Staff Therapist Different Programs
Job Details
Experienced
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$51,510.00 - $68,674.68 Salary/year
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

We have exciting Full-Time opportunities for well-qualified staff therapists working in any of our many programs here at La Familia. The Staff Therapist will maintain an active caseload of clients and meet monthly productivity goals; attend weekly group and individual clinical supervision; participate in weekly trainings as assigned by his/her clinical supervisor and LFCS administration; and attend weekly Outpatient Mental Health staff meetings. The staff therapist will work within all compliance standards; complete documentation in a timely manner per LFCS policy; and maintain strict confidentiality protocols. The staff therapist is also tasked with the responsibility of case management work. It is possible to accrue supervised clinical hours required for license as a MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist. We take pride in the high-quality training our clinic provides and are looking for a case manager / therapist interested in developing their clinical skills.

 

STAFF THERAPIST POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS & DEPARTMENTS:

School Based Behavioral Health

ACESS/TEAM

Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT)

Working Wellness

In Home Outreach Team (IHOT)

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in mental health (e.g. PhD, Psy.D., MSW and/or MA in Psychology or related field). Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology (or able to show proof of pending application); must be eligible for licensure via the BOP or BBS.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of modern clinical psychology, including abnormal psychology, personality theory, diagnostic interviewing. Psychotherapy including early childhood mental health specialty and early development, sensory integration, dysregulation and behavior change, casework, systems theory, family therapy, community psychology and community mental health.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff of all levels.
  • Ability to determine the needs of individual situations regarding diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, taking an effective course of action, and follow through with effective treatment plans.
  • Excellent speaking and writing abilities.
  • Knowledge of use of computer systems such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and FileMaker Pro or similar database applications.
  • Temporary remote work due to the pandemic, but required to be on site to take care of administrative tasks.
  • Valid California driver’s license and current automobile insurance.

Other Requirements

  • Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and for meeting deadlines.  Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards and proscribed procedures. 
  • Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to clients including cultural and ethical beliefs; and implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent and continuous manner.
  • Knowledge of community resources for client referrals.
  • Attends work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness.  Provides adequate notice to supervisor and management with respect to vacation time and time-off requests.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues including client confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of client care and department functioning.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

WORKING CONDITIONS and JOB SETTING

  • Ability to occasionally or frequently stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms above shoulders 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk and hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the office
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • May require travel dependent on agency needs
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Can work under deadlines
  • Performing general physical activities such as picking up moving, and using objects, tools or controls
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate

COMPENSATION:

  • Excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday leave, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Work life balance.
  • Great working hours.
  • Supportive/Collaborative work environment.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Opportunities for Growth and Professional Development.
  • Holiday and employee celebrations.

 

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