Bilingual Job Openings at UPAC Mental Health Programs

Bilingual Job Openings at UPAC Mental Health Programs

The UPAC Counseling and Treatment Center is funded through a contract with the San Diego County Department of Health and Human Services, Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Services Division. UPAC Counseling and Treatment Center provides traditional outpatient services to adults requiring individual therapy, medication management, case management and crisis intervention as part of a county wide system of mental health services. These services are to target primarily Asian and Pacific Islander clients.
 
Date: May 22, 2015
Position: Care Coordinator (Vietnamese, Cambodian or Laotian-speaking preferred)
Classification Non-Exempt
Hours: 40 Hours per Week, Full Time
Start Date: July 1, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Summary:

Care Coordinator will primarily be responsible for conducting required Annual Updates in Anasazi electronic health record system, update Client Plans, and complete related paperwork for Annual Update. Care Coordinator will be responsible for a small caseload of stable meds-only clients. Individual rehab services will be provided as needed to stable clients. If clients are at high risk or in immediate crisis, then they will be transferred to Therapist.

Date: May 1, 2015
Position: Therapist (Vietnamese, Cambodian or Laotian-speaking)
Classification Exempt
Hours: 40 hours per week (Full Time)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Opening Date: Immediately

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • * Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Therapist performs goal-oriented psychotherapy with individuals, families and groups. Group therapy is the primary modality of treatment.
  • * Perform at least 2-4 groups per week, depending on number of hours worked. (Examples of group include Social Skills Group, WRAP Group, Illness Management Recovery group, among others)
  • * Performs intake assessments for clients in need of mental health services.
  • * May be asked to conduct screenings or intake assessments at primary health care clinics on a monthly basis.
  • * Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and participates in diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning. Community services and outreach activities will also be required.
  • * Prepares medical records of all services rendered including psychiatric history, mental status examinations and progress notes, treatment plans, quality assurance forms, etc. in Electronic Health Record
  • * Receives referrals from providers and community members with appropriate follow-up including crisis intervention and short-term counseling.
  • * Manages caseload of approximately 60-80 severely mentally ill clients, some of which receive individual therapy and/or group therapy, and others of whom receive medication management/case management only. This includes a likely daily caseload of 2-4 individual client visits per day, in addition to Group therapy.
  • * Embraces philosophy of behavioral health integration with primary care; and takes steps to transfer stable clients to primary care settings when appropriate
  • * Monitors clients for any high risk factors on a regular basis
  • * Maintains productivity requirement of 60% billable and non-billable services per week
  • * Monitors clients for any primary care health needs which require medical attention
  • * Participates in staff meetings, case conferences, training, treatment utilization reviews and other quality assurance activities.
  • * Conducts outreach at community health fairs or ethnic community fairs at least 2x per year. May include possible evenings or weekend events.
  • * Other duties as assigned.
Mail, Fax or Email Resume to: UPAC Human Resources Department
1031 25th Street
San Diego, CA 92102
FAX: (619) 232-4113
Phone: (619) 232-6454 x804
E-mail: HResourcesTemp@upacsd.com
 
Date: May 14, 2015
Start Date: Immediate
Position: Bilingual Therapist – Vietnamese
Program: Multicultural Community Counseling
Classification: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reports to: Program Manager
Division: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Therapist provides intensive outpatient behavioral health services and case management for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and families utilizing a comprehensive approach that is community based, client and family driven, trauma informed, and culturally competent. The focus of this program is to provide services to underserved Asian Pacific Islander (API) and Latino SED clients with emphasis on API clients.

Please Mail, Fax or Email Resume to: Michelle Ly, Program Manager
Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)
5296 University Ave, Ste F2
San Diego, CA 92105
Fax: (619) 578-2245 Email:mly@upacsd.com www.upacsd.com
 
Date: October 27, 2014
Start Date: Immediately
Position: Bilingual Therapist –Spanish
Program: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Classification: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reports to: Clinical Supervisor
Division: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Therapist performs brief, goal-oriented psychotherapy with individuals, families and groups.

Please Mail, Fax or Email Resume to: Angela Chen, MBA, LMFT Program Director
UPAC Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
1031 25th Street San Diego, CA 92102
Fax: 619.232.6454 x817 Email:achen@upacsd.com www.upacsd.com
 
 
Date: June 2nd, 2015
Start Date: Immediately
Position: Bilingual Family Support Partner – Vietnamese
Program: Multicultural Community Counseling
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part Time 20 hr/wk
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reports to: Program Manager
Division: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Family Support Partner provides intensive outpatient rehabilitative services and case management for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and families utilizing a comprehensive approach that is community based, client and family driven, trauma informed, and culturally competent. The focus of this program is to provide services to underserved Asian Pacific Islander (API) and Latino SED clients with emphasis on API clients.

Please e-mail Resume to: HResourcesTemp@upacsd.com