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October 9, 2020

 

 

 

TITLE:                       FFA Social Worker (2 positions to fill)

STATUS:                   Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:           Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

Social worker will provide training, counseling, support groups and case management services to children, foster and adoptive families and birth parents.

 

Job Summary:

 

Responsible, under the direction of Program Manager, to provide adoption, kinship and foster family program services, including but not limited to training and counseling services to children and families, coordination of activities with multiple public and private service providers, facilitate and monitor placements, case management, support activities of case managers. 

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Master’s degree in Social Work;

  • At least two (2) years of social work experience/internship in the field of family or child welfare;

  • Demonstrate knowledge of public child welfare system;  

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must be insurable with the agency’s insurance carrier;

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).  Must be able to speak and write fluently in Spanish. 

Preferred

  • (2) years of full-time social work employment in licensed foster family or adoption agency;

  • Demonstrate knowledge of special needs children and of adoption, kinship adoption, and foster family program services and systems.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Responsible for client caseload and maintaining the productivity levels as required; 

  • Provides routine home visits, case management, and psychotherapy/play therapy as needed to clients using a variety of modalities (including family, group and individual); 

  • Provides case management and treatment planning while achieving the agency’s productivity goal; 

  • Provides training, counseling, support groups and case management services to children, foster, adoptive and kinship families, and birth parents; 

  • Establishes and maintains linkages with Department of Children and Family Services, Courts and other public and private agencies/resources specific to project goals and objectives;

  • Participates in supervision and case consultation services and educational training; 

  • Assists with recruitment, assessment and evaluation, certification of adoption and foster family homes; 

  • Assists with intake/admission of children into adoption and/or foster family programs; 

  • Assists with matching of children and families, provision of direct and support services; 

  • Ensures successful placements through careful monitoring and post-placement services; 

  • Maintains appropriate agency program records; 

  • Manages all kinship adoptions charts; case management includes:

    • Direct contact with Program Manager to perform tasks below on kinship adoption cases and to make the families issues/concerns/questions known to the Program Manager;

    • Direct contact with the families to request forms required in the home study process;

    • Writes letters as needed to the appropriate County;

    • Attends and signs adoption placement paperwork with the family and the County Social Worker;

    • Completes all paperwork needed to finalize a kinship adoption.

  • Performs Fost/Adopt & Foster Care Recruitment and facilitates placements:

    • Attends Outreach/Recruitment events to promote agency and recruit families (some weekends required);

    • Performs foster care initial intakes via phone; collaborates with County CSW and LFI contracted foster family to secure a foster care placement;

    • Conducts foster placements by going to DCFS and/or LFI contracted foster home to sign County foster placement forms (possibly transporting the child/ren to the LFI contracted foster home);

  • Performs monitored visits between birth parent/s and foster or adoptive families;

  • Facilitates and/or co-facilitates support groups for foster and adoptive families;

  • Participates in other projects, special events, trainings and meetings as required;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Displays exceptional ability to prioritize/organize workload, multi-task and problem solve;

  • Consistently displays flexibility, adaptability and manages time effectively;

  • Works exceedingly well in a fast-paced environment;

  • Responsible and accountable;

  • Possesses an outstanding level of cooperation and willingness to function as part of a team;

  • Flexibility to work any hours necessary to maintain effective department operation;

  • Possesses exceptional skills with multiple computer applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to adapt to new processes;

  • Superior level of oral and written communication with staff and management;

  • High level of initiative, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal management direction;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include: patience, listening ability and telephone etiquette;

  • Demonstrates professional communication with clients, peers, subordinates, and management.

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, recruiting events;

  • Works within a standard office environment;

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

 

General Statements:

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently. 

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line “Social Worker”.

 

TITLE:               Case Aide 

STATUS:           Full Time Employee 

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Case Aide must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act. 

 

Job Summary:

 

The Case Aide is responsible for providing direct support to the case management team to utilize sound professional judgement and best practices in order to ensure the swift reunification of Unaccompanied Children (UC) and their sponsor(s) while maintaining compliance with established local, state and federal policies and procedures. 

 

Education & Experience:

Required 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED. 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.  

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.  

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  • Provide tangible support to assigned case management team. 

  • Prepare, compile, submit, and maintain accurate records, files, forms, statistics, and additional relevant information in accord with agency policy, licensing and/or funding requirements. 

  • Review ORR portal for compliance with upload requirements and ensure updates are input as needed for safety and timely discharge. 

  • Complete calls with sponsors as assigned to gather information. 

  • Actively participate in safety and service-related resource development prior to UC discharge.  

  • Participate in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating designated social service program(s). 

  • Provide documented information related to identified delays in the processing of UC cases. 

  • Attend scheduled meetings and participate in team decisions and operations. 

  • Assist in special projects. 

  • Case Aide will escort UC, verify identification of approved sponsor and release custody of UC to approved sponsor. 

  • Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirements. 

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction. 

  • Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events. 

  • Works within a standard office environment.  

  • Ability to maintain set production standards. 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age; 

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;  

  • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection. 

  • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases 

  • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood. 

  • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season. 

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage. 

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.  

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.  

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.  

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line “Case Aide”.

 

TITLE:               Case Manager

STATUS:           Full Time Employee 

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Case Manager must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, The Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  

 

Job Summary:

 

The Case Manager’s responsibility is to provide quality case management services and a timely safe release with an approved sponsor to Unaccompanied Children (UC). 

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university.  Shall have 2 years of experience working with children and families predominantly with Latino children and families. Case management experience, good communications, leadership and guidance necessary to assure a consistency high quality of work. 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.  

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Maintain a caseload of 8 UC clients. 

  • Case manager will maintain frequent contact with each UC at the office and will meet with the UC at least every other week at the approved resource home. 

  • Case manager will be available to UC and approved resource parents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

  • Case manager is to monitor the safety, well-being, and protection of UC. 

  • Case manager to conduct UC assessment within 7 days after placement. 

  • Case manager to conduct UC case review every 30 days, when a case is ready to be submitted for release, and when UC needs to be transferred (if the case is ready for release at 15 days or less, a UC case review does not need to be completed) 

  • Case manager to conduct the Individual Service Plan (ISP) within 7 days of UC’s arrival.  Individual Service Plan (ISP) to be updated every 30 days when applicable.  ISP to be updated prior to UC release or transfer. 

  • Case Manger will coordinate and participate in the case staffing meeting with the assigned General Dynamics Case Coordinator (GDIT) to review UC’s low to moderate behavior concerns, straight release recommendations, and low index of special needs. 

  • It is the priority of case manager to identify in a timely manner a safe sponsor who meets ORR criteria for discharge. 

  • Case manager will contact prospective sponsors within the first 24 hours after placement to discuss reunification process, the role at Latino Family Institute, Inc., and to send out the family reunification and application packet. 

  • Once sponsor is identified, case manager will assist with completion of family reunification packets (FRP) and when applicable refer prospective sponsor to the Office of Security and Strategic Information (OSSI) to conduct a background check. 

  • Case manager is responsible to communicate with the General Dynamics Case Coordinator (GDIT), Federal Field Specialist (FFS) federal Office Juvenile Coordinator, (FOJC), ORR Medical Team, and any other involved party. 

  • Case manager is responsible for entering pertinent information regarding UC in the UC web portal. 

  • Case manager should prepare, submit and maintain accurate UC records. 

  • It is essential that case manager compose detailed case notes regarding the progress and status of UC. 

  • Case manager should build network with local services, care providers, consulates, and any other relevant community resources to establish services for the UC. 

  • Case manager will escort UC, verify identification of approved sponsor and release custody of UC when authorized.   

  • Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirements. 

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines.  

  • Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested.  

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events. 

  • Works within a standard office environment.  

  • Ability to maintain set production standards. 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age 

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;  

  • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection. 

  • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases 

  • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood. 

  • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season. 

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.  

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.  

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.  

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.   

 

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Case Manager”.

TITLE:              Educational Instructor Aide  

STATUS:          Full Time Employee 

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:  

 

The Educational Instructor Aide must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute Inc. policies and procedures, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal, State laws and regulations, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  

 

Job Summary

 

The Educational Instructor Aide is responsible and able to demonstrate/model LFI values commitment, collaboration, trust, respect, excellence, and accountability.  The Educational Instructor Aide is responsible for supervising student’s learning through the following actions:  assisting educational instructor’s with tasks assigned to student’s, open communication with educational instructors and maintaining a safe and trauma informed learning environment. 

 

Education & Experience: 

Required: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED. 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interpret complex documents.  

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.  

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  • Reinforce lessons presented by the educational instructors by reviewing material with student’s one on one or in small groups. 

  • Willing to adjust and be flexible to various classroom activities. 

  • Enforce classroom rules. 

  • Take initiative in the classroom setting: For example: keeping classroom clean and safe, guides student’s with independent class work, communicate any concerns to educational instructor etc. 

  • Help educational instructor prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as projects.  

  • Work with students in individualized reading groups. 

  • Assist to supervise students in class, between classes, during physical education activities, during lunch and free time. 

  • Assist educational instructors to review classwork and homework. 

  • Support the social and emotional development of students by reporting any issues when required. 

  • Support the educational instructor in managing challenging student behavior and promoting positive behavior. 

  • Meet on a weekly basis with educational instructors to discuss lesson plans and student development. 

  • Provide a safe and respectful learning environment adhere to professional boundaries and confidentiality of students in the learning process. 

  • Provide opportunities for student dialog and interaction. 

  • Assess student learning and provide ongoing formative feedback for growth. 

  • Communicate continuous progress of students to educational instructors.  

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students needs and circumstances. 

  • Assist to monitor student’s needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies. 

  • Assist in the educational counseling and guidance with emphasis on maximum progress of participants. 

  • Assist in maintaining records portfolios and student reports. 

  • Adhere to State, Office of Refugee and Resettlement regulations and Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures. 

  • Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements. 

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction. 

  • Attend meetings and trainings when requested.  

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events. 

  • Works within a standard office environment.  

  • Ability to maintain set production standards. 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age 

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;  

  • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection. 

  • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases.

  • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood. 

  • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season. 

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.  

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.  

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.  

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.   

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Educational Instructor Aide”.

 

 

TITLE:            Educational Instructor 

STATUS:        Full Time Employee 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Educational Instructor must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal, State laws and regulations, The Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  

 

Job Summary: 

 

The Educational Instructor is responsible and able to demonstrate/model LFI values of commitment, collaboration, trust, respect, excellence, and accountability.  The Educational Instructor is responsible for increasing student learning through the following actions: develop a relevant and progressive curriculum, design and implement effective learning strategies, environment, and deliver instruction of high quality that is trauma informed. 

 

Education & Experience:

Required 

  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university in Education and ESL certified. Shall have 2 years of experience working with children and families predominantly with Latino children and families.  

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.  

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.  

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  • Develop educational plans and materials that meet the needs of diverse learners. 

  • Assess student’s competencies with performance-based measurement. 

  • Complete curriculum projects. 

  • Develop learning plans on the basic academic areas of science, social studies, mathematics, reading, writing, and physical education. 

  • Develop comprehensive course syllabus, including policies and class schedule. 

  • Deliver and access effective instruction that meets the needs of diverse students. 

  • Adapt instructional strategies to meet student’s needs. 

  • Use a variety of educational strategies to meet different learning styles. 

  • Provide learning opportunities for students at varying learning stages or abilities. 

  • Provide a  trauma informed learning environment; 

  • Engage students in the learning process. 

  • Provide opportunities for student’s dialog and interaction. 

  • Assess student learning and provide ongoing formative feedback for growth. 

  • Document and report student performance over time. 

  • Communicate continuous progress of students to case manager and clinician. 

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances. 

  • Maintain confidentiality of student’s information. 

  • Monitor participant’s needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies. 

  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis. 

  • Assist in the guidance with emphasis on maximum progress of participants. 

  • Maintain records, portfolios and student progress reports. 

  • Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements. 

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction. 

  • Attend meetings and trainings when requested. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events. 

  • Works within a standard office environment.  

  • Ability to maintain set production standards. 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age 

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;  

  • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection. 

  • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases.

  • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood. 

  • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season. 

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage. 

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.  

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.  

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.   

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Educational Instructor”.

 

 

TITLE:            Intake Coordinator 

STATUS:        Full Time Employee 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:  

 

Intake Coordinator must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  

 

 Job Summary: 

 

Intake Coordinator is responsible for managing the placements and transfers for unaccompanied children and maintains the daily vacancies on the UC web-based portal regarding bed availability. 

 

Education & Experience: 

Required 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED. 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.  

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc. 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form. 

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.  

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  • Intake coordinator will work in tandem with ORR placement worker, resource parents, case worker, and program director to coordinate the intake and transfer process. 

  • Intake will be responsible for all necessary arrangements to have a successful intake and transfer process. 

  • Assess and gather intake documents and additional referral information. 

  • Maintain UC portal up to date regarding daily capacity. 

  • Provide an orientation to the program including policies and procedures regarding zero tolerance against sexual abuse and sexual harassment. 

  • Obtain and provide resource parents with required admission information upon initial placement. 

  • Provide Case Aide with admission documents. 

  • Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirement. 

  • Provide transportation whenever necessary. 

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer services satisfaction.  

  • Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested. 

  • Admit Children in the UC portal immediately. 

  • Discharge children from portal in a timely basis. 

  • Report any incidents immediately regarding allegations of sexual abuse or harassment outside of employment. 

  • Remain accessible by cellular telephone 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), good communications skills, courteous, helpful, takes initiative, ability to successfully interact with resource parents, program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, case manager, medical coordinator, and stakeholders. 

Working Conditions: 

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events. 

  • Works within a standard office environment.  

  • Ability to maintain set production standards. 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age 

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;  

  • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection. 

  • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases.

  • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood. 

  • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season. 

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.  

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.  

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.  

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.   

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Intake Coordinator”.

 

TITLE:                      Lead Case Manager

STATUS:                  Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:          Exempt          

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Lead Case Manager must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal, State laws and regulations, The Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Lead Case Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the case management including the timely submission of reunification packets, service plans and other assessments required for the compiling of a comprehensive case file both under the UC Portal and the physical files.  The Lead Case Manager will coordinate case management and safe and timely release services, training new case managers, and supervising the work of other case managers.  The Lead Case Manager is required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule.  The Lead Case Manger will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing trainings and stakeholders’ meetings.

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university.  Shall have 2 years of experience working with children and families predominantly with Latino children and families. Case management supervision or experience, good communications, leadership and guidance necessary to assure a consistency high quality of work.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the program director, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • The Lead Case Manager will be available to case managers and resource parents 24 hours a day, seven days of the week.

  • The Lead Case Manager is responsible to monitor the safety, well-being, and protection of Unaccompanied Children (UC).

  • The Lead Case Manager is to work jointly with the Program Director, Case Managers, Clinicians, Education Instructor, Medical Coordinator, and Resource Parents in order to assess the needs of the Unaccompanied Children.

  • Must ensure that Unaccompanied Children are properly enrolled into the UC Portal intake system.

  • Review all assessments, Family Reunification Packets and any other documentation or assessments to ensure compliance, accuracy while ensuring proper spelling and grammar prior to the case manager submission to any stakeholder.

  • Ensure that all assessments are completed on time (Initial Intake, Assessment for Risk, UC Assessment, and UC Case Review).

  • Lead Case Manager will coordinate and participate during the case staffing meeting with the assigned General Dynamics Case Coordinator (GDIT) to review UC low to moderate behavior concerns, straight release, and low index of special needs.

  • It is the priority of the lead case manager to ensure that case managers identify a timely and safe sponsor who meets ORR criteria for discharge.

  • The Lead Case Manager will contact prospective sponsors after placement to discuss reunification process, the role of Latino Family Institute, Inc., and to send out the family reunification and application packet during the absence of the case manager.

  • The Lead Case Manger is responsible to communicate with the General Dynamics Case Coordinator (GDIT).  Federal Field Specialist (FFS) Federal Office Juvenile Coordinator, (FOJC).  ORR Medical Team, and any other involved party.

  • Ensure that case managers properly close all physical and electronic portal case files upon unaccompanied children leaving the program.

  • Prepare and submit weekly case log reports to program staff, local representative and other stakeholders as approved by the Program Director.

  • Maintain a daily updated list of the status for all cases to ensure that adequate progress is being made.

  • Ensure that travel arrangements are completed for program staff transporting unaccompanied children for reunification or transfer purposes (may include booking airfare, hotel, and rental car).

  • Ensure case managers submit Significant Incident Reports (SIRs) in a timely manner upon notification of the incident and that additional reports are submitted as required.

  • Coordinate with local pro-bono attorneys for the timely provision of “Know Your Rights” presentations to youth and ensure youth signs the acknowledgment and receives a copy of the Legal Service Provider list and Notice to Juvenile Aliens in Federal Facilities Funded by DHS and HHS.

  • Ensure that Treatment Team meetings are conducted on a weekly basis with representatives from all departments found at the shelter.

  • It is essential that lead case manager ensures that case managers are completing compose detailed case notes regarding the progress and status of unaccompanied children assigned to each case manager.

  • Lead case manager should build a network with local legal services, care providers, consulates, and any other relevant community resources to establish services for unaccompanied children.

  • Attend all department and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or provided and to ensure that changes to policy or practice are implemented and adhere to.

  • May serve as the Administrator in Charge of the shelter’s overall operation in the absence of the Program Director.

  • Conduct monthly supervision meetings with all supervisees and maintain an ongoing record of the outcomes of the meetings conducted.

  • Must complete Annual Performance Reviews of all case management staff.

  • Must develop corrective action plans or disciplinary memos to address performance issues of case management staff in collaboration with the Program Director.

  • Attend training that will enhance professional growth in the area of case management, management and documentation or other topics as deemed appropriate by the program director.

  • Adhere to child abuse and reporting requirements.

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

  • Attend meetings and trainings when needed and requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.      

 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Displays exceptional ability to prioritize/organize workload, multi-task and problem solve;

  • Consistently displays flexibility, adaptability and manages time effectively;

  • Works exceedingly well in a fast-paced environment;

  • Responsible and accountable;

  • Possesses an outstanding level of cooperation and willingness to function as part of a team;

  • Flexibility to work any hours necessary to maintain effective department operation;

  • Possesses exceptional skills with multiple computer applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to adapt to new processes;

  • Superior level of oral and written communication with staff and management;

  • High level of initiative, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal management direction;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include patience, listening ability and telephone etiquette;

  • Demonstrates professional communication with clients, peers, subordinates, and management.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events.

  • Works within a standard office environment;

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

 

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

    • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

    • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

    • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

    • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently. 

 

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Lead Case Manager”.

 

TITLE:                  Medical Coordinator Aide

STATUS:              Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:      Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Medical Coordinator Aide must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  Medical Coordinator Aide must participate as a team member of the continuous quality improvement process of Latino Family Institute, Inc.  Apply one’s own code of ethics.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Medical Coordinator Aide is responsible for helping to assess, facilitating and monitor all components of UC medical services.  The Medical Coordinator Aide will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing training and stakeholders meeting.

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lean clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Assist to schedule and comply with required medical and dental appointments and timelines.  Assist to respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately.

  • Assist to obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each admission.  Ensure proper daily documentation in the UC Portal and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record.

  • Assist to collect, maintain, and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to supervisor.

  • Maintain Confidentiality guidelines meeting ORR and the State regulations and the safety of UC client.

  • Assist to submit review and follow up all the Significant Incidents Reports regarding Medical Issues.

  • Assist to schedule and provide transportation when is needed to UC on medical appointments.

  • Assist with TAR (Treatment Authorization Request) request and follow up.

  • Assist with any outstanding medical bills and insurance (Point Comfort underwriters).

  • Assist in coordinating medical assessments within timeline (48 hours for medical initial examination and initial after 70 days of UC placement).

  • Maintain a professional conduct and professional relationship with identified medical providers as well assist in finding providers/specialist as needed.

  • Attend team meetings, staff reviews and any other trainings required.

  • Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements.

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

  • Works within a standard office environment.

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

    • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

    • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

    • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

    • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Medical Coordinator Aide”.

 

TITLE:                Medical Coordinator

STATUS:            Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt

 

           

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Medical Coordinator must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act. 

 

Job Summary:

 

The Medical Coordinator is responsible for assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of the unaccompanied children medical needs.  The Medical Coordinator will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing trainings and stakeholders meetings.

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university.  Shall have 2 years of experience working in the medical field predominantly with Latino children and families. Case management experience, good communications, leadership and guidance necessary to assure a consistency high quality of work.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Schedule and comply with required medical and dental appointments in accordance with ORR guidelines.  Timely respond to individual emergency medical needs.

  • Obtain, compile, and maintain a medical file for each admission.

  • Ensure proper daily documentation in the UC portal and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical records.

  • Collect, maintain, and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to supervisor.

  • Maintain Confidentiality guidelines meeting ORR and the State regulations.

  • Submit Significant Incidents Reports regarding Medical Issues in a timely manner.

  • Schedule and provide transportation when needed to ensure clients attend medical and dental appointments.

  • Ensure program compiles with all Federal, State, and HIPPA regulations.

  • Attend team meetings, staff reviews and any other trainings required.

  • Adhere to State, County regulations and Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures.

  • Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements.

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

  • Works within a standard office environment.

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

    • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

    • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

    • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

    • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently. 

 

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Medical Coordinator ".

 

TITLE:                 Quality Assurance

STATUS:             Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:     Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Quality Assurance must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  

 

Job Summary:

 

The Quality Assurance is responsible to conduct internal monitoring activities to ensure compliance with the Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), California Department of Social Services, CARF and Latino Family Institute policies, procedures and regulations.

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Conduct ongoing internal reviews to ensure that the program is meeting compliance expectations.

  • Conduct monthly reviews of all active cases and provide review outcomes to the Program Director.

  • Conducts monthly follow up reviews to ensure that outcomes are addressed and corrected.

  • Provides monthly data reports.

  • Conduct monthly reviews of all discharged cases and provide review outcomes to the Program Director.

  • Conduct monthly reviews of UC portal assessments.

  • Conduct reviews of the 30 day follow up call.

  • Conduct facility safety inspection reviews.

  • Participate in the preparation process of external audits.

  • Assist in special projects.

  • Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirements.

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

  • Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

  • Works within a standard office environment.

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

    • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

    • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

    • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

    • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

Attach your resume to the email with the subject line "Quality Assurance".

 

TITLE:                Clinician

STATUS:            Full Time Employee

FLSA Status:     Non-Exempt 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

 

The Clinician must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, The Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.  Clinician must participate as a team member of the continuous quality improvement process of Latino Family Institute, Inc.  Apply professional code of ethics.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Clinician will be responsible for providing trauma informed weekly individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy as well as completing the UC Assessment, UC Assessment for Risk, UC case review, Individual Service Plan, Serious Incident Report, Behavioral Plan, Safety Plan (when applicable), and weekly case notes.  The Clinician will also support resources parents with behavioral goals and will provide support to sponsors when needed.  Clinician will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing trainings and stakeholders meeting.

 

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university as defined in Section 94310 of the Education Code, in social work or social welfare, marriage, family, and child counseling, and child psychology.  Clinician must be licensed or eligible for licensure.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead clinician, lead case manager, clients, stakeholders, etc.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Maintain a caseload of 12 UC clients.

  • The Clinician will be responsible for providing trauma informed individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy on a weekly basis as well as for completing the UC assessment, UC Assessment for Risk, UC case review, individual Service Plan, Serious Incident Report, Behavioral Plan, Safety Plan(when applicable), and weekly case notes,  The Clinician will also support resource parents with behavioral goals and will provide support to sponsors when needed.  Clinician will participate in weekly staffing meetings, ongoing training and stakeholders meeting.  Participate in the Initial Mental Health Assessment, in the Trafficking Addendum (if applicable), Clinical Safety Plan (if applicable), Individual Service Plan and Serious Incident Reports (SIR) (if applicable).

  • Provide comprehensive services including individual and group psychotherapy on a weekly basis, and collateral services as needed in the home (in case of a crisis), school and/or office environment. 

  • Collaborate with UC resource parents, sponsors, case coordinator, FFS, case worker, teachers, medical doctors, psychiatrist, law enforcement, probation department and case managers for an interdisciplinary team approach.

  • Identify victims of trafficking attending to the Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) and complete a Trafficking Addendum (if applicable).

  • Implement short and effective interventions in order to support UC client with specific techniques to be emotionally regulated and to be functioning in an effective manner in current situations developing skills to adjust to a new environment, maintain placement stability and prepare for family reunification.

  • Maintain Confidentiality guidelines meeting ORR and the State regulations and the safety of UC client.

  • Provide resources of Mental Health services in the area of residence of the Sponsor to support an appropriate transition for UC client in case of a straight release.

  • Provide Safety plan when applicable in the area of residence of Sponsor.

  • Complete a referral for a Psychological evaluation (long term foster care) of Psychiatric evaluation Forms.

  • Provide Mental Health crisis intervention if needed and provide resources for UC caregivers in case of an emergency.

  • Ensure program compiles with all Federal, State, and County regulations.

  • Complete paperwork (Notes, Assessments, SIR’s (if applicable), Discharge documentation maintaining required deadlines.

  • Responsible for accurate information and necessary documents MH related in UC client’s charts via reviews and updates.

  • Attend team meetings, staffing reviews and any other training required.

  • Adhere to State, County regulations and Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures.

  • Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements.

  • Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events.

  • Works within a standard office environment.

  • Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

    • Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

    • MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

    • TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series.  If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

    • Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities.  Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

     

     

     

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