Position title
Licensed Clinician, The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at VVSD
Description

PURSUE YOUR PASSION, Not Just another Job!

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Veterans Village of San Diego is looking for employees who are passionate about serving all veterans and their families. Changing the life of a vet takes a whole lot of work. It also takes dedication and commitment to our motto: Leave No One Behind. But the rewards are out of this world! We work hard, but we also enjoy having fun together. If you wish to be a part of this team and are ready to work for a cause, not just a paycheck, then The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Veterans Village of San Diego is the place to start!

We are looking for a dynamic individual to fill the role of Licensed Clinician. The Licensed Clinician will provide evidence-based treatment to active duty service members, veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families. This position is based in a face paced clinic and requires 65% utilization. The Licensed Clinician will have training Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and should be skilled at offering treatment in a measurement-based, time-limited treatment environment. Qualified candidates will be proficient in providing individual, couples, and family therapy, with an emphasis on delivering evidence-based care. Certification or documented proficiency in one or more in one or more of the following EBPs: PE, CBT, CBT-I and CPT are required at time of hire or within a year of employment. Familiarity with Electronic Health Records preferred.

If you are committed to achieving excellent patient outcomes, this is the position for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide evidence-based treatment and assessment for veterans and their families.
  • Performs and documents patient’s screenings, psychosocial assessments, and progress and referral information. Conduct clinical intake assessments on veterans and family members as needed. Provide individual, couples, and family psychotherapy to patients, with a focus on delivering evidence-based treatments.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with the caregiver, physician, director, case management and all other disciplines to provide the best care to patients as needed.
  • Attend weekly clinical, supervision, and administrative meetings.
  • Provide services via telehealth platform, as required.
  • Participates in quarterly peer reviews
  • Maintains compliance with timely documentation in Medical Record System
  • Complies with CARF standards throughout client care and documentation
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualities:

  • Demonstrate exceptional client-center care
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means.
  • Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations.
  • Interest, desire and passion in providing high quality evidence-based, time-limited care.
Qualifications
  • A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program; Master’s degree in social work and licensed to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or a Master’s degree in counseling and licensed to practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or a Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and licensed to practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). 2 years of licensure preferred.
  • Must be able to be credentialed for TriWest and Tricare insurance panels
  • Experience with documentation for billing purposes preferred.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience. Experience working with adults, children, couples, and families is required; Knowledge in DSM-V diagnoses is required; Experience in PTSD diagnosis and treatment is required; Certification or documented proficiency in one or more of the following EBPs: PE, CBT and CPT are required. Experience working with military populations and/or Veterans is strongly preferred; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be available and willing to travel to various locations and with such frequency as the business need dictates. Must be available and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend and lift light objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time while viewing a computer monitor
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Seeing to read reports and data
  • Ability to speak English
  • Ability to work in a noisy, busy environment
Job Benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • Generous vacation and sick time, as well as 12 Holidays
  • Health insurance, dental and vision plans, as well as participation in the 403(b)

Please Note:

  • If you were a client of VVSD, you must have been out of all programs for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Non Profit
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Base Salary
$40.86
Date posted
June 17, 2021
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Please submit cover letter and resume to:

hr@vvsd.net

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