WRA - Therapist

Job Overview

Are you an empathic team player with great time management skills? Do you want to work for an organization that is making a difference in counties across California? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Therapist position opening at our Women's Recovery Association Program, located in San Mateo, CA. The ideal candidate has experience working with people with histories of homelessness and addiction, has good clinical documentation skills, and loves working as a part of a team. In this position, you will gain experience working in a collaborative cross-functional team and help to make meaningful changes in the lives of many. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Individual Treatment Responsibilities: Provides weekly individual therapy and counseling to clients in the residential treatment facility. Maintains confidentiality while working as part of a treatment team and adhering with program norms. 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. Coordinate discharge planning in collaboration with the rest of the treatment team.  Provide consultation to staff regarding symptom management, mental health conditions and crisis intervention strategies.  Comply with Board requirements for license registration/renewal.  Participate in the development of treatment plans and assessments and complete all assigned documentation in a timely manner.​
  • Treatment Setting Responsibilities: Facilitates evidence-based psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum topics including CBT, Seeking Safety, DBT, Grief and Loss, etc. Coordinates discharge planning with client’s Care Coordinator. Provides consultation to staff regarding symptom management, mental health conditions and crisis intervention strategies.  Attends individual and group supervision, attends staff and agency meetings.  Participates in agency trainings as required. Complies with Board requirements for license registration/renewal.
  • Participate in the on-call therapist rotation.​
  • Documentation Responsibilities: Daily maintenance of monitoring of EMR report, to prevent and clear any compliance errors in records. Conducts assessments, develops treatment plans, completes release and consent forms, and other required documentation in various electronic systems. In addition, 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​
  • And other duties as assigned

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Education and Experience

Required:
Licensed or Board Registered MFT or MFTi, LCSW or MSW
Minimum two years of experience in dual diagnosis substance abuse treatment in an inpatient or outpatient community mental health setting

Background Clearance

Desired:

  • Bilingual

b Required:

 - Ability to obtain and maintain background clearance with DOJ and FBI

Required:

  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiencyDesired:

Desired

Knowledge of DBT, CBT, MI and trauma-based treatment highly desirable

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, and reliability are imperative
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a comprehensive benefit package
City: San Mateo
Hours/wk: 40

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