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

**All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees >and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.**

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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Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21015
Salary: Starting at $28.98/hr., commensurate with experience

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.

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 the School Health program. Responsibilities are to provide a variety of community health services to diverse populations in the school community, using a multi-disciplinary approach.  Assesses, evaluates, and monitors students, families and school health needs; conducts school and home visits; provides care coordination, case finding, and disease prevention outreach and health promotion for students, families and communities.  Must have a strong working knowledge of computers, and ability to provide health related training in the school community. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday.

Note: This is a 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. Multiple positions available.

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 post-licensure nursing experience.

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. Incumbent must 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:

  • Experience providing health services to school aged children in ethnically diverse populations.
  • Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners.
  • Work independently and on interdisciplinary teams.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications
  • At least one year of direct supervisory experience of paraprofessional staff or has demonstrated work experience monitoring and directing the work of others.

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 HDJobs@fairfaxcounty.gov, referencing the position title and requisition number.
 

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21014
Salary: Starting at $19.07/hr., commensurate with experience
Grade: S15
Location: Multiple Adult Day Health Care Center Locations 

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.

Under general supervision, this position works as part of the Health Services Division serving as a Home Health Aide float pool, assigned to cover staffing needs in Adult Day Health Care Center locations. The Home Health Aide assists recreation therapists with planning, organizing, and providing therapeutic recreational and social activities, in person and using virtual platforms such as Zoom. Provides assistance with activities of daily living, personal care such as bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, oral hygiene, nail care, transferring and walking for both males and females, taking vital signs, and using personal protective equipment (PPE). Assists in providing a quality therapeutic recreation program for a specialized population(s) of individuals, 18 and older, with a variety of diagnoses and multiple disabilities in the Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC). Helps with the nutrition program by maintaining statistics, ordering meals, setting up and serving food. 

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this job 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: 
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • First Aid (Required within 12 months)
  • Limited Food Handlers Certification (Required within 12 months)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days)
  • AED (Required within 60 days)

Necessary Special Requirements:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, sanctions screening and driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.  

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidate will have experience working with older adults with multiple chronic conditions including dementia. Experience in leading group activities in person and using virtual platforms; knowledge using the internet to conduct searches to assist in planning recreational activities. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Must achieve First Aid and Limited Food Handlers Certification within one year of employment. 

Physical Requirements:
Employee is required to walk, stand for long periods of time (i.e., 1 to 2 hours), bend, sit, kneel, reach, climb stairs and participate in recreational therapy. Must be able to exchange accurate information with other verbally and in writing. Uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to drive a vehicle. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to assist with client transfers from sitting to standing and standing to sitting and lift up to 50 pounds. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure:
Panel interview; may include exercise.

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

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21013
Salary: Starting at $19.94/hr., commensurate with experience
Grade: S16
Location: Multiple Locations 

Fairfax County Health Department is seeking individuals to serve as School Health Aides providing direct school health services in Fairfax County Public Schools. School Health Aides provide care for students who are ill or injured, including first aid, emergency care, and administration of medications or treatments in routine and non-routine situations at the school of assignment within Fairfax County.

Performs an array of care related administrative work such as maintaining student health records, documenting health room visits, compiling health room statistics, and ensuring accuracy of information. School Health Aides are provided training and supervised by a Public Health Nurse.

Other duties include:

  • Provides care according to established guidelines; notifies parents/guardians and school staff as necessary.
  • Administers first aid, according to established guidelines, to students who are either injured or sick, within a variety of locations within the school and school grounds.
  • Arranges and conducts health screening (vision and hearing) and assists Public Health Nurse in notifying parents/guardians of abnormal screening results and recommended follow-up. Documents health room visits daily ensuring documentation is clear and accurate.
  • Organizes and maintains health room.
  • Compiles submits health room statistics and reports using computer data entry and information systems.
  • Responds to emergencies and administers emergency medications such as Epinephrine (EpiPen) or other emergency medications in response to health needs.
  • Responds to health emergencies by calling 911, as appropriate, and ensures care protocols are followed.
  • Participates in communicable disease surveillance in schools.
  • Attends required trainings.
  • May participate in community activities related to public health emergency responses.

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this job announcement. The hourly salary rate will not exceed the midpoint of $26.58. Health Department positions are designated as Emergency First Responder. Based on the emergency response deployment needs, this position may be deployed to support the emergency response service needs.

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. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Completion of high school; plus any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to two years of post-secondary education in a field related to early childhood education or human services; plus two years of experience working with children and families.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • CPR- Required within 30 days
  • AED- Required within 30 days

Necessary Special Requirements:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a Criminal Background Investigation and a Child Protective Services check to the satisfaction of the employer. 

  • Successful completion of department-sponsored Fairfax County Health Department School Health Aide orientation prior to assignment in a school for continued employment; Part of the orientation is virtual, accessibility to the internet will be required.
  • Evaluated as competent in the care of sick and injured children.
  • A TB risk assessment and immunization review will be required for employees assigned to this class. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidate will have education, or training beyond high school in a relevant course of study. Will have a desire to work with school age children to promote health and wellbeing. Proven ability to interact in a friendly, service-oriented, and professional manner with students, parents/guardians, school staff. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Position requires the candidate 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. Proficiency in recordkeeping and in use of Microsoft Office software applications.

Physical Requirements:
Employee is required to walk, stand, bend, sit, kneel, reach, use hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Ability to climb stairs, push a wheelchair or walk briskly to respond to student/staff health needs or emergencies. Able to carry equipment, supplies, young children or lift up to 25 pounds. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor and operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to read and write in complete English sentences. Ability to frequently communicate and exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure:
Panel interview; may include practical exercise.

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

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-21011
Grade: S-17
Salary: Starting at $20.90/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 II. This position:

  • Provides nutrition services to women, infants, and children, including certification of eligible participants, determining nutritional risk, and prescribing appropriate food packages.
  • Conducts dietary assessments and obtains clinical data. 
  • Provides nutrition education and counseling to low-risk clients; refers high risk clients to nutritionist. 
  • 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 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:
High school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a department of education; plus six hours of nutrition, dietetics, community health, biology, chemistry, sociology, and/or a related coursework.; plus one year of customer service experience in community health, social services, public health environment, nutrition, and/or related field.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • Competent Professional Authority (CPA) certification or other related certification
  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license
  • CPR - Required within 60 days
  • AED - Required within 60 days

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 a college degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field.
  • Previous WIC experience preferred. 
  • Proficiency in recordkeeping and in use of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel).
  • Position requires the candidate 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 resume to hdjobs@fairfaxcounty.gov, referencing the position title and job number.
 

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-21017
Salary: $23.978-31.97 per hour plus shift differential
Hours: Three 10-hour overnight shifts, (10:00pm-8am) per week, alternating weekends, (Friday, Saturday)
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 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 member

Preferred Qualifications (optional): Knowledge of substance disorders

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.

To Apply: Please email wanda.orr@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

 

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-21016
Salary: Position is an S-20 and PT/non merit with approximately 30 hours a week. Hourly rate begins at $23.2521  
Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Hours are Part-Time/ hours may vary not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year/ 30 hours per week.
Location: 8350 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309

Exciting opportunity to be part of an integrated team providing comprehensive medical and behavioral health nursing. Serves as a Licensed Practical Nurse to provide therapeutic medical and behavioral health interventions and consultation about medical issues to non-medical team members.  Applicant must be computer literate in the Electronic Health Record, and must maintain detailed electronic documentation that meets state, local and federal performance contract expectations.

The main duties of this position include:

Provide direct treatment and medical support for youth.

  • Assist medical staff with completion of prior authorizations with insurance companies.
  • Serve as a primary medical resource for clinical staff.
  • Assist psychiatrists during medication management sessions
  • Provide health education to youth and their families on medications, health and wellness.
  • Participate in meetings, representing medical best practices and collaboration with CSB Clinicians and Psychiatrists to provide integrated medical and psychiatric care.
  • Triage and coordinate with non-nursing staff to manage urgent situations that arise with individuals.
  • Obtain Vitals sign, Weight, Height and Abdominal girt. 
  • Deliver medications and administering injections to seriously mentally ill and substance abusing individuals.
  • Manage administrative tasks of running a medication clinic, such as inventory and organization of physical space.
  • Assist with weekly lab clinic.  

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 and 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.
 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Possession of current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in behavioral health and other health care settings.
  • Ability to work independently and a part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications (optional):

  • Experience with service delivery to individuals with mental health, substance abuse, or developmental disabilities.
  • Pediatric nursing experience encouraged to apply  
  • Spanish language encouraged to apply  

Certificates and Licenses Required: Possession of current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 

To Apply: Birgit Snellenburg: birgit.snellenburg@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 will include a sign-on bonus amount of $2,000 for full-time positions and $1,000 for part-time positions.  

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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21010
Salary: Starting at $23.74/hour, commensurate with experience
Grade: S-20
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. 

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. 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: 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 HDjobs@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Community Services Board
Job#: ELT-CSB-21012
Pay Grade: X01
Location: Merrifield and/or Gartlan and/or Reston

The Fairfax-Falls Church CSB is recruiting for a part time Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist. 
The CSB is a large public behavioral health care system that serves all of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia, and serves approximately 24,000 clients per year. The CSB provides a comprehensive array of services for children and adults with SPMI/SED, and/or substance use disorders and/or intellectual disabilities. These services include:

  • 24-hour residential crises stabilization
  • 24 hour, 7 days per week emergency services
  • Partial hospitalization
  • Outpatient and case management
  • Medical detox
  • PACT/Homeless Outreach
  • Short and long term residential treatment for co-occurring disorders
  • Jail diversion
  • Forensics

The CSB has a large medical staff that includes 35 full-time psychiatrists, primary care providers, a pediatrician, nurses (LPN, RN CNS, NP), and a physician assistant. To learn more about the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, please email inquiries to the CSB Medical Director: Colton.Hand@fairfaxcounty.gov.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Prescribes treatment plan and psychotropic medication based on medication evaluation.
  • Supports other therapists in emergency psychiatric evaluations. 
  • Responds to requests for assistance in crisis intervention situations as part of a combined staff approach.
  • Leads or participates in administrative, programmatic, and clinical meetings.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge of modern psychiatric theory and practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of causes, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relations with professional,
  • administrative, and other persons working in related fields, such as local welfare and public
  • health departments, schools, courts, law enforcement hospitals and other institutions.
  • Ability to plan and execute work effectively.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctor of Medicine degree.  Completion of approved residency training in psychiatry

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

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a license to practice medicine in the State of Virginia.  Will require a National Provider Identifier.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience with treatment of serious mental illness and substance use disorders in a community setting. Computer literate. Proficient in Spanish.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a
keyboard, and lift up to 20 pounds; and read, write, type/use a computer.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.

To apply, please send your application to Colton.Hand@fairfaxcounty.gov and please include responses to the following questions:

  1. Do you have a Doctor of Medicine degree?
  2. Have you successfully completed an approved residency training in psychiatry by the time you will be starting in the position?
  3. Do you possess a valid license to practice medicine in the state of Virginia?
  4. Please indicate the license number(s) and the expiration date

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

 

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-21006
Salary: $31. 4871 - $52. 4786 (based on experience)
Hours: 30 hours/ week, from 9:00 am – 5:00pm
Location: This position is based in the Reston Area of Fairfax County at the Northwest Center and will be shared in the Annandale area at the Heritage Center, serving both ICM teams in Mid and North County.

The Intensive Case Management Program (ICM) is designed to deliver comprehensive and effective services to individuals who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches.  The Behavioral Health Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing engagement, assessment, referral and linkage, life skills, behavioral and medical case management, crisis intervention and stabilization, support services, and supportive counseling to individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. The Behavioral Health Nurse under the supervision of the ICM supervisor, delivers medical nursing and mental health assessments as well as direct clinical treatment, metabolic screenings to persons with severe psychopathology, compromised physical health, and poor follow through with treatment recommendations.  The BHN in this position documents all services provided in a timely manner and ensures a tightly coordinated service plan by collaborating with the individual, natural supports, other team members, primary care providers, and other stakeholders in the individual's recovery. 
Recovery-oriented services are provided by all ICM team members in an individual, side-by-side manner, in a non-traditional community/outreach venue or in a traditional setting. 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. Knowledge of CSB, County and Community Resources, and ability to outreach and engage both in office and community-based services is necessary.   
Note: This position is part-time and includes a signing bonus of $1,000 for new hires.

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.

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:
3 years of  experience working in the field of psychiatric mental health nursing, substance use disorders/co-occurring or relevant clinical specialty. Bilingual preferred but not necessary.

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.

To Apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to Lydia.Tutwiler@fairfaxcounty.gov

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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 hdjobs@fairfaxcounty.gov referencing the position title and job number.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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