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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Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21008
Salary: Negotiable, commensurate with experience
Grade: X-01
Location: Multiple Locations 

The Fairfax County Health Department is the largest public health department in Virginia, serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds throughout Fairfax County, as well as the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon, Vienna, and Clifton. With more than 100 years of leadership in the public health field, we are committed to protecting, promoting, and improving the health and quality of life for all in our community.

Under general direction of the Deputy Director for Medical Services, the part-time Physician provides medical oversight and medical care to clients seeking services in one of the following disciplines: clinical services in Health Department clinics, maternal childcare, long term care, and/or community health. Consults and provides medical guidance to Public Health Nurses as necessary in areas of immunization, refugee and international travel program, tuberculosis, and communicable diseases. Participates in the Infant Development Clinic (IDC) providing for infant examination, evaluation, and recommendations for infant and their families as part of the IDC Team. Plans, implements and oversees services for health promotion, and community/population health. Additionally, acts as a policy analyst/advisor in the clinics; independently plans, manages, and/or evaluates public health program(s), projects, and/or study activities.

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. 

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine and possession of a medical degree approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, preferably with a master’s degree in public health or a related field.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Licensed at time of appointment to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Board Certified Physician with Virginia license; preference to Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics specialty. Experience in community health or public health highly desired. Excellent customer service skills; ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team and with community partners. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with diverse populations. 

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. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Generally works in an clinical/office environment, yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical clinical/office setting.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview 

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

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21007
Salary: Starting at $21.63/hr, commensurate with experience
Grade: S18
Location: Multiple Locations 

The Fairfax County Health Department is the largest public health department in Virginia, serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds throughout Fairfax County, as well as the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon, Vienna, and Clifton. With more than 100 years of leadership in the public health field, we are committed to protecting, promoting, and improving the health and quality of life for all in our community.

The Health Department’s Division of Community Health and Development is seeking seven (7) Human Service Worker I position focusing on education, data collection and access to services as part of the Northern Virginia Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) . Under the direction of the Health Integration Team Manager, the part-time Human Service Worker I will be responsible for vaccine education and assist with registering Fairfax County Health District residents for vaccine appointments to promote health equity. Responsible for collecting and entering data in the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS), as well as conducting follow-up, as appropriate. This position will also ensure residents are educated about vaccine follow-up and registered to receive second doses according to manufacturer guidelines. The ideal candidate will provide support services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner within communities having higher rates of vaccine hesitancy. 

Note: Applicants are required to meet eligibility criteria for the VA Dislocated Worker Program. Positions require health-related work involving considerable public contact.

Multiple positions may be hired from this announcement. These are non-merit E-status positions. 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: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. 

Certificates and Licenses Required: State and/or local workforce competencies certification may be required for some positions.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to meet screening criteria for VA Dislocated Worker Program, complete a Criminal Background Investigation, a Child Protective Services check and Sanction Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.  

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in health education, human services, or a directly related field; plus one year of experience in human services, public assistance or other types of health-related work involving considerable public contact. Local public health experience, bilingual abilities, and advanced Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills desired. Excellent customer service skills; ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team and with community partners. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues. Ability to reach out and maintain positive community relationships. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with diverse populations. 

Physical Requirements: Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, sitting, standing, climbing stairs, reaching, and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Incumbent must be able to communicate with other verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift up to 25 lbs. Ability to drive a motor vehicle.  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.
 

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
     

Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21006
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 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

Duties are performed under the supervision of a Senior Public Health Nutritionist and under the guidance of the Breastfeeding Coordinator. 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 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 
  • Meets USDA Loving Support © Model definition of a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor    

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-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
 

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-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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