LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
The Village Family Services
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Post Date: Mar 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - North Hollywood
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* Note: This position requires that the individual selected is licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and has held this license for at least 2 years. *

The FSP Team Lead will assure program operations and administration to meet our agency’s purpose, philosophy, goals and objectives. This position is responsible for providing clinical and administrative support to the Adult Full Service Partnership (FSP) team. This person will assure receipt of all required documentation to admit clients for services from the agency. The FSP Team Lead shall maintain close communication with Mental Health, Finance, and Quality Assurance departments to insure a seamless admissions process. The FSP Team Lead shall be available to assist staff with crisis situations and participate in the after-hours LPS on-call weekly rotations. This person will assure assistance to the psychiatrists with scheduling, communication with outside providers, and data entry into the customer record via EHRS.

• Manage and track all FSP referrals, routine SRTS updates, client admissions, FSP OMAs, client transfers, and client disenrollment
• Assist and track FSP ICCs and Therapists ensuring timely completion of the Outreach and Engagement and Intake processes, and may be required to conduct both as needed
• Enter clients into electronic health record system (EHRS), link clients to the county records system IHBIS, track client status, update SRTS, and communicate with LAC DMH and other relevant referring parties
• Maintains all DMH referral channels such as SRTS, Whole Person Care, FSP Admin
• Open mental health clients into Department of Mental Health Integrated Behavioral Health Information System (IBHIS)
• Provide weekly clinical supervision to clinical and paraprofessional staff and support a variety of clinical administrative needs
• Provide training on topics relevant to trauma, substance abuse, homelessness, incarceration, and severe mental illness aimed at expanding the skills and abilities of clinical and non-clinical staff
• Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities successfully with minimal guidance
• Knowledge and administration of appropriate documentation to approve psychiatric services; communicate with pharmacies; manage psychiatric charts as directed by psychiatrists
• Promote and emphasize trauma informed care knowledge and utilization by staff
• Ensure that all clinical documentation is completed according to agency, CARF, LACDMH standards and agency policy guidelines
• FSP Team Lead shall be available to assist staff with crisis situations during work hours and participate in the after-hours LPS on-call weekly rotations
• Maintain standards of confidentiality
• Maintain positive work relationships in a respectful and collaborative manner
• Maintain good communication to ensure others have the necessary information
• Sensitivity to working with a culturally diverse population
• Attend regularly scheduled agency-wide meetings, utilization review meetings, community and other meetings as required or assigned
• Conduct all functions in accordance with agency guidelines, policies, and procedures
• Comply with applicable agency contracts, professional licensing or certification requirements, and ethics
• Arrange work schedule or required hours to the benefit of the program with the approval of Supervisor

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• Experience working with youth or adults experiencing persistent and severe mental illness and substance abuse
• Familiarity with Full-Service Partnership (FSP) and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) service-delivery models
• Strong clinical assessment and triage skills
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Must be able to identify clinical risks and respond appropriately
• Familiarity with basic Medi-Cal eligibility requirements for mental health services