Salary: $70,000 – $85,000 Annually (DOE)
Specific Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
• Meet regularly with clients and their families at office site and in the community.
• Conduct assessment interviews and diagnostic evaluations with clients and parents to develop treat-ment plans.
• Provide evidence-based treatment intervention, including Family Psycho-Education, Multi-Family Groups, Case Management, CBT, DBT, MI, and Crisis Intervention.
• Assist clients with accessing needed services that may include medical, benefits, employment, housing, etc.
• Collaborate closely with community providers; make referrals to other community and mental health agencies.
• Maintain clinical records within 24 hours of each client contact or service, in accordance with mandated quality assurance standards for Medi-Cal and Medicare billing as well as in compliance with County Be-havioral Health documentation standards.
• Meet all deadlines and comply with agency’s documentation requirements and productivity standards.
• Work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Attend and contribute to team meetings and case conferences, providing client updates, discussing clinical issues and exchanging ideas.
• Attend all scheduled trainings and follow requirements to maintain competency in evidence-based prac-tices, as indicated.
• Engage in outreach events, including psycho-educational presentations, open houses, and provide infor-mation about early intervention for psychosis to other mental health providers and general public as needed.
• Occasional evening and weekend availability may be required.
• Perform administrative tasks (i.e. chart completion and review, paperwork, etc.).
• Answer intake and referral calls.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Master’s Degree (or higher) in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required.
• Licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) preferred or registered with the Califor-nia BBS required.
• Two years of experience providing direct mental health services to youth or young adult with serious mental health challenges required. Direct service experience in an Early Psychosis Program preferred.
• Personal or family experience of overcoming mental health challenges highly desirable.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and ability to type 45 WPM.
• Valid California Drivers’ License with an excellent driving record.
• Bilingual/bicultural in Spanish is highly preferred.
• Knowledge of County Behavioral Health, community resources, and TAY population preferred.
• Knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and treatment of co-occurring mental health and sub-stance use disorder preferred. Experience with CBT for Psychosis (CBTp) a plus.
• Strong assessment skill with reference to DSM-5 and well developed interviewing skills.
• Ability to establish trusting, hopeful relationships with clients and their families.
• Openness to learning and implementing evidenced-based practices to fidelity required.
• Demonstrated experience implementing evidenced-based practices to fidelity preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to interact with and respect differences of opinion, beliefs, culture, appearances and ways of life.
• Customer service perspective and strength-based approach to treatment.
• Knowledge of County, State, and Federal requirements for documentation and reporting, including Medi-Cal/Medicare standards, CPT codes, etc.
• Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
• Adaptable, open to change, and able to tolerate ambiguity.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks, and effect time management.
• Demonstrated experience as a team player with a welcoming attitude.
Physical Requirements, Use of Equipment, and Work Environment
The position requires sitting at a desk approximately 40% of the time, with standing 20% and walking or driving 40% of the time. Ability to perform routine bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching. Lifting may be required occasionally of no more than 20 lbs. at a time. Approximately 40% of the time the employee uses a computer, keyboard, mouse, telephone, mobile phone, fax machine, copier, and video conferencing equipment. The physi-cal demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully per-form the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is performed in an office environment and/or at various community locations and requires local travel.
Job Title: Clinical Care Manager
Division: Felton Early Psychosis
Position: 1.0 FTE (Full Time), Exempt
Reports to: (re)MIND® Program Manager
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