Careers

We are currently hiring! Open job positions can be found below.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to info@fbhucc.org with the job title in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

Behavioral Health Clinician

The Clinician is primarily responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy to clients in their assigned mental health program at First Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center (FBHUCC). The Clinician works closely with school officials, county social workers, parents and team members, consulting and collaborating on client’s progress and treatment plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide Individual, Group and Family Therapy for Each Client.

  • Assess clients’ needs and level of functioning including a bio psychosocial assessment of all clients referred to the case load.
  • Provide crisis counseling to children/families as necessary.
  • Write safety, behavioral, and treatment plans.
  • Schedule and coordinate therapy sessions.
  • Provide clinical interventions for teachers, parents, and other caregivers to generalize skills in other environments.
  • Meet with clients for individual, group and/or family therapy sessions.
  • Provide collateral parties with information to best meet the client’s needs as necessary.
  • Assess, determine and make a referral when special services or care are needed for a child (i.e. medication evaluation, psychiatric hospitalization, in-home services or psychological testing, etc.).

Paperwork and Documentation.

  • Schedule and intake new clients (including insurance, background, and other required documentation)
  • Write daily/weekly progress notes for each therapy session and mental health service.
  • Complete appropriate mental health documentation, including but not limited to, client plans performance outcomes, progress reports, health questionnaires, and termination reports as required.
  • Continuously review charts for new and/or relevant information concerning clients.
  • Prepare and maintain charts in accordance with audit requirements.
  • Perform Peer Reviews as assigned.

Training and Consultation

  • Attend clinical, school, planning and discharge meetings etc. to consult with clinical and program staff.
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with clinical supervisor, to comply with California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing requirements.

Other

  • Attend external training/conferences to meet licensing requirements and keep up to date with current information and developments.
  • Present information gathered at conferences at clinical meetings and staff in-services/training as appropriate.
  • Attend medication reviews as needed for clients receiving medication.
  • Attend school related meetings when appropriate for client care.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • The licensed Clinician must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.
  • Licensed Clinicians must be registered with the California BBS as an LPCC, MFT, or LCSW.
  • Unlicensed Clinicians must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Unlicensed Clinicians must also be registered with the California BBS as an ASW or MFT intern.
  • Must receive MFT, LCSW license within five years of initial registration with the California BBS
  • Experience working in a clinical setting is desired.
  • Two years’ experience working with infant/toddlers, children, adolescents and families with emotional problems is preferred.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:

  • LCSW, LPCC, or MFT license.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, a reliable automobile, and auto insurance.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must maintain CPR, First Aid and BBP Certification throughout employment.
  • Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training Course within first week of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Ability to read, speak, understand, analyze and interpret documents such as client safety/treatment plans, assessment materials and procedure manuals in the English language.
  • Ability to write professional/clinical reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Must be able to function independently and be able to seek guidance when necessary to assist in working with children and families.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and web browsers effectively.
  • Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV).
  • Good knowledge of a variety of therapeutic interventions and models emphasizing empirically validated interventions.
  • Knowledge of child/adolescent development.
  • Knowledge of child abuse and substance abuse issues.
  • Knowledge of legal/ethical issues as outlined by BBS.
  • Knowledge of CPS reporting mandates and limits of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of family dynamics.
  • Knowledge of anger management and coping skills.
  • Basic knowledge of psychotropic medications.
  • Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills.
  • Skill to maintain a professional, confidential work environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Skill to accurately diagnose and assess clients.
  • Ability to relate to children and families in a positive manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with children and families.
  • Understand and respond to a diverse population.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to info@fbhucc.org with the job title in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!