Tri-City is looking for a special individual to serve as a Clinical Therapist I/II for the Children’s Access to Care (ATC) Team. The Clinical Therapist I/II position will appeal to individuals are inspired by challenges and opportunities presented in working with an engaged and active community. The Clinical Therapist I/II will report to a Program Supervisor.
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:
- Will meet with individuals in person or talk to them over the
phone to conduct screenings to ensure individuals meet specialty mental health services.
- Will assist individuals to link to various resources (i.e., managed care plan, Tri-City programs such as the Wellness Center, TCG, Peer Mentors, etc.) and provide warm-handoffs.
- Will complete same day biopsychosocial assessments and treatment plans.
- Will formulate a differential diagnosis concerning the nature of the mental health challenge(s).
- Maintain records of all activities relating to clients’ care and must adhere to Agency and service billing requirements;
- Work on a multidisciplinary team to promote recovery.
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and must have excellent attendance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
A complete job description is available upon request.
Clinical Therapist I: Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) or Social Work (MSW) and California Board of Behavioral Sciences registration as either an Associate Marriage or Family Therapy (AMFT) or as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW). Hours for licensure must be complete.
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) or licensure as a Licensed Psychologist.
LICENSE: Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and current, valid automobile insurance.
Candidates must be bilingual in Spanish, have two to four years of experience working in the mental health field with the adult and children/TAY population, and have Electronic Health Record experience. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with good oral and written communication skills and receptive to learning.
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 6.75% 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 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.