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Lead Licensed Clinician- WSUDS - Salary Range $62,463.01

Company: RBHA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:


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Richmond Behavioral Health is hiring a qualified professional Lead Licensed Clinician to join our Women's Substance Use Division.The selected candidate will perform day-to-day operations of WSUDS clinicians and case managers, assist in providing general oversight to gender-specific outpatient services, maintain a reduced caseload of individuals, and have case assignment responsibilities to the team. Perform difficult clinical work such as providing direct clinical service involving intake, assessing client needs, developing treatment plans, managing cases, providing therapy, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the assigned supervisor. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel as needed.
Essential Functions
Provides ongoing clinical and administrative supervision to staff providing services to clients.
Supervises and oversees the work of staff as assigned; coaches, counsels, and evaluates staff performance; addresses complaints and resolves problems of staff.
Performs intakes, client assessments and diagnostic interviews; conducts mental health assessment and monitors level of functioning.
Oversees IOP and Outpatient Services under the supervision of the Director, to include submission of Authorizations for services
Observes treatment services facilitated by subordinates to clients and provides clinical feedback.
Monitors and audits clinical and medical records and practices for compliance with regulatory, reimbursement and agency standards; reviews documentation for accuracy; reviews and signs paperwork of clinicians as needed.
Facilitates weekly staff meetings in the absence of the supervisor to discuss client concerns or changes and clinical practice; consults with teams in the planning and development of treatment and discharge plans.
Serves as a representative at interdisciplinary treatment team meetings and clinical staffings/case consultations; attends other meetings as required.
Develops ongoing clinical trainings to meet the needs of the team
Monitors client compliance with discharge plans.
Represents clients and Authority in court and legal proceedings.
Prepares various reports and case related correspondence.
Attends professional conferences and trainings as required.

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of providing care to individuals who may be emotionally disturbed, socially dysfunctional, behaviorally disordered, suffer from mental illness or substance use disorders, and their families; thorough knowledge of community resources and human services network; thorough knowledge of community-based behavioral health principles and psychotherapeutic treatment techniques; thorough 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 supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present reports and program recommendations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, associates, community partners, medical personnel, law enforcement, State and Federal agency representatives and the general public.
Education and Experience
Master's degree with major course work in social work, counseling, psychology or related field and considerable experience working with clients with behavioral health and/or developmental disabilities in a behavioral healthcare setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires fingering, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
Special Requirements
License to practice as a mental health professional required. Acceptable licensure types include LCSW, LPC, LCP, LMFT, and LSATP.
Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



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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.

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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: behavior science, behavior scientist, clinical psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, dayrehab, neuroscience, psych, psychiatry, psychology, sociology

Keywords: RBHA, Richmond , Lead Licensed Clinician- WSUDS - Salary Range $62,463.01, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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