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WestCare Foundation Therapist/Clinician - MLK in Fresno, California

Therapist/Clinician - MLK

Job Details

Job Location

Fresno - 2772 W Martin Luther King - Fresno, CA

Education Level

Graduate Degree

Salary Range

$60,000.00 - $70,000.00 Salary/year

Description

Position Summary:

Person in this position will be responsible for the planning and coordination of the clinical activities pertaining to mental health services for clients and their families. Interview clients when referred by clinical staff for therapy, conduct assessment and individual, conjoint, couple, and multiple family group counseling as indicated. Essential Job Functions include those listed below.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan and coordinate the clinical activities pertaining to co-occurring clients and their families including individual and group counseling and group facilitation;

  • Supervise the screening and assignment of cases referred for co-occurring clients;

  • Assist staff at arriving at solutions to client problems as they relate to mental health issues;

  • Participate in staff meetings and conferences pertaining to client treatment plans and progress in treatment;

  • Participate in discharge planning with clinical staff at the conclusion of therapy;

  • Attend and participate in the diagnostic and technical meetings for cooperative planning and treatment by clinical staff;

  • Participate in staff training as it relates to therapy;

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the quality improvement process as it relates to therapy;

  • Participation in Quality Improvement activities in an ongoing basis;

  • Responsible for maintaining the client charts in compliance with agency, state and any other rules and standards; and

  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and

  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

     

    Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily performed in an office located in a residential rehabilitation facility.

     

    Physical Demands:

  • The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, BUT exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment. Appropriate personal protective equipment will be readily available to every employee engaged in Category II tasks;

  • Occasional lifting of more than 10 pounds;

  • Occasional risk of intensive physical activity with clients; and

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching are performed in the normal course of the position.

Qualifications

 

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion;

  • Ability to work well in a team environment;

  • Adherence to the highest standard of ethical conduct, especially to standards governing confidentiality;

  • Professional appearance and demeanor;

  • Must be culturally/linguistically sensitive to populations served;

  • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR);

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain and maintain WestCare’s vehicle insurance is required;

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Fresno County Credentialing; and

  • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis test.

     

    Education:

  • Must possess a master’s degree in a discipline leading to licensure as an LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC. Must be licensed or license eligible, under the supervision of a qualified LPHA and registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. License preferred.

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