Mental Health Rehab Specialist-Temporary (293)

(This position has a limited term which ends on June 30, 2020)

WHAT WE OFFER:

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Competitive salary 
  • Medical insurance with a $20 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan 
  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan 
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit 
  • 401(k) with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule 
  • 12 paid holidays per year and generous paid time off policy accruing up to 22 days off annually 
  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 or $4,000 for applicable positions 
  • Robust training opportunities: Shared Core Practice Model & Trauma Informed Care

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

The Essential Functions Include:

  • Provide direct rehabilitative mental health services to Hillsides' Family Resource Centers clients across programs, including individual and group rehabilitative services, collateral services, crisis intervention, in-home community services, and/or services at other locations away from the Family Resource Centers
  • Coordination of services and case management, discharge planning, and case consultation with referral sources, school, allied agencies, and others
  • Maintain and complete all clinical and administrative record keeping associated with MHRS delivery of services
  • Interact with the community at large and with specific allied agencies, other programs, and funding sources in a manner that facilitates and enhances the operation of the Family Resource Centers
  • Is available for and participates in all appropriate Family Resource Centers on-call rosters and crisis calls/walk ins
  • Is available for crisis support to clients 24/7 when therapist is unavailable
  • Knowledgeable of prevailing governmental laws and regulations regarding the provision of mental health services, including confidentiality and limits thereof, the reporting of child abuse and neglect, and related regulations
  • Knowledgeable of and acts in accordance with Ethical and Professional standards as established by organizations outside of Hillsides
  • Attend and participate in program and Family Resource Centers-wide meetings, including staff in-service, clinical conferences, and training retreats
  • Is available to do a parenting group, or other assigned group, on a rotation one evening a week
  • Other duties as required

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, office personnel, other employees and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manual and office documents
  • Ability to speak a language other than English if required based on case load

 Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others including other employees, clients and members of the public in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program currently in use
  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATES

  • Bachelor's Degree plus four years' experience in a relevant mental health setting, OR an Associates of Arts degree plus six years' experience in a relevant mental health setting or 8 years' experience in a relevant mental health setting.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Valid California driver's license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier
  • Chemical Dependency Certificate preferred 

OSHA CATEGORY:

This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.


Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer