Emergency Services Clinician

Rockbridge Area Community Service   Lexington, VA   Full-time     Mental Health
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Posted on April 17, 2021

Rockbridge Area Community Services seeks applicants for the following:

Emergency Services Clinician
Full-time with excellent benefits

Rockbridge Area Community Services (RACS) in Lexington, VA is seeking a clinician to work Monday-Friday 3 pm -12 am, to provide crisis intervention services for individuals and families experiencing mental health and substance abuse crises. RACS offer excellent benefits, opportunities for on-call shifts, and clinical supervision towards licensure.

DUTIES: Provide mental health and substance use emergency services for individuals of all ages; complete pre-admission screenings, facilitate hospital admissions and discharges; provide crisis intervention and crisis counseling services as needed; provide motivational therapy or DBT modalities to individuals and families in crisis, attend commitment hearings and assist with hospital discharge plans with clients as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in human services related field, mental health and/or substance abuse experience and licensed/licensed eligible in VA as a LPC, LCSW, LCP or the like are preferred. Ability to function in a high paced and time pressured environment necessary. Excellent communication skills required. Working knowledge of the DSM V, mental health and substance use assessments, treatment, crisis assessment and intervention strategies for clients of all ages; must be certified or eligible to be certified as a pre-screener by the CSB and Virginia DBHDS.

Apply immediately. Position open until filled.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Drug-Free & Tobacco-Free Workplace