Emergency Services Director

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Management
Posted on June 27, 2024
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Emergency Services Director

$1000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

Exciting opportunity to lead a strong team! BRBH is looking for an Emergency Services Director to lead an experienced team of therapists assisting individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. This is a dynamic, fast-paced, and fulfilling area where you can have a direct impact on individual's lives. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare has a stable history of over 50 years supporting the recovery of people with mental health disorders, substance use, and developmental disabilities. This position will supervise a stable team of dedicated therapists who assess individuals in crisis and determine the best level of care. The crisis field is currently expanding in scope and availability of services and this position will also have the opportunity for direct involvement in the development and implementation of mobile crisis responses.

Pay Range: $72,066.81-$108,100.30/annually

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: This position requires a Master's Degree in a human services field that fulfills the criteria for eligibility for professional licensure as a professional counselor or clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Experience: Five years' experience working in crisis services such as emergency services, prescreening, or a 24/7 crisis program; or two years' experience demonstrating excellence in management, leadership, and team dynamics; or a combination of experience and management/leadership skills.
  • Licensure/Certifications: Licensed in the State of Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Psychologist and be a State Certified Pre-screener.
  • Safe Driving Record: Candidates must have a valid Virginia driver's license with a safe driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years AND no criminal violations in the last five years).
Why work at BRBH?
  • Sign-on Bonus: New hires and rehires are eligible for a $1000 sign-on bonus - $500 paid at start and $500 paid after 6 months of employment. Current employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus.
  • Supporting Staff: Our staff work hard and support each other in a team atmosphere.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 21 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day, plus 8 paid holidays!
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information: http://www.brbh.org/employee-benefits/
  • Want to know more? Check out our Employment page on Glassdoor to see employee reviews and more information about BRBH: http://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Blue-Ridge-Behavioral-Healthcare-EI_IE464369.11,43.htm
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders. BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. BRBH maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.