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Residential Treatment Facility for youth located fifteen minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks Virginia licensed LPN. Substance abuse treatment experience is a plus.   Full-time position.  Twelve hour first shift (8AM to 8PM).

Compensation package includes employer matching 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JFBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screening.  Position open until filled. EOE.

E-mail, fax, or mail cover letter & resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-3
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237





Psychiatric residential treatment facility for adolescent girls and boys located 15 minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks experienced licensed clinician (LCSW or LPC) to provide therapy and case management services on an inpatient basis.  Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling experience and certification preferred.  Population served includes adolescent girls and boys with complex developmental trauma, co-occurring mental illness, and substance abuse issues.  Position provides individual, group, and family therapy within a psychiatric residential setting. 

Virginia license is required.  Two years’ formal experience counseling adolescents is required.  Residential experience is preferred. 

Seeking experienced candidates.  Highly competitive pay & benefits including employer sponsored Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance and employer matching 401(k) retirement plan.

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and drug free work place.  Post offer criminal background and drug screenings required.  Position open until filled.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-4
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237



Delegate Tyler's Report from the Virginia General Assembly

On the first day of the 2015 Virginia General Assembly Session, it was a privilege to offer the opening prayer at the Annual Commonwealth Prayer Breakfast with over 900 hundred Virginians in attendance.  For the expeditious, short forty six day session, House of Delegates Representatives introduced 978 bills and the Senate introduced 825 bills by the first day of session. The Virginia General Assembly has now reached the midpoint of the 2015 legislative session known as the “Cross Over”.  I would like to inform you of the most important legislative actions and update you on my legislation that was passed by the House of Delegates and the Senate. 

HB 1400 (Budget) – The House passed a  budget bill that did not go far enough to in addressing the areas of pre-k education, increasing teacher’s salaries to the national average or expanding Medicaid that would assist 400,000 Virginians with health care insurance and creating over 30,000 jobs in the process.  However, the proposed budget did include $55 million dollars for a 1.5 percent raise for teachers and employees and an additional pay increase for other state employee.  Additionally, the starting salary ($28,035) for correctional officers was increased by $1000.00 which will benefit new correctional officers employed by the Department of Corrections. The final budget has not been approved. It is now in the conferee committee and will receive the final vote on next week.

Listed below is my legislation that has passed the Senate and House and will become law following veto session and July 1, 2015 after signature of Governor McAuliffe

HB 1288- will allow the Town of Branchville Council Members to be elected in the 2015 November General Election for 4 year terms.    

HB 1374– will allow all disabled veterans with service connected disability to purchase a disabled license plates. Under current law only 100% disabled veterans were allowed to have the special disabled veteran license plate.

HB 1484– will conform the state code to allow all Board of Supervisors and municipalities to approve their school budget by May 15 of each year.

HB 2255– the state has approved a parcel of land that was owned by the Department of Corrections to the Town of Lawrenceville to maintain their water booster and storage tank for future economic development.

Additionally, My budget amendment was included in the state budget to restore the revenue of $190,000 for the coyote control program that is a serious problem in our rural counties.

We have only a week left in session if we finish on time. It is a pleasure to serve you in Richmond. As, always please do not hesitate to contact my office should you have any questions. 

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