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MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST II– (HSSP) *BONUS INCENTIVE*

Schedule: Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 7:00pm and every other Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm

Vacancies: 2

 
Salary: $71,852.00
 
Mental Health Services Program (MHS) offers both a Sign-On Incentive and a Retention Incentive that ranges between $750-$1500 based on annual salary/pay.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for providing comprehensive mental health services to ensure quality client care. Ensure documentation adheres to DMH standards. Participate in an interdisciplinary team to provide a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for clients.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide individual, family, play, and group therapy for designated caseload of clients.
  • Utilize DSM for diagnosing. Conduct psycho-social assessments and treatment
    planning.
  • Document client services in accordance with Department of Mental Health standards.
  • Conduct visits to homes, schools and or other service providers in order to help client
    achieve their service plan goals.
  • Manage community and family crises involving children and parents.
  • Provide 24-hour availability and crisis intervention on an as needed, or regularly
    scheduled basis which may include weekends and evenings.
  • Collaborate with treatment team to ensure quality client care.
  • Evaluate parent/child/family progress and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Coordinate linkage to appropriate intra-agency and community resources, including
    coordination of client’s psychiatric needs.
  • Maintain fidelity to evidenced-based practices, as required.
  • Assist other program areas with coverage/ratio requirements as needed.
  • Maintain monthly service provision requirements.
  • Interface with Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Mental
    Health, court systems, schools, law enforcement, health care providers and other
    community liaisons as needed.
  • Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
  • Actively participate in administrative and clinical supervision and meetings.
  • Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
  • Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory
    agencies.
  • Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking
    initiative, and interacting in a professional manner within assigned role and adhering to
    agency guidelines.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and colleagues at all times.
  • Follow state laws and agency mandates regarding child abuse reporting.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and timely attendance.
  • Follow and adheres to all field safety guidelines.
  • Attends weekly collaboration meetings with Intensive Case Management Services staff at each off-site housing location
  • Facilitates linkage to additional services when needed,
  • Attend required trainings on Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care as
    outlined in the program Statement of Work.
  • Completes additional required paperwork, including appropriate enrollment and
    disenrollment forms as outlined in program contract.
  • Completes outreach and engagement events at housing sites.
  • Develops and runs groups for program participants.
  • Collaborates with LPS designee to coordinate crisis response and placement should a
    psychiatric hold be required.

SECONDARY JOB DUTIES:

  • Participate in mandatory trainings, in-services, and meetings.
  • Travel to clients’ homes and provide transportation as necessary.
  • Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) of the agency.
  • Embodies and practices the tenets of our agency Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    (JDEI) initiative philosophies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling is required.
  • Ability to be registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required.
  • Experience in In-Home Services or work with adolescents preferred.
  • Strong clinical skills in individual, family and group therapy.
  • Good oral, written, and organizational skills.
  • Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer first aid/CPR and operate an Agency motor vehicle.
  • Requires possession of reliable automobile and a valid California Driver’s License as well as a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Must maintain and provide proof of automotive liability insurance coverage.
  • Ability to independently use a computer and the ability to learn necessary computer programs.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  • St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  • As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis. Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional. As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Employee may occasionally be required to drive a motor vehicle.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail

St. Anne’s Family Services – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!