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.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.

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The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under general supervision, works as part of the Health Services Division serving as a Public Health Nurse float pool, assigned to cover staffing needs in Health Services programs. Health Services programs may include a Public Health clinic, field sites (e.g. client home visits), schools, adult day care centers, communicable disease responses and within the community to cover staffing and/or operational needs. Obtains health histories, identifies health needs, and develops health plans. Interprets results of screening tests, provides health education and provides referrals to community resources as needed. Provides care coordination in schools or community settings Must have a strong working knowledge of computers and effective communication skills. Collaborates with team members and partner agencies as needed to improve the health of the community. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday.

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. These are non-merit G-Status temporary positions. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointees is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus one year of work experience in a public health/community health setting; or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

Possession of a current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Selected positions or area(s) of assignment may require the incumbent to possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a tuberculosis test, and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of post-licensure experience working as a registered nurse in a public health/community health setting.
  • Experience with phlebotomy and immunization skills.
  • Experience providing home visits and/or long-term care or adult day care centers.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptable to flexible scheduling and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners.
  • Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications.
  • Bilingual skills 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. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.
 

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

To apply:Please email your resume to Health Dept. Human Resources at HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov and specify the position title and requisition number.

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21003
Salary: hourly salary range is 
Nurse Practitioner: $47.00 
Physician Assistant: $47.00
Public Health Nurse: $40.00
Licensed Practical Nurse: $35.00
Work Schedule Hours: May vary depending on assignment. 8 to 12-hour shift depending on assignment. Monday to Friday. Weekends
Location: Multiple Sites

The Fairfax County Health Department is hiring temporary staff to support our COVID-19 Vaccination and pandemic response efforts. The Fairfax County Health Department is looking for Nurse Practitioners (NP), Physician Assistants (PA), Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to administer COVID-19 vaccine to members of the community. These individuals will join a team of health care professionals who are actively vaccinating members of the community - with the goal of stopping the spread of COVID-19 in the community. 
 
These positions will administer vaccinations and/or perform other pandemic response roles commensurate with incumbent’s licensure and experience at one or more Health Department response facilities.

Duties include:

  • Works with vaccination team leaders, pharmacists, and others to coordinate vaccination logistics, including set up and break down of vaccination stations ensuring compliance with social distancing and other health and safety best practices.
  • Performs intramuscular injection and subcutaneous injection proficiently.
  • Administers COVID-19 vaccines (per manufacturer instructions) proficiently and educates clients about precautions and possible adverse reactions;
  • Ensures proper collection and disposal of expendable supplies and biohazardous waste;
  • Maintains appropriate infectious disease control standards and precautions;
  • Manages the intake and consent process for all vaccine recipients;
  • Oversees the data collection and reporting of all vaccinations administered;
  • Implements emergency protocols for adverse reactions and other medical emergencies within scope of practice;
  • Performs nasal swabs and nasopharyngeal swabs and document specimen collections based on department protocols;
  • Conducts or assists with case investigations of COVID-19 cases and/or contacts
  • Serves as a medical subject matter expert for medical practices, healthcare workers, and community members in a field-based or call center setting (based on licensure and experience level);
  • Serves as a team leader of vaccinators or other medical professionals based on licensure and experience level;
  • Possesses ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing; 
  • Must be detail oriented, accurate in data entry, organized, possess excellent customer service skills, and able to work in a fast-paced team environment. 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle to drive to multiple locations, as needed.
  • Job assignment may change as needed based on pandemic response priorities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience providing immunization care to patients. 

Positions: 
Non-merit E-status position. Cannot exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Appointee is eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave, holiday pay or retirement benefits.

Non-Merit G-Status temporary position. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay. 


CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Possession of a current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Nurse Practitioner; Physician Assistant; Public Health Nurse; License Practical Nurse; in the Commonwealth of Virginia 
  • Valid motor vehicle driver’s license

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, and requires walking, standing, sitting (for long periods of time), and kneeling, reaching, bending, climbing stairs; may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor; Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Must be available to work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime, as required; and must be able to work in all weather conditions during daytime and nighttime hours. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

To apply: Please complete and email your completed application (choice of Word or fillable PDF forms) and your resume to HDjobs@fairfaxcounty.gov, or fax to 703-653-9441, referencing the position title and job number. Applications may also be mailed to HD Human Resources, Kelly Square Building, 10777 Main Street, Suite 204, Fairfax, VA 22030 

Application/resume required.
 

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-21002
Grade: S-15
Salary: Starting at $18.88/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Fairfax County WIC location

The Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. The FCHD Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented Nutritionist Assistant I. This position:

  • Provides administrative support for the WIC program 
  • Determines eligibility and enrolls eligible participants in the program 
  • Assists WIC participants by phone and in person 
  • Completes all required documentation
  • Obtains clinical data and conducts clinical tests 

Duties are performed under the supervision of a Senior Public Health Nutritionist. This position may require travel to multiple WIC sites on an as needed basis.
    
Note: This is a grant-funded, non-merit E-status position. Cannot exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Appointee is eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave, holiday pay or retirement benefits

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education plus one year of customer service experience.

Certificates and Licenses Required:
Valid motor vehicle driver's license.

Necessary Special Requirements:
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 Sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 
 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous WIC experience preferred. Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. 
  • Models outstanding customer service skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other information systems such as an electronic health records system. 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English 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. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure:
Interview

To apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to HDWIC@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-21000
Grade: S-20
Salary: Starting at $23.74/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Fairfax County WIC location

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information. 

The FCHD Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented Public Health Nutritionist. This position:

  • Provides nutrition services to women, infants, and children, including counseling of high-risk clients and caseload management.
  • Assesses and evaluates nutritional needs of clients and certifies them according to nutritional risk. 
  • Establishes food packages for participants. 
  • Plans and conducts nutrition education, including breastfeeding support and promotion to meet participants' needs as required by established guidelines.
  • Documents all certification and nutrition activities. 

Duties are performed under the supervision of a Senior Public Health Nutritionist. This position may require travel to multiple WIC sites on an as needed basis. 
    
Note: This is a grant-funded, non-merit G status position. This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's or higher degree in nutritional sciences, public health nutrition, dietetics or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university and satisfactorily completed a program of supervised clinical experience approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; or related qualification requirements as defined by the Code of Virginia Chapter 27.1 of Title 54.1 Dietitians and Nutritionists.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Valid motor vehicle driver's license.

Necessary Special Requirements: 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 Sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 
 
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have met credentialing requirements to be a Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Previous experience as a WIC Nutritionist. Proficiency in recordkeeping and in use of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel). Position requires the candidates to be proactive, exercise good judgment, use critical thinking skills, be organized and have excellent customer service skills. Clear oral and written communication skills. Ability to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in Spanish as a second language.

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. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure: Interview

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

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20012
Salary: $31.48 - $52.47*
Hours: This position involves shift work, including awake overnights and weekends.
Location: Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, temporarily located to 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151

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 or developmental disabilities who are in psychiatric crisis. Services include: crisis intervention, individual, group and family counseling, case management, medication management, social and medical detoxification and linking individuals to ongoing mental health, substance use or co-occurring services. Provides 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. Responsible for program intakes, assessments, treatment planning, individual, group and family treatment and providing crisis intervention/crisis stabilization services under clinical supervision. This position involves shift work, including awake overnights and weekends. This position is designated as Emergency Services Personnel. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus two years of post-licensure experience as a nurse, in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty; or graduation from an accredited college with an associate degree in nursing; plus four years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty.

Preferred Qualifications: At least two years of 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.  

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. 

*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 email Woodburn Place Nursing Supervisor, David Rose at David.Rose@fairfaxcounty.gov 
 

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-20008
Salary: Starting at $27.32/hr., commensurate with experience
Grade: S-23
Location: 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information. 

As a COVID-19 Vaccination Coordinator, this position will operate within the Incident Command Structure (ICS) to assess COVID-19 vaccination capacity and readiness by community providers in targeted communities. Develops and implements strategies to maximize that capacity, and to increase community knowledge and awareness of the importance of COVID-19 vaccination. Seeks to build partnerships with formal and informal community providers to advance public health within the multi-cultural and ethnic populations. In coordination with other agency staff develops and disseminates outreach and educational materials to targeted community. 

Note: This is a non-merit E-status position. Cannot exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Appointee is eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave, holiday pay or retirement benefits.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in health education, human services, or a directly related field; plus one year of experience in communicable and/or chronic disease education, investigation or other types of health-related work involving considerable public contact.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a Criminal Background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate level training in a health-related discipline such as pharmacy, public health, is preferred. Prior experience interfacing with health providers, is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, results-oriented individual with demonstrated ability to problem-solve. Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment. 
  • Ability to plan, develop and verbally deliver health education materials to specific target populations. 
  • Possess ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing; ability to multi-task and prioritize work. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job is generally sedentary in nature; however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching, and bending. Uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 pounds. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a motor vehicle and maintain a valid driver's license. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.

To apply: Please email your resume to HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov, referencing the position title and job number.

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-20006
Salary: Starting at $28.6920/hour, commensurate with experience
Grade: S24
Location: Multiple Locations

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under general supervision, this position works as part of the Health Services Division serving as a Public Health Nurse float pool, assigned to cover staffing needs in Health Services programs. Health Services programs may include a Public Health clinic, field sites (e.g. client home visits), schools, adult day care centers, communicable disease responses and within the community to cover staffing and/or operational needs. Obtains health histories, identifies health needs, and develops health plans. Interprets results of screening tests, provides health education and provides referrals to community resources as needed. Provides care coordination in schools or community settings Must have a strong working knowledge of computers and effective communication skills. Collaborates with team members and partner agencies as needed to improve the health of the community. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday.

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. These are non-merit G-Status temporary positions. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in Nursing; plus one year of work experience in a public health/community health setting; or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Possession of a current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Selected positions or area(s) of assignment may require the incumbent to possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 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 Sanction Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferred candidates will have two years of post-licensure experience working as a registered nurse in a public health/community health setting.
  • Experience with phlebotomy and immunization skills.
  • Experience providing home visits and/or long-term care or adult day care centers.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptable to flexible scheduling and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners.
  • Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications.
  • Bilingual skills 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. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview; may include exercise.

To apply: Please email your resume to HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov, referencing the position title and job number.

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20001
Salary: 34.6309 – 57.7183. Position qualifies for an additional stipend of $499.26 per biweekly pay period
Hours: Variable, Includes afterhours, holidays and weekends
Location: Merrifield Center-Emergency Services

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board is hiring two temporary part-time clinical psychologists to conduct comprehensive evaluations of both minors (16.1-642) and adults (37.2-815) who have been civilly detained pursuant to (16.1-640.1 or 37.2-809); and to complete independent examiner reports (adults) or qualified evaluator reports (minors) for submission to the court prior to civil commitment hearings.

Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSURES REQUIRED: 
Possession of a current license to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD/ PsyD; Knowledge and ability to apply psychological principles and methods in the diagnosis prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological problems, emotional and/or mental conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other professional staff members and the public. Conduct comprehensive clinical evaluations, comprehensive risk assessment and written reports; Provide psychoeducation regarding treatment needs, risk assessment, and other clinical information to client and parties involved in the involuntary detention process. Familiar with court proceeding, appear and testify as requested.

To Apply: Please contact, send resumes to Jennifer.newhard@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.

*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-19034
Salary: $31.4871 -$41.9828
Hours: Temporary, part-time, night shift (10 pm – 8 am)
Location: Chantilly, Virginia

Be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team with the Community Service Board, (CSB), Residential Treatment & Detox Services, as a Behavioral Health Nurse RN, (BHN). Working with nursing and administrative supervision, the BHN cares for clients with substance use disorders, that may be medically compromised, with acute mental illness, and/or developmental disorders; provides direct care, medication management, and case management services including biopsychosocial assessment. nursing diagnosis, supportive counseling, psychoeducation programming, nursing interventions, and crisis intervention treatment; provides nursing support to medication clinic operation of assigned programs; and performs related work as required.

The BHN consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way and incorporates differences into the provision of care. Additional responsibilities include the following:

  • Conducts all patient care in a patient-centered manner;
  • Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients throughout the continuum, to include patient education;
  • Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others;
  • Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines;
  • Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes;
  • Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge;
  • Utilizes standards, guidelines for care delivery;
  • Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration;
  • Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning;
  • Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving;
  • Administers medications and treatments; and
  • Works with interdisciplinary team/client to assist client to detoxify safely and meet treatment goals.

This is an excellent opportunity for an RN with a strong medical background along with knowledge and skills important in a behavioral health unit. This position is designated emergency series personnel and is expected to report for duty even in cases of inclement weather.

Minimum Qualifications- Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus two years of post-licensure experience as a nurse, in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty; or graduation from an accredited college with an associate degree in nursing; plus four years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in the specialty area of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, or relevant clinical specialty.

To apply: Please forward your resume to Rosaline.Nankam@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.

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

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