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.

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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.

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19031
Hours: Various hours and shifts
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, Chantilly, Virginia

Exciting opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team at Fairfax Detoxification Center, in a community based residential setting. Staff is being enhanced and expanded to provide integrated services, addressing substance use and mental health disorders as well as co-occurring primary care needs. Programming includes medical and clinical 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 providers, provides clinical collaboration with physicians/medical staff and the mental health treatment team regarding medical support services to clients. Nurses provide assessment, outreach, support services, crisis intervention, education and life skills training to Fairfax County citizens who are seriously mentally ill or who are actively detoxing from substances and/or with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Conducts and gathers relevant research information on medical services and educates program staff. Provides accurate and timely written documentation on clients and the program. Visually observes physical appearance of clients and monitors their behaviors. Encourages clients’ compliance with program rules and expectations.

This position is designated emergency series personnel and is expected to report for duty even in case 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSURES REQUIRED:
Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in the field of psychiatry, mental health nursing, substance abuse disorders, intellectual disabilities, or relevant clinical specialty.

To Apply: Please send applications to: Rosaline Nankam Rosaline.Nankam@fairfaxcount y.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.

This position may be underfilled.

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-2003
Grade: S-15
Salary: Starting at $18.88/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Fairfax County WIC location
Description:

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 Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. This position:

  • Educates and supports pregnant and breastfeeding WIC mothers
  • Provides breastfeeding contacts by phone and in-person (in both group and one-on-one formats)
  • Assists breastfeeding WIC participants by phone outside of business hours
  • Refers participants to WIC breastfeeding staff as needed
  • Completes all required documentation

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:
Panel interview.

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.

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

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19026
Salary: $23.7404 - $31.6539 (The salary for this position will not exceed mid-point)
Hours: 30 hours/week
Location: Gartlan

An exciting opportunity is available for a Licensed Practical Nurse to deliver services to individuals who are diagnosed with chronic and persistent mental illness (i.e. Schizophrenia, Bipolar etc.) and are receiving community-based services from the Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) and the South County Intensive Case Management (ICM) teams. PACT and ICM services are provided in partnership with individuals and their natural supports, in a variety of community settings with a strong emphasis on person centered planning, strength-based approach to recovery, empowerment, self-determination, and independence.

The teams are based out of the Gartlan Center in Alexandria, Virginia. The Licensed Practical Nurse for this 30-hours per week, non-merit, benefit-eligible position will work alongside clinical staff ensuring that individuals’ medical and behavioral health needs are met. The LPN is primarily responsible for securing and storing medications in the PACT medication clinic as set forth in the CSB procedures to meet the requirements of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. This includes but is not limited to the physical requirements of organization, monitoring temperature, safety, and security of all medications and supplies in the medication clinic. The LPN is also responsible for taking vital signs (blood pressure, weight, abdominal girth, temperature, pulse, glucose monitoring, administering intramuscular injections, preparing and dispensing medications, and using a computer to read and enter data into clients’ electronic health records.

This position requires the incumbent to be able to function autonomously and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment. Work hours will be scheduled between 8:30 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish); Prior experience with chronically mentally ill adults

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Carlos Estrada at carlos.estrada@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 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-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- 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: 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: 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.

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