervision. Staff member is responsible for submitting proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.

Other Information:
Equipment: Dictation equipment, personal computer and Electronic Health Record and e-prescribing software, voice mail and telephone system.
Work Environment: General office environment with lighting levels, temperature ranges, air quality, ventilation, and noise levels.
Work Location: 1241 N. Main St. and/or 463 E. Washington St. offices primarily; other CSB licensed or approved facilities as needed.
Work Hazards: Minimal hazards associated with human service office environment; occasional hazards associated with problem behaviors and necessary use of medical procedures. Use of universal precautions required.
Work Schedule: Regular office hours, Monday through Friday; additional hours as needed to perform job requirements. Regular attendance is required.

Adult Outpatient Clinician II

General Statement of Duties:

To provide individual and group counseling, education, individual evaluation, assessment, treatment planning, for persons with mental health substance use, and co-occurring disorders. The Adult Outpatient Clinician is directly responsible to the Senior Manager of Adult Outpatient Services. He or she is expected to exercise considerable independence and autonomy in day-to-day decision-making related to the delivery of behavioral healthcare and to carry out those services on a daily basis with a minimum of supervision. The position requires expertise in the area of person- centered, evidenced-based treatment of substance use and mental health disorders, and the ability to work effectively with other service providers both within the Board system and within the community. Good judgment and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality are also required.

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

Major Essential Functions:

Provides intakes, treatment planning, direct counseling, individual and group therapy, and case management to consumers with mental health and/or substance use disorders, individuals with multiple challenges that interfere with functioning , and family members;

Meets agency standards for staff productivity

Assures compliance with agency policy, client rights, confidentiality, professional ethics, licensure regulations, and Medicaid regulations as applicable;

Participates in consultation and coordination meetings to assure effective and efficient delivery of services to consumers;

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

Completes case recording and documentation promptly that meets external and internal standards, utilizing an Electronic Health Record;

Complies with human rights regulations, agency licensure requirements, confidentiality statutes, third party regulations, and professional code of ethics;

Provides crisis intervention/emergency services;

Participates in workshops and staff development;

Makes effective use of available technology, including word processing, electronic health records, e-mail, and voice mail in order to enhance customer service;

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of principles, practices and methods of mental health and substance abuse interventions; individual and group therapeutic techniques; crisis intervention/emergency techniques; demonstrated ability to work effectively with clients, co-workers, and service providers from the community; knowledge of and adherence to ethical standards appropriate for

a therapeutic relationship; ability to devise and conduct education and training programs for clients and service providers; ability to write concisely and effectively; demonstrated good judgment; good interpersonal skills. Computer literacy and work processing skills required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in human services or related specialty, plus two years of experience in a mental health and/or substance abuse setting; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must be professionally licensed (LPC or LCSW). Staff member is responsible submitting an active license at time of hire and annual proof of license renewal to the Human Resources office.

Other Information:

Equipment: Telephone, copy machine, PC, word processing, EHR, training software

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

Work Location: 1241 North Main Street, Harrisonburg; and other sites as determined

by program needs.

Work Hazards: Standard hazards associated with treatment programs.

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

 

CSU Specialist, hourly

HRCSB is seeking motivated, energetic, mental health professionals to join our interdisciplinary team at Arbor House, a 7-bed crisis stabilization program. 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. Seeking staff for daytime, evening, weekdays, and/or weekends. Amount of hours can vary in range, up to an average of 25 hours/week. QMHP-E credential required. Valid driver’s license 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.