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Clinician, Mental Health

Company: The People Concern
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)Benefits: We offer competitive compensation and benefits, 403(b) Retirement plan, Eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness, Clinical Hours and Supervision.

SUMMARYAs part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinician will conduct psychotherapy with adult members that have severe and persistent mental illness in the office, in member's homes, or in the Interim Housing setting. The Clinician's primary responsibilities are to engage members and to coordinate mental health and recovery services that will ensure housing stability and community integration. This position is responsible for maintaining the highest quality provision of direct individual and group therapeutic services and case management services, while fostering teamwork among staff and across departments and programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide, coordinate, and implement mental health and recovery support services with individual members
  • Conduct individual, family and group psychotherapy
  • Develop effective, trusting relationships with members, with a focus on facilitating independence and maintenance of improved physical and mental health
  • Collaborate with each member to develop their individual service plan; review and update it upon completion of goals
  • Assist management and other Clinicians with program evaluation and modification for future program improvements and growth
  • Assist members with becoming involved in daily activities, socialization, health maintenance, sense of community, and progress in recovery reflective of The People Concern's model which emphasizes customer choice, harm reduction, and psycho-social rehabilitation
  • Work cooperatively and cohesively with other members of the HSSP team, including participation in weekly staff meetings, group clinical supervision, and trainings
  • Develop and maintain a complete, accurate, and current member file with all funder-required documentsQUALIFICATIONS
    • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field of study from an accredited university.
    • Valid registration or licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
    • Current, valid California Driver's with an acceptable driving record and reliable vehicle
    • Able to transport members in your vehicle
    • Outstanding clinical and strong team-building skills
    • Detail-oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, and computer skillsWork Environment
      • Combination of either field and/or office environment depending on position
      • On occasion walk or drive to different agency sites
      • May/Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments depending on position
      • May/Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor depending on position
      • May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day
      • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.Responsibilities Common To All Agency Employees
        • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
        • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
        • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
        • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
        • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
        • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
        • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
        • Work with minimum supervision
        • Perform other duties as assignedThe People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.

Keywords: The People Concern, Lancaster , Clinician, Mental Health, Healthcare , Lancaster, California

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