• Full Time
  • Oxnard

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:        Mental Health Therapist I-IV – Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS)

Hours:             Full Time

DEFINITION

Under immediate (I, II), general supervision (III), or general direction (IV), provides clinical and/or administrative mental health services in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment offering therapy (individual, family or group), case management, interagency collaboration and community engagement according to VCBH-Specialty Mental Health Services within the SMHS contract and Interface Mental Health standards.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Mental Health Therapist I-SMHS (unlicensed) – is the entry/trainee level classification. Hourly Rate: unregistered-$25/ $26 bilingual – registered up to 1yr post grad $27/$28 bilingual

Mental Health Therapist II-SMHS (unlicensed) – is the journey-level classification. Hourly Rate: registered, 1yr+ post grad $28.50/ $29.50 bilingual

Mental Health Therapist III-SMHS (licensed) – is the advanced journey-level classification.  Hourly Rate: licensed, 3yrs + post grad $30/ $31 bilingual

Mental Health Therapist IV-SMHS (licensed) – is the expert level of the series. Able to provide leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Hourly Rate: 2yrs licensed, 3yrs + post grad $32/ $33 bilingual

Assess, evaluate and provide mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group and family therapy/counseling, rehabilitation, crisis intervention and intensive care coordination and service team collaboration, case management services for youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, trauma responsive, strength-based, wellness and recovery models of service delivery. Documents according to DHCS standards within a designated electronic health record, reaching productivity targets.

Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others as part of a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team; manage cases for an ethnically diverse population; communicate effectively; efficiently organize time and workload responsibilities. Licensed, Associate or Master’s degree eligible to receive CA BBS Associate Registration and Licensure, complying with the BBS 90-day rule. Successful background and criminal clearance required and maintained, including but not limited to California Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI, Child Abuse Index and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  Proof of a valid California Driver’s License, reliable transportation, proof of automobile insurance (listed as covered), pass and maintain driving approval as required by our insurer.

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