Tri-City is looking for one (1) special, bilingual individual to serve as a Clinical Therapist I/II for the Children’s Full Service Partnership/Transitional Aged Youth Program (FSP/TAY). The Clinical Therapist I/II will appeal to individuals who, are passionate about working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families. The Clinical Therapist I/II will report to the Program Supervisor.
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:
- Within the scope of practice, Agency guidelines and professional standards, have the responsibility to formulate a differential diagnosis concerning the nature of the mental health challenges;
- Develop an effective treatment program including intervention methods;
- Provide field-based individual and family therapy, crisis intervention and case management for children, transitional age youth and their families;
- Conduct crisis assessment intakes, create treatment goals and complete the applicable LADMH documentation;
- Participate in weekly on-call rotation every 4-6 weeks and have the ability to transport clients as needed; & other duties as assigned.
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 working in a mental health setting.
Must be bilingual in English and Spanish and able to complete all clinical documentation, assessments, notes and treatment plans within a specified timeframe. LICENSE: Must have & maintain a valid Class C California Driver’s License. The ideal candidate will possess an ACSW, AMFT, LMFT, LCSW or LPCC and have one year experience working with children and adolescents in a mental health setting; possesses strong Microsoft Word, Excel and typing skills.
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).
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.
REQUEST FOR ACCCOMODATION: Tri-City Mental Health Services 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.
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