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Occupational Therapy job in Gilroy, California

Occupational Therapy Job in Gilroy, California

Bilingual Therapist

Discipline: Occupational Therapy
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Gilroy, California
Salary/Pay rate: Competitive

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Clinical Program Manager, and requiring independent judgment in the application of established procedures, develops and implements the treatment plan for each client assigned, including maintaining authority for the clinical aspects of the treatment, case management, and adjunctive services. Performance of the typical responsibilities and duties requires the ability to explain to/instruct others, persuade and negotiate with others, involving job-related matters generally of moderate to unusual complexity.

• Competitive Salary
• 4 weeks of PTO a year
• 1 week of Sick Pay a year
• 11 Paid Holidays
• Mileage Reimbursement
• 100% Employer Paid Benefits Package for Employees Including:
• Medical (Kaiser or Anthem) *Note if Kaiser is selected you will receive a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to cover your out of pocket expenses. A debit card will be provided to access your HRA funds.
• Vision (VSP)
• Dental (Assurant)
• Life Insurance
• Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP-Standard)
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA - Navia)
• Travel Assistance Program
• 401k with a match after 90 days of employment (Mutual of America)
• Discounts with local and national vendors
• $300 Employee Referral Bonus Program
• Low Cost Benefit Plans to add Dependents and Family

General Responsibilities
• Maintains a critical function in supporting Agency program staff, providing clinical leadership to assure compliance with the individual treatment plan, and monitoring the child's progress in their treatment.
• Provides formal consultation to Agency program staff on the implementation of each child’s treatment plan.
• Completes all clinical documentation, develops and submits written reports in a timely manner per policy and procedures.
• Maintains client charts in compliance with requirements of Phase II Medical Consolidation (Title 9, Chapter 11, Section (Login for information)).
• Demonstrates and promotes an understanding of the agency treatment philosophy, including Wraparound Values and Best Practices; supports the integration of services and approaches each child’s functioning from an individualized strength-based model that enables each child to make progress on their treatment goals.
• Assists the Clinical Program Manager in the ongoing assessment, evaluation, and development of clinical programs.
• Provides on-going education and training to staff through feedback in team and individual client care meetings, on site observation, modeling and more formal in-service training.
• Participates in agency meetings and Ad Hoc Committees as appropriate.

Clinical Responsibilities
• Assists Clinical Program Manager, Admissions Manager, and individual program management staff with the intake process, including performing assessments and communicating with managers regarding the intake process.
• Develops, reviews, and updates the formal treatment plan for each client.
• Conducts and maintains authority for all therapy; individual, group, child, family and day treatment.
• Maintains on-going written and verbal communication with county workers and other referral sources, advocates, interns, and consumers.
• Coordinates treatment direction and discharge plans with county placement workers and the Program Director or Clinical Program Manager.
• Develops/maintains positive interaction with referral sources and internal consumers.
• Reviews agency program turnover logs for pertinent clinical data.
• Maintains positive relationship with parents or caretakers as a valuable part of the treatment team.
• Facilitates Support Team meetings, including quarterly review meetings and ongoing Child and Family Team meetings.
• Develops and submits written reports, including:
• Quarterly reports
• Assessment and admission documents
• Discharge summaries
• Treatment documentation
• Coordination and service plans
• Services rendered documents (SRD’s)
• Maintains professional standards regarding clients’ rights.
• Promotes cultural awareness and competence within the program and the Agency.
• Maintains program adherence to confidentiality policies, mandated child abuse reporting, duty to warn procedures, and all laws, regulations, ethics and policies that apply to program activities.
• Maintains compliance with all applicable standards/requirements for Agency services, (Login for information)., Title XXII, CSC, MH.
• Utilizes supervision, consultation and training as necessary to continue to provide high quality services to children and their families as effectively and efficiently as possible.
• Provides professional, active, and assertive leadership and collaboration in the implementation of strength-based services reflecting Best Practices. Supports the ongoing development of a strength-based systems philosophy based on Wraparound principles within all of the service and support components of the agency. Supports and provides active, assertive leadership in the ongoing development of a participatory, multi-disciplinary team methodology within the Agency.
• Conducts and collaborates with others concerning modalities of treatment based on the clients needs; individual, group, family, etc.

Education, Training, and Experience
• MSW or equivalent.
• MFTI or ASW required
• One year of full time job experience in a setting working with children and families. Experience in a children's mental health setting, emphasizing systems perspective is highly desirable.
• Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English) strongly preferred.

• Valid California license (ASW, MFTI, or equivalent) strongly preferred/required.
• Valid California driver’s license and good DMV report (ability to be insured by our insurance carrier).

Knowledge and Skills
• Individual, family, child therapy.
• The ability to

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    Setting: Outpatient
    Job Type: Permanent
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