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Clinician - Jail In-Reach (ODR)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896.  We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation.  Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

The Clinician will:

  • Work in conjunction with case management to support mental health needs of clients
  • Design and implement individual treatment plan based upon client needs assessments
  • Responds to and intervenes in crisis situations; enlists additional support from funder or community professionals
  • Makes referrals to community mental health resources as needed.
  • Conducts clinical reviews as well as weekly quality assurance and utilization review

Requirements:

  • MFT or ASW (under current supervision for license or licensed; LSCW or LMFT preferred) OR Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse with mental health training
  • At least 1 – 2 years of experience in mental health counseling
  • Experience working in the mental health systems
  • Experience and knowledge of treatment plan design and case management

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have a valid California driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal) desirable

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer