Bakersfield | California | United States
Established in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations to empower thousands of individuals with mental illness every day in their journeys of recovery. Telecare operates 123 programs with over 3700 employees, and we are growing!
Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 13th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2019! This is the 17th time we have made the list!
As the newest member of the Telecare family, the Bakersfield Recovery Station will be a 10-space program in Bakersfield, CA. The Recovery Station will promote wellness and recovery in a welcoming setting while providing law enforcement a diversion for person who are acutely under the influence of alcohol or drugs and who possibly might also have a co-occurring condition. Rather than being arrested, community members will be presented with an opportunity for peer engagement, assessment, brief clinical interventions and linkage with community-based services. As an integral member of the team, you will help provide services to the community that are strength-based, empowering, and person-centered. The average length of stay will be 8-10 hours. New Hire Orientation is scheduled to begin in February 2020
The Social Work Clinician III independently provides clinical and casework services to members served and natural supports. This involves person centered recovery planning and collaborating with other services and agencies. May act in the role of a clinical supervisor of unlicensed staff.
Employment Status: Short Hour ( 2 eight hour shifts per week)
Shift: 1 pm - 9:30 pm
Days: :Saturday and Sunday
• Master’s Degree in Social Work, psychology, or equivalent from an accredited college or university
• Two (2) years of direct service experience in a behavioral health setting
• Licensure (LMFT, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, LPCC, LMFT, LPCC, QMHP, QMHA)
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employmentand maintain current certification throughout employment
• All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.
• Previous experience with population to be served and/or work in a similar program setting
• Two (2) years of post-licensure experience in order to provide clinical supervision to license eligible staff
• Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders
• Conducts psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, group and individual clinical service, case coordination, and documentation
• Independently completes clinical assessments
• Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
• Ensures provision of needed clinical services to assigned members served
• Coordinates ongoing treatment within the program and with outside agencies
• Provides individual and group therapy
• Documents all treatment provided in a thorough and consistent manner
• Collaborates with other staff in the discharge planning process and makes linkages to community services for members served
• Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and recovery planning meetings
• Demonstrates knowledge of de-escalation techniques and crisis communication and management
• Serves as a clinical consultant to recovery team members
• If employed at Inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
• If employed at Outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.
• Ability to complete social histories, risk assessments, mental health status exams, and plans of care
• Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and rehabilitation therapists
• Ability to form a therapeutic alliance with members served and families
• Sufficient medical knowledge to assess the needs of members served
• Skills in conducting group therapy
• Ability to advocate for the members served in other health delivery systems
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, bend, push, pull, squat, kneel, and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently reach, twist, and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity.
EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.