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Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Master’s Degree in the field of Social Welfare or Marriage and Family Therapy, or doctorate in psychology or related field; Licensure preferred.
  2. Minimum of four years experience in the field of mental health and/or substance addictions.
  3. Strong working knowledge of Medi-Cal documentation and requirements.
  4. Outstanding clinical review skills
  5. Strong training, project management, and team-building skills
  6. Able to behave with sensitivity, tact, politeness and responsiveness with staff and clients
  7. Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation, and computer skills
  8. Knowledge of trauma informed services, housing first and harm reduction methodologies.
  9. Experience providing administrative and clinical supervision
  10. Contract and quality assurance experience
  11. Current valid CA Driver’s License.

Work Environment

  • Combination of field and office environment
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.
  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites
  • Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day

Responsibilities Common To All Agency Employees

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond promptly in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.

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Assistant Director, Homeless Services at The People Concern

Assistant Director, Homeless Services

The People Concern Los Angeles, CA, CA Full Time
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Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, 403(b) Retirement plan

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Director of Housing FSP, the Assistant Director is responsible for the following:

  1. In collaboration with the Director, monitor all administrative aspects of agency’s Department of Mental Health (DMH) contracted Housing FSP program and contract, including billing and contract maximization in compliance with contract goals and outcomes in a timely manner.
  2. Attend meetings, respond to email correspondence, develop and maintain appropriate relationships on behalf of the Director and staff.
  3. Represent agency interests at Department of Mental Health meetings, as well as other DMH Housing FSP county-wide meetings.
  4. Ensure productivity goals and outcomes are achieved, including a minimum of 65% of staff time being in direct service provision across program; including DMH documentation standards and guidelines.
  5. Support the coordination of clinical services and activities with outside agencies, partners, and funders; including the coordination of referral processes.
  6. Collaborate with Clinical Quality Assurance and Billing Department to ensure compliance of program requirements,
  7. In partnership with the Director, provide individual and team supervision, support, and performance evaluations for all assigned staff.
  8. Assist in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of direct service staff
  9. Collaborate with Quality Assurance to ensure proper staff orientation, training and audit preparedness for all clinical and mental health contracts.
  10. Complete required reporting to LA County Department of Mental Health as outlined by contract requirements.
  11. Support psychiatry needs such as, data collection, client coordination, invoices, and reporting.
  12. Support the Housing FSP Intern Program as needed.
  13. Assist in crisis interventions as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Master’s Degree in the field of Social Welfare or Marriage and Family Therapy, or doctorate in psychology or related field; Licensure preferred.
  2. Minimum of four years experience in the field of mental health and/or substance addictions.
  3. Strong working knowledge of Medi-Cal documentation and requirements.
  4. Outstanding clinical review skills
  5. Strong training, project management, and team-building skills
  6. Able to behave with sensitivity, tact, politeness and responsiveness with staff and clients
  7. Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation, and computer skills
  8. Knowledge of trauma informed services, housing first and harm reduction methodologies.
  9. Experience providing administrative and clinical supervision
  10. Contract and quality assurance experience
  11. Current valid CA Driver’s License.

Work Environment

  • Combination of field and office environment
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.
  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites
  • Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day

Responsibilities Common To All Agency Employees

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond promptly in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.

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