Clinician - Wraparound Program

LINCOLN CHILD CENTER
Lincoln Child Center enables vulnerable and emotionally troubled children and their families to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Clinician

PROGRAM: Project Permanence

ACCOUNTABILITY: Team Leader

JOB SUMMARY:
To provide direct clinical case management services and after-care to children in transition, and their families; to participate in intake assessments; to provide clinical case management direction to the treatment team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.S.W., M.A., M.S. or Ph.D., in relevant field, from an accredited educational institution.
  • Current license or license eligible.
  • A minimum of two years of mental health experience.
  • Experience in providing direct clinical case management services to children with severe emotional/learning problems and their families preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to provide ongoing clinical case management consultation to assigned staff.
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population.
  • The willingness and the ability to be trained, using our therapeutic and relationship-building philosophy that includes Collaborative Problem-Solving, Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), and SAFE Environments training programs
  • Physical fitness with the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, drop to one knee and get back up.
  • Physical ability to work on a keyboard to prepare reports and to enter data.
  • Valid California driver's license, a clear driving record, availability of personal vehicle and personal vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for Medi-Cal services


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Form, oversee and lead family treatment team from a wrap-around service model.
  • Participate in Project Permanence on-call.
  • Obtain and complete necessary clinical records/documents within assigned time frames.
  • Complete outcome measurements within specified time lines.
  • Assess psychotherapeutic and case management needs of children and families and develop a treatment plan agreed on by the parent(s), placement agency and treatment team.
  • Provide crisis intervention to children and families in collaboration with the treatment team.
  • Develop agreed upon discharge plan and assess continuing care needs in collaboration with the Team Leader, parent(s), placement agency, and treatment team.
  • Ensure culturally sensitive and relevant treatment plans.
  • Involve the child and family members in the treatment plan and promote understanding.
  • Develop and monitor working treatment goals and objectives with measurable outcomes.
  • Participate in treatment reviews, IEPs and other case conferences as needed.
  • Participate in weekly supervision and consult weekly with the relevant program Supervisor.


OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Seek out internal consultative resources as appropriate.
  • Attend required meetings as assigned.
  • Follow agency protocol and procedures.
  • Maintain and promote customer-marketing perspective with parents, placement agencies and providers.
  • Instruct staff concerning all LCC safety policies, procedures, and rules, and enforcing these within work group. Ensure that staff attends all required safety training sessions.
  • Require immediate reporting of all workplace hazards, safety rule violations, near misses, and work related injuries.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


CLASSIFICATION: Regular, full-time, exempt, benefited position.

SCHEDULE: Flexible schedule based on program and client needs. Generally weekdays from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Weekends as needed.

AFFILIATION: Non-Union.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and salary scale.

BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package available.

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