Bi-Lingual Mental Health Clinician

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $50,000

Published

09/24/2018

Start Date

09/24/2018

Address

7240 Southwest 10th Avenue
Topeka
Kansas
66615
United States

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

JOB TITLE:  Mental Health Clinician

 

LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible to the Lead Clinician

 

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

 The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing specified mental health services to Unaccompanied Children (UC) in the ORR (Office of Refugee Resettlement) program.

 

DUTIES:

 

E = essential function, M = marginal function

 

1.    Conducts and documents assigned mental health assessments. (E)

2.    Screens for trauma and child abuse including sexual abuse and human trafficking. (E)

3.    Screens for risk of harm to self or others and recommends appropriate response. (E)

4.    Contributes to individual service plan (ISP) for each UC. (E)

5.    Provides individual, group, and family therapy. (E)

6.    Provides oversight for UC’s mental and emotional health. (E)

7.    Provides crisis intervention as needed. (E)

8.    Assesses need for higher level of mental health care and/or ORR placement, including outside referral for psychological evaluations. (E)

9.    Coordinates care with case management and medical personnel. (E)

10. Coordinates with Case Manager, Case Coordinator, and other team members regarding reunification of UC with parent/sponsor. (E)

11. Documents all contact with UC in UAC portal. (E)

12. Maintains clinical case file materials according to ORR policies and procedures. (E)

13. Accepts additional duties as assigned. (M)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

REQUIRED: A graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) from an accredited clinical program in Social Work, Psychology, Professional Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, and licensed at the master or clinical level. Must pass a KBI and CANIS background check. A good driving record in order to be insured by The Villages’ insurance company.

 

BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT (BFOQ): Bilingual (Spanish/English) language competency in both spoken and written forms is required.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

 

Additional duties may be added or changes may be made at the discretion of the Executive Director. These duties may be assigned orally.

Benefits

health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, holidays, 403(b) plan

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English and Spanish

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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