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Therapist / Mental Health Clinician (5889)  (Temporary, Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Jane Westin Center (Downtown San Diego)

Assessment Specialist (Temporary) – Mental Health Services for Adult Outpatient Program

Hours:  40 hours per week; Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The duration of this temporary position is 6 to 7 months, depending on program needs. This is a benefitted position.

 

 

 

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 workplace 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 downtown San Diego, CA, the Jane Westin Center is an adult outpatient walk-in clinic 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, crisis intervention and linking clients with ongoing community-based services.

Typical Duties of the Assessment Specialist

  • Provides screening, clinical assessments, case management and outreach for outpatient program clients diagnosed with severe mental illness and may be dually diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder
  • Conducts collateral interviews, develops individual service plans and participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Provides crisis intervention as appropriate
  • Coordinates with the multidisciplinary team regarding discharge planning in progress
  • Collaborates with nursing staff to arrange continuing care medication maintenance
  • Assists clients with obtaining treatment benefits and other community-based supports to facilitate recovery and improvement

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • Licensed or license-eligible with the BOP or BBS; license must be kept current during employment
  • At least 2 years of experience with working with individuals who have a severe and persistent mental illness, as well as co-occurring disorders required
  • Those with experience in a walk-in outpatient-based mental health program encouraged to apply
  • 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internal Job Title: Assessment Specialist

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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.