Licensing Specialist

State of Virginia Richmond, VA
The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is seeking an experienced professional in the Richmond area to ensure adequate and appropriate care and treatment for individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, and brain injury by conducting statute mandated inspections for compliance with licensing regulations governing providers of these services. This position will review compliance with policies and procedures development and of assigned providers with licensing regulations, investigate complaints and incidents. It will also conduct complaint investigations and evaluate and monitor corrective action plans, use independent judgment in determining compliance to applicable regulations, recommend licensing actions, and advise and consult with providers on how to comply with applicable regulations, develop and implement systemic corrective actions to areas found not in compliance. Position may require occasional day or overnight travel.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires experience with assessments, service and treatment plans, and treatment interventions; knowledge of best treatment practices, ability to discuss issues with applicants and provide technical assistance. Administrative, management or quality assurance experience with public and private service delivery systems; experience in interpreting statutes, regulations, policies and standards and in conducting investigations; ability to communicate verbally and in writing with clients, family members and varied levels of staff, management and governmental entities.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience in a licensing or regulatory environment. MasterĂ¢s degree in a human services related field strongly preferred.

Special Requirements

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