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Behavioral Specialist

This is not a management level position. The Behavioral Specialist for the Intensive Field Capable Clinical Services Program (IFCCS) will work on a team providing services to either the child(ren)/ youth or caregivers/foster families involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

In IFCCS, the goal is to meet the needs of the children/youth, in general and trauma-related necessities, specifically. IFCCS is designed to build the strengths of children, youths and their families and thereby preserve the family’s integrity and minimize inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, out of home placement, in congregate settings, and /or placement in juvenile detention centers. IFCCS provides 24/7 on-call crisis intervention to ensure stability in the child (ren)/youth current placement. The Behavioral Specialist will work with the team to provide specific resources, linkage in the community, and referrals to ensure stability in the child(ren)/youths currently placement. The Behavioral Specialist will participate in the Child and Family Team (CFT) process which is based on the Share Core Practice Model.

The Behavioral Specialist will have assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of a service/treatment plan for each client that identifies the client’s personal, social, emotional, mental health, education, physical and/or financial needs and goals.

The Behavioral Specialist makes regular home visits to the families, facilitates interventions as appropriate, provides teaching and guidance to the child (ren)/ youth or caregivers/foster parent to help them manage existing resources and access needed resources, develops and maintains positive, supportive relationships, acts as liaison for the team members, and models appropriate behavioral interventions. The Behavioral Specialist demonstrates a strong ability to communicate in a team and mobilize and motivate people.

Requirements

The Behavioral Specialist will have a minimum of a Bachelor in Psychology or related field, two years of experience with working with severely emotionally disturbed children and/or youths and possible knowledge of working with the Department of Children and Family Services. A valid California driver license and an insurable driving record are required. The Behavioral Specialist will be required to have a background clearance check including fingerprinting and TB clearance.

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Case Manager for Early InterventionBilingual Spanish Preferred

The Case Manager will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing case management and mental health services for children aged 0-6 and their family/caregivers that support them. The Case Manager works with various multi-disciplinary teams to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of a service plan for each client that identifies the client’s personal, social, emotional, mental health, education, physical and/or financial needs and goals. Reviews and collects information related to the client’s socio-economic history, treatment history, education history and other relevant data to the formulation of a service plan. Attends case conference meetings to assist and participate in case disposition and follow-up. Mediates and advocates on behalf of the client to help him/her obtain and keep suitable foster care/housing, health care and mental health service, education/school services, benefit entitlements, etc. Searches the community and presents options for additional needed or desired services (ei., emancipation services; sober living opportunities; education enrichment; scholarships, grants or job training programs; age-appropriate social opportunities; parenting classes). Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

The position requires a BA/BS in social work or related field OR a license as an LVN or LPT, with an emphasis in community mental health work; a demonstrated history of presenting options for needed or desired services; a valid CA driver license and insurable driving record to make home, school, job site/or other community-based visits to assist the client in living, learning and working successfully. Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish ability highly preferred.

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Case Manager for Housing

Statement of Purpose

The primary purpose of the Case Manager is to assist youth in achieving transitional housing and access medical, educational, social, prevocational, rehabilitative, or other needed community services for eligible clients and families who have become homeless. Targeted population includes 18-21 year old foster youth who are at risk of becoming homeless or are currently homeless utilizing a Community Based Scattered Site Model. The Community Based Scattered Site Model is designed to maximize family independence, minimize family disruption, and result in stronger, more viable housing permanency outcomes.

Scope of Responsibility

Case Managers provide an array of services in support of the Housing Program’s goal of promoting children’s emotional well-being. The Case Manager’s intensive home based services ensure that the youth are actively engaged in the various resources/services provided (i.e., mental health, health care, job training/coaching, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition, etc.) The home visits are focused on building healthy relationships and building life skills that ensure self-sufficiency to end homelessness. The case manager promotes a strengths based approach to service that empowers individuals, supports a community based philosophy of service, and ensures that all services are aligned with the agency’s mission, vision, and core values.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts comprehensive needs assessments with youth residents and assists them in obtaining needed resources such as health insurance, housing, and low cost child care through referral and linkage.
  • Provides individual and group rehabilitation services under HUD, DMH, DPSS and city contracts.
  • Completes and submits progress notes in a 24 hour timeframe utilizing the agency’s electronic health record system (CMSS).
  • Provides guidance and assistance to youth on managing stressors effectively and successfully.
  • Assists youth residents with identifying internal and external resources to assist with multiple stressors as it relates to homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse issues, etc.
  • Develops and provides client rehabilitation services which assist in improving, maintaining, or restoring daily functioning at home, school, and community in accordance with treatment goals and in collaboration with treatment team (i.e., therapist, psychiatrist).
  • Provides interagency and intra-agency consultation, communication, coordination and referrals.
  • Identifies and communicates to therapist obstacles preventing youth residents from connecting with program and/or referral services.
  • Attends community meetings as requested by Housing Manager to present on housing services, referral process and eligibility criteria.
  • Represents the agency at community resource fairs.
  • Follows up with youth residents to ensure successful placement and housing permanency for six months.
  • Provides services in the community including home and school settings.

Required Licenses, Certificates, Education, Experience or Training

Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or other mental health related discipline.

Minimum of 4 years of work experience related to providing case management or rehabilitative services in a mental health setting. Valid California driver’s license, own reliable transportation and valid auto insurance including insurability by the Clinic.

Conditions of Employment

Employee may be asked to participate in cross-training programs or pursue additional education or training when it is determined to be in the best interest of the company by the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Executive Officer.

This description is only intended to identify the duties, responsibilities, and requirements for the position. It is not intended, nor should it be interpreted to describe each and every duty employees assigned may be required to perform.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in normal office setting. Noise level is moderate with occasional loud outbursts. Often works out in the field contacting clients in homes and schools. Frequently uses personal motor vehicle to effectively execute job duties.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, (i.e., calculator, copy machine and computer printer).
  • Constantly converses with staff and clients.
  • Frequently operates a motor vehicle to travel to school or home site.
  • Frequently needs to position self in order to effectively interact with children of lesser stature.
  • Occasionally needs to transport materials (food, clothing, computer, books, etc.) weighing up to 50 pounds for therapeutic activities.
  • Frequently needs to use motor vehicle for business purposes in urban/city driving conditions.

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic is an equal employment opportunity employer and no candidate for employment will be rejected on account of race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, or sex. Candidates with physical impairments will be considered so long as it can be reasonably demonstrated that the duties and responsibilities can be effectively performed without hazard to the individual, fellow employees, or clientele. EOE/ADA

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Case Manager for Life Learning University Park Location
Valid CA Driver License & Insurable Driving Record Required

A Case Manager works within a multi-disciplinary team to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of a service/treatment plan for each client that identifies the client’s personal, social, emotional, mental health, education, physical and/or financial needs and goals. Reviews and collects information related to the client’s socio-economic history, treatment history, educational history and other relevant data for the formulation of a distinct service plan. Participates with staff providing screening services to clients who attend the Clinic’s services, including completion of pay or financial information (PFI’s) forms and other needed/assigned documentation. Attends case conference meetings to assist and participate in case disposition and follow-up. Mediates and advocates on behalf of the client to help him/her obtain and keep suitable foster care/housing, health care, jobs and mental health services, education/school services, benefit entitlements, etc. Searches the community and presents options for additional needed or desired services (ei., emancipation services; sober living opportunities; education enrichment; scholarships, grants or job training programs; age-appropriate social opportunities; parenting classes). Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

The position requires a BA/BS in social work or related field OR a license as an LVN or LPT, with an emphasis in community mental health work; a demonstrated history of presenting options for needed or desired services; a valid CA driver license and insurable driving record to make home, school, job site/or other community-based visits in own vehicle to assist the client in living, learning and working successfully. Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish ability highly preferred. In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB and fingerprint clearance.

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Child Psychiatrists Independent Contractors

We have immediate openings for Psychiatrists to independently contract with the Clinic to provide psychiatric services, including. Early Intervention and Community Wellness Programs offer a range of specialized services for children ages 0-5, and their families, ensuring that very young children, who otherwise would not have been identified as needing mental health intervention until they reached school age, receive access to mental health services.

As an independent contractor, psychiatrists provide psychiatric services to children ranging in age from approximately 3-21 years old including psychiatric evaluations, consultations and medication support using an electronic health record system. As members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, you will also participate in case conferences meetings, trainings, etc. Psychiatrists comply with Clinic and/or Department of Mental Health policy regarding confidentiality, child abuse reporting, drug-free workplace, chart documentation & maintenance, documentation of units/service provided and Clinic productivity expectations. Psychiatrists may be assigned to satellite offices as necessary to provide client services.

Psychiatrists possess and provide updated documentation of current, valid licenses or certificates to perform the services described above, i.e. California physician's certificate and valid DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Ongoing TB and fingerprint clearance obtained through the Clinic's provider are also required.

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Clinical Supervisor Various Departments Available

Clinical Supervisors work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing mental health services to children and their families/caregivers by providing clinical supervision to staff obtaining hours towards licensure in their respective disciplines, within Clinic and Board standards and performing related duties. Some positions may include a client case load and/or part-time status and/or contractor status, depending on duties performed. Supervisors also timely complete required notes, paperwork, supervision logs, attend meetings, provide staff trainings, may evaluate staff clinical skills and may meet productivity requirements, again depending on actual duties performed. Supervisors are responsible for reviewing supervisees chart documentation, and reviewing charts for timeliness and appropriateness of services. Supervisors may be assigned to Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health or other programs. Other duties will be assigned.

Requirements

Minimum of a master's degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) plus licensure and clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. Clinical Supervisors must have and maintain current, valid licensure and four years of experience to provide supervision to staff obtaining hours, per their respective Board requirements. Demonstrated knowledge of Board and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health requirements highly preferred. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is also highly desired. In keeping with Clinic policy, successful applicants must also complete a test for TB and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice. A current, valid CA driver license and insurable driving record is required.

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Clinical Supervisor for Intensive Services Various Departments Available

These members of a multidisciplinary team supervise mental health services staff completing clinical hours toward licensure with a California licensing board while working in the Clinic’s Intensive Services programs. Supervisors must meet or exceed their respective licensing Board's requirements to supervise staff collecting hours. In this program division, experience in Wraparound, Full Service Partnership (FSP), and Field Capable Clinical Services (FCCS) models of child and family services is required. Division staff provide services via 24/7, on-call, “whatever it takes” models of service according to contract and program requirements.

Clinical Supervisors in every program division work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing mental health services to children and their families/caregivers. Active use of an electronic health record system and agency quality services measures reports with staff is required during in-person supervision, as is field supervision with staff in the community and/or client homes. Supervisors also oversee services to ensure timely staff completion of program outcome measures and other program-related tasks with a goal of providing quality services. These positions require a great deal of tact and judgment while working according to the Clinic’s mission and Standards of Effective Care.

All Supervisors timely complete required supervision notes, staff evaluations per agency requirements, assess clinical and job task acumen, perform electronic chart/note reviews via laptop, oversee supervisees’ client schedules to ensure appropriate services delivery according to intensive models of service and caseloads, and model concurrent documentation practices. Supervisors are responsible for completion and submission of written reports addressing review of supervisees chart documentation and reviewing client records. Supervisors may be assigned to Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health or other intensive programs. Other duties will be assigned.

Requirements

Minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) and clinical experience and/or training directly related to intensive services models for children. Clinical Supervisors must have and maintain current, valid licensure and sufficient years of experience to provide supervision to staff obtaining hours, per their respective Board requirements, a valid CA driver license with own, reliable transportation and a driving record insurable by the Clinic. Demonstrated knowledge of Board and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health requirements and community based services delivery highly preferred. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is also highly desired.

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Clinical Therapist for Intensive Services

As a team member, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the Therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children & families, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, makes home visits and counsels clients with accepted methods to assist client. Also consults with clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Clinic peers or other specialists and timely completes required progress notes and paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity and timely expectations. Other duties may be assigned in this program that provides services 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

Requirements

The position requires a master’s degree (MSW, MA or MS), and at least 1,000 hours of clinical experience. Training directly related to children and child counseling is preferred. (Applicants with less than 1000 hours will be considered.) In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB and fingerprint clearance by the US Department of Justice. A valid CA driver license and an insurable driving record are required. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is preferred. Current registration with licensing board is required.

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Clinical Therapist for Life Learning

As a team member working with adolescents and young adults and their families/caregivers, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the Therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children, adults &/or families/caregivers, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, performs & teaches milieu and/or behavioral interventions, teaches social skills and anger management techniques, makes home, community & work site visits and counsels clients with accepted methods. Therapists also consult with clinical supervisors, psychiatrists, Clinic peers or other specialists and timely complete required progress notes and paperwork using a computerized system. Other duties will be assigned.

Requirements

The position requires a master’s degree or “equivalent” (Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, MA or MS) plus clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. Supervised clinical hours for clinicians obtaining hours toward licensure is provided. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability and licensure are highly desired. Current registration with a licensing board is required. Valid CA driver license and insurable driving record to make home, school, job site/or other community-based visits in own vehicle to assist the client in living, learning and working successfully. Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish ability highly preferred.

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Clinical Therapist for Outpatient

The Clinical Therapist: may serve a caseload of clients, provides walk-in clinic services and performs intakes; visits school and home, interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan with the treatment team, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, runs therapy groups for children & parents/caregivers, and provides family/group therapy on and off site. Also, consults with clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Clinic peers or other specialties. Timely completes required progress notes and paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity requirements. May be assigned to school-based services at area schools, and performs other similar duties.

Qualifications

Minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) plus clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. While at least 1000 completed hours toward licensure is preferred, applicants with less than 1000 hours will be considered. Supervised clinical hours for master’s level clinicians obtaining hours toward licensure is provided. Current registration with licensing board is required. A valid CA driver license and insurable driving record; own reliable transportation in order to travel to the community to make home, school, job site/or other community-based visits to assist the client in living, learning and working successfully is required. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is highly desired. Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice and current TB clearance are also required.

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Early Intervention & Community Wellness Clinical Supervisor

The Clinic is a private, non-profit, community-based mental health services provider with a 90-year history of service to the children of Central and South Central Los Angeles. We have an immediate opening for a full-time Clinical Supervisor in our Early Intervention & Community Wellness Division. In this division, experience providing services with children aged 0-5 is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a clinical supervisor, this position works as part of multidisciplinary team providing mental health services to children and their families/caregivers. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring staff has the knowledge, tools, and skills to be successful in their job including providing quality client care and completing documentation. Active use of an electronic health record system and agency quality services measures reports with staff is required during in-person supervision, as is field supervision with staff in the community and/or client homes. Supervisors also oversee services to ensure timely staff completion of program outcome measures and other program-related tasks with a goal of providing quality services. This position requires a great deal of tact and judgment while working according to the Clinic’s mission and Standards of Effective Care.

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the completion of required supervision notes, staff evaluations per agency requirements, assess clinical and job task judgment, perform electronic chart/note reviews, oversee supervisees’ client schedules to ensure appropriate services delivery according to model of service and caseloads, and model collaborate documentation practices. The Clinical supervisor is responsible for completion and submission of written reports addressing review of supervisees chart documentation and reviewing client records.

Requirements Summary

Minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) and clinical experience and/or training directly related to working with children in the 0-5 age population. Clinical Supervisors must have and maintain current, valid licensure and sufficient years of experience to provide supervision to staff obtaining hours, per their respective Board requirements, a valid CA driver license with own, reliable transportation and a driving record insurable by the Clinic. A Clinical Supervisor in the Early Intervention and Community Wellness Division is required to have clinical experience working with children 0-5 years of age and their family. It is preferred that applicants are seeking endorsement through the CA Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Center. Prior supervisory experience in Early Childhood program is a plus. $3000 is awarded for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist Endorsement. Demonstrated knowledge of Board and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health requirements and community based services delivery highly preferred. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is also highly desired.

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Employment Specialist SEIPS Program TAY youth

Join our expanding transition age youth team for ages 18 up to 25 years old In the Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Program! The Supported Employment: Individualized Placement and Support program has two full time positions to work at least 60% time in the field using own, reliable transportation as job developers to support transition age youth in gaining employment. Identify and work with employers to provide job opportunities for SEIPS participants; support SEIPS clients in gaining skills to obtain their jobs; coordinate services with mental health services team members and youths’ mental health services plans. Valid, CA driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services and one to two years of similar or same work experience are required. Experience using an electronic health record to timely complete mental health services/job placement client services documentation and Spanish speaking ability are preferred. Employment Specialists are provided laptops and other supports to collaboratively document services/job site information with youth and employers while working in the field.

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Network Administrator

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic is a private, non-profit, community-based mental health services provider with an over 90 year history of service to the children of Central and South Central Los Angeles. We have an immediate opening for full-time Network Administrator.

The Network Administrator works under the supervision of the Information Technology Coordinator. The job responsibilities of the Network Administrator are:

  • Performs monitoring & maintenance of servers and other computer network components
  • Install, support and maintain network hardware and software
  • Evaluate, support and maintain system performance
  • Configure and update firewall including QOS specifications
  • Manage and configure network Group Policy
  • Administer the virtual server environment (VMWare, Windows Server, Linux)
  • Design and deploy networks and subnets
  • Assign and maintain routing table configurations
  • Configure, maintain and support website environment, including Apache services and provide website programming
  • Configure and maintain content management system (CMS) such as Joomla and WordPress
  • Ensure timely system patches to network equipment and software

Requirements

Excellent communication and problem solving skills, demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technical network issues. Candidates must possess a valid CA driver license with an insurable driving record, BS in Computer Science (or related field) and at least ten years of experience in a networking support and management environment. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of PowerScript, Active Directory, routing table configuration, LAN and WAN support, and VMWare. Skill and experience in Apache, Linux, Jira, content management systems (CMS), and backup and recovery methodologies. The candidate must have a demonstrated history of maintaining a calm demeanor while handling several assignments.

Hours

40 hours per week. RATE: TBD, DOE/DOQ. BENEFITS: a choice of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a program of sick, vacation and holiday pay, access to the USC Credit Union, and 2 pension/retirement savings plans.

Mail or fax resume to (323) 373-1946 attention Human Resources, OR complete an Application for Employment in person at the main lobby desk, M-F, 8 am to 5pm. Administrative offices are located at 3031 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90007. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider, and strongly encourage minority candidates to apply. EOE/ADA

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Parent PartnerVarious departments available

Under the guidance of the Therapist, a Parent Partner works as a member of the program's Child and Family Team. A parent partner shall have personal experience with navigating one of the public agencies: DCFS, Probation, DMH intensive mental health services or the special education system. Referring Departments may include the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Mental Health, or the Probation Department. Parent Partners work closely with assigned FSP child(ren)'s parent/caregivers to represent their best interests and participate as members of the Child and Family team. This position is the primary contact for parents involved with the program and works according to the Clinic’s Standards of Effective Care. Makes regular home visits to families, facilitates interventions as appropriate, provides teaching and guidance to parents and caregivers to help them manage existing resources and access needed resources, develops and maintains positive, supportive relationships with parents and acts as liaison, models appropriate behavioral interventions, helps plan program events, participates in staff and other meetings; and completes paperwork in a timely and thorough manner. Other, similar duties will be assigned.

Requirements

Parent Partners demonstrate a strong ability to communicate in a team and mobilize and motivate people. A demonstrated knowledge of child welfare and allied health services provided by the referring Departments is required, including experience with having a child involved in the system, as is experience maintaining strict confidentiality. The successful applicant possesses verbal, bilingual Spanish speaking, written, organization and interpersonal skills. TB and fingerprint clearance requirements must also be met, per Clinic policy. Must drive own car, have valid CA driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic at hire and throughout employment.

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QMET Associate

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic – a private, nonprofit community- based mental health clinic – is a leading provider of mental health services to children and youth, ages 0 to 25, and their families with a 90 year history of service to the Central and South Los Angeles community. We have an opportunity for an energetic Quality Management & Evaluation Associate to join our QMET division.

Responsibilities

For this full-time position, the QMET Associate will: work under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality Management Evaluation & Training and in collegial consultation with the V.P. of Programs, other executive managers, various program managers, the other QMET Team to assist with the implementation and documentation of the annual Quality Management & Evaluation Plan, coordinate the collection, aggregation and dissemination of client satisfaction and program outcome data, assist in assuring continuing quality mental health records (chart compliance), develop an annual training plan for direct provider staff, coordinate a schedule of on-site trainings, develop and oversee a database to track enrollment in and completion of on and off-site trainings, network with potential trainers, oversee acquisition of appropriate training materials, plus perform other, similar duties.

Requirements

Strong organization, communication and teamwork skills plus a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to furthering the Clinic’s mission are a must, as is the ability to maintain a calm demeanor while handling multiple tasks without losing productivity. Experience in program evaluation, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health billing & charting requirements, computerized data tracking and providing staff training in a community mental health agency that serves children and families is preferred. Successful candidates must be knowledgeable of family centered, consumer-focused work on a strengths-based model. A Master’s in psychology, social work or related field is required. Current, valid registration with the appropriate licensing board and experience in a non-profit mental health clinic or similar setting preferred. A valid CA driver license and insurable driving record are required.

Hours, Rate & Benefits

This position works full-time on a to-be-arranged schedule. This position is placed on a Professional band of the Clinic’s Non-Management Salary Plan; actual salary range depends upon experience, licensure status and qualifications.

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Receptionist Bilingual English/Spanish Required

The Receptionist will answer phone calls and route calls, take and deliver messages, greet clients and answer questions, collect client paperwork and update client information, check and schedule appointments, perform medical insurance/Medi-Cal verifications, follow-up by phone on future appointments, greet and assist Clinic visitors and vendors, provide light typing, filing, faxing, photocopying and similar tasks in connection with assigned job duties, keep reception/waiting area tidy, and other similar job duties.

Requirements

The ability to speak correct English and Spanish; dependability to work all assigned hours; a pleasant and professional demeanor in dealing with clients and telephone callers; good basic knowledge of all general office machines including a multi-line phone system; neat handwriting, good spelling, and the ability to take clear, accurate messages; the ability to remain calm and helpful while juggling multiple tasks in a busy medical-type office reception area. In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB, and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice.

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Reconciliation Specialist

Reporting to the IS Support Team Manager; the Reconciliation Specialist reconciles claims submitted for specialty mental health services provided to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Analyze results to ensure accuracy in coding and compliance with the Department of Mental Health guidelines. Generate electronic health records reports for the purpose of reconciling to actual data submitted, reconcile progress notes and other mental health service documentation. Provide recommendations to clinicians for corrective action and assist with audits. Verify Medi-Cal or other payer source eligibility, review written reports and verify accuracy of any unbilled units, generate monthly status reports on reconciliation errors, resubmit/void/delete claims billed in error. Attend and participate in meetings as assigned and complete other similar duties. This position works with more than one type of electronic health records system and works with teams of mental health service support staff and professionals. Other duties will be assigned.

The position requires excellent computer and interpersonal skills, the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, an extremely high accuracy rate in reconciliation, a very high level of attention to the details of record keeping, demonstrated ability to spot, assess and self-correct errors, calmly manage researching and retrieving client information and the ability to maintain a high level of personal productivity in a very busy office environment handling a high volume of paper, hard copy and electronic charts as well as confidential mental health information.

Verified associates degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school, or three years of directly equivalent experience and/or training required. This position drives between three locations within a six mile radius; a reliable, valid California driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic are required.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish ability highly preferred

LOS ANGELES CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC is a private, non-profit, community-based mental health clinic with over 90 years of service to the children of Central and South Los Angeles. We have an immediate opening for a Substance Abuse Counselor.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Substance Abuse Counselor performs primary co-occurring substance abuse services and duties to clients and their families in the office and at client homes/offsite venues including screening and; development of co-occurring service plans; group and individual services regarding co-occurring services; discharge summary and planning; case management and coordination of services. The Counselor is responsible for timely and accurate completion of client notes and other documentation related to the services and progress of clients in the program using an electronic records system. The Substance Abuse Counselor will work with the Life Learning Program, part of the Life Learning and Housing Division.

Skills/Education & Requirements

Current Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor issued by the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Registered Addiction Specialist, Certified Addiction Specialist, CAADE required. BA/BS in psychology, sociology or related field is required. A minimum of 2 years experience in substance abuse, mental health and dual diagnosis treatment and service delivery. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred. Experience working with at-risk adolescents and substance dependency. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Own reliable transportation, a valid California driver license and a driving record insurable by the Clinic are required. In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB prior to beginning work, and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice.

Salary/Hours

Full time on a to-be arranged schedule. Benefits include a choice of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a program of sick, vacation and holiday pay, access to the USC Credit Union, and two pension/retirement savings plans.

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Vice President, Human Resources Los Angeles, CA

Organization Overview

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic's (LACGC) programs empower children and young adults in Los Angeles to lead healthy and productive lives. Each year, our team of compassionate professionals offers culturally and linguistically responsive behavioral health and supportive services to over 4,000 unduplicated individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our services are provided at three community-based centers, 30 schools-based sites (7 charters), three on-site offices, co-location at FQHC and directly to our clients through field-based programming. Our highly-trained staff provides a comprehensive array of services, including nationally recognized, trauma-informed, evidence-based practices. Through our work we support caregivers, children, and young adults as they reach their goals in school, build healthy relationships, and enjoy newfound emotional well- being.

Position Overview

LACGC is seeking a highly experienced and energetic leader to serve as Vice President of Human Resources. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Human Resources professional to provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving LACGC’s Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the clinic’s mission, values, and strategic plan.

Leadership

The Vice President, who will report directly to the President and CEO and will oversee effective execution of clinic- wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the President and CEO and Executive team in the overall development of the LACGC workforce.

Human Resources

The successful individual will establish a climate within Human Resources that fosters high involvement, trust, and commitment to quality among all staff members and will design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives. They will ensure that continuous quality improvement is used within the HR function and will develop and monitor mechanisms for assessing client and staff satisfaction with HR services, and use customer/survey feedback in modifying service design and delivery.

Change Management

The Vice President will partner and advise the Executive team in developing, implementing, and evaluating LACGC’s workforce challenges, Human Resource initiatives, related change and culture management objectives and policies and procedures.

Training & Development

They will oversee and drive all training and development activity for LACGC. The successful individual will also act as an organizational leader and internal consultant across HR related organizational needs such as oversight of advice and education provided to managers.

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible and diverse HR experience with 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and relevant HR certifications.
  • Master’s degree and SHRM and PIHRA certification preferred.
  • Experience within the non-profit space with knowledge in the area of mental health services being highly desirable.
  • Strong employee relations experience involving Human Resource management and staff consultation, training and development and performance management.
  • In depth knowledge of and expertise in all areas of Human Resources, including current labor laws, performance management and compensation structures and policy and procedure interpretation.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategic Human Resources planning, as well as excellent analytical, problem solving, coaching and change management skills.
  • Must have the ability to educate, persuade and partner with all organizational levels with proven experience influencing with diplomacy whilst mentoring and coaching.

For more information regarding this position, please email careers@deltaprimeconsulting.com. Inquiries will only be accepted from Delta Prime Consulting. DO NOT contact LACGC directly. Please note that not all candidate applications will be selected for interview.

LACGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff.

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