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Emergency Services Clinician - LMHP/LMHP-E - $10K Hiring Bonus

Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hours: full-time, (37.5 hours per week), must be flexible to work day, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. 3 days per week, with 12.5-hour shifts.Location: Lynchburg VA, 24501$10,000 Hiring BonusThis position is currently offering a $10,000 hiring bonus, with $5,000 paid at 6 months with satisfactory job performance and the balance of $5,000 paid at 12 months with satisfactory job performance. This hiring bonus is limited to new hires only, or otherwise, individuals not having been employed with Horizon up to 1 year from the date the application is received.Starting your mental health counseling career path with Horizon Community Services Board (CSB) as Resident in Counseling (LMHP-E) offers several valuable benefits:Professional clinical supervision toward licensure at no cost to youFull reimbursement for Virtual CE'sHybrid of telehealth and on-site scheduleBest mental health service training in VA based on the largest staff of seasoned licensed professionals and 50+ years of operation in Central Virginia Applicants without (1 year) minimum required experience are encouraged to apply to our "Clinician Exception" or "Clinician Trainee" positions, found by searching "Exception" or "Trainee" in our online career center search bar.Required Education and Experience for Clinician - LMHP-E; Resident in CounselingMaster's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling for clinical supervision working toward licensure.One year experience working with identified population served preferred. Eligible to register as an LMHP-E with the VA Board of Counseling within three months of hire.Required Education and Experience for Licensed Clinician - LMHP; LPC, LMFT, LCSWMaster's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and licensure in the State of Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.One year of program-specific work experience or relevant education, which indicates the individual possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Position SummaryThe Emergency Services Clinician / Licensed Mental Health Professional will respond to requests from Horizon and the community for crisis intervention services, including limited-term crisis stabilization, mobile crisis intervention, information and referral to community resources, and/or pre-admission screening for inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment. This position will also develop working relationships with area schools, social services, law enforcement and other community partners; by actively providing consultation, support and education. After completion of training, employees performing emergency services duties receive a 10% pay differential above their base salary.Related Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy. Knowledge of the principles, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse. Skill to analyze situations accurately and develop appropriate response or techniques. Skills to communicate effectively in order to facilitate treatment and relay information to others to work as a team. Skill to perform clinical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate treatment plans. Ability to present and communicate finding related to consumers to both internal and external audiences. Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships. Ability to promote positive, collaborative, and professional working relations among co-workers and representatives in the community. Ability to respond effectively to changes in the work environment in a positive and professional manner. Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holidays, etc.) as required. Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to clients at other locations. Regular attendance at training and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites.About Horizon:Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether your passions be hiking on the vast Appalachian Trials, kayaking through the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, and performing arts that placed it at the top of the list by as the 2019 best place for millennials to move. Horizon is also the proud recipient of Living in Lynchburg's 2021 Giving Back Award, Best Place to Work in 2018, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again most recently in 2022!Employment with a VA Community Services Board (CSB) offers generous benefits that include participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS); life, health, dental, and vision insurance; generous annual leave, sick leave and paid holidays. Horizon's clinical sites are NHSC/HRSA approved for clinical student loan repayment, and qualify for both the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the Behavioral Health State Loan Repayment (BHLRP) Programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply - Please visit our online career center at Horizon requires vaccination against COVID-19 with an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized vaccine as a condition of employment. Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Health, Lynchburg , Emergency Services Clinician - LMHP/LMHP-E - $10K Hiring Bonus, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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