M.H. Clinician I Older Adults RRR ID#31243A – 31284A
April 27, 2022
Mental Health Clinician
April 27, 2022
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Mental Health Therapist

Website Tarzana Treatment Centers

Mental Health Therapist: Full-time paid position for a Behavioral Health Services program in collaboration with Providence Hospitals for the Latino/a/x community. MSW Associates/MFT Interns Mental health therapist will be supervised by a licensed mental health professional and collect hours towards licensure using BBS standards. Bilingual in Spanish and the ability to provide psychotherapy services in Spanish a must.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for providing diagnostic interviews, individual, couple/family or group psychotherapy, consultations, crisis interventions, treatment planning, and medical record documentation/reviews, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, under the supervision of a clinical supervisor.

We offer a competitive benefits package:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays (12)
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Competitive wages
  • Stability and career advancement
  • Continuing Education Opportunities

CATEGORIES OF DUTIES

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in conducting psychological evaluations of patients, which may include a clinical diagnostic interview and /or psychological.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in treatment and discharge planning.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in determining diagnoses and treatment recommendations based on knowledge and identification of signs and symptoms of psychological disorders.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in providing individual, couple/family, and group psychotherapy.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in providing crisis intervention services or counseling, psychological emergency interventions and assessments, including determining need for 5150 evaluations.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills in providing consultation/liaison services to multidisciplinary program staff pertaining to patients’ diagnoses, mental status, interventions and treatment planning, as well as communicating changes in patients’ mental status or psychological disposition.
  • Shall be responsible for developing and demonstrating appropriate skills and knowledge of current legal standards pertaining to professional practice, reporting requirements (i.e., suspected abuse; Tarasoff), professional boundaries and related issues.
  • Provides timely, comprehensive progress note charting in patient’s Medical Record in accordance with JCAHO, State, County and Agency standards, to include individual sessions, group participation, crisis intervention, etc.

Supervision/Training

  • Shall be responsible for attending weekly group supervision meetings as requested.
  • Shall be responsible for attending individual supervision sessions as scheduled with supervisors.
  • Shall be responsible for attending weekly training seminars and other specific trainings as requested.

Administrative/Documentation

  • Shall be responsible for maintaining proper documentation of training hours and obtaining supervisors signatures as required.
  • Shall be responsible for proper documentation of clinical information obtained through provision of clinical services rendered, and for obtaining signature of supervisors on all documentation.
  • Shall demonstrate ability to conceptualize cases and prioritize treatment needs as evidenced by clinical documentation.
  • Shall perform such additional functions as specifically requested by the Coordinator of the Psychology Training Program to meet special facility patient needs, as necessary.

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in Behavioral Sciences, and a registered Intern with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (in California).

EXPERIENCE

Prior experience in providing substance abuse and/or mental health services, working with youth and/or families in a mental health setting, and prior experience with DMH documentation, although not mandatory, is preferred.

SETTING

Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, which provides behavioral healthcare services, including chemical dependency.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. does not discriminate as to race, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation and disability in its hiring practices.

ADA REQUIREMENT

Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. supports the American with Disabilities Act. Discrimination is prohibited in all aspects of employment against disabled persons, who, with reasonable accommodations, can perform the essential functions of a job.

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