Recruitment #23-127-0032


Are you a passionate individual, committed to helping others? Do you enjoy being an advocate for the individuals you support? It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community.

Job Description

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is currently seeking temporary, part-time clinicians.

As the Commonwealth of Virginia transitions to the Crisis Now Model (, the Emergency Services Program seeks dynamic mental health clinicians to add to a rapidly growing team of mobile mental health professionals who specialize in crisis intervention and stabilization services. Successful candidates excel in complex, fast paced, fluid clinic and community-based environments, and use their expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual/developmental disabilities to link individuals in crisis, their families, and support systems to treatment options. Emergency Services Therapists support 24/7/365 crisis response with: excellent rapport building, astute clinical acumen, creative problem solving, adaptability to rapidly changing, often competing changes in demands for service, and a collaborative approach to community services.

This position is part of the relief pool. Schedule is not set and includes any open shifts in the program. Available shifts vary and include: days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and other county closures.

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in a field eligible for professional licensure as: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW);Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP); Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist; Medical Doctor (MD); Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Professional licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Clinical Psychologist (LCP)
  • Other licensure where permitted
  • Two (2) years professional mental health and/or substance abuse required


  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Requirements

  • Must be eligible for certification as a Certified Preadmission Screening Clinician (CPASC) in accordance with VA DBHDS regulations. Click here to access DBHDS regulations
  • Must adhere to INOVA Loudoun Hospital Center contractor policies
  • Must be eligible to be a certified Notary Public


Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment background check to include fingerprinting, credit, NCIC, DMV, and TB test. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.