Therapist / LPHA - ODASA/AARS

Job Overview

This is a union position.

ODASA (Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Services for Adults) Asian American Recovery Services, a Program of HealthRIGHT360 in Daly City serving the North County of San Mateo. We provide regular and intensive outpatient services and historically served the Asian and Pacific Islander community but we are open to everyone in need of Substance Use Disorder services. We are a small program that is warm and welcoming and provide a safe and comfortable space for treatment.

The position will have Therapist/clinical and LPHA/assessment responsibilities. As a therapist, this person will provide individual and group therapy/counseling, collaborate with other providers both internal and external to HR360 to assist clients in completing their treatment plan goals and participate in discharge planning. In addition this individual will provide crisis management as needed and handle all necessary follow-up. As LPHA, this person will administer intake and admission assessments, create comprehensive treatment plans, sign off on treatment plans and other drug required drug Medical documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides weekly individual therapy and counseling to clients in the outpatient treatment facility.
  • Participates in case conferences, treatment planning and clinical discussions to provide holistic care.
  • Communicates with prescribing psychiatrists regarding psychotropic medication compliance, side effects, and follow up appointments.
  • Facilitates evidence-based psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum topics including CBT, Seeking Safety & DBT Coordinate discharge planning in collaboration with the rest of the treatment team.
  • Participate in the development of treatment plans and assessments and complete all assigned documentation in a timely manner.
  • Daily maintenance of monitoring of EMR report, to prevent and clear any compliance errors in records.
  • Completes Managed-care, MediCal and Drug MediCal documentation and billing requirements.
  • Documents individual and group services delivered in various electronic systems in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements. 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience:

  • Licensed or Board Registered MFT or MFTi, LCSW or MSW. 
  • Minimum two years of experience in dual diagnosis substance abuse treatment in an outpatient community mental health setting.
  • Bilingual - Tagalog, Chinese or Spanish.
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population specifically Asian and Pacific Islanders.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications.
  • Knowledge of DBT, CBT, MI and trauma based treatment highly desirable. 
Compensation: $60,000.00-$65,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Daly City, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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