SBIRT Clinician

VH SBIRT Couns & Ref Serv - 206161 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

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  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Rotating

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The SBIRT Clinician will work with an integrated team of professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and on-site behavioral health staff. 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 Winchester Medical Center. The SBIRT Clinician will assess patients’ behavioral health needs and will 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 will refer patients who need more intensive treatment to local resources. The SBIRT Clinician will enhance behavioral health integration into Winchester Medical Center, and will ensure that the mission and health care goals of collaboration are effectively integrated into the health care system.

What You Will Bring:


Bachelor's or Master's degree in behavioral health field required

2 Years Behavioral Health

Certification & Licensures
Bachelor’s Level Candidates-- CSAC or CADC or equivalent preferred
Masters Level Candidates- State licensure in Behavioral Health preferred. If Unlicensed, obtaining supervision hours towards licensure as a LCSW, LPC, LSATP, CAADC or Licensed Psychologist ,required.

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
Ability to work a flexible schedule of days, evenings, weekends required

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check
Central Registry
FBI Fingerprinting

FLSA Classification


Physical Demands
18 A Mental Health Associate, Counsellor, Therapist