The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Director in the operations of the PCADD/Mid Valley Outpatient programs. The Clinical Coordinator will assist in the delivery of behavioral health
services to participants with substance use/abuse
and other vulnerabilities in a safe and sober environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assist Program Director in all program activities.
2. Facilitate the delivery of treatment
participants through individual counseling, group process, multi-family
sessions and educational groups.
3. Provide clinical oversight and supervision of master and bachelor level student interns.
4. Monitor Chart Reviews and completion of follow-ups.
5. Attend quarterly Chart Reviews and Internal Quality Improvement Committee (IQIC) meetings.
6. Maintain constructive relationships with family members, human service agencies and other professionals.
7. Facilitate groups for participants and families and document interaction.
8. Assist agency staff with grant writing ventures and other funding opportunities.
9. Attend program and agency meetings as assigned.
10. Familiarization with all licensing regulations and the Welfare and Institution Code.
11. Uphold principles and philosophy of Social Rehabilitation; uphold all agency policies and procedures.
12. Ensure an alcohol and other drug free environment.
13. Answer the phones as necessary and fill out referral forms completely and fully.
14. Perform all other duties as assigned.
The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
1. MSW/LCSW with a minimum of two years experience working in a behavioral health care setting.
2. The ability and experience to supervise student interns and volunteers.
3. Knowledge of 12-Step programs and/or philosophy.
- LANGUAGE SKILLS
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from participants, families, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the public. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.
- REASONING ABILITY
Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to find solutions and effectively deal with variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
- CERTIFICATE(S), LICENSE(S), AND REGISTRATION(S)
1. Have valid California Class II driver’s license (or the ability to obtain one within 60days of employment.)
2. Have own vehicle and vehicle insurance (including liability insurance).
3. Have CPR and First Aid certifications.
4. Must be certified or registered in accordance with California State Certification Regulations
Felipe A. Kaiser, BS, CADCII
Regional Program Director
Pasadena Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence /
Mid Valley Outpatient
Programs of Social Model Recovery Systems
(626) 795-9127 (626)795-0979 fax
(626)453-3432 (626) 453-3431fax