Tri-City Mental Health Authority

Clinical Therapist I/II - Bilingual - COP SPT (20036239)

V2021-31
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Behavioral Health
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Los Angeles Area
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Full-Time
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Until filled or until 100 applicants
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$55,051.36-$99,091.82 Annually
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

1900 Royalty Drive, Suite 180 Pomona, 91767

Description

THE POSITION

Tri-City is looking to fill one vacancy for Clinical Therapist I/II within the Children’s School Partnership Program (SPT). The Clinical Therapist I/II will appeal to individuals who are passionate about working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families and may have or would like experience in a school setting.  The Clinical Therapist I/II will report to the School Partnership Clinical Supervisor.

This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:

 

  • Provide individual, family, collateral and group therapy for children, adolescents, and youth with mental illness;
     
  • Provide crisis intervention and case management as needed at the school site in Pomona, California;
     
  • Conduct mental health assessments, treatment plans, provide crisis intervention as needed and complete all necessary documentation;

 

  • Collaborate with school staff regarding student mental health needs and maintain regular contact with parents;

 

  • Ensure that documentation is updated in Electronic Health Record (EHR) regularly;

 

  • Screen and track school referrals, etc. & other duties as assigned.

 

 

Ideal Candidate

QUALIFICATIONS


Clinical Therapist I:        California Board of Behavioral Sciences registration as either an Associate Marriage or Family Therapy (AMFT) or as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) or as an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC).  Preferably candidates who have completed hours.


Clinical Therapist II:       Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) or Social Work (MSW) and California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensure as either a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) AND one year experience working either in a community mental or school setting with DMH documentation, providing mental health services to children and adolescents.

Bilingual in Spanish is required. Candidates with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records (EHR) or Welligent experience are preferred.  Must be able to complete all clinical documentation, assessments, notes and treatment plans within a specified timeframe. 

 LICENSE:         Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and current, valid automobile insurance. 

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered as qualifying.  The Department will determine level of hire (CT I or CT II) at conditional offer of employment.  *Candidates may be hired above the minimum salary range depending on qualifications (DOQ).

 

 

Benefits

FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

Merit Salary Increases: Annually based on performance, budget availability and supervisor approval.

CalPERS Pension: 2% @ 55 for Classic Members and 2% @ 62 for PEPRA Members; employee contributes 7% for Classic and 6.75% for PEPRA. No Social Security. 

Vacation:  80 hours per year, increasing with years of service with a maximum of 240 hours; cash out option available.

Sick Leave: Full-Time employees = 88 hours per year with no cap.

Holidays: 10 paid holidays per calendar year plus an additional 16 hours of Floating Holidays.

Flexible Work Schedule: 9/80 or 4/10, where applicable and approved by supervisor. **

Health Insurance:  Medical (Kaiser HMO), dental (MetLife PPO) and vision coverage (EyeMed) of which 80% is paid by Tri-City Mental Health Authority (TCMHA).

Life Insurance: Paid at one times annual salary, paid by Tri-City MHA with additional optional coverage available.

Deferred Compensation (457b): Available to interested employees; no employer match.

Additional Optional Benefits: EAP, FSA, STD/LTD & ADD, Bilingual Incentive Pay, On Call Pay, Employee Referral Fee Program, Loan Forgiveness, Credit Union available through CU of So Cal, paid time off for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and more.

**Availability of flexible schedule and days of regular day off is dependent upon the needs of the Department and approval from Management.

Special Instructions

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION:  Tri-City Mental Health Authority will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate disabled applicants.  If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at hr-team@tricitymhs.org.

Tri-City Human Resources Department may contact candidates via email or phone.  Please pay attention to both forms of communication as information regarding application status may be made by email or phone.

Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.

Full job description available upon request.  Email hr-team@tricitymhs.org.

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