County of San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo 93401
Permanent

Within scope of licensure, education, and experience: assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, and psychotherapeutic modalities.

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Behavioral Health Clinician-adult Services / Terapeuta Para La Clínica De Salud Y Bienestar

County of San Luis Obispo
Permanent 2191 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, United States
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Overview

The Behavioral Health Department is actively seeking talented clinicians to join our dedicated workforce. This is a continuous recruitment and will remain open until filled. Names from this recruitment may be used for current and future vacancies across various programs and locations within the Behavioral Health Department. 

Behavioral Health Clinicians provide a variety of professional mental health and substance use disorder assessment, diagnosis, therapy, counseling, education, and community outreach services to clients in the community, schools, clinics, jail, juvenile hall, and inpatient settings.


El Departamento de Salud de Salud y Bienestar busca activamente terapeutas talentosos para trabajar en nuestra dedicada fuerza laboral.

Los terapeutas de salud y bienestar brindan una variedad de servicios profesionales de evaluación, diagnóstico, terapia, asesoramiento, educación y extensión comunitaria de salud mental y y de prevención y tratamientos para trastornos por uso de sustancias a clientes en la comunidad, escuelas, clínicas, cárceles, centros de detención juvenil, y para pacientes hospitalizados.

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The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate possesses the following skills:
Knowledge of:

  • Within scope of licensure, education, and experience: assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, and psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Principles, practices and techniques of psychotherapy, substance use disorder treatment within a variety of modalities, and evidence based practices
  • Federal, State, and Local regulations related to the practice and procedures for mental health and substance use disorders including HIPAA, HITECH, and 42 CFR
  • Culturally competent recovery and resiliency oriented care
  • Medical terminology related to mental health and substance use disorder assessment and treatment
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Principles of individual and group behavior
Ability to:
  • Effectively assess and treat clients
  • Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of clients, co-workers, and others from a variety of socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and other diverse backgrounds and orientations
  • Work effectively in a demanding environment with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Apply existing laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures to behavioral health department operations
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in written form
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of services in the Electronic Health Record
  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and support when interacting with staff and others
  • Maintain a safe and orderly work environment
Education and Experience

Unless noted otherwise, licensure/registration must be held at time of application and maintained throughout employment.

Behavioral Health Clinician I: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field, and proof of intern registration application with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Board of Psychology. Proof of active intern registration must be presented in order to complete the initial probationary period.

Behavioral Health Clinician II: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field, and proof of active intern registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Board of Psychology; and equivalent of one (1) year of full-time experience, post-Master's degree, in providing direct services to individuals and/or families.

Behavioral Health Clinician III: Current active and unrestricted California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Psychologist, AND two (2) years of professional experience, post-licensure, in a related field.


El candidato ideal posee las siguientes habilidades:
Conocimiento de:

• Dentro del alcance de la licencia, la educación y la experiencia: evaluación, diagnóstico, pronóstico, tratamiento, manejo de casos, intervención en crisis, y modalidades psicoterapéuticas
• Principios, prácticas y técnicas de psicoterapia, prevención y tratamiento de trastornos por uso de sustancias dentro de una variedad de modalidades y prácticas basadas en evidencia
• Regulaciones federales, estatales y locales relacionadas con la práctica y los procedimientos para la salud mental y los trastornos por uso de sustancias, incluidos HIPAA, HITECH y 42 CFR
• Atención linguística y culturalmente competente orientada a la recuperación y la resiliencia
• Terminología médica relacionada con la salud mental y la evaluación y la prevención y tratamiento de los trastornos por consumo de sustancias
• Medicamentos psiquiátricos
• Principios de comportamiento individual y grupal

Habilidad para:
• Evaluar y tratar a los clientes de manera efectiva
• Establecer y mantener la confianza y la cooperación de clientes, compañeros de trabajo y otras personas de una variedad de orígenes y orientaciones socioeconómicas, raciales, étnicas y de otro tipo.
• Trabajar de manera efectiva en un entorno exigente con un equipo multidisciplinario
• Aplicar las leyes, reglas, reglamentos, políticas y procedimientos existentes a las operaciones del departamento de salud y bienestar
• Comunicarse efectivamente tanto verbalmente como por escrito
• Mantener documentación precisa y oportuna de los servicios en el expediente electrónico
• Fomentar una actitud de trabajo en equipo y apoyo al interactuar con el personal y otros
• Mantener un ambiente de trabajo seguro y ordenado
 
Educación y Experiencia
A menos que se indique lo contrario, la licencia/registro debe realizarse en el momento de la solicitud y mantenerse durante todo el empleo.
 
Terapeuta de Salud y Bienestar I: Maestría en consejería o relacionado, y prueba de solicitud de registro de práctica con el Departamento de Ciencias de Salud & Bienestar o Departamento de Psicología. Se debe presentar comprobante de registro de práctica activo para completar el período de prueba inicial.
 
Terapeuta de Salud y Bienestar II: Maestría en consejería o relacionado, y prueba de registro de practica activo con el Departamento de Ciencias de Salud & Bienestar o Departamento de Psicología; y el equivalente a un (1) año de experiencia de tiempo completo, después de recibir la maestría, en la prestación de servicios directos a individuos y/o familias.
 
Terapeuta de Salud y Bienestar III: Licencia actual, activa, y sin restricciones en el estado de California como trabajador social clínico con licencia, terapeuta familiar matrimonial con licencia, consejero clínico profesional con licencia o psicólogo, y dos (2) años de experiencia profesional, después de recibir la licencia, en una carrera relacionado.

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Veteran's Preference Points 
If you are applying for employment with the County of San Luis Obispo and you served in the United States Armed Forces, you may be eligible for veteran's preference points as part of the recruitment process. Some dependents and survivors of eligible veterans may also be eligible for preference points.   for more information and to learn how to apply for this benefit.  Please note that Veteran’s credits must be on file with the County of San Luis Obispo Veterans Services Office prior to the recruitment closing date indicated on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
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