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Clinician - Adult Outpatient-Crisis & Recovery

Company: City of Norfolk, Virginia
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 22, 2022

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Clinician - Adult Outpatient-Crisis & Recovery Print (\_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3267106=0) Apply Clinician - Adult Outpatient-Crisis & Recovery Salary $50,243.00 - $81,924.00 Annually Location 7460 Tidewater Drive, VAJob TypeSpecial Project w/RetirementDepartmentCommunity Services BoardJob Number09761+ Description + Benefits + Questions DescriptionThe City of Norfolk is seeking an experienced Clinician to join the Norfolk Community Services Board, within Crisis and Recovery Services.The Norfolk Community Services Board (NCSB) provides treatment, support, and education to the community with a focus on mental illness, substance use addiction, and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Norfolk CSB provides services to persons in acute crisis as well as integrated, person-centered, and recovery-oriented programming for persons needing assistance and support stabilizing in the community.Today, the CSB provides treatment and rehabilitation services to over 6,000 Norfolk citizens yearly. Norfolk CSB seeks team members interested in providing skilled services in a public service environment. We are also seeking persons to join our team that are dedicated to supporting a positive work and treatment environment. Please join us as we instill hope and recovery opportunities for the persons we serve.The primary duty of this classification is to assess and treat patients seeking services from the Norfolk Community Services Board (CSB). May perform assessments on individuals/groups suffering from mental illness, issues resulting from substance abuse and/or other physical or mental ailments. Makes recommendations regarding the development of treatment plans for patients, which may involve referring patients to outside services.Essential FunctionsEssential functions include but are not limited to:+ Interviews, reviews records and conducts assessments of patients to evaluate their mental and/or physical condition. May have to confer with professionals both internal and external to the CSB in order to properly evaluate a patient's condition. Makes recommendations for the individual's/group's care. Maintains and/or creates required documentation of consumer assessments.+ Collaborates with counselors, physicians or nurses to plan and coordinate treatment that meets the patient's needs. Monitors, evaluates and records consumer progress with respect to treatment goals, modifying plans as necessary. Assists patients in adhering with treatment plans by setting up appointments, arranging transportation to appointments or providing support. Communicates with referral agencies as necessary. Coordinates the admission process with other CSB providers when needed.+ Counsels patients in individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with mental/physical illness, physical/substance abuse or any other social or physical issues they may be facing.+ Educates patients, family members and the community about mental or physical illness, substance abuse and available resources at their disposal.+ Plans and conducts programs to prevent substance abuse, combat social problems or improve health or counseling services in the community.+ Processes the assessment and intake paperwork, enrollments, program releases and discharges in an appropriate and timely manner.+ Collects and reports service statistics and patient data as required.+ May conduct regular and random urine drug screening for patients.Education/ExperienceWork requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through six years of college resulting in a Master's degree or equivalent in a human services field. Two years' experience in a human services field, preferably in the treatment of mental illness or substance abuse; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Information & RequirementsSigning Bonus: This position is eligible for a one-time $5,000 signing bonus. + VA Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Social Worker required.+ Must be certified or certifiable in Basic First Aid and CPR.+ Valid Driver's License may be required depending on assignment.*Total Compensation sums the costs associated with FICA, Group Life, Retirement, and healthcare options. + Regular full-time and permanent part-time employees may receive paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, employer paid pension plan, basic life insurance, voluntary participation in medical and dental, Section 457 deferred compensation, long-term disability, optional life insurance for self, spouse and children, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, access to membership in credit union and employer provided parking.+ Special project/grant employees are generally eligible for the same benefits of regular full-time employees; however, retirement, life insurance and participation in health plans vary depending upon funding and authorization.+ Temporary/seasonal and part-time employees are generally only eligible for employer provided parking and access to membership in credit union.+ Retirement If you are hired October 5, 2010, or after to a position with City of Norfolk Retirement System benefits, you will be required to contribute five percent (5%) of your salary toward your retirement benefit. This will be a pre-tax payroll deduction. If you are hired January 1, 2022, or after to a position with Virginia Retirement System (VRS) benefits, you will be required to contribute five percent (5%) of your salary toward your retirement benefit. This will be a pre-tax payroll deduction. + The Tuition Assistance Program is established to encourage employees toward continued self-development and education. Permanent full-time and permanent part-time classified, unclassified permanent, full-time special projects, and constitutional employees who have completed six months continuous service will be eligible to apply. The applicant's school of enrollment must be an accredited institution. NOTE:The benefits described above are broad generalizations. The specific benefits that an employee may be eligible for are governed by City regulations, as applicable to job type. Non-City Positions listed with a job type designation of "Non-City" are not subject to the benefits descriptions above. Refer to the content of the job posting for information regarding these positions. 01 The following Supplemental Questions are specific to the position for which you have applied to assist the hiring manager in screening applications for specific experience being sought. Please be specific in answering these questions as they will be used to evaluate which applications will be given further consideration in the process. Do not answer "see resume" or "see application" as these are not valid answers. Please note that if you are invited to be interviewed by the department, your responses to the following questions may be subject to verification. + I understand and will answer the following supplemental questions completely and thoroughly. 02 Are you a current or previous City of Norfolk employee? + Yes - I am a current City of Norfolk Employee+ Yes - I am a previous City of Norfolk Employee+ No - I am not a previous or current City of Norfolk employee 03 Please select the highest level of education you have completed. + Less than High School Diploma/GED+ High School Diploma/GED+ Some College (6 months or more)+ Vocational/Technical Degree+ Associate's Degree+ Bachelor's Degree+ Master's Degree or higher 04 Are you a Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Social Worker? + Yes+ No 05 How much experience do you have, working in the treatment of persons with substance abuse, mental health and co-occurring disorders? + No experience/Less than 1 year+ Some experience, less than 2 years+ 2 years or more 06 A conviction (felony or misdemeanor) does not necessarily eliminate you from employment consideration. A criminal background check is conducted on all new hires. Failure to disclose all criminal convictions may result in disqualification from employment consideration or may result in dismissal from City of Norfolk employment if you have been hired. The nature of the offense; the time that has passed since the offense, conduct and/or completion of the sentence; and the nature of the job sought may be taken into consideration. Have you ever been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor? + I have been convicted of a felony+ I have been convicted of a misdemeanor+ I have been convicted of a felony and a misdemeanor+ I have not been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor 07 If you answered, that you have been convicted of a felony and/or a misdemeanor, please provide an explanation including the city, state and date of the conviction. This excludes minor traffic violations such as speeding tickets. 08 Please provide an explanation of any periods of unemployment that are 30 days or longer. Indicate N/A if you have not experienced any periods of unemployment. 09 Please indicate your veteran status. (A copy of your long form DD-214 may be required) + I am not a Veteran+ I am a Veteran+ I am a Disabled Veteran Required Question AgencyCity of Norfolk Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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