Clinician I: $31.93 - $38.83
Clinician II: $35.45 - $43.12 DEFINITION:
Under general supervision provides professional psychiatric services including but not limited to diagnosis, therapeutic treatment, crisis intervention, case planning and management, assessment and evaluation for children, adults and older adults with mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders in a recovery oriented environment. Participates with consumers in recovery oriented approaches to treatment, provides support for medical staff and does related referral and resource development as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This is the entry-level position in the Behavioral Health Clinician job classification series. Applicants are expected to have knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of mental health practice; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies. Applicants are expected to acquire additional knowledge regarding counseling and treatment methodologies as additional experience is gained.
This is the licensure level position in the Behavioral Health Clinician job classification series. Applicants are expected to have knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of mental health practice; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies. Applicants are expected to apply the principles of current behavioral health practices and agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of personnel contacted in the course of work; write clear, accurate and concise reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Example of Duties
- Under supervision provides clinical mental health services with children, adults, and their families or associates, including: assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, planning and resource development and case management services to persons with mental illnesses, emotional or behavioral disorders, or co-occurring disorders.
- Obtains psychosocial histories through natural support network and consumer reports.
- Provides individual and group therapy within agency programs and protocols.
- Collaborates with co-staff and external agency personnel in a system of care model to develop relationships and integrated treatment plans to achieve optimal outcomes for consumers.
- Provides psycho-education to clients, their relatives and associates to increase understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders, the recovery process, and also to increase understanding of the impact of environmental, emotional and physical problems on mental health.
- Participates in community activities dealing with issues related to the impact of mental illnesses in the community and to consumers of behavioral health services.
- Attends staff meetings, treatment planning and monitoring through utilization management and review.
- Participates in various multi-disciplinary teams to develop protocol and strategies for service delivery to target populations.
- Maintains accurate and timely documentation, necessary reports to agencies and establishes appropriate management of other duties as assigned.
- Works to support medical, clinical case management, administrative staff, and consumer employees and volunteers in accomplishing overall consumer and agency goals.
- Develops cooperative relationships with other agencies.
Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:
Principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of behavioral health practice; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and social services agencies; and principles and practices of case management.
In addition to the above: The Clinician II must have knowledge of leadership and training methodologies. Ability to:
Apply the principles of current behavioral health practices and agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of personnel contacted in the course of the work; write clear, accurate and concise reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders. Education, Training, and Experience:
Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university.
In addition to the above, promotion to the II level is dependent upon a valid California license.
Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Registration in California as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or related California registration is required.
Licensure in California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family therapist (MFT), or related California license is required. Bargaining Unit 7 - Service Employees International Union Local 1021
For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE. Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.
NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.
- Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
- Available with purchase of a primary residence.
- Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
- No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
- Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
- Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.
For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own Boot Allowance:
$150 per year and is distributed once a year, in the first full pay period in the month of December.Qualifying Classifications:
Registered EH Specialists, EH Techs, OSS Engineers, Fleet Manager, Junior Engineer, Mechanic series, Sheriff's Mechanic, Public Works Inspector, Road Maintenance Worker series, Integrated Waste Worker series, AG Techs, and AG Biologists, and Recycling Program Coordinator I/II, Permit Tech I/II, Engineering Tech I/II assigned to the Rock Creek Landfill facility, and Air Pollution Control Tech.Uniform Allowance:
$600 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying classifications
: Custodian series, facility maintenance worker series, facilities maintenance engineer.Extra-Hire:
Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.Vacation days:
0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.
After 6 months you can take your first week.
3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year
10 years+ = 160 per yearHolidays
:13 paid holidays per year.Life Insurance:
$50,000.00 County paidSick Leave:
12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.
Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.
60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.Merit:
After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step. Probation Period:
New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods..Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
- 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
- 6 years
- 10 years
- 15 years
- 20 years
- 25 years
:$75 per month for specific approved job classifications.Flexible Spending:
Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annuallyFlexible Spending:
Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annuallySection 125 Plan
:Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from a representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.
Heart & Stroke Insurance
Universal Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
?LEGALSHIELD CALPERS RETIREMENT INFORMATION: CalPERS:
CLASSIC MEMBERS: 2% at 55
PEPRA MEMBERS: 2% at 62Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.Additional Retirement Plan:
The County offers a 457 Government plan. Employees can contribute u to this deferred compensation plan (Pre or Post Tax options
).The County utilizes VALIC.Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous