The pay rate is $42.30/hr and the location is in Long Beach, CA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts and documents mental health assessments directly or via tele-psych software for children in care as well as provide ongoing individual and group counseling in accordance with contract policies and procedures.
In the event of time off requests, employee will ensure warm hand off for coverage of caseload assignments to maintain compliance with continuity of care.
Ensures all mental health assessments and screenings are completed according to contract policy and compliant with the highest ethical standard of quality client care.
Ensures quality care for all children and timely response to their needs, including crisis intervention. This includes writing appropriate risk assessments, responding to crisis in a timely manner, elevating appropriate incidents to the lead licensed clinical counselor, and provide referrals as needed.
Screens for human trafficking and child abuse and neglect concerns.
Writes appropriate documentation related to biopsychosocial assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, family sessions, and safety plans as required.
Is readily available to collaborate and respond to the lead clinical counselor, assigned case managers, lead case managers, management, and ORR via case review or other methods to ensure safe and timely release.
Attends all required meetings internal and external, including ORR representative requests.
Maintain the UAC case file in CHS electronic record management system and ORR UAC Portal in accordance with contract policies and procedures. Ensure client information and data entry required for statistical reports and shelter metrics is accurate and complete.
Reports significant incidents in accordance with contract policies and procedures; including, following up on all Significant Incident Reports (SIRs) with clear and concise documentation for addendums and initial reporting of incidents.
Support the needs of shelter operations to include organizing, assisting, preparing for meetings, filing, record keeping or communicating with other staff, answering the phone, data entry, orientation, travel coordination, and tours.
Helps coordinate on-site family meetings, conducts group sessions, promotes and maintains a positive peer group culture.
Ensures compliance with state and national mandated reporting requirements for child abuse/neglect.
Always provides direct supervision of children in care and maintains line-of-sight.
Assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization.
Maintains confidentiality of all children, shelter operations, documentation, files, and required record keeping assignments, in relation to the population served, customer, and/or employees, both on and off work (i.e. no social media postings).
Assists department heads to ensure operations in the department are implemented according to policy.
Assists in compiling information, handling and resolving client and customer complaints.
Must be able to perform Emergency Behavioral Intervention (EBI) and effectively monitor and execute the shelter's Behavior Management Plan for youth in care (as applicable per operating procedures, contract and/or cooperative agreements).
In the absence of a more specific rule requirement, demonstrates competency, prudent judgment, and self-control in the presence of children and when performing assigned responsibilities.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned to ensure continuous operations.
Performs duties in a safe manner.
Follows all corporate safety policies.
Ensures the safety and security of all children and safe operating conditions within the area of responsibility.
Participates in and supports safety meetings, training, and goals.
Assists in the active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, Joint Commission, AAAHC, HIPAA and other mandated regulations/standards including non-disclosure agreement.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Flexible and willing to travel as needed.