Monday, August 22, 2011

LAMP Posting

As part of an interdisciplinary team, the Clinical Therapist will provide strong clinical leadership to ensure Lamp operates a high quality Wellness Center that is consumer driven and exceeds DMH and Medi-Cal standards for services. This position is responsible for maintaining the highest quality provision of direct individual and group therapeutic services while fostering teamwork among staff and across departments and programs.

  1. Provide individual and group counseling services based on the needs of the Wellness Center members
  2. In collaboration with members and the Wellness Center team, evaluate needs of members and develop treatment/service plans accordingly
  3. Develop effective, trusting relationships with members, with a focus on facilitating independence, empowerment, and improved physical and mental health
  4. Serve as SFPR and coordinate clinical services with outside agencies
  5. Assist in providing clinical information and support to the Wellness Center treatment team
  6. Ensure that mental health services are reflective of Lamp Community’s model which emphasizes customer choice, harm reduction, and psycho-social rehabilitation
  7. Cooperatively and cohesively work with other members of the multidisciplinary team and Lamp departments, including active participation in department and agency staff meetings and trainings
8.     Complete Adult Initial Assessment, Annual Assessments, Intakes, Discharges, and Progress Notes on time and within industry, DMH, and Medi-Cal standards of practice without exception
9.     Meet productivity goal of a minimum of 65% of work time in direct service provision
10.   Adhere to National Association of Social Workers code of ethics

1.     Develop and maintain complete, accurate, and current member records in electronic databases and member charts as required by funding sources and Medi-Cal standards
2.     Provide case updates as requested by supervisor and in Wellness Center team meetings
3.     Provide input and evaluation of programming as a participant of Lamp’s quality improvement program

1.     LCSW; or MSW or MFT with ASW registration with CA BBS (Supervision hours are available for this position)
2.     Minimum two years full-time post graduate experience working with those living with mental illness and/or substance addictions
3.     Minimum two years Medi-Cal documentation experience
4.     Outstanding clinical and strong team-building skills
5.     Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications
6.     Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, and computer skills
7.     Able to learn quickly and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and with minimal supervision
8.     Current, valid California Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
9.     Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification
10.   Minimum 30 WPM typing speed

  1. Field ( may need to travel) and indoor office environment
  2. Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  3. Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  4. May need to bend, stoop, twist , and sit throughout the day

  1. Able to maintain confidentiality
  2. Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in problem solving
  3. Act in a manner that reflects positively on the agency
  4. Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  5. Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  6. Maintain a safe work environment
7.     Other duties as assigned

     Lamp Community
ATTN: Human Resources
526 San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Fax: 213.403.6609

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