SBIRT refers to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment. It is an evidenced-based practice used to identify, reduce & prevent problematic alcohol and drug use. We are seeking a collaborative, energetic, team-oriented, creative individual to provide substance use and mental health screenings, brief intervention, brief therapy, and referral to services for adult patients at Warren Memorial Hospital.
The SBIRT Clinician will work with an integrated team of professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and behavioral health staff. The SBIRT Clinician will assess patients’ behavioral health needs and provide brief intervention in the Emergency Department and other hospital departments, will provide brief therapy (e.g., 4-6 sessions) for patients in need of additional support, and refer patients who need more intensive treatment to local resources. The SBIRT Clinician will enhance behavioral health integration into Warren Memorial Hospital, and will ensure that the mission and health care goals of collaboration are effectively integrated into the health care system. Provide behavioral health consults on medical floors at Warren memorial under the BHS medical team, provide telehealth interventions to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital and Page Memorial Hospital.
This position is funded by grant from George Mason University’s VA-SBIRT Program.
What You Will Bring:
Education Master's Degree in Behavioral Health Field required
Certification & Licensures LCSW or LPC required State licensure in Behavioral Health preferred
Qualifications Demonstrated strengths of personal integrity, self-confidence required Excellent written and verbal communication skills required Prior academic or practical training in motivational interviewing, cognitive- behavioral therapy or Brief Therapy/Crisis Intervention, preferred. Experience working in a medical setting preferred Experience working with electronic health records preferred
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary - Flexible scheduling - Onsite Childcare (available at some locations) - Health Insurance - Paid Time Off - Wellness Program - Tuition Assistance - Retirement Plan - Life Insurance
Internal Number: 54525
About Valley Health
Valley Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to meeting the medical needs of West Virginia, Maryland, and the Top of Virginia. Our hospitals throughout the area partner with local communities to rebuild health.
With award-winning hospitals, advanced medical services, and cutting-edge technology, Valley Health has been recognized as a leader in healthcare services. We care about giving back and bringing together communities to provide the care local residents need. Our system’s history goes back to 1903, when our first hospital opened its door with just 36 beds. Now, with a combined 604 inpatient beds, 166 long-term care beds, 5,300 employees, and 500 medical staff, we have grown to meet the medical needs of our region. Our nationally recognized and trusted hospitals lead with innovative health care and always remained focused on patients first.