Therapist (115)

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 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 and Evidence-based Practices
  • Clinical Supervision for licensure is provided   
  • Sign-On Bonus
WHAT YOU'LL DO

The essential functions include

  • Conducts home-based and on-site individual, conjoint, group family therapy sessions under supervision of the clinical supervisor
  • Documents therapy sessions based upon DMH regulations
  • Attends training sessions and staff meetings with program/clinical supervisors
  • Responsible for assessment, treatment and follow-up
  • Is on-call to program families
  • Directly implements program protocols and guarantees that procedures are consistent with protocols
  • Is available to do a parenting group, or 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 manuals 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 30 pounds

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

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

ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATES

  • Masters Degree in a Social Service related field Required
  • Registered with the BBS and has a BBS number Required
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Previous experience working with severely and emotionally disturbed children
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier Required

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 Education Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer