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Primary Clinician (LINC Programs)

Location
Leesburg, Virginia
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
PRS, Inc., recognized as one of the 50 Best Nonprofits to work for in the US for the eighth consecutive year., is a community-based nonprofit organization that serves individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and individuals who face life crises.

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Licensed Primary Clinician Team Lead, this position is responsible for managing the care of individuals on the caseload, providing Initial Resilience Training, co-leading Family Psycho-education groups and preparing clients for employment or to return to school.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
  • Provides individual and group counseling.
  • Provide Family Psychoeducation.
  • Complete needs assessments and develop Rehabilitation/Transition Plans that empower the client to make informed decisions about goals and to take responsible action in attaining those goals.
  • Provides discharge planning and coordination of after-care service plans for clients leaving state, local, and private psychiatric hospitals.
  • Assist clients in moving to vocational training, job placements, volunteer placements, or supported education.
  • Liaison with other care providers for the purpose of referral and care coordination.
  • Provide individual evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions such as Individual Resiliency Training (IRT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) designed to assist clients in transitioning to community-based activities as well as wellness and recovery.
  • Conducts risk assessments and provide crisis intervention.
  • Provide individual counseling and dual diagnosis focused services including training on the interplay between substance use and mental illness.
  • Maintain clinical records according to Licensing and Medicaid standards on clients by completing required charting.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work outside of business hours based on client needs. This includes work hours that may encompass evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in performance of duties as needed.
  • Participate in opportunities for professional development.
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.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of the individual.
  • Thorough knowledge of major schools of treatment of emotionally and socially disturbed individuals as well as knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, and/or sociological terminology and concepts.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills with ability to build rapport quickly with client and internal/external providers.
  • Ability to work independently and well organized.
  • Experience with electronic health records (EHR) or ability to learn quickly EHR software.
  • High degree of empathy toward the clients we serve.


EXPECTATIONS REGARDING QUALITY OF WORK:
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of pertinent diagnostic and medication information.
  • Ability to diagnostically interpret data obtained from psychological test results, social histories, and interviews.
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize supervision to clarify clinical concerns.
  • Demonstrate ability to problem-solve independently, with support from supervisor.
  • Provide creative skill teaching opportunities through individual interventions and curriculum development utilizing Evidence Based Practice.
  • Develop community partners to assist clients in transitioning to employment and school.
SCHEDULE/ LOCATION /SALARY:
  • 50,000 Plus 2,500 Sign on Bonus- Estimated salary depending on related experience
  • Leesburg VA
  • Monday- Friday
EXPECTATIONS:
  • Manage caseload of 20 clients.
  • Plans will be completed within 30 days of first contact with a client.
  • Releases of Information will be signed prior to communication with community partners.
  • Demographic data will be updated as information is provided. This includes successful transition to employment, volunteering or school.
  • Clinical records will be up to date at the time of billing each month.
  • Fidelity scales will assure adherence to best practice.
  • Available 8:30am-4:30pm, flexing schedule when needed
  • Must be able to commute to office in Leesburg, VA.
  • Some travel within the community and to clients home may be required at times.
If this sounds like a job for you, please complete an application now! At PRS, we have been recognized as one of the 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the U.S. and we are growing! Our vision is to change and save lives in our community by empowering hope, safety, recovery, wellness, independence, and community integration for adults living with behavioral health care challenges.

"Changing Lives. Saving Lives."

Equal Opportunity Employer. Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

"Changing Lives. Saving Lives."

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706381795-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: PRS Inc.
  • Location: Leesburg, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent