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Emergency Services Clinician -- Contract


Position Number: 4034


Provides coverage on an as needed basis for the following shifts: day shift (8:30 am to 5:00 pm), evening shift (4:00 pm to 12 midnight), night shift (12 midnight to 8:30 am), weekends (12 hour shifts) and holidays.  Responsibilities include providing face-to-face and telephone crisis intervention, diagnostic evaluations and assessments of need for treatment, pre-admission screenings for private and state psychiatric hospitalization, behavioral health consultation, and referrals to other programs or community based services.


Minimum Requirements
M1:  Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Services that includes coursework for eventual licensure by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as Licensed Psychologist, Licenses Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Substance Abuse Practitioner in Virginia,

Current agency employees or previous employees with no more than six months break in service, in order to meet administrative requirements, with a Bachelor’s degree and previously “grandfathered” by the Executive Director as a certified preadmission screening evaluator and remains current, are exempt from the Master’s degree requirement.
  Outpatient or inpatient clinical mental health and/or substance abuse treatment experience.
  Documented crisis intervention experience within the past five years.

Preferred Requirements
  Current DBHDS certification as a Preadmission Screener preferred.
License preferred.

Residence Requirement

Must be located within a 30 mile radius of Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services, 245 Hairston Street, Danville, VA during the time the services are being provided.

Fingerprints, State and FBI criminal record reports, drug test, and central registry (CANIS) report will be required upon request.

Contact the Human Resource office or CLICK HERE for salary information.


REPLY BY: Position to remain open until filled.

To be considered for a position, reply by sending application package consisting of:

  1. Completed Qualification Assessment Addendum (Click HERE) to determine if you meet the qualifications for this position

  2. Completed Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services' application (Click HERE)

  3. Resume


Christine Thompson

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services

245 Hairston Street

Danville, Virginia 24540



Application packages received incomplete will not be processed.



Applications may be obtained at the Hairston Street or Gretna offices, by calling (434) 799-0456, Ext. 3075, or by printing one from the Application Page of this Web Site.


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