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JOB SUMMARY:

Completion of master’s degree from an accredited school that fulfills the academic requirement for an associate MFT/CSW/PSY ASSOC or Licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences or

Board of Psychology and in good standing. Behavioral health experience with outpatient or inpatient treatment is preferred. Must have or willing to obtain current BLS Certification from the American Heart Association or Red Cross prior to orientation. Mental Health Provider is responsible for providing mental and health-related social services, victim service referrals, chemical dependency referrals and consultations, on call crisis intervention, and child welfare supportive services as appropriate to meet the needs of Native American patients. Focus of the position is to work with patients identified as a victim of crime and integrate care between Tribal Victim Services and supporting advocacy programs. Ability to work with patients that identify as victims of crime, work a variable schedule to meet the patient and program needs. This position is funded by a Grant. Must be able to work with the Indian Community, and be sensitive to the Indian Culture and its needs

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Provides psychotherapy, counseling, and other behavioral health services (including individual, group, marital and family therapy) at all RSBCIHI clinics

as assigned by the Clinical supervisor.

 Interviews, evaluates, and makes treatment recommendations for assigned clients based on the individual’s medical, psychological, social and chemical

dependency/abuse needs.

2. Provides crisis mental health and chemical dependency/substance abuse intervention.

 Responds to crisis situations on an “as occurring” basis in the clinical setting. May be a “face to face” or telephone contact.

 Participates in the BHS Department “on-call” schedule as assigned.

3. Completes and maintains all client documents in a timely and effective manner.

 Ensures that all required RSBCIHI documentation and consents are completed prior to beginning the treatment process.

 Completes all clinical charting in the client’s chart/treatment record in a timely manner.

 Records client response to treatment and progress in a professional manner in the SOAP format.

 The “Problem List,” “Master Treatment Plan,” and “Mental Health History Form” are completed and in the client’s chart in a timely manner.

4. Involves client/family in treatment process, and provides appropriate treatment orientation to the client.

 Provides the client and family members information on treatment concepts, objectives and treatment goals.

 Develops the initial treatment plan in conjunction with the client, parent, or guardian.

 Involves the client, parent or guardian in all periodic updates of the treatment plan.

 Provides the client, parent or guardian with a clear understanding of the confidentiality guideline.

 Orients the client and family to the program schedule and RSBCIHI grievance processes when indicated.

 Encourages clients and their families in the following of medical treatment recommendations.

5. Responsible for referral of client to appropriate provider or outside service provider.

 Presents client needs to BHS professional clinical staffing for review and referral.

 Assists clients or families with necessary financial assistance referrals and eligibility determination.

 Discusses with client and makes appropriate professional and placement referrals in harmony with current BHS guidelines.

 When the client is involved with Chemical Dependency issues, refers client and/or client’s family to the Chemical Dependency Counselor for

assessment and treatment.

 Assists clients and/or agency and community health care professionals with referral and placement of the client in extended care facilities.

 Establishes and provides ongoing linkage between the agency and clients with community social resource agencies.

6. Child welfare issues.

 Reports all suspected cases of child abuse in a timely manner and actively follows up with the client and/or family.

 Presents all reported cases to the Child Protection Team.

 Is a proactive participant in Child Protection Team meetings, presenting and providing input regarding child welfare issues.

 Proactively involved in Behavioral Health Services prevention programs in the RSBCIHI catchment area communities.

 Coordinates with appropriate agencies for ongoing services of abused Indian children and their families.

 Coordinates with appropriate agencies the placement of Indian children needing foster or adoptive care.

7. Victimization Needs

 Provides crisis and individual mental health and chemical dependency/substance abuse counseling to those clients identified as a victim of crime.

 Prioritizes schedule to accommodate referrals from Tribal Victim Services staff to assist with clients identified as a victim of crime.

 Provides referrals for appropriate resources (medical, substance use, resources specific for victimization).

 Meets regularly with Tribal Victim Services staff to discuss and improve upon services provided.

 Attend trainings that are specific for various types of victimization (domestic violence, sexual assault, Missing & Murdered Indigenous People, etc.)

 May provide presentations regarding mental health/substance abuse and victimization.

 Works alongside behavioral health staff to ensure mental health, substance abuse, and victimization referrals are being met.

 Must be able to complete objectives, reporting required by grant funding.

8. Provides ongoing treatment for the emotional needs of chemically dependent clients and/or their families.

 Works in conjunction with Chemical Dependency Counselors in providing treatment of the emotional needs of chemically dependent clients.

 In conjunction with Chemical Dependency Counselors, provides treatment to family members of chemically dependent clients to break the co-

dependency cycle and develop a positive family environment.

 Maintains a positive regard for and a working knowledge of AA/NA/AL-Anon and other 12-step support groups and programs.

9. Responsiveness to supervision.

 Actively seeks our supervision, using the supervisory process appropriately based on professional needs.

 Accepts supervisory guidance constructively, using the direction provided to enhance professional skills or employee performance.

10. Professional and administrative functions.

 Complete all required reports in a timely and acceptable manner.

 Demonstrates an ability to work effectively with minimal monitoring – a “self-starter.”

 Reinforces the philosophy of RSBCIHI in both professional and clinical areas, including conformance to existing policies regarding personal interests,

time and dress codes.

 Proactively develops and promotes a working “team relationship” in the Behavioral Health Services Department and with other agency staff.

 Provides in-service training for other Behavioral Health Services staff or RSBCIHI departments as requested.

 Is proactive in promoting community knowledge of emotional and mental health problems.

 Conducts workshops and classes individually and in conjunction with other professional staff members relevant to the Indian communities.

 Assists with site visits by specific individuals or groups for orientation.

11. Other duties as assigned.

 Willingly accepts and performs as related administrative tasks as additionally assigned.

 Acceptance of other responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

Experience:

If a recovering substance abuser, have maintained a minimum of four years of continued abstinence from mood-altering chemicals. If a recovering substance abuse family member (i.e., spouse, child), a minimum of four years of continued involvement in a recognized support system.

Skills

Superior skill in working with other professionals such as physicians, psychologists, nurses, lawyers, judges, educators, and other related professionals.

Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.

Work independently as a professional clinician, using available supervision effectively

License

Current CPR Certification that meets the guidelines from the American Heart Association or Red Cross (Can be obtained prior to orientation)

Valid California Driver’s License with a safe driving record, DMV record required, Must be insurable by the program’s insurance carrier.

Ability To

Function effectively as a clinician.

Provide personal transportation.

Work independently when required yet function as a team member with other agency staff.

Work on a flexible schedule, which may include early or late shifts, or work on weekends as determined by the Behavior Health Services Director.

Share professional knowledge with clinical staff and applying this knowledge to a wide range of complex and difficult cases involving children, adolescents and adults in individual or group counseling services.

Must be able to work with the Indian Community, and be

sensitive to the Indian culture and its needs.

Physical Demands

Work is primarily performed in clinic office spaces, and may require the routine risks and discomforts of traveling. Exposure to contagious and infectious disease is a common risk.

INDIAN PREFERENCE:

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:

Job Type

Full Time

Pay

$62,400-$66,560 ($30.00-$32.00)

Benefits

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

Work Location

Soboba Clinic as Assigned

Soboba Indian Health Clinic (23119 Soboba Rd San Jacinto, Ca 92583)


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