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Clinician Therapist

Company: Eggleston Youth Centers, Inc.
Location: West Covina
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Mental Health Therapist is responsible for the delivery of clinical services to assigned clients. Clinical services are geared towards symptom reduction as a means to improve functional impairments. The therapist ensures coordination of care and flexibility of services. This position oversees all clinical activities and works with case management, rehabilitation, and medical staff in the provision of comprehensive service delivery. We will provide free evidence based practice training.DUTIES:Conducts individualized assessments, gathering information from the client, caregivers' birth parents, county social workers, and probation officers, etc.Formulates implements and evaluates client care and coordination plansProvides individual, group therapy and family therapyProvides crisis interventionEstablishes positive, nurturing relationship with clients within professional boundaries and in accordance with agency policiesAttends team meetings, case conferences, staff meetings, school meetings and trainingsMeets weekly with supervisor concerning client and program issuesMaintains thorough documentation including, but not limited to, intake documentation, progress notes/reports and discharge summaries in compliance with the standards set by EBHS Policies and Procedures and in accordance with State of California standards for Med-Cal EPSDT and other funding sourcesCompletes progress notes within 48 hours of service deliveryMeet weekly billing/productivity requirementWork hours determined by the needs of the client.Participates in the on-call duty, providing crisis intervention support to clients and their caregivers.Have knowledge of laws and regulations related to client"s rights and best practicesParticipates in peer reviewsParticipates in agency/program performance and quality improvement projectsAdheres to agency safety protocolsPerforms other duties within the therapist's scope of practice as prescribed by the supervisorField based therapist to provide therapy for children and adolescents at their home, school or other community setting.Primarily working with foster children, youth, and their families.Use of Evidenced based practices when required. Must maintain fidelity of the model of treatment (certifications in EBPs preferred)Experience with diagnosis, treatment planning, coordination of services, and linkage when needed.Knowledge of DSM V/ICD 10Speak, read, write and understand EnglishBilingual (Spanish) is a plusComputer knowledgeable- EHRS system.Comments:-Must pass background, health and drug screening. Must have a valid CA driver's license and insurance. Mileage reimbursement is available. Catchment includes LA and San Gabriel Valley.-Salary range is depended on work experience, EBP certification(s), and hours towards licensure.QUALIFICATIONS:BBS Registered ASW/ACSW/AMFTLCSW or LMFTOne year experience in comparable mental health agencyEBT Certification preferred (Seeking Safety /MAP/ Trauma Focused Cognitive Therapy, etc)Valid California Driver"s License and an insurable driving recordCriminal record and health clearancesExcellent organizational, analytical, written and oral communications skillsMust work well under time constraints and deadlines, and have flexibility to function in a fast paced environment, work well independentlyDemonstrated experience working with an ethnically, culturally and racially diverse client populationsORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS/INTERACTIONSInterfaces with all levels of management, staff, clients and families including other programs and partner agencies.Eggleston Youth Centers, Inc. is an equal opportunity and drug free employer.

Keywords: Eggleston Youth Centers, Inc., West Covina , Clinician Therapist, Other , West Covina, California

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