Bilingual Spanish Care Coordinator

Diverse Role, Excellent Benefits, 401k, Great Culture

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A bit about us:

We are an award-winning behavioral health team based in Southern California, and we are looking for an experienced Bilingual Care Coordinator with experience in mental health field, for a full-time position with the company to support our fast growth as a trusted provider of integrated mental healthcare.

Why join us?

Diverse Role, Excellent Benefits, 401k, Great Culture

Job Details

We are seeking a Care Coordinator (Spanish Bilingual) to provide case management, mental health and/or substance use services, crisis intervention and linkage to community resources for individuals with a history of persistent mental illness and/or substance use; ensures clients receive the maximum benefit from all interventions in an integrated health care setting.

Primary Duties:
  • Assists clients to locate, access and utilize a full range of health care services, community support groups and resources; establish and maintain housing; access mental and medical care, rehabilitation programs and drug/alcohol services; increase social contacts and engage in constructive activities.
  • Assesses clients’ needs and functioning, presents cases in treatment team meetings and monitors progress as needed.
  • Acts as client advocate interfacing with housing and support agencies including property owners, support groups, Social Security, Medicare/MediCal, etc.
  • Develops and maintains rapport and cooperative relationships with community agencies for the benefit of the clients.
  • Provides individual/group supportive counseling and psycho-education to assist clients in coping with mental illness and/or substance use, promote recovery and develop self-sufficiency.
  • Provides crisis intervention and facilitates conflict resolution among the program clients as needed; assists clients in problem-solving life situations.
  • Monitors and maintains documentation of client services; ensures compliance with Agency, county, state and federal policies and procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains clinical skills through seminars, workshops, or other forms of continuing education/training related to individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
  • Provides social rehabilitation services to clients and their families individually and/or group setting.
  • Participates in community resource and/or health fairs.
  • Provides parenting services to individuals, groups, or the community at large.
  • Assists with interpretation services for medical staff.

  • Bilingual Spanish or Armenian
  • Current knowledge of all job specific skills including crisis intervention and multicultural and socio-economic issues, and documentation standards.
  • Knowledge of Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, policies and documentation guidelines, and county, state and federal regulations relating to service programs for individuals and families with a history of mental illness and/or substance use.
  • Knowledgeable about and actively supports integrated mental health, physical health, and substance use treatment for improving care for the whole person.
  • Basic advocacy skills to include a holistic approach to integrated health care and case management.
  • Able to efficiently use the personal computer to include Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record.
  • Ability to travel in the community and/or between agency sites to provide services in a variety of settings, including outpatient and field-based locations (home, school, etc.).
  • Ability to utilize data, outcomes, experience, and judgment to make effective business and therapeutic decisions.
  • Ability to transport clients using personal or Agency vehicle and/or public transportation.
  • Current California driver’s license, car insurance, and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and experience working in a social service/mental health environment, preferably with mental health and/or substance use clients.
  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • For substance use programs, a degree may be substituted for experience, however, CAADAC or CAADE certification is required, with or without a degree.
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