Clinical Therapist / Crisis Specialist HUB
VIP Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

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Post Date: Oct 14, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
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Location: US - California - El Monte
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Description
POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting into the Clinical Supervisor, the Bilingual Clinical Therapist/Crisis Specialist is responsible for crisis intervention and mental health screening operations to assess mental health needs, ensure the psychological well-being of patients, and provide appropriate recommendations at the East San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) HUB Clinic.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
•        Ability to work collaboratively with members of inter-disciplinary teams; and ability to provide ongoing clinical consultation to medical staff;
•        Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population;
•        Conduct mental health screenings/crisis intervention, integrating forensic interviewing techniques and formulating recommendations;
•        Educate patient and family regarding the diagnosis, mental health needs, and provide appropriate mental health referrals;
•        Develop relationships and ongoing communication with DCFS workers and other staff;
•        Participate in training on intervention techniques;
•        Complete all required documentation in accordance with regulations (e.g. DMH);
•        Maintain all appropriate records including crisis intervention files and/or incident reports, clinical notes and other records as required;
•        Follow agency policy and procedures;
•        Participate in VIP in-service training programs; and
•        Perform other duties as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
•        Ph.D/Psy.D/MSW/MFT degree and two (2) years documented experience in a mental health setting;
•        Spanish speaking;
•        Forensic interviewing skills a plus;
•        The ability to relate effectively and professionally with children, supervisor, co-workers and staff;
•        Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for DMH services;
•        Self-starter, independent supervisor with the ability to adapt to change in a fast working environment;
•        Good written and verbal communication skills.

Skills
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
•        Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
•        Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•        Must have current licensure the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) (LMFT, LCSW); must maintain CA BBS licensure in good standing.


Notes
SCHEDULE
Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm


FLSA STATUS
Full-time; Exempt


LOCATION
East San Gabriel Valley Hub Clinic (El Monte)


Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/86f21895-385a-45fa-9823-11376f43beb1/VIP-Community-Mental-Health