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Licensed Clinician (AIHCS)

Licensed Clinician (AIHCS)

Full-time Licensed Clinician (AIHCS) Job Summary:

The Clinician serves as a liaison between children/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family in the Adult In-Home Crisis Stabilization (AIHCS) program of the Priority Center.

1. Be part of a field-based crisis team that responds to crisis line calls 24/7 throughout the community.
2. Meet productivity level as defined by the Priority Center and AIHCS management.
3. Complete documentation as required by Program Director and/or Program Supervisor in a timely manner and meets the standards of the County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA), HIPPA, Medi-Cal and other funding sources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide 24/7 crisis intervention and critical safety management services primarily in the home to accommodate the client and family’s schedule.
    • Provide support to the individual adult and family to help them cope with stressors related to serious emotional disturbance.
    • Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family, disposition, and focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
    • Develop and implement a Client Care Plan with collaboration of adult and family, in order to provide strength-based treatment focused on safety, coping skills, problems solving, social support and communication.
    • Monitor adult/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the adult’s individual Client Care Plan.
    • Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of children.
    • Present case conceptualization and treatment plan in group supervision setting.
    • Provide Targeted Case Management (TCM) and Community Support Services that include, but are not limited to, monitoring and linking of services based on the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences of the child and family.
    • Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family.
    • Maintain contact with adults who are placed in hospital/respite/residential care and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts.
    • Document all services provided for HCA contract compliance, as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes.

Supervisory Relationship:

  • Supervised by the Program Director and Program Supervisor

Position Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
    • Two years’ experience preferred
    • Valid California driver’s license
    • Live Scan fingerprinting required
    • Experience with families and adults is highly preferred
    • Bilingual Spanish desirable
    • Registration with California BBS required

Working Conditions:

  • Working environment is indoor, reasonably clean, well-lighted and ventilated
  • Generally little or no probability of injury or health impairments
  • Requires little or no physical effort involving intermittent standing, sitting or walking while performing duties, occasional lifting up to 10 lbs.