Clinical Therapist, OCS Bilingual Spanish ($4,000 bonus)
VIP Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

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Post Date: Apr 25, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
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Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Outpatient Care Services (OCS) are specialty mental health services provided to children/youth, ages 0-25 by professionals and paraprofessionals specially trained to recognize and respond to the unique biopsychosocial needs of children/youth. Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, OCS Program, this role will provide specialty mental health services to children/youth, ages 0-25, who identify as at-risk youth.

Reporting into the Clinical Supervisor, the Clinical Therapist, OCS program is responsible for providing Field Based Services which may include individual and family therapy and interventions.

•        Performs intake assessments;
•        Formulates Client Treatment Plans;
•        Provides direct clinical work and therapeutic services to clients using a team and community-based approach;
•        Fills out and maintains client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes;
•        Continually assesses the needs and symptoms of clients, formulating diagnosis, gathering history, and determining the most appropriate method(s) of providing treatment;
•        Accurately documents all work with clients as measured by QA standards;
•        Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines;
•        Submits timely documentation (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, notes to chart) as outlined in policy;
•        Participates in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts feedback into clinical and therapeutic practice with clients;
•        Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients; works effectively within the Agency and community;
•        Maintains knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by VIP-CMHC and other governing bodies;
•        Maintains confidentiality over all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency;
•        Maintains professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stake holders at all times and exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities;
•        Follow agency policy and procedures;
•        Participate in VIP in-service training programs; and
•        Perform other duties as assigned.

•        Ph.D/Psy.D/MSW/MFT degree from an accredited university;
•        Must be fluent in English and Spanish;
•        Strong clinical and communication skills;
•        The ability to relate effectively and professionally with children, supervisor, co-workers and staff;
•        Strong computer skills, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and web-based Electronic Health Record software (CareLogic);
•        Well organized, detail oriented and skilled with time/task management, able to adapt to frequent changes;
•        Working knowledge of community resources that address the special needs of the client base.

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•        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) (AMFT, LMFT, ACSW, LCSW), unlicensed PH.D/PsyD. is eligible for DMH waiver; must maintain CA BBS licensure in good standing.

•        Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Supplemental Insurance.
•        401(k) plan / Profit Sharing.
•        12 paid holidays per year.
•        Generous paid time off accrual.
•        Travel reimbursements at IRS rate. Bilingual (Spanish) differential
•        Cell phone provided for business use.
•        $4,000 bonus.

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