LIFT Clinician – Bilingual REQUIRED
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week REVISED
Hourly Rate: $23/hour (Bilingual Incentive Included) + DOE (Depending on Experience)
Monday-Friday-REQUIRES FLEXIBLE HOURS
Currently working from home temporarily due to Covid, however employees will be expected to work at their assigned worksite in Ventura County as needed or when we are able to return to offices.
This position reports to assigned Justice Services Program Manager. As a member of the Justice Services Team, the therapist represents the organization/program and applies professional knowledge, experience and independent judgment to complex tasks within a specialized field of knowledge. Provide culturally informed treatment services in accordance with the Interface Mental Health (IMH) standards. May provide services in various locations including Interface sites, schools, homes or community partner locations, and telehealth. Participate in a multidisciplinary team approach in conceptualization and implementation of therapeutic interventions and linkage.
- Participate as a positive influence within the justice services team.
- Maintain active BBS license status, malpractice insurance and department required credentialing and recredentialing.
- Fulfill duties as a mandated reporting, including Tarasoff.
- As a professional maintain legal, ethical standards of the profession, BBS and CAMFT guidelines.
- Complete and maintain training and fidelity of evidence-based treatment protocols.
- Provide culturally informed and linguistically appropriate clinical services as a bilingual/bicultural therapist or through interpreter staff or language brokers.
- Engage and include appropriate family members, community supports and other providers per Release of Information to support treatment outcomes.
- According to department standards and best practice apply clinical knowledge to complete all required consents, releases, assessments, treatment plans, outcome measures, progress documentation, discharge and referrals.
- Ensure quality and quantity of treatment services meets best practice standards.
- Complete and submit according to department and agency standards all required documentation and statistical information into client electronic health records or network files.
- Participate in external, inter- and intra-departmental multidisciplinary team meetings to inform treatment interventions, linkage and referrals.
- Participate in supervision and case consultation utilizing feedback to maintain best practice standards and self-care.
- Develop workflow with leadership staff to maintain quality of documentation and accurate schedule for client assignments.
- Comply with all department documentation standards meeting performance indicators for assigned program.
- Participate actively in team meetings and case review.
- Demonstrate team building and professionalism interacting with respect and integrity.
- Engage and collaborate with community partners and participating agencies representing the Mission, Vision and Values of Interface.
- Other duties as assigned.
Must have active California BBS LMFT or LCSW license. Experience providing culturally informed clinical treatment and case management to youth, adults and families. Demonstrate skills in client engagement and completion of comprehensive mental health assessment and development of client centered outcomes driven treatment plan, progress documentation and robust discharge planning with client and collaterals. Must be trauma informed. Comfortable working with an interpreter as needed. Fluent bilingual Spanish/English required. Collaborative team player, effective communicator with time management skills. Must be firmly grounded in ages and stages of human and brain development. Demonstrate strong crisis intervention skills and a firm knowledge of professions legal and ethical standards. Ability to work within evidence-based treatment protocols and bring creative interventions that lead to positive outcomes. Ability to collaborate with public and private partners as treatment providers and funders of treatment. Must be able to function in a team environment and interact productively with all members, both internal and external stakeholders, yet be able to work independently when required. Must have solid writing skills to satisfy project documentation requirements. Flexible and non-structured work hours. Afternoon and evening service delivery. Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, database systems and electronic health record documentation. Successful background and criminal clearance required, including but not limited to, California Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Proof of a valid California driver’s license and reliable transportation, automobile insurance and maintain an acceptable driving record as required by our insurer.
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