Licensed Clinician – Full-Time
The Licensed 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.
- Play lead role in a field-based crisis team that responds to crisis lines calls 24/7 (on rotation, 1-2x/wk) throughout the community (primarily hospitals and schools for on-call duties).
- Provide treatment to clients and their families in their home/school/community to assist them in stabilizing and linking them to community resources.
- Meet productivity level as defined by management.
- Complete documentation as required by Supervisor and/or agency in a timely manner and meets the standards of HCA, HIPPA, Medi Cal and other funding sources
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide 24/7 (on-call duties are on a rotation basis, 1-2xs per week) intensive crisis intervention and critical safety management services based on an on call schedule (stipend and flex time available upon approval for calls received outside of business hours).
- Services are to be provided primarily in the home and to accommodate the client and family’s schedule.
- Prove support to the individual child and family to help them cope with stressors related to emotional disturbance and stressors.
- Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family and disposition. Assessment is to be focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
- Develop and implement a Client Service Plan with collaboration of child and families, in order to provide Strength Based treatment. Areas of focus include interventions focused on safety, coping skills, problem solving, social support and communication.
- Monitor child/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the child’s individual treatment 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.
- Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family.
- Document all services provided for contract compliance as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes
- Maintain contact with caregiver of clients who are hospitalized/respite/residential and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts
- Mentor and support pre-licensed Mental Health Professionals (MHPs) on the team.
- Write employee evaluations and conduct annual performance reviews with coordination of Director of Mental Health Services.
- Attend all required trainings and meetings.
- Participate in weekly individual and team group supervision.
- Maintain updated statistics monthly.
- Provide Family Line Support as needed.
- Working on specific assignments related to the agency as a whole.
- 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 children is preferred
- Bilingual Spanish desirable
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in the State of California
- Current registration with BBS required
Current interested staff members please submit completed Internal Job Application (attached) to Janel Falcon at [email protected]
**COVID-19 Considerations: We enforce weekly testing for unvaccinated or undisclosed staff. We provide masks, hand sanitizers, require daily temperature checks, and enforce social distancing**