BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST (LICENSED)
Arlington County Government is creating a talent pool to be used to fill current and future vacancies in the field of Behavioral Health Therapy at multiple levels following the standards for licensure set forth by the Virginia Department of Health Professions. Complete just one application to be considered for openings through December 31, 2021.
We are seeking licensed Behavioral Health Therapists for various divisions within DHS. Although positions may be underfilled at the Non-VA Licensed or Resident/Supervisee, licensure must be earned within three years of hire. The Department of Human Services will provide supervision to staff in pursuit of licensure. The applicable salary range for each designation is as follows:
- BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST (LICENSED): $73,632.00 – $112,507.20
- BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST (NON-VA LICENSED): $64,084.80 – $97,947.20
- BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (RESIDENT/SUPERVISEE): $64,084.80 – $97,947.20
Applications submitted during the open period will be considered continuously for vacancies which become available through December 31, 2021. Openings may be for full- or part-time opportunities, and the population served may vary in age or circumstance depending upon the specific program area within the Department of Human Services.
Responsibilities for Behavioral Health Therapists (Licensed) may include the following:
For more information on Arlington County Employment or to apply for this position please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arlington/
Arlington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Reasonable Accommodation upon Request
- Conducting initial intake evaluations or assessments to determine level of care needed;
- Providing crisis intervention and facilitating psychiatric admissions;
- Developing and implementing treatment plans;
- Establishing effective therapeutic relationships with clients;
- Providing individual consultation and/or family therapy as well as facilitating groups;
- Case management and care coordination;
- Linking clients with case management services and/or referring to community resources;
- Participating as a team member providing coordinated care of services;
- Traveling to serve clients in the community;
- Delivering, counseling, and monitoring medication given to clients; and
- Competing extensive medical records to ensure compliance with clinical, funding, and program licensing regulations/standards.