VA REACH Assistant Therapeutic Home Director/Nurse - Woodbridge, Virginia -

Permanent Nursing Job in
Woodbridge , Virginia

  • Employer: eastersealsucp
  • Profession: Management / Director / Executive
  • Specialty: Psychiatric Manager/Director
  • Compensation: $65,000

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Position Summary: The position is responsible for assisting administration and management of REACH Therapeutic Home Services (facility-based)

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for the implementation of REACH Facility-Based Therapeutic Services and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
Responsible for ensuring REACH Therapeutic services are provided in accordance with fidelity to the REACH Model.
Responsible for reviewing staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy.
Provides transcription of physician orders for medication administration and medical procedure.
Provides ongoing training oversight to Therapeutic Counselors on Medication Administration.
Provides comprehensive clinical evaluations and treatment by providing basic health exams, psychiatric evaluation, and management of medication and treatment.
Responsible for coordinating claims submittal and revenue collection from primary payor sources (e.g. third party payments).
Responsible for retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements and with fidelity to REACH protocols and procedures.
Responsible for ensuring Regional REACH Therapeutic Home services maintain appropriate state DBHDS licensing approval.
Provides clinical and administrative supervision of REACH Therapeutic counselors/staff and lead Therapeutic Home Counselor.
Provides clinical and administrative oversight of all PRN Registered Nurses.
Coordinates with REACH Clinical Teams on admission into Therapeutic Home facility.
Plans and implements structured day programming for all participants.
Coordinates transition planning for individuals utilizing REACH Therapeutic Home services.
Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to Therapeutic Home.
In collaboration with REACH Clinical teams, identifies on-going support and training/treatment needs for families and providers who utilize REACH Therapeutic Home Services.
Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.
Attends all required meetings with REACH Coordinators, REACH Director, and other REACH staff.
Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for Therapeutic home staff.
Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on consumer access and utilization of REACH therapeutic home services.
Work with team to compose guest discharge summaries
Facilitates on-site and video consultation with REACH Medical and Clinical Directors for guests in care.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Assist in direct supervision of REACH Therapeutic Home Counselors and Lead Therapeutic Home Counselor.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the Virginia Nursing Board.
Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and/or Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)
Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs
Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care
Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.
Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.
Essential physical requirements:

Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bend and assist individuals with mobility needs.
Must be able to hear with in normal ranges
Must be able to talk and write in order to articulate crisis prevention, intervention and de-escalation supports.
Must be able to see with or without accommodation to observe individuals.


Woodbridge, Virginia

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Date Posted

May 14th, 2019

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