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Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health, the mental health clinician in this agency is required to provide both direct services and specialized supportive services to children and adults. The focus of the position is to integrate care between medical and behavioral health services, working closely with both departments; providing brief screens, intervention, including suicide risk assessment, warm handoff to BHS and follow up treatment with case management.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Assist the project director to ensure the project purpose, goal, objectives, requirements, outcomes, and timelines are achieved and reported the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) grant.
- Work with the GLS project team to develop, coordinate, and monitor the delivery of GLS services in accordance with the GLS implementation plan, evaluation plan and QI plan.
- Deliver the following GLS services in the assigned medical department location:
- Oversee patient screening to ensure that universal screening procedures are implemented by medical department staff members during the vital routine
- Complete informed consents
- Evaluate positive screening results, including suicide risk evaluations
- Deliver education to the youth and family
- Deliver supportive counseling when needed
- Make referrals (warm hand-off when needed)
- Contact patients who miss their follow up appointments in the medical department, BHS department, and/or other speciality treatment provider to engage them in GLS Services
- Follow-up with youth, family members, friends and other agency representatives when referred to emergency services or after a suicide completion
- Duties include interviewing, evaluation, ongoing risk assessments, identification of and accessing necessary resources for clients, recommendations for assigned clients based on the individual’s medical, psychological, social and chemical dependency/abuse needs.
- Document all informed consents, evaluations, treatment actions, referrals, and follow-up contacts in ScreenDox and in the NextGen EHR.
- Provide technical assistance to GLS project team to solve problems with screening, evaluation, intervention, referral to treatment, and follow-up procedures
- Attend project-related meetings with the GLS project team, other RSBCIHI staff members, and the Integrated Care Committee
- Other duties as assigned
Education & Experience
Completion of a Master’s degree, registered Associate or licensed LMFT, LPCC or LCSW
Experience working with American Indian/Alaska Native populations preferred. Experience working with suicide risk evaluation, education, and crisis intervention, and supportive counseling preferred
Superior skill in working with other professionals such as The Department of Children’s Services, physicians, psychologists, nurses, lawyers, judges, educators and other related professionals such as Indian Child Welfare, and Indian Child and Family Services. Be able to apply the principles of general and/or child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal and psychological factors in the client and/or family’s situation. Possess clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate understanding of Native American communities, knowledge of family systems, and substance abuse12-step support systems. Social worker will be familiar with principles and techniques of social work and of the function of public social service agencies; socioeconomic and cultural factors which promote stable family life, and an understanding of the factors that affect family security; physical and mental illnesses and their impact on community organizations and the services they provide.
Licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and in good standing
Establish rapport with clients and their families effectively apply casework, knowledge and skills, Work constructively within RSBCIHI organization and community setting, effectively utilizing appropriate resources and services. Suspend personal bias and apply objectivity and social work ethics. Maintain effective relationships with other employees, professionals and the public. Function effectively as a clinician, work independently when required yet function as a team member with other agency staff.
You are also advised that this organization is required to give preference in employment and training to qualified Indian candidates (Title 2 U.S. Code 472 and 473) and Public Law 93-638 provided the applicant has submitted appropriate verification of Indian preference for employment.
NOTICE OF DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT:
Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health Inc., has adopted a Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Policy, in part, to satisfy its obligations under the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. It is unlawful for any employee to manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use a controlled substance in the workplace. In addition, Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc., must be notified within five (5) calendar days of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace. Employees who are suspected of violating Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc.’s Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Policy may be required to submit to inspections of their persons, vehicles or personal property. This may include medical testing for alcohol and/or drug use.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
$31.00 – $33.00 per hour
- Medical, Dental and Vision to all Full-Time Employees
- Paid Time Off, Extended Illness Time
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Time off for Bereavement and Jury Duty
- 401(k) – Retirement Programs
- Life Insurance- 2 Times Your Annual Pay (Limit Applies)
- Long Term Disability
- Supplemental Benefits- Accident, Critical Illness, Life, Short Term Disability
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Employee Fitness Program
- Tuition Reimbursement Program for Native American Employees
- Career Advancement Opportunities
Morongo Indian Health Clinic (11555 ½ Potrero Banning, Ca 92220)
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