Job Opportunities

Maryvale is beginning recruitment for a Community-Based Clinician in Duarte. If you are interested in applying, please contact Carrie Garza, ext. 344 or ext. 214 by Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Community-Based Clinical Supervisor, the Community-Based Clinician is directly responsible for the delivery of community-based mental health services under the specialty mental health EPSDT and MHSA programs to high needs clients, in accordance with guidelines established by Maryvale and the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, (LACDMH).

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Demonstrate a passion and commitment for the Mission and Vincentian Core Values of Maryvale and the Daughters of Charity.

  2. Create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and energetic commitment and serve as a role model in carrying out the Mission.

  3. Promote and support the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with each other as well as demonstrate the ability to address the needs of the children and families Maryvale serves.

  4. Follow the Trauma Informed Care philosophy when supporting and addressing the needs of the children and families Maryvale serves.

  5. Utilize Trauma Informed Care approach in recognizing the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledge the role that trauma has played in the lives of the clients/residents.

  6. Assist in the healing process by developing appropriate RICH® (Respect, Information, Connection and Hope) relationships with those served.

  7. Follow Universal Precautions when exposed to blood and body fluids.

  8. Follow Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) regulations pertaining to safety and the use of equipment/machinery.

  9. Support Maryvale’s Performance and Quality Improvement Plan and participate in discussion regarding department or program goals, data collection and/or analysis.

  10. Consistently meet service needs of the specialty mental health clients by providing any and all necessary services; and document accordingly so that service percentage expectation established by the agency are met or exceeded monthly.

  11. Provide individual, family, and group therapy to clients and families in the office, field, school, or other community location to those in enrolled in the community-based program.

  12. Complete comprehensive assessments and treatment plans in accordance with LACDMH and Maryvale’s guidelines and timelines.

  13. Provide evidenced-based treatment to clients.

  14. Certified in the CANS.

  15. Complete the CANS as required and within expected timelines.

  16. Responsible for maintaining and submitting according to established timelines all relevant clinical documentation per the expectations of Maryvale and LACDMH.

  17. Consult and collaborate with various external professionals working on behalf of the client and family such as schools, DCFS, Probation, or the Regional Center.

  18. Coordinate psychiatric services as necessary. If psychiatric services are required, meet with psychiatrist to discuss diagnosis and goals.

  19. On-call 24/7 for clients and families.

  20. Attend internal and external meetings/trainings as scheduled.

  21. Follow Universal Precautions when exposed to blood and body fluids.

  22. Follow Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) regulations pertaining to safety and the use of equipment/machinery.

  23. Perform other duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree from an accredited Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology Program.

  2. Must be licensed or registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).

  3. Must be Bilingual Spanish.

  4. Trained and or certified in MAP, TF-CBT, CANS preferred.

  5. Experience providing high quality mental health services of various levels, preferably in the areas of infant, child, adolescent, and or transitional aged youth/adults mental health and family therapy.

6. Demonstrated experience and ability to relate to a culturally diverse clientele and professional colleagues.

7. Experience in and commitment to a community mental health model.

  1. Experience with L.A. County Department of Mental Health specialty mental health documentation standards preferred.

9. Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary treatment team.

10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

11. Familiar with Windows operations systems; Microsoft Word, Excel, and email.

12. Good time management and organizational skills.

  1. Pre-employment physical exam and criminal and OIG background clearance required.

  2. Possession of a valid California driver’s license, car insurance and ability to drive.

SCHEDULE EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Flexible hours dependent upon needs of client, and may include evening and weekend hours.

  2. On-call 24/7 for clients and families.