Therapist Temp Per Diem

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Job Code: MS-1190
Department: Mental & Behavioral Health
Location: CA - Santa Ana
Job Type:
Part Time
Education: Masters Degree

Job Description:

Pathways by Molina  previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people.

We are looking for a Per Diem TEMP Therapist who is responsible for providing clinical interventions with individuals, groups, and/or families. These interventions may be completed in foster homes, family homes, in other community settings/agencies, or in an office environment.  Hours vary per week. End date 6/30/18.

SUMMARY
Ensure mental health treatment services are provided in a way that maximizes client independence and family empowerment.  Provide individual and group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

EDUCATION/LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
Masters degree from accredited school in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field
Licensed LCSW, MFT, or LPC. 
Valid Driver's License and proof of automobile insurance

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of three years experience with mental health patients (in and out)
Must have direct clinical, case management experience and knowledge regarding rehabilitation philosophy 
 Strong clinical and interpersonal skills
Ability to lead and direct the work of others and excellent written and verbal skills
Intermediate PC skills required.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Provides individual (adult and children), group and family therapy.
• Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning.
• Evaluates data to identify causes of problem of individuals and to determine advisability of counseling or may refer to other specialist or institutions.
• Conducts counseling or therapeutic interviews to assist individual to gain insight into personal problems, define goals, and plan action reflecting interest, abilities, and needs.
• Provides occupational, education, and other information to enable individual to formulate realistic educational and vocational plans.
• Follows up results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used.
• Documents in medical record according to requirements of company and regulatory agencies.
• Provides crisis intervention consultation.
• May be required to provide a minimum number of hours weekly, as specified by superior, of director.
• May teach various educational classes (parenting, domestic violence, anger management, etc.) and provide on-site therapy in schools.
• May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments.
• Participates in program development and staff in-services.
• Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program.
• Provides crisis intervention consultation.
• Participates in staff meetings as required.
• Monthly Productivity Requirement is 100 hours


DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for recommending treatment plans for clients, reacting decisively in emergency situations and crisis intervention as needed.  Determines caseload and types of cases assigned to unlicensed staff and level of progress.

Pathways by Molina is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Preferred Skills: