Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Clinician-Unlicensed

    Job Locations US-CA-OCEANSIDE
    Req No.
    2018-3291
    Category
    Case Manager
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    North Coastal Mental Health Center serves young adults, adults and older adults with severe and persistent mental illness who are uninsured, indigent or have MediCal and /or Medicare insurance. We provide a wide range of services to assist clients in their recovery and enhance their well-being.

     

    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.

     

    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, Company-sponsored Retirement Plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.  

    Position Description

    The clinician performs a range of psychotherapeutic and rehabilitative interventions including psychosocial assessment,individual and group counseling,crisis intervention and limited case management as needed. 

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Works closely with Psychiatrist to monitor the psychiatric well-being of clients.
    • Serves as Care Coordinator for a case load of clients as assigned by the Program Manager.
    • Provides group and individual counseling,relapse prevention and crisis intervention.
    • Performs psychosocial assessments.
    • Practices the principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery.
    • Interacts therapeutically with clients and exhibits boundaries consistent with professional standards.
    • Completes all charting and documentation as contractually required and in a timely manner as dictated by program requirements.
    • Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related filed.
    • Registered as an intern in the State of California is preferred.
    • Two years of experience working with mentally ill populations.
    • One year of experience working with acute psychiatric and dually diagnosed individuals is preferred.

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