Tri-City is now actively recruiting for two (2) Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialists (MHRS) I/II/III whom will provide mental health rehabilitative support services to clients in the Adult Full Service Partnership (FSP) Program. The MHRS I/II/III will appeal to individuals who are inspired by challenges and opportunities presented in working with an engaged and active community by providing participant advocate and case management services. These are field-based positions. The MHRS I/II/III will report a Program Supervisor.
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:
- Provide mental rehabilitation services to clients;
- Perform crisis intervention counseling not requiring licensure as a mental health professional;
- Assist in professional staff in client care and planning;
- Provide clients with linkage to community resources;
- Develop and determine appropriate referrals for continuation of care;
- Evaluate client needs; plan, develop and implement group rehabilitation activities under the guidance of licensed, professional staff;
- Adhere to 100 standard service hours billing and documentation requirements (a gradual progression from date of hire);
- Document and maintain records as required and as credentialed, include attendance records, daily visit logs, daily and/or weekly interdisciplinary notes;
- Other duties as assigned.
Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist I: Associate’s degree and six years’ experience in a mental health setting in the areas of physical restoration, social adjustment, or vocational adjustment.
Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist II: Bachelor’s degree and four years’ experience in a mental health setting in the areas of physical restoration, social adjustment, or vocational adjustment.
Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist III: Master’s degree and two years’ experience, OR bachelor’s degree and six years’ experience, in a mental health setting in the areas of physical restoration, social adjustment, or vocational adjustment.
BILINUGAL: Spanish, required.
LICENSE: Must have & maintain a valid Class C California Driver’s License, have a satisfactory driving record and meet Agency’s vehicle insurance standards.
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 (MHRS I, MHRS II or MHRS III) at conditional offer of employment. *Candidates may be hired above the minimum salary range depending on qualifications (DOQ).
PREFERRED: Experienced in a mental health clinic, a public agency, Department of Mental Health (DMH) documentation, Welligent/Electronic Health Record (EHR), and Microsoft Word.
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 6.25% 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 Services (TCMHS).
Life Insurance: Paid at one times annual salary, paid by Tri-City MHS 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.
IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE
Tri-City will communicate with applicants via email or mail. Please be aware of both forms of communications.
Tri-City does not cover the costs of relocation fees.
A copy of the full and complete job description is available upon request.