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Clinician I/II

County of Calaveras
San Andreas, CA Full time
Posted on April 13, 2018

The Calaveras County Mental Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency is seeking their next Clinician to join their amazing team. This position will work as a member of the Crisis Team in the Mental Health Clinic providing evaluation, triage, engagement, and follow-up services.  This is a full-time position that will work Monday- Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Mental Health Clinic and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

This position will, under general supervision, provide professional mental health services including but not limited to diagnosis, therapeutic treatment, crisis intervention, case planning and management, assessment and evaluation for adults with mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders in a recovery oriented environment.  Participate with consumers in recovery oriented approaches to treatment, provide support for medical staff and does related referral and resource development as required.

Salary: (I): $25.98 - $31.58/hr.; (II): $28.84 - $35.07/hr.

For detailed job flyer and specific application requirements please visit www.humanresources.calaverasgov.us

FFD: Open Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Clinician I

This is the entry-level position in the Behavioral Health Clinician job classification series.  Applicants are expected to have knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of mental health practice; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies.  Applicants are expected to acquire additional knowledge regarding counseling and treatment methodologies as additional experience is gained.

Clinician II

This is the licensure level position in the Behavioral Health Clinician job classification series.  Applicants are expected to have knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of mental health practice; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies.  Applicants are expected to apply the principles of current behavioral health practices and agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of personnel contacted in the course of work; write clear, accurate and concise reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders.

Education, Training and Experience:

Clinician I

Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Clinician II

In addition to the above, promotion to the II level is dependent upon a valid California license.