Intake Therapist - Behavioral Health - Underserved populations

Support underserved communities and do meaningful work by providing Behavioral Health support as a Therapist on our growing team!

  • Hyde Park, Ca.
  • $63,000 - $71,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Sierra Johnson
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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 Therapist thats registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, 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

The Therapist will work in a variety of settings, including outpatient and field-based locations (clients’ homes, schools, etc.) and in an office.
Primary Duties:
  • Providing crisis intervention, intake assessment, and psychotherapy to adults, children and/or families.
  • Coordinating support services to assist clients with case management needs.
  • Offering integrated mental health, physical health and substance use treatment that is culturally congruent with our clients’ needs.
  • Performing extensive documentation and paperwork for DMH and other agencies and organizations.
  • Independently perform intake assessments and formulate diagnoses and case conceptualization using a culturally competent approach.
  • Demonstrate a collaborative approach within a multidisciplinary team and external systems; interface and collaborate with clinic psychiatrist regarding assessment and intake.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize an integrated care approach in assessment, treatment planning and intervention.
  • Demonstrate competency in managing crises.
  • Assess treatment progress and adapt interventions as needed.
  • Use evidence-based practice (EBP) to formulate an initial plan of treatment; assess and monitor the condition of the client to evaluate treatment and adapt interventions as needed.
  • Assist with client evaluations, clinical diagnoses and case disposition.
  • Incorporate new technologies into treatment, including outcome measurements, to improve access, client engagement and effectiveness.
  • Initiate psychiatric holds for clients presenting a danger to themselves or others and/or gravely disabled, and in need of hospitalization.
  • Provide some case management to include referral and linkages to internal and community support services, such as psychiatrist, primary medical care, housing, rehabilitation programs, drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.
  • Monitor and maintain documentation of client services; ensure compliance with Agency, county, state and federal policies and procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • You may also be asked to provide after-hours on-call coverage and/or Officer of the Day duties. There is additional pay included for being on-call after hours.

You must be able to successfully pass our pre-employment screening, including a background check and live scan fingerprinting. For bilingual positions, you will need to pass a language assessment. You will also need to meet the following requirements for this role:
  • Active licensure as a LPCC, LCSW, MFT, Psy.D, Ph.D (licensed)
  • Current LPS certification, or the ability to obtain it within one year of hire, to perform psychiatric holds.
  • Current registration with BBS or Board of Psychology, unlicensed psychologists must have a DMH waiver.
  • 2 years of experience working with individuals and families with a history of mental illness and/or substance use in a social service/mental health environment.
  • Bilingual / Spanish or Armenian
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office as well as electronic health record (EHR) system.

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Job Details
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Hyde Park, Ca.
Job Type
$63,000 - $71,000