Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-3311
TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Spage,
Director

Non-Merit - Health Care

The following non-merit substitute and relief counselor job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

This is a repost, if you applied for this position before, you do not need to apply again.

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-19008
Salary: $22.66/hour, depending on experience
Location: Various Health Department locations

Description: Interviews applicants in order to collect financial, social and employment information in order to determine eligibility for Health Department and Community Health Care Network (CHCN) services or other medical home. Registers and authorizes these services. Assesses needs for other non-agency services. Counsels clients and coordinates agency and non-agency services and collaborates with medical/nursing staff to this end.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus one year of professional work experience in human services or a related field.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background investigation, a Child Protective Services check, and Sanction Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have at least 1 year of experience conducting eligibility determination for public assistance for low-income ethnically diverse population. The ability to read and write in complete sentences in English. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues. Position requires the candidate to work independently and in a team environment, be proactive, exercise good judgment, use critical thinking skills, be highly organized and have excellent communication skills. Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills; excellent verbal and written communication abilities, demonstrates interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Physical Requirements: Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Schedule: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-19006
Salary: Starting at $18.8801/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Herndon/Reston District Office (HRDO)

Description: The Human Services Assistant works as part of the Division of Health Services, in the Clinic Services/District Offices, providing interpretive services in the Spanish language for limited proficiency English speaking clients in clinic, community site, or home visit settings in Fairfax County. This position will work closely with a team of Public Health Nurse(s) and medical personnel to interpret client health history information and communicate a plan of care to clients, to include referrals to resources, and preventive health care and early intervention education. Assists new clients with entering the health care system by explaining policies, procedures and eligibility requirements. Translates written materials as directed by Public Health Nurse(s) and medical personnel.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to a high school diploma or G.E.D. Three years of professional work experience, with two years of experience in human services or a related field. A related two-year associate degree may be substituted for the required human services or related field experiences.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background investigation, a Child Protective Services check, and Sanction Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. This position is responsible for providing the VDH Low-Income Safety Seat Distribution and Education Program to pregnant mothers and mothers with children who are eligible for the program in Fairfax County. This position will require occasional travel to other locations within the county; mileage reimbursement included. Language proficiency interpreter certification and VDH Safety Seat Distribution and Education Program training and certification are a requirement and will need to be maintained per agency guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have at least two years of work experience in social and human services, assisting clients to identify and obtain benefits and services in an ethnically diverse population. The ability to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and English. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues. Position requires the candidate to work independently and in a team environment, be proactive, exercise good judgment, and be organized. Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills; excellent verbal and written communication abilities, demonstrates interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications. Bilingual Spanish/English.

Physical Requirements: Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Schedule: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov.

 Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19003
Salary: $23.2521-$38.7531 hourly; Will include a signing bonus of $1,000 for part-time positions.
Hours: A combination of day, evening and weekend shifts.
Location: Cornerstones Program, Chantilly, VA 

Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Cornerstones Program is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse for 25-30 hours per week to promote quality of life for people receiving residential services for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Hours vary, but include some day, evening and weekend shifts. Our treatment philosophy is comprehensive, dynamic, integrated and recovery-based. We are currently hiring a part-time non-merit Licensed Practical Nurse to provide support to MDs, PAs and Behavioral Health Clinicians in the following areas: monitor for side effects from medications and assessment for behavioral health and primary care symptoms, medication administration, care coordination and collaboration with non-medical staff. Other duties involve vital sign checks, filling out lab requisitions, giving injections, ordering clinic supplies, and documenting protected health information in an electronic health record. LPNs are responsible for maintenance of medications clinics, which includes but is not limited to: checking for expired medications, recording temperatures of med room, insuring availability of medications, interacting with drug company representatives, and keeping the environment conducive to client care. New hires to these positions are eligible for a $1000 bonus. Individuals in 30-hour per week positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Minimum Qualifications: Possession of current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia; Contingent upon area of assignment, some positions may require possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of practical nursing skills gained through an accredited practical nursing program;
  • Skill in performing technical nursing procedures (e.g., injections, venipuncture, blood pressure screening);
  • Ability to identify questionable test findings;
  • Ability to perform CPR or perform emergency treatment for life-threatening conditions;
  • Ability to elicit sufficient pertinent medical information from a client and record a medical history that is complete and accurate;
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and staff members.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Graduation from an accredited Practical Nursing program; plus two years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working with clients with substance use, behavioral health, and co-occurring disorders; experience documenting in electronic health records.

To apply: contact Kathleen Kelly at KathleenM.Kelly@fairfaxcounty.gov

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Duration- Until filled

Note: E Status

*This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

 

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19002
Salary: Starting at $30.8394/hr.
Hours: Part-time, 30 hours per week, M-F
Location: Merrifield

Under the supervision of the Diversion First, Jail Diversion team/Behavioral Health Supervisor - works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide clinical treatment to individuals with mental illness, co-occurring disorders and substance use disorders as well as compromised physical health. Performs community based medical nursing, mental health and substance use assessments, screening, counseling, case management, metal health support services, crisis intervention and community collaboration. Serves as the clinical nurse to provide therapeutic medical and rehabilitative interventions on both emergency and ongoing basis and consultation about medical issues to non-medical team members.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited nursing program as a Registered Nurse with at least two years of experience in mental health nursing or relevant field.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Duration: Ongoing

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Please send your resume to Mark Reeves, Manager – Jail Diversion Program at Mark.Reeves@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-18023
Salary: $30.1609- $50.2682/ hour
Hours: As needed. Varied hours and days, evenings and nights.
Location: Chantilly, Virginia

Job Ad language - Excitingopportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team at the Fairfax Detoxification center, a community based residential setting. The nurse provides integrated services, addressing substance abuse use and mental health disorders as well as co-occurring primary care needs. Programming includes medical and clinically managed detoxification, acupuncture, case management and referral services. The nursing staff is responsible for clinical, medical and primary care issues including the following serves as a liaison to community resource pharmacy and community medical providers; provides clinical collaboration with physicians/medical staff and the mental health treatment team. The nurse provides assessment, outreach, support services, crisis intervention and education to Fairfax County residents who are actively detoxing from substances and with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The nurse provides accurate and timely written documentation on clients and the program. The nurse visually observes physical appearance of clients and monitors their behaviors. The nurse encourages client’s compliance with the program rules and expectations. This position is designated emergency series personnel and is expected to report for duty even in cases of inclement weather.

Minimum qualifications -Graduation from an accredited nursing program as a Registered Nurse with at least two years of experience in medical surgical nursing, mental health nursing, long term care nursing, emergency nursing or relevant field.

To Apply: Send resumes to: Rosaline Nankam - Rosaline.nankam@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Duration: 3 weeks

* This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.Individuals in these positions are not eligible for County benefits.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-17001
Salary: $33.17 - $55.29 per hour
Hours: 10-30 hours per week
Location: Merrifield

We are recruiting for Nurse Practitioners to work in our Emergency Services program at our Merrifield Center

The incumbent will be responsible for assessment of clients who present to the CSB Emergency Services program. These clients have a wide range of psychiatric disorders that may be co-occurring with substance use disorders, physical illness, and/or intellectual disabilities. The incumbent will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team that includes psychiatrists, licensed/skilled clinicians, peer specialists and public safety. The incumbent will provide expert consultation and guidance regarding diagnosis and appropriate disposition which will include emergency triage and referral for voluntary/involuntary hospitalization. Duties will include psychiatric evaluations, crises stabilization, assessments, medication management, and coordination of care with other clinical staff.  The incumbent will be responsible for documenting all clinical information into an electronic health record with e-prescribing. Responsible for adhering to and complying with all relevant local, state, federal and regulatory standards.

There are various shifts available including weekday overnights, weekend days and overnights. Position includes extensive training and shadowing components that must be completed prior to beginning the chosen shifts. This training takes place during the weekday/evenings. There is significant flexibility in the scheduling of the specific days and hours of the training that can work around current schedules    

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to the following:

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Plus a master’s degree in nursing as a clinical nurse practitioner

Preferred Qualifications: PMH-NP, experience with an emergency/acute care service where assessment and differential diagnoses need to be made rapidly; treatment of serious mental illness and substance use disorders in a community setting. Preferred qualitifcations would also include ability to treat adolescents and older adults, and experience working in an outpatient, public behavioral health setting. Computer literate.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • License to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia
  • Has obtained national certification as a Nurse Practitioner

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a sanctions screening, and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

Contingent upon area of assignment, some positions in this class will require a National Provider Identifier (NPI)

Note: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay

To Apply: To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please email our CSB Medical Director, Colton Hand M.D at Colton.Hand@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-18004
Salary: Commensurate with experience; $30.16 – $40.22 per hour; eligible for limited benefits
Hours: This position involves shift work, including awake overnights and weekends. This position is designated as Emergency Services Personnel.
Location: Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, Annandale, VA

Exciting opportunity to join state of the art multi-disciplinary team at Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, a 16 bed, short-term residential crisis stabilization unit that serves individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are in psychiatric crisis. Services include: crisis intervention, individual, group and family counseling, case management, medication management, social detoxification and linking individuals to ongoing mental health, substance use or co-occurring services. Applicant would provide direct nursing services including but not limited to, medical/nursing assessments, medication administration, addressing acute medical issues and referring individuals to area hospitals and clinics. Monitors the detoxification process and intervenes as necessary per medical protocols. Trains and educates multidisciplinary staff and individuals being served about medical issues. The applicant would also be responsible for program intakes, assessments, treatment planning, individual, group and family treatment and providing crisis intervention/crisis stabilization services under clinical supervision.

Qualifications: Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a minimum of two years post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in an intensive treatment group home, hospital emergency department or psychiatric unit, community-based behavioral emergency services, and/or crisis stabilization setting.      

To Apply: Submit your resume via email Amy.Miller@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Note: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer.

This position is eligible for a bonus amount of $1,000.

*This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Agency: Department of Human Resources
Job#: ELT-HR-18000
Salary: $20.72-$27.63 per hour
Location: Employee Fitness and Wellness Center, Fairfax County Government Center

Two positions available. The Fairfax County Government Center is seeking part-time group exercise instructors for the Employee Fitness and Wellness Center. Instructors will plan and lead safe and effective group workouts for employees and retirees of varying fitness levels. Instructors are responsible for setting up and cleaning up for classes they instruct, reporting class attendance, and helping to maintain a safe and welcoming environment. Instructors may also be asked to assist with special events, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Required:

    • Nationally recognized CPR/AED certification (such as American Red Cross or American Heart Association)

    • Nationally recognized Group Fitness certification (such as ACSM, ACE or AFAA)

    • At least 2 years of experience instructing group fitness classes

    • Knowledge of safe exercise techniques and personal and group exercise principles and positive, effective communications skills
       

  • Preferred:

    • Additional sub-specialty certifications (i.e. Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, etc.)

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume, noting group fitness experience and certifications, to Leigh Ann Henderson, LiveWell Coordinator, at Leigh.Henderson@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Leigh Ann Henderson at the email address provided. An audition may be required for final candidates.

Grade: X-O1
Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-DAHS-16012
Locations: Several including Alexandria, Chantilly, Merrifield
Salary: $122.93-143.43 / hour, depending on board status/experience; benefits eligible*
Schedule: 10-30 hours per week

Main duties include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, treatment recommendations, participation in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, coordination of medical care, crises interventions.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Medicine degree. Completion of approved residency training in Psychiatry. DEA. License to practice Medicine in state of Virginia

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with treatment of serious mental illness and substance use disorders in a community setting. Computer literate.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the General Inspector (OIG ) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: * This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: To apply or learn about this opportunity, please email Colton Hand, MD Medical Director CSB at, Colton.Hand@fairfaxcounty.gov

Grade: X-O1
Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-DAHS-16012
Locations: Several including Alexandria, Chantilly, Merrifield
Salary: $122.93-143.43 / hour, depending on board status/experience; benefits eligible*
Schedule: 10-30 hours per week

Main duties include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, treatment recommendations, participation in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, coordination of medical care, crises interventions.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Medicine degree. Completion of approved residency training in Psychiatry. DEA. License to practice Medicine in state of Virginia

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with treatment of serious mental illness and substance use disorders in a community setting. Computer literate.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the General Inspector (OIG ) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: * This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: To apply or learn about this opportunity, please email Colton Hand, MD Medical Director CSB at, Colton.Hand@fairfaxcounty.gov