Various Locations and Programs
Minimum Starting Rate: $27.73 per hour
Bilingual Minimum Starting Rate: $29.00 per hour
Provide individual, group and/or family therapy to clients
and/or families. Provides clinical assessment, field-based and
outreach services to clients and their families; case management
and advocacy services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent
individualized intakes / assessments gathering information from
family, consumer, significant other and involved agencies in the
office or in the field as appropriate.
Includes healthcare, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders,
employment or housing, as appropriate, in treatment plans.
Completes Service and Coordination Plans, progress notes, and
other DMH required documentation within two to three business days
of service delivery and meets the standards of the Department of
Mental Health Short/Doyle Medi-Cal, Pacific Clinics and its funding
Provides rehabilitative services to clients and/or their
families which might include assistance in restoring or maintaining
a clients functional skills, daily living skills, social skills,
and linking up to needed community services and support
Provides outreach, advocacy, and rehabilitative services needed
for ongoing cases and in crisis intervention.
Provides case management, which might include obtaining client
information, identifying needs and problems, linking clients and
their families to appropriate resources.
Provides services in the community or in the field consistent
with program and funding source contractual requirements.
Works with the treatment team to provide appropriate coordinated
care services to clients and their families.
Displays sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the
clients and families served
Interacts well with other internal programs, clinical/support
staff and with external sources such as school or community
personnel as applicabl
Completes billing expectations per Agency requirements and
provides services consistent with program need
May be require to obtain LPS designation and participate in
on-call rotation and respond to after hours calls based on program
Attends and participates in staff meetings to provide input
towards program development and staff training.
Interacts with other internal programs, clinical/support staff
and external sources such as school or community personnel as
Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular
Models Pacific Clinics approach, mission and core values in all
communication and correspondence.
Communicates effectively in a culturally competent and diverse
consumer population and promotes favorable interaction with
managers, co-workers and others
Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Initiate and maintain professional interactions and
communication with Clinics employees and/or others.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Level 1: Registered, licensed-eligible AMFT, APCC, ASW or Waivered
Psychologist OR Newly licensed Psychologist, MFT, and LCSW with
less than 2 years post licensure experience.
Level 2 & 3: Experienced LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or Psychologist with a
minimum of 2 years (level 2) or 5 years (level 3) post licensure
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience and ability to relate to a culturally
diverse clientele and staff.
Bilingual skills in the appropriate language for the Clinics
clients are highly preferred.
Familiar with Windows operating system, MS WORDS, EXCEL, email,
etc. able to compose correspondence/notes and type up
correspondence/notes using correct format and grammar.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and maintain an
insurable driving record under the Clinics' liability policy. May
be required to obtain a Class II California drivers license.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is
frequently required to stand or sit. The employee is required to
use hands to produce records and/or documentation in manual or
electronic format. The employee must possess ability to ensure
significant communication with the Clinics community members. The
employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and
occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually
Community outreach is also required.
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions
of the position that are incidental to job performance of the
fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential
This job description in no way states or implies that these are
the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will
be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any
other duties requested by his or her Manager and/or Supervisor.