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Mental Health Professional - Sunrise

Company: Turning Point of Central CA
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Turning Point of Central California, Inc.WE EXIST TO SERVE PEOPLE IN NEED.Turning Point of Central California, Inc. was founded in 1970. For over 50 years now, we have been transforming lives across the state of California. From Mental Health to Community Corrections, Children's Services, Housing Programs, Recovery Services, Substance Abuse Disorders & more; we serve people in need. Our desire is to see individuals reach their full potential, and create lasting change that will stand the test of time.POSITION:
Mental Health Professional
WEBSITE: Sunrise Programs mission is to provide comprehensive mental health care services to adults referred by Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health who live with mental health and cooccurring disorders. With a "Whatever It Takes" attitude, Sunrise staff strives to empower our consumers to achieve self-sufficiency and independence utilizing wellness and recovery and strength based principles. Our services are transitional in nature and include providing resources to our consumers by listening, motivating, advocating, teaching, and offering support in the most respectful way possible.
3855 N. West Avenue, Fresno, CA 93705
Angela Hernandez, Program Director
(559) 334-6433

  • Class 162 $64,084.51 - $77,96860 AnnualMonolingual/Licensed:
    • Class 172 $65,448.58 - $86,125.86 Annual
      Full-Time, Salary, Exempt
      Until Filled
      Company Benefits:
      • Competitive compensation package
      • Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
        403b Tax Deferred Annuity Retirement fund
      • 401a Pension Plan fund
      • Term life insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • On the job training including paid professional development and career development
      • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
      • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
      • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
      • Family-oriented environment
      • Mileage reimbursement for travel
      • Qualified non-profit for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
      • BBS Supervision Provided for MFTI, APCC and ACSW's
      • Qualified work shortage site for the California Mental Health Loan Assumption Program (MHLAP)
      • Regular work schedule (Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm) No nights or weekends!We are a diverse, inclusive and equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (40+), disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.JOB SUMMARYThe Mental Health Professional reports to the Program Director and provides mental health clinical services to clients.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
        • Provide high-quality, therapeutic, wellness and recovery oriented, direct therapy services (individual, family, group treatment, case management, and consultation) in the clinic and in the community as necessary to a caseload of clients with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) and dual-diagnosis individuals.
        • Document services to meet all clinical program, county, and state requirements, including Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal requirements, noting significant intervention and progress toward development and attainment of a treatment plan.
        • Maintain and submit all documentation and billing as it relates to client services.
        • Meet with clinical mental health services staff for the purpose of reviewing client progress and to assure quality treatment planning.
        • Provide direction to Treatment Team to ensure they are familiar with and understand the clients Plan of Care and work in collaboration with the client.
        • Follow all reporting requirements for incidents of Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Adult Abuse, Dependent Adult Abuse, and Tarasoff warnings per California reporting laws.
        • Review client files at discharge for completion, making written notes of findings, and review findings with counseling staff for the purpose of quality assurance.
        • Attend and participate in staff meetings and on-site staff training.
        • Communicate closely, in a systematic fashion, with agencies and significant others involved in the rehabilitation of consumers.
        • Provide the Program Director with timely reports on any unusual occurrences that might impact the overall program operation or the health and safety of clients or employees.
        • Complete the minimum 40 hours training annually per Turning Point training requirements.
        • Will drive on company business and transport consumers as needed.
        • Think and act quickly and efficiently in emergencies.
        • Comply with all Turning Point Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to: workplace safety, reporting work related injuries, infection control and preventing potential safety risks for staff, clients and others.
        • Employees are expected to manage their cell phone use so that the Agency cell phone stipend covers all business usage. Any calls not covered by the stipend are to be made on a company landline phone.
        • Punctual and regular attendance is an essential responsibility of each employee at Turning Point. Employees are expected to report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to start working. Employees also are expected to remain at work for their entire work schedule. Late arrival, early departure or other absences from scheduled hours are disruptive and must be avoided.
        • Perform other duties as assigned by Program Director or Assistant Program Director. Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
          • Licensed Preferred: Currently licensed in the State of California as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Clinical Psychologist (LCP), with at least two (2) years' post licensure experience.
          • Hours Completed: A Master's degree in behavioral health science with current registration as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or an Associate Social Worker (ASW) and hours completed.
          • Masters: A Master's degree in behavioral health science with current registration as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or an Associate Social Worker (ASW).
          • Must be registered with Board of Behavioral Science (BBS).
          • Current certified training in emergency first aid procedures and CPR.
          • Knowledge of best practices regarding the treatment of clients with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) and Dual-Diagnosis individuals.
          • Knowledge of record keeping procedures related to patient charts and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.
          • Experience with co-occurring substance use disorders and treatment modalities.
          • Communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
          • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
          • Ability to operate within Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.
          • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a dependable means of transportation that is properly insured and operated in accordance with all laws. Agency insurer authorization is required.
          • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
          • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, general physical, and TB test.
          • COVID19 vaccination required prior to employment.
          • Must maintain good relationships with consumers, co-workers, government and civic representatives, as well as community members within whom the Agency is transacting business, and relate to them in a professional manner.
          • Must be available by cell phone as needed.

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