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Clinician (5662)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: South Bay Guidance Ctr (Chula Vista)

South Bay Guidance Center is expanding!

Increased pay rates and a reduction in administrative duties (less paperwork!)

 

 

 

Clinician (Co-Occurring Disorders) - Mental Health Services for Adult Outpatient Program

Hours: 40 hours per week. Clinic hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.

Pay Rate: $31.00 to $33.00 per hour

 

 

 

CRF inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

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 offer a diverse, inclusive work place that fosters personal growth and development. You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure, learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients and help people change their lives for the better!

  

Program Overview:

Located in Chula Vista, CA (just 15 minutes south of Balboa Park), South Bay Guidance Center is an adult outpatient program which provides a variety of intervention services to individuals in crisis. We serve individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders.

Our services include initial psychosocial assessments, psychiatric and medication evaluations, ongoing medication support services, limited individual and group counseling, supported housing, care coordination, case management, and linking clients with additional community-based supports.

Typical Duties of the Clinician (Co-Occurring Disorders)

  • Works closely with various providers in the region or system to facilitate access to program services for those identified as the target population to be served.
  • Primarily provides services with clients with active co-occurring disorders.
  • Conducts initial behavioral health assessment of new clients and/or returning clients; performs collateral interviews as indicated. 
  • Provides individual and group psychosocial behavioral health services and activities for clients, including COD clients.
  • Assists the client in developing client service plan goals, prioritizing areas of need, and steps needed to reach goals established, as well as identified areas of strength  Continually monitors progress towards goals and supports client’s efforts toward self-sufficiency. 

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • Master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) in a mental health related field
  • At least two years of related experience and/or training
  • Licensed or licensed-eligible in California; must be kept current throughout employment
  • Training and experience with working with clients with co-occurring disorders.  Motivational Interviewing training preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Office
  • Able to pass criminal/background clearance

 

Benefits: CRF provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer...

  • 19 days of PTO per year
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • “Platinum +” medical plans, with minimal employee cost/expenses for you and excellent coverage
  • Several dental plan options
  • Vision benefits
  • Company-paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Tax-Free Flexible Spending for medical/dental/childcare expenses
  • Generous retirement plan contributions
  • Employee Assistance Plan for you and your family
  • Employee discount program, including pet insurance plans
  • Paid training and supervision hours are available
  • Opportunities for advancement and growth
  • We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

 

 

 

 

All new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination and booster before their first date of work, unless legally exempted

 

 

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.