Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. Regional Clinical Specialist in San Joaquin, California

Anka is looking for kind and flexible Regional Clinical Specialist to join our team, working throughout the San Joaquin and Sacramento County.

ABOUT ANKA:

Work for an organization where every day is an opportunity to change lives! Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (Anka) is a non-profit organization with the mission to eliminate the impact of behavioral health problems for all people. For over 40 years, we have provided caring, dependable, and professional community behavioral health and social service programs that serve nearly 15,000 individuals throughout California and Michigan each year. Please visit our website at www.ankabhi.org for more information.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Under the supervision of the San Joaquin County Regional Director, provide clinical treatment for people who have mental/emotional disabilities in a variety of treatment programs throughout Northern California. The Regional Clinical Specialist is responsible for overseeing all matters relating to client-related/clinical issues in compliance with: 1) state and federal regulations; 2) Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. Policies and Procedures; and 3) contractual agreements. This is an exempt position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of all clinical services.

  • Provide time - limited clinical services ( including; clinical and crisis assessment, individual, family, group and family therapy and treatment planning) for various treatment programs throughout the Region.

  • Facilitate a positive, integrated, cohesive and supportive treatment approach and attitude among all program personnel.

  • Establish and maintain linkages with community programs and set up problem solving sessions when needed.

  • Ensure that all clients are actively and strategically involved in the development and implementation of their individual treatment and discharge plans.

  • Develop and provide clinical training to other clinicians in the Region at least quarterly.

Requirements

Professional License Required: LCSW or MFT or Licensed Psychologist - current licensed in California, in a good standing, or License eligible, MFTi or Post- doc

Education Required: Master’s degree in psychology or in social, health, behavioral sciences or related field.

Experience Preferred: Four (4) years experience in mental health work; at least two (2) years in a community-based mental health setting; two (2) years experience in medi-cal billing. Experience in crisis residential treatment is an asset. Bi-cultural/bi-lingual experience is an asset.

Must possess a valid California Driver's License - Class C; good driving record. Proof of current auto insurance and must meet insurability requirements of our insurance carrier.

Anka is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse work force.

Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity, disability (physical/mental), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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Benefits

WHAT WE OFFER:

We value our employees and offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision

  • 11 Paid time off for holidays and generous vacation plan

  • Employer paid life insurance plan.

  • Matching 401k

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, child care and commuter expenses.

  • Discounts, appreciation events, and more