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Bilingual outpatient therapist

West Coast Children's Clinic

This is a Full-time position in Oakland, CA posted December 27, 2019.

**Sign-on bonus upon hire** Our Outpatient Mental Health services are uniquely suited to meet the needs of vulnerable and high-risk children, adolescents and families particularly those involved in the Alameda County foster care system.

Our mental health clinicians see clients at our Fruitvale clinic as well as in community settings, meeting families at their greatest point of need, equipping them with the tools and linkages to help overcome what often are multiple traumatic events.

As an Outpatient Clinician, you are often the one constant in a sea of chaos for some of the most vulnerable children in the Bay Area.

You will work with a skilled team of licensed (and license-eligible) clinicians on evidence based treatment plans, psychosocial assessments, individual and family therapy, parent training and support as well as case management.

The impact of our work is evident in the lives we help to change on a daily basis.

We offer extensive in-service training and support for our staff clinicians in this challenging and rewarding work.

Primary responsibilities include: Manage a clinical caseload of Spanish-speaking clients by providing individual and family therapy in a nurturing and safe environment.Collaborate with professionals at the clinic, within Alameda County and/or with other partnering agencies to ensure client is connected to critical social and support services.Engage with the outpatient program leadership to foster a continuum of quality improvement and strength building strategies for enhanced client services.Maintain highest standards in documentation and billing of client services.Actively participate in agency wide trainings, program staff meetings, clinical supervision and case conferencing as required.Contribute to conversations and actions that address and diminish dynamics of power and privilege related to race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Minimum requirements: Bilingual ability in SpanishMaster’s or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or social work with current CA license in good standing (or be license eligible at time of hire.)Current and valid registration with the CA BBS or BOP.Minimum 2 years’ experience (with at least 1 year being post graduate) working directly with children and/or families and demonstrated clinical skill in assessment/evaluation and treatment and crisis intervention while working with complex, multiple diagnosis histories.Demonstrated clinical skill in assessment/evaluation and treatment, crisis intervention while working with complex, multiple diagnosis histories.Sensitivity and awareness in dealing with issues of cultural competency; efficiency and time management ability to be well-organized and complete timely documentation able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.Trauma-informed and relational oriented approach to working with youthMotivation to work collaboratively and build community within Westcoast Children’s ClinicValues humility, compassion, and ongoing personal growthKnowledge of or ability to learn Medi-Cal reimbursement procedures and billing.Prior knowledge and experience with EHR such as Welligent, preferredBilingual clinicians and clinicians of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Why work here?

Be part of a compassionate, driven team that is social justice-focused: We have Staff Affinity Groups such as Staff of Color, LGBTQ+, Equity and Inclusion, Health and Wellness, and more!

Make a difference for the Bay Area’s most vulnerable populations: We serve hundreds of vulnerable kids and their families each year to create positive changes in their lives!

Access a growth-oriented learning community: As a Joint Commission Accredited agency, we are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care, and offer extensive clinical trainings and seminars led by field experts.

Some of our trainings include: CSEC and CSE-ITChild and Adolescent DevelopmentComplex Trauma/Trauma-Informed CareChild and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)Supervisor in Training program, and much, much more!

Receive clinical supervision (individual and group) by a dedicated supervisor to assist toward licensure Position details and compensation: Salary range for all clinician positions is $57,240-$64k+ annually depending on experience and current licensure status, plus a 5% language differential, if applicable.

Benefits: Competitive pay commensurate with experience (base salary starting at $57,240 post-masters)Bilingual pay differential for qualified candidates (5% of yearly salary)Quarterly and yearly incentive compensation and retirement plan contribution100% Employer paid medical (base plan, Kaiser HMO), dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability coverage for full-time employeesVariety of medical plan options including a variety of carriers and types of plans403b retirement plan with ROTH and 403b contribution optionsFlex-spending options Medical, Dependent Care and Commuter Plans20 days paid time off per year (equivalent to 4 weeks), 11 Paid Holidays, plus Self-Care Leave (additional PTO accrual with increased years of service) WCC is passionate about leading and encouraging open conversations around race, gender, power, and privilege, and how these impact community mental health.

Our staff affinity groups include Staff of Color Council, LGBTQ Staff Group, White Accountability Group, and Equity and Inclusion Council.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.PandoLogic.

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