Licensed Therapist/PACT Clinician
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Clinicians at Ellenhorn help clients return to functioning in all
areas of their lives, including work, school, health, family and
other relationships. We have built our program around the Program
for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) model, a multidisciplinary
team approach that serves clients wherever they are, in a highly
flexible manner. In this model, we work with clients in and outside
of a traditional office setting. Clinicians work side by side with
client's to build therapeutic relationships focused on restoring
their faith that they can master and control their own lives. This
is a part time position to start, approximately 20-25 hours per
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Provide ongoing assessment of clients' symptoms and response to
treatment. Make appropriate changes to treatment plan to ensure
immediate interventions are provided in response to changes in
Provide direct clinical services including individual supportive
therapy to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the
office and in community settings through psychosocial treatment
model with client determined goals.
Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned
group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the
activities of the individual treatment teams.
Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing,
implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and
plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT
Educate and support clients' families and advocate for clients'
rights and preferences
Conduct holistic and comprehensive assessments along with other
Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to
maintain coordination in the treatment process
Provide transportation to clients
With other team members, participate in on-call rotation for crisis
intervention/support 7 days/wk, 24hrs/day.
Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client
activity according to established methods and procedures.
Occasional interstate travel
Other related duties as assigned
Success Factors/Job Competencies:
Problem solving skills on both strategic and functional levels
Commitment to company values
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong team player
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is often required to walk, sit, drive a vehicle, use hands
to type, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, bend,
walk up and down stairs, talk, hear, and see.
Work Environment: Most work is performed outside of the office
Master's degree in relevant field required
Post secondary school education and training is required, including
internships and other supervised practical experiences in a
clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and
persistent mental illness and addictions disorders
Must be licensed or certified to work in the field, abide by a code
of ethical and practice standards and be committed to a process of
lifetime knowledge and skills development.
Must have skills and competencies to establish supportive trusting
relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental
illnesses as well as family and other members or the clients'
Must have valid driver's license, dependable automobile and a clean
drivers record (in MA only)
Previous experience working with clients with addictions and mental
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