Senior Clinician (re-ad 22-00514)
Master’s degree in a human services field (i.e. psychology, social work, counseling) and three years of professional experience within the human services field is required; or an equivalent of training and experience. Must be licensed to practice psychotherapy in Virginia (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, etc.) or will become licensed within six months of hire. Experience reflecting provision of individual and group services is required. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.
Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services, Substance Use division is seeking an experienced therapist who displays a passion for working with adults with substance use and co-occurring disorders. This is a senior-level position that will be housed within the County’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program. OBAT is a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program which provides evidence-based care through a combination of prescription medication and therapy services to combat opioid dependence. The qualified candidate will have focused knowledge and direct experience with Medication Assisted Treatments including Suboxone, Vivitrol, Naltrexone and Methadone. The qualified candidate will be competent to provide group and individual therapy services to individuals within a community mental health setting. Seeking someone who demonstrates values of diversity and inclusion as well as compassion and competency as they are embedded in trauma-informed care practices. The preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of evidence-based therapy techniques, safety/risk assessment, and differential diagnosis assessment specific to substance use. Preferred applicant must be flexible, well-organized and capable of working within a large multidisciplinary team. Experience with electronic medical record keeping and case management is preferred. Weekly supervision will be provided. Perform other work as required. An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Hiring a Diverse and Bilingual Workforce. This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.
40 hours/week; Monday through Friday with two required evening shifts until 9:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Option for either a five-day work week or four-day work week. New hires are expected to work on site (not virtually) for at least the first 6 months of their probationary period.