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Looking for a career in the social services or mental health sector? Find your passion and come join the SPIRITT Family! Here at SPIRITT Family Services, we are interested in meeting people that have the knowledge, skills, education, and desire to work with children and families. SPIRITT’s associates belong to a network of trained, experienced, caring and committed individuals working in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, violence, trauma and child abuse prevention. For information about employment opportunities at SPIRITT Family Services, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@spiritt.org.

To apply for any of the job openings listed below, please email your resume to careers@spiritt.org and indicate the position for which you are interested. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Disclaimers: If the position you are interested in is not listed, this means that we are no longer accepting an application for this position. Many times our posted notices are re-posted to other sites and the information on those sites may not be up to date. Due to the high volume of responses we receive, we are regrettably unable to provide status updates and verification that your application was received. 

SPIRITT Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Mental Health Program Manager

Program: Wraparound and Outpatient Mental Health

Location: South El Monte

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $82,000-$102,000/annually

Open: Until Filled

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Program Manager is leadership position whose primary responsibility is to oversee the overall operations of the Wraparound and the Outpatient Mental Health Program, which includes program planning, budgeting, staffing, training/in-services, program evaluation and office management of the center.  The Program Manager will ensure services are provided in accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) requirements.  The Program Manager will work closely with the Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor, and program staff, to ensure clients receive quality services and treatment through a coordinated delivery system. The Manager is responsible for monitoring and ensuring contract compliance. The Manager will monitor, track and report program outcomes, goals and budget expenditures and cultivate existing relationships with key stakeholders including: DMH, DCFS, Probation Department, school officials, and other community resource providers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership support and serve as site key resource individual in all matters related directly to DMH County Liaison
  • Attend Monthly LA County DMH meetings to report program updates
  • Complete Contract/DMH required reports and correspondences
  • Manage all daily operations and supervise all program staff, including: Clinical Supervisor, Program Supervisor, Program Assistant, Data Management Specialist, Clinicians, Facilitators, Child and Family Specialist, Parent Partners.
  • Ensure weekly individual supervision and group supervision for program staff within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science
  • Monitor and train program staff to ensure high productivity, accuracy and consistency in program quality, including external reports/letters and client files
  • Responsible for DMH contract compliance including auditing of service charts monthly and other contract documentation requirements
  • Monitor program buckets and budgets and make adjustment as required to maximize contract and be proactive in strategizing needs to stay within allowable budget and buckets
  • Ensure staff are trained yearly with CARF required trainings, DMH related training
  • Ensure all clinicians are trained in approved Evidence Based Practices
  • Train all program staff on DMH updated policies and procedures
  • Review and approve DMH clinical event report
  • Monitor, audit, and ensure billing is uploaded monthly through agency electronic health record and submitted to DMH billing system
  • Coordinate and oversee the referral and screening process for program referrals received through the agency screening department
  • Attend community meetings/conferences and interagency meetings to represent agency and program in a professional manner as assigned by Agency Directors
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours for crisis/case consultation
  • Provide administrative support in personnel issues, such as hiring and terminating program personnel, as well as implementing and maintaining Program(s) and Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
To perform effectively in this position, the individual must have:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Psychology or related field
  • Maintain California State Licensure in good standing with the California Board of Behavioral Science (LCSW, LMFT or Licensed Clinical Psychologist) preferred
  • Minimum of two years' experience in the areas of family and child welfare, and/or mental health and/or child abuse prevention and treatment
  • Experience and confidence identifying and implementing Evidence Based Practice (EBP) models as well as the Child Abuse Protective Factors model
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the overall operation of the program, including the supervision of staff and the monitoring of subcontracted program services
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning and prioritizing, and ability to facilitate meetings
  • Possess good judgement and able to work independently and as a team
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Possess adequate coursework, and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse and families
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification

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Senior Accountant

Location: Whittier

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $75,000-$85,000/annually

Open: Until Filled

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant is expected to display considerable initiative in meeting deadlines, as well as identifying ways to improve and/or streamline processes within their areas of responsibility and department. The position is the liaison between the finance department and the DMH program. Duties include attending department meetings, informing management of key program developments, tracking and reconciling submitted claims, preparing contract required reports, and provide updates on funding utilization and forecasts. Other duties include performing a wide range of moderately complex accounting tasks at a skill level high enough to accurately maintain the organization's books, including but not limited to: preparation, maintenance and analysis of accounting records, schedules, reports and financial statements; preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of ledger accounts; preparation of federal, state and local tax returns. Researches and resolves problems. Ensures accuracy and compliance with accounting policies and procedures. Performs responsibility assigned specific accounting area such as payroll, A/R, A/P, G/L or payroll applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Accounting

  • Assists the Accounting Manager with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/Finance Department.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and general ledger maintenance.
  • Analyze General Ledger activity for discrepancies and report back to the Accounting Manager.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly billing invoices and collate the supporting documents for submission to government and foundation
  • Assists in the preparation of reports necessary for proposals and/or grant
  • Provides support for the agency’s independent audit and program audits.
  • Will support the Accounting Manager in conducting agency trainings and updating the Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • May support the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and/or the processing of cash receipts, as needed.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

DMH Billing

  • Document a step-by-step approach for processing DMH billing claims.
  • Illustrate procedures for resolving denied DMH claims.
  • Provide training of program reporting functions such as referrals, understanding clinician productivity, and uploads.
  • Assist in the development of a reconciliation of paid claims in comparison to bank deposits.
  • Discuss other DMH scenarios and shared experiences to troubleshoot program billing issues.
  • Understand 837 billing transactions and 835 response file from DMH LA County.
  • Understand denial codes and resolving denials.
  • Follow-up and report back on the status of all billing transactions.
  • Create and maintain reports from application database by tracking billings; monitoring collections; compiling information.
  • Analyze and reconciling Units of Service between the EHR and IBHIS reports.
  • Act as a liaison between the Finance department and mental health programs to track and forecast contract utilization, expenditures, and deposits.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
To perform effectively in this position, the individual must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Accounting/Finance.
  • Minimum of two years work experience in Accounting and Financial Reporting. Experience with nonprofits preferred Minimum 2 years’ experience with medical billing.
  • Experience with Exym (Preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail including accuracy in record-keeping and filing.
  • Arrives at sound conclusions after getting and analyzing all relevant details.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel) and Financial
  • Hands-on detail-oriented
  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounts payable. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work
  • Fingerprint check for criminal history background and receive a clearance from a law enforcement agency, and training on child abuse reporting
  • Complete the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas).
  • Current and valid drivers' license and proof of current auto insurance

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Substance Abuse Clinician

Location: Whittier/South El Monte

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $64,500 - $70,000 Annually

Open: Until Filled

Job description

SUMMARY

Responsible for providing Outpatient Substance Used Disorder Treatment Services as indicated in the Los Angeles County Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) Organized Delivery System out of designated SPIRITT Family Centers. The Certified Substance Abuse Counselor will exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to SPIRITT’S mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct assessments (e.g., American Society Addiction Medicine- ASAM) and provide case management services under the DMC Program.
  • Provide individual and group sessions within the scope of practice.
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of 12 – 15 cases and 2 cohorts on a weekly basis.
  • Complete documentation (assessment, progress notes, and treatment plan) within 48 hours.
  • Write concise progress notes, assessments, in the Subjective, Observation, Assessment, Plan (SOAP) format.
  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision with a Licensed Practitioner of the Health Arts (LPHA) and complete case consultations form on all cases at least monthly.
  • Submit all billable units on a weekly basis and no later than the 5th of the month.
  • Responsible for observing and collecting urine samples of participants and submission to laboratory (paperwork and FedEx).
  • Complete the CAL-OMS for all participants on caseload within 24 hours of enrollment and discharge.
  • Complete all required training within 30 days of starting work including Motivational Interviewing and CBT and other required evidence-based practices.
  • Provide education on MAT treatment and referrals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Los Angeles County treatment provider manual.
  • Complete documentation required to obtain a “C” number from the County to access electronic health records system, SAGE, within seven days of hiring.
  • Maintain good community relationships with external agencies and community groups.
  • Maintain calendar and facilitate scheduling to ensure program/clerical support and office space.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters, and client files.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate Outpatient Substance Used Disorder Treatment Services with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.

SECONDARY DUTIES
Participate in office duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
Not Applicable. May serve as a mentor to students.

ENVIRONMENT
The environment for this position is an office that is mostly clean and comfortable with some noise. The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting, in which he or she is free to move about at will. He or she may be required to use his/her own car periodically.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, standing, walking, driving, listening/speaking, writing, and operating a personal computer.

MENTAL DEMANDS
The mental demands in this position are handling multiple tasks, attention to detail, accuracy, exposure to complaints/problems of others, crisis intervention, interruptions, and critical deadlines. Due to the nature of working with this population it is expected that employees will maintain healthy boundaries, manage countertransference, own recovery, and seek support when needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:

  • Prior completion of adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding substance abuse and mental health concerns.
  • Registered or Certified as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor in accordance with Department of Health Care Services and Substance Abuse Prevention and Control guidelines.
  • BBS Certified
  • Employees working with youth must have two years’ prior experience working with youth.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge and skills such as Outlook, Excel, and Microsoft.
  • Clearance of criminal history background.
  • All staff should be trained in child abuse reporting and neglect issues, and requirements of mandated reporting.
  • Sexual harassment, sexual contact is prohibited between participants, and SPIRITT employees and volunteers.
  • Complete initial and on-going training on viral HIV and Hepatitis.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis screening test one year prior to commencement of employment and every year thereafter.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • The employee must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.

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