Loundoun County Government CLINICIAN, SUBSTANCE ABUSE in Virginia


Recruitment #18-S3-1103

Date Opened:3/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Closing Date:3/28/2018 11:59:00 PM

Hiring Range:$47,230-$68,696


Job Type:

Open and Competitive



Eligible For:Full Benefits



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The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time clinician (37.5 hours per week)position to join a team of professionals to provide dynamic, integrated and effective care to persons impacted by substance use and mental health disorders.

Individuals seeking these services are frequently referred by and involved with other community agencies, including Juvenile Court Services, Department of Family Services, the Public Schools, Adult Probation, ASAP, and the Department of Community Corrections.


Substance Abuse Clinicians will provide:

  • Assessment and evaluation, individual, group, and family therapy;

  • Case management, including medication case management;

  • Crisis intervention and stabilization, interagency consultation and coordination of treatment services;

  • Assessment and referral for individuals in need of detoxification and/or residential treatment services, and will provide monitoring and coordination of services with treatment vendors as appropriate.

Clinicians are expected to maintain all clinical records and documentation according to federal state and agency policies and procedures and assure compliance with state standards.

The Department places a high priority on professional training and supervision, and selected candidates are supported in efforts to obtain and maintain professional licensure.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling and/or marriage and family therapy

  • Minimum three (3) years professional experience in the provision of substance abuse and mental health treatment services

  • VA clinical license eligible

  • Knowledgeable in both substance abuse and mental health issues

  • Demonstrate strong clinical skills in providing individual, group and family therapy

  • Possess strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a member of a clinical team


  • Work schedule is 37.5 hours per week and will include evening hours two nights per week.

  • Formal training in treatment of substance abuse and mental health issues and VA clinical licensure as LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LCP preferred.


  • Must obtain clinical licensure.

  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check, driving record check and TB test.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license in Virginia or regional state of residence.


Why work at MHSADS?

  • We employ a dynamic and diverse group of professionals who share a special passion for making a real difference in the lives of the individuals we serve.

  • Education and career development are highly supported.

  • We work hard to support each other in a team atmosphere

  • Loudoun County offer full benefits as part of a total rewards package!

As a full-time employee, you would be eligible for: Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), Annual leave, Sick leave, Annual Paid Holidays, Group Health Plan, Group Life Insurance, Exceptional Performance Recognition, Mileage Reimbursement, Credit Union Membership, and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).