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Clinician I/II Hospital Community Liaison AMH - $55,089.43 - $59,488.58

Company: RBHA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:


RBH is now offering sign-on bonus opportunities for qualifying professionals!
Richmond Behavioral Health (RBH) is hiring for a highly skilled and qualified Hospital Community Liaison-Clinician I/II to join our Adult Mental Health Team. The selected individual will perform intermediate professional work providing direct clinical service to clients involving intake, assessing client needs, developing treatment plans, providing prevention services, managing cases, providing therapy, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the assigned supervisor.
Essential Functions
Actively works to discharge clients from state facilities back to the community.
Monitors and manages an assigned caseload.
Develops and maintains administrative and clinical files; prepares various reports and case related correspondence; manages and documents all services in the client's electronic health record by established timelines.
Participates in clinical, administrative, and supervisory meetings; collaborates with other staff members; actively participates in state hospital treatment team meetings, as scheduled.
Provides consultation, education, and preventions services; provides crisis intervention services to clients and families.
Assesses and screens clients for recommitment.
Builds and maintains relationships with key community partners (DBHDS, state facilities, other CSBs); interfaces with other services providers and client's support system.
Acquisition of community placements and collateral contacts in the community for purposes of discharge planning; coordinates and links clients to community resources and medical services.
Provides transportation in agency vehicle for tours of potential placement in the community, during the hospital discharge of clients, and/or when deemed clinically appropriate.
Provides restoration services; attends court as needed to update the court on the client's progress.
Attends professional conferences and trainings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the principles and practices of providing care to the emotionally disturbed, socially dysfunctional, behaviorally disordered, mentally ill and/or substance abusive clients and their families; general knowledge of community resources and human services network; general knowledge of community-based behavioral health principles and psychotherapeutic treatment techniques; general knowledge of the theories and techniques of counseling and crisis intervention; thorough knowledge of intake techniques and procedures; ability to evaluate and screen clients; ability to prepare adequate records and to report findings and data effectively; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, consultants, community partners, law enforcement, associates and the general public.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience
Master's degree with coursework in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field and moderate experience working with clients with behavioral health and developmental disabilities in a behavioral healthcare setting.
Qualifying staff will be eligible for a $4K sign-on bonus as defined by the terms and conditions of the approved sign-on bonus policy.
Special Requirements
Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia
CPR, CPI and Prescreener certifications
Licensed Mental Health Professional, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, or license eligible.



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About the Organization

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Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and prevention services to the citizens of the City of Richmond.

Our Mission:
RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and communities we serve.

Our Vision:
An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to reach their highest potential.

Our Values:
Equity / Innovation / Quality / Inclusion / Accessibility / Transparency / Compassion / Integrity

Creating Healthy Communities - One Person, One Family, One Community at a time.

RBHA is committed to providing behavioral health services to all Richmond residents regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, or national origin.

Services are provided directly by RBHA staff and through contracts with private providers in the community. Funding is received through fees from consumers, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond, and local and state grants.

Starting Salary Range

Clinician I $55,089.43 or Clinician II $59,488.58

EOE Statement

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Associated topics: chaplain, customer service, event organizer, liaison, liasion, personalized support, program staff, project, school, staff

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