Requisition Number: CLINI02578
Clinician I/II - OP **(LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or PsyD Preferred. Shift Monday-Friday; 9:00AM-6:00PM. Position requires 60-70% field base client services)** (flexible as needed to meet program needs) Seeking career minded applicants who desire upward career mobility and work life balance.**
Hourly rate $44.56 including 5% hourly differential. One hundred dollars per paycheck for threshold languages to serve our monolingual clients.
We offer a competitive package of employee benefits for 30 to 40-hour week positions. You will receive a defined annual contribution amount of $11,577. (prorated for part-time employees working less than 40 hours per week) to purchase the benefits of your choice on a cafeteria plan basis. Any amount of this defined contribution not used towards your benefits will be paid to you as taxable earnings. We offer a retirement plan with a generous employer match starting at 4% after one year of employment. Our paid time off is also more generous than many employers with vacation time accruing up to 25 days per year, 6 days of sick time per year and 11 paid holidays.
Many additional benefits offered in our cafeteria plan including but not limited to:
- Medical benefits – 5 options from Kaiser, ranging from $0 Deductible Plan with $15 Co-pay to $2,850 Deductible Plan with Health Savings Account (HSA)
- Dental benefits – 3 options from MetLife: 1 dental HMO and 2 PPOs
- Vision benefits – 2 options from VSP: a standard plan and an enhanced plan
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide clinical leadership in areas of comprehensive assessments, case conferences, treatment plans and strategic interventions to ensure quality service delivery.*
- Serve as a lead member of the treatment team and participate in crisis intervention and provide clinical supervision and direct services, as assigned and within scope of practice.
- Provide treatment services, training, and support to clients, both individually and within groups, and associated services to clients’ families and/or representatives to develop and improve skills related to physical and mental health care needs.
- Interview clients and clients’ representatives to gather pertinent demographic and psychosocial information;
- Complete strengths assessments and needs analyses with clients and families;
- Develop goal-oriented, time-limited, comprehensive plans in cooperation with client and/or clients’ representatives;
- Facilitate and/or lead groups through rehabilitation counseling processes that help develop and strengthen life, coping and independent living skills; develop curriculums;
- Assist clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them;
- Maintain regular communication with families and authorized third parties involved in the rehabilitation process;
- Coordinate needed services for clients, their families, and others who are significant to the service plans;
- Make referrals to other public and private social services and community agencies and resources to meet clients’ and their families’ needs.
- Develop recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families.
- Complete comprehensive reassessments prior to expiration of current treatment plans.
- Maintain timely, accurate, and complete clinical records and other required documentation and produce clear, accurate reports in accordance with agency, payor and regulatory requirement, utilizing paper or computer technology.
- Provide assessment and intervention in response to client crisis, including necessary follow up and using appropriate consultation; provide coverage in emergency situations.*
- Assist Program Manager in maintaining compliance with CARF, contract, Agency, and regulatory requirements.*
- Provide transportation in personal or agency vehicle, including but not limited to the transportation of clients and/or program supplies for agency business.
- Provide on-call coverage and participate in after-hours rotation, as assigned.
- Perform First Aid in emergency situations, if assigned to residential facilities.*
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: (E = Essential; D = Desired)
- Master's degree in the mental health profession and one year’s experience working in human services settings; (E) in a mental health setting and/or with targeted populations. (D) (Doctorate education and licensing may be substituted, where appropriate.)
- Current licensure from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), OR current licensure from the California Board of Psychology (BOP) as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Licensed PhD or PsyD).
- First Aid Certification or successful completion of First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire, if assigned to residential facilities. (E)
- Meet government and/or regulatory standards for continuing education credits and recertification, including a minimum of 20 hours of directly related professional training, if assigned to a residential facility. (E)
- Proven typing speed of 30 net wpm (E); 40 net wpm (D); computer literacy; ability to use MS Office applications—Word; Excel; Outlook—and Windows-based databases at a basic level; (E) familiarity with UNIX-based databases. (D)
6. Demonstrated ability to work with participants who:
- May also have histories of assaultive behavior; (D)
- May also be developmentally disabled; (D)
- May have resided in long term care facilities for extended periods; (D)
- May have patterns of service that relied almost exclusively on emergency and institutional care; (D)
- May have cognitive difficulties and medical co-morbidities and are considered medically fragile and may also be developmentally disabled; (D)
- May have long-term patterns of homelessness and criminal justice involvement. (D)
- Clinical techniques for assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with mental illness; problem resolution and conflict resolution techniques; (E)
- Community resources, including those required to meet the non-mental health needs of the target population; (E)
- Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). (D)
8. Special Requirements: Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance, as required by Title XXII, other licensing regulations, and Momentum practices.
9. A valid California Driver License, with access to a reliable vehicle/for driving a company vehicle, current proof of auto liability insurance, and a clean DMV record. (E)