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Field-based Mental Health Specialist

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Job Type: Permanent
Job Category: Healthcare
Job Industry: Healthcare Systems and Services
Salary: The pay we're offering is $42,640 - $47,840 per year

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The Opportunity


We're looking for a Field-based Mental Health Specialist, working in Healthcare Systems and Services industry in Los Angeles, California, 90022, United States.

  • Provide direct rehabilitative mental health services to Hillsides' Family Resource Centers Full Service Partnership, Wraparound or Outpatient clients 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.
  • Coordinate services and case management, discharge planning, and case consultation with multidisciplinary teams, referral sources, schools, allied agencies, and others.
  • Participates, coordinates, and/or facilitates Child Family Team meetings (CFTs).
  • Available for crisis support to clients 24/7 when a therapist is unavailable.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work flexible hours; be available to work non-traditional hours on a regular basis.
  • 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.
  • Complete daily billing expectations and submit notes within required timeframes.
  • Complete DMH outcomes documentation on a quarterly basis and/or as needed.

Our Client

Our client is a premier provider dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy. We have provided services to surrounding communities since 1913. We promote a client-driven, strengths-based organization of excellence that embraces communities using Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles that builds trusting, collaborative relationships.

Experience Required for Your Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Services. • Chemical Dependency State Certificate (CADPT, CADEE, or CADC).
  • Experience working in a social services field, for at least 1 year. OR
  • AA in a social sciences field with at least 6 years experience in a social services field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job.
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • Must have insurance acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier.

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