Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1324


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

MH/ID/ADS SENIOR CLINICIAN


Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Job # 13-1324

$57,210 to $76,280  (Grade S25)
 
Description:

One of three mental health positions located at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center and Shelter Care II in Fairfax City. Duties include providing ongoing, brief supportive counseling; crisis intervention; psychoeducational groups; emergency mental status examinations; case management/discharge planning; consultation to Detention and Shelter Care staff and collaboration with Probation Officers and Juvenile Court staff; and weekly clinical staffing meetings.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college with at least a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience.

 

Special
Requirements:

Must be licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Nurse Specialist, or Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Previous therapeutic/assessment work with adolescents with a range of psychological/psychiatric disorders is required. Any experience in a forensic setting is preferred.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview and written exercise.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. 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. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

8/30/2013

 

Date Posted:

8/10/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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