Sbirt Clinician

Valley Health Winchester , VA 22603

Posted 2 months ago

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 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, as well as depression. 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, will provide brief intervention in the Emergency Department and other hospital departments, may provide brief therapy (e.g., up to 15 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. May provide behavioral health consults on medical floors at Winchester Medical Center under the BHS medical team; may provide telehealth in interventions to Warren Memorial Hospital, Urgent Care Centers, and eventually, potentially Shenandoah Memorial Hospital and Page Memorial Hospital. This position is funded by a grant from George Mason University's VA-SBIRT Program.

What You Will Bring:


Master's degree in behavioral health field required

2 Years Behavioral Health

Certification & Licensures

State licensure in Behavioral Health (LPC, LCSW, or LSATP) 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

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

  • some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.

We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


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Physical Demands
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