Behavioral Health Clinician
Indian Health Council
Valley Center, California 92082

Job Description

Looking for quality team members to join our thriving organization

Indian Health Council, Inc. (IHC) is recruiting mission driven, compassionate, and patient-centered employees to join our team. Our core values of professionalism, integrity, culture, and respect are what drives our organization to attain the best healthcare outcomes for our patients.

About Us

We are a tribal healthcare facility serving the nine Native American reservations in North Inland San Diego County:

Patient Centered Care: Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy, Social Services
Research focused: Community Based Participatory grant funded research programs; we are a Native American Research Center of Health (NARCH).
Accredited as an ambulatory health care center by AAAHC

Our Philosophy

At IHC, we believe in empowering our patients with knowledge to achieve their healthcare goals. We strive to treat the whole person using a multifaceted approach to include physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of health and wellbeing.
The Position:

This job will allow you to gain useful and rewarding first-hand experience—and make a real impact in people's lives. Our ideal candidate is compassionate, meticulous, and works well in crisis situations. They should be ready and willing to give support not only to their clients, but also to their coworkers.

Our Benefits

PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (low employee contribution); company paid life, AD&D and disability insurance (STD & LTD), malpractice coverage for providers; 403B retirement with company matching; generous vacation and sick time; 13 paid holidays plus employee birthday paid holiday; paid jury time and bereavement leave. We provide reimbursement for professional license(s), certifications such as CPR and continuing education units. Our facility also qualifies as a high need area for Loan Repayment Programs through HRSA.

Job Title: Behavioral Health Clinician (will accept applicants that hold LMFT, LCSW, AMFT, ASW)
Department: Behavioral Health
Reports To: Behavioral Health Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Classification: Regular, Full-time
Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday
Location: Onsite (Valley Center, CA)

Funding: Grant

*Salary dependent on experience and type of licensure. Will accept LMFT, LCSW, AMFT, ASW

Provides clinical counseling and support services to Native American individuals, children and their families. Execute objectives as they are established by the grant.

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Provide psychotherapeutic counseling services to individuals, couples and families.
2. Treatment plans will be developed and agreed upon by both client and clinician. Treatment plans may also include case management services.
3. Work in conjunction with medical staff in the development of medical/behavioral treatment programs.
4. Provide screenings (depression, anxiety, etc.).
5. Promote awareness of Behavioral Health community wellness activities.
6. Treatment services will include crisis intervention, individual, couples, family and group counseling.
7. Clinicians will collaborate with other IHC departments and outside agencies
for the provision of treatment services, and creating integrative care.
8. Performs all administrative tasks and charting duties/responsibilities as assigned.
9. Works on the collection of data and other research information as needed.
10. Maintains client confidentiality at all times.
11. Provide group counseling services.
12. Attends meetings when assigned and when necessary for individual client care.
13. Maintains client case files in accordance with both HIPPA and IHC regulations.
14. Performs additional duties as assigned and directed by supervisors.
15. Maintains a current license and abides by the ethics code of their profession.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel is not required for this position.
Driving is required for this position. Must be comfortable driving around our service area.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum M.A. or M.S. in Counseling, Psychology or related field.
Must have 1-year related experience; working with Native American patients preferred.
Consideration will be given to Associates with right qualifications.

Current, unrestricted LMFT or LCSW license in California; or registered Associate with the BBS.
Valid California drivers license in good driving record will be required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
Current CPR certification or attain within 6 months of hire.
Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam, tuberculin skin test or x-ray and urine drug screen test to include marijuana. Health must be adequate to perform all duties of the position.
Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination.
Must pass a criminal background check.

Knowledge of psychotherapeutic modalities and their treatment application.
Knowledge of HIPAA and patient confidentiality protocols.
Knowledge of community resources and referral agencies.
Knowledge of group dynamics.
Skill in the practice of individual and group psychotherapy.
Skill in developing and executing educational groups and parenting classes.
Skill in interviewing and communicating to elicit information and cooperation from patients.
Skill in providing behavioral assessments.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the public.
Ability to interpret and communicate procedures.
Ability to write reports, correctly reflect treatment and document patient's progress.

Productivity Software: Microsoft Office 365, Teams (video conferencing and meetings) and Share Point
Electronic healthcare records software, NextGen preferred.
Utilization of Paycom, Relias Learning, and PolicyTech systems.

Indian Preference shall be given in accordance with IHCs Policies and Procedures.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

1 Year(s)

Education Required:

Masters Degree - MA

Salary Range:

$59,067.00 - $87,048.00

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time


No Travel

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Date Posted : 05/27/2022