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Administrative Assistant (4107)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: New Vistas (Downtown SD)

Administrative Assistant – Mental Health Services for Short-Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) Program

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Available shifts are 7:00 am to 3:00pm or 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 

 

CRF: WHY IT’S A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!  Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company. Come join us!

 

CRF FOLLOWS ALL COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES AS OUTLINED

BY SAN DIEGO COUNTY, THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE CDC. 

 

Program Overview:

Located in San Diego, CA, New Vistas Crisis Center provides intensive, community-based crisis residential services for adults throughout Central San Diego County. We deliver a unique alternative to psychiatric hospitalization to clients who are suffering a psychiatric crisis of such magnitude so as not to be manageable on an outpatient basis. Our services are provided in a home-like environment that specializes in the psychosocial rehabilitation of each individual.

Built around a bio-psychosocial approach, our multi-disciplinary team addresses each aspect of a client’s unique situation, including mental health, co-occurring substance abuse, housing, medical/medication needs, and establishing connections to social service supports within the community to facilitate successful transition beyond the START program.

Typical Duties of the Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant supports the Office Manager and/or Program Director to ensure the office operates efficiently and effectively. Performs a variety of clerical tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Duties include:

  • Full-service clerical and reception duties including greeting visitors, answering phones and screening calls, taking messages, typing, filing, scheduling meetings, opening and distributing mail and performing data entry
  • Assists with front office management and operations as directed
  • May assist with preparation of medical records
  • May audit medical records for adherence to billing requirements
  • Reporting and tracking information for program management
  • Menu development and food shopping (Food Bank, Smart & Final, etc.)
  • Works collaboratively with all other members of the program team

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One year experience in customer service in a fast-paced environment
  • First Aid/CPR certification is required and must be kept current during employment
  • Excellent phone etiquette, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and maintain confidentiality required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel applications, as well as internet research skills required
  • Previous experience in a similar mental health program serving the population is desirable
  • A valid California driver’s license in good standing and eligibility to be an approved CRF driver is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business
  • Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance

 

CRF takes your dedication seriously, and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life.  Our full-time (30 hours or more) staff may earn up to 24 days of PTO per year plus generous holiday schedules; we offer top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plans…and really generous retirement benefits.  We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

 

Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.