Crisis Stabilization Provider

Crisis Stabilization Provider

District 19 Community Services Board is offering a Full Time position for a Crisis Stabilization Provider to provide short-term crisis stabilization to adults throughout the D19 service areas. Main office is located in Petersburg, VA but position will cover nine localities Essential duties of this position are: crisis interventions to stabilize psychiatric conditions, problem solving to prevent escalation of psychiatric symptoms, assist in returning consumer to pre-crisis state or better, collaboration with treatment staff and clinical documentation.
Requirements: (Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):
Successful applicant must hold a valid certification from Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as a Certified Preadmission Prescreening Clinician or be LMHP-R eligible and able to be certified within 30 days of hire,  at least one year of experience in providing services to adults and children experiencing serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance, experience working with consumers experiencing a mental health crisis, experience with clinical record documentation and basic computer skills.

Requirements to be certified as a Preadmission Screening Clinician are as follows:

Educational Requirements:

Currently holds a license as a LMHP or LMHP-R:

-Licensed Professional Counselor
-Licensed Clinical Social Worker
-Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
-Licensed Clinical Psychologist
-Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
-Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist MD/DO
-Currently approved for and enrolled in supervision for a license for one of the licenses listed above.

Holds a Master’s or Doctoral degree that would be required for the following:
-Licensed Professional Counselor
-Licensed Clinical Social Worker
-Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
-Licensed Clinical Psychologist
-Psychiatric Nurse, Psychiatrist
-Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatrist MD/DO
-Bachelors prepared nurse [BSN] with five years behavioral health related experience

DBHDS Training:
Individual has successfully completed all training required for certification by DBHDS.

All orientation requirements have been met and individual is competent to be certified.

Preferred Qualifications / Other Relevant Job Information:
Prefer familiarity with local resources and Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, etc.)

Prefer bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate.

Preadmission screening evaluator is hired with knowledge, skills, and abilities to establish a welcoming environment for individuals with co-occurring disorders and performing hopeful engagement and integrated screening and assessment.

Position is a grade 209-211 depending Licensure Status. Minimum annual salary is $47,476.00.

Starting salary for new employees will be based on the prospective employee’s knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the position’s duties.  Current or most recent verified salary will also be taken into consideration prior to making an offer of employment.  Starting salaries for new employees will not exceed the advertised maximum and will be based on the availability of funding within the current budget.

Excellent benefits include sick and annual leave and Virginia Retirement System. Flexible work schedule, including 4 day work week, is possible in some positions.

Position requires  pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening, to include a driver’s license report if applicable.

District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Sign on bonus of $2,000.00 to qualified applicants.  *Restrictions apply.

Position is Open until filled.

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