$2,500 Hiring Incentive
Minimum Starting Rate; $66,560
Population: Adult - 18+
Who We Are:
Pacific Clinics is California's largest community-based nonprofit provider of behavioral and mental health services and supports. Its team of more than 2,000 employees speak 22 languages and are dedicated to offering hope and unlocking the full potential of individuals and families through culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, research-based services for individuals and families from birth to older adults. The agency offers services in 18 counties including Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Stockton, Tulare and Ventura.
Who We Serve:
Pacific Clinics serves children, transitional age youth, families, adults, and older adults. We offer a full range of mental and behavioral health services, foster care and social services, housing, continuing adult education and early childhood education programs to Medi-Cal eligible individuals and families. Our diverse staff provides culturally and linguistically relevant services in over 22 languages to our region’s culturally and ethnically diverse populations. We provide services in 18 counties across California.
Provide individual, group and/or family therapy to clients and/or families. Provides clinical assessment, field-based and outreach services to clients and their families; case management and advocacy services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Conducts family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent individualized intakes / assessments gathering information from family, consumer, significant other and involved agencies in the office or in the field as appropriate.
• Includes healthcare, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, employment or housing, as appropriate, in treatment plans.
• Completes Service and Coordination Plans, progress notes, and other DMH required documentation within two to three business days of service delivery and meets the standards of the Department of Mental Health Short/Doyle Medi-Cal, Pacific Clinics and its funding sources.
• Provides rehabilitative services to clients and/or their families which might include assistance in restoring or maintaining a client’s functional skills, daily living skills, social skills, and linking up to needed community services and support resources.
• Provides outreach, advocacy, and rehabilitative services needed for ongoing cases and in crisis intervention.
• Provides case management, which might include obtaining client information, identifying needs and problems, linking clients and their families to appropriate resources.
• Provides services in the community or in the field consistent with program and funding source contractual requirements.
• Works with the treatment team to provide appropriate coordinated care services to clients and their families.
• Displays sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
• Interacts well with other internal programs, clinical/support staff and with external sources such as school or community personnel as applicable.
• Completes billing expectations per Agency requirements and provides services consistent with program needs.
• May be require to obtain LPS designation and participate in on-call rotation and respond to after hours calls based on program requirements.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Level 1: Registered, licensed-eligible AMFT, APCC, ASW or Waivered Psychologist OR Newly licensed Psychologist, MFT, and LCSW with less than 2 years post licensure experience.
• Level 2 & 3: Experienced LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or Psychologist with a minimum of 2 years (level 2) or 5 years (level 3) post licensure experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated experience and ability to relate to a culturally diverse clientele and staff.
• Bilingual skills in the appropriate language for the Clinics’ clients are highly preferred.
• Familiar with Windows operating system, MS WORDS, EXCEL, email, etc. able to compose correspondence/notes and type up correspondence/notes using correct format and grammar.
• Must possess a valid California driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record under the Clinics' liability policy. May be required to obtain a Class II California driver’s license.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand or sit. The employee is required to use hands to produce records and/or documentation in manual or electronic format. The employee must possess ability to ensure significant communication with the Clinics’ community members. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Community outreach is also required.
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to job performance of the fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
Candidates are required to show proof of full vaccination (including Booster) to begin work. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, cannot begin work until they are fully vaccinated and waited fourteen days post second vaccine. Unvaccinated May Not begin work until:
- Received one Johnson & Johnson or two Pfizer or Moderna and waited 14 days past the last vaccine.
- Pfizer second dose – taken after 21 days = can start after 35 days from 1st dose
-Moderna second dose – taken after 28 days after first dose = can start work after 42 days from 1st dose
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.