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Licensed Professional Counselor

Company: RBHA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:


RBH is now offering sign-on bonus opportunities for qualified professionals!
Richmond Behavioral Health Emergency Services Program is recruiting for qualified full time licensed or license eligible clinician to provide crisis intervention services over night. All Crisis positions are required work on weekends, holidays, and 24/7 on call rotation. Emergency Services offers an exciting, dynamic work environment providing services to adults, youth, individuals with behavioral health disorders, and persons in need of developmental services.
Essential Functions
Duties include preadmission screening evaluation for hospitalization, crisis intervention, triage for non emergency intakes, information & referral, brief case management, and crisis stabilization. Services require working in the office and in a variety of community settings. Must be able to multi task, manage stressful and high-risk work environments, interface with multiple behavioral health partners and first responders, and to work independently with minimal need for direct supervision.
Develops and facilitates psycho-educational groups; provides individual, family and group counseling; implements treatment plans; coordinates daily treatment schedule.
Monitors and manages an assigned caseload.
Provides crisis intervention and prevention services to individuals and families.
Develops and maintains administrative and clinical files; prepares various reports and case related correspondence.
Provides consultation, education and prevention services; provides drug and alcohol testing.
Participates in clinical, administrative and supervisory meetings; collaborates with other staff members concerning cases.
Performs intakes, client assessments and diagnostic interviews, and develops and writes comprehensive intake and diagnostic summaries and reports; conducts mental health assessment and monitors level of functioning.
Delivers, provides and monitors medications; provides physician and staff with updates; maintains medical records in accordance with standards.
Prioritizes medication and lab work monitoring with medical staff to maintain compliance.
Manages and documents contacts; enters and updates information in database.
Coordinates case management services; coordinates and links client to community resources and medical services; interfaces with other service providers and client support system.
Attends professional conferences and trainings as required.
Attends court as needed to update the court on the participants progress and/or status of new referrals.
Supervises student interns as directed.
Night & Evening Shifts Available

Position Requirements

Education and Experience
Master's degree with coursework in social work, counseling, psychology, or approved human services field and moderate experience working with clients with developmental disabilities in a behavioral healthcare setting required.
Registration as licensed LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LCP or LMHP-E required
Minimum two years' behavioral health experience with seriously mentally ill adult's additional experience with substance use disorders, developmental services, crisis intervention, preadmission screening evaluation, and Profiler electronic health record experience preferred.
Special Requirements
Previous applicants do not need to reapply and will continue to be considered.
Valid Virginia driver's license without restrictions, the ability to drive 24/7 in all weather conditions.
CPR, CPI, Medication Technician, and Prescreener certifications.
Qualifying licensed and licensed eligible clinician staff will be eligible for a $4K sign-on bonus as defined by the terms and conditions of the approved sign-on bonus policy.



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About the Organization

Join the Fearless!

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 $58,532.52 +- LMHP-E, Clinician II $63,206.62 +- LCSW, LPC, LCP. Advertised rate includes 6.25% diff. which is offered to essential staff.ntial above base salary is provided for full-time positions.

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: certified social worker, chemical addiction, chemical dependency, drug abuse, licensed mental health counsel, rehab, resident needs, sexual assault, social services director, substance abuse

Keywords: RBHA, Richmond , Licensed Professional Counselor, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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