Behavioral Health Services Director

Mental Health · Los Angeles, California
Department Mental Health
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Status:
Full-time


Schedule:
40 hours schedule 8am-5pm; Monday-Friday (may include some Saturdays)


Benefits: 
Medical and Dental
Paid Holidays 
Personal Days 
Vacation
Sick Leave (10 days per year)
403 B Retirement Plan; 2% employer match after one year of employment


Position Summary:
Implement and promote a program of behavioral health in a community clinic setting, including, but not limited to, psychosocial assessment, diagnostic services, individual and group psychotherapy and case management/coordination with medical providers and supervision of trainees/interns.  Population is largely Spanish-speaking, low-income immigrant adults and children. Provides a range of psychosocial assessments, diagnostic, therapeutic and case management services for individuals, couples, groups, children and families, as appropriate to the specific expectations of the position


Responsibilities:


  • Manage Behavioral Health Provider Department
  • Perform initial behavioral health assessment of clients.
  • Conduct individual, family and group therapy as determined appropriate.
  • Supervise MFT/MSW interns and trainees as required.
  • Provide crisis response to walk in clients as necessary, in conjunction with, medical providers to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimens.
  • Develops and conduct psycho educational classes and groups.
  • Promote inter- departmental communication to ensure efficient coordination of services
  • Develop informational materials for educational purposes
  • Acts as a liaison between health, education, welfare, and other community agencies to establish an integrated and coordinated program.
  • Maintains accurate and appropriate records of all client interventions and follow ups
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation
  • Fully participate in staff development opportunities offered to enhance professional growth, especially to maintain license, certification, or identified program performance skills.
  • Attend on and off site collaborations and community meetings on behalf of Clinica Romero as the Behavioral Health representative and report back to the Behavioral Health director and team.
  • Conducts Healthy Way LA (HWLA) and Medi-Cal billing as required
  • Other duties as assigned.


Observes CMOAR policy/procedures regarding conduct in the work place:


  • Observe regulations on time card use and reporting
  • Maintain attendance as per policy
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Observe general Safety/Employee Health policies and procedures including Fire regulations.
  • Maintain a current annual health screening
  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of clients with regard to personal records and program issues development.
  • Display clearly visible identification.
  • Treats all employees, clients, neighborhood committee members with respect, dignity and in a courteous and professional manner in accordance to non-discriminatory policies and procedures and Union Agreement.
  • Conduct only work related conversations when clients are waiting for service.
  • Do not discuss other staff members, policies, problems or medical care in public areas of clinic.


Qualifications


  • LCSW with current license
  • At least two years of experience as licensed practitioner.
  • Good speaking and writing skills both English and Spanish
  • Excellent leadership, collaborative, team building skills
  • Microsoft Office general knowledge
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with people of diverse culture, education and economic background

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  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Department
    Mental Health
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Executive