890 Residential Services- Psychologist

San Francisco, CA 94117, USA Req #444
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need by providing comprehensive, integrated, compassionate care that includes primary medical care, mental health services, and substance use disorder treatment.

HealthRIGHT 360 offers residential treatment services designed to serve  individuals and families with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our program helps clients address addiction and related issues, increase skills, manage stressors, connect to supportive service, and build a foundation for lasting recovery.  Residential programs run 24/7 and Individual and group therapy, family therapy, individualized case management, treatment planning, drug and alcohol counseling, Medication support services, and crisis intervention.

Benefits and perks:

  • HR360 offers a robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
  • Employees qualify for public loan forgiveness programs
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do.

Job Overview

The 890 Residential Services Psychologist works collaboratively with a team consisting of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselors and SUD Clinical Supervisors to provide valuable insight, direction, and oversight of Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) services. They also participate in a collaborative care process for clients, which includes providing individual and group therapy.

They are responsible for providing safe, supportive, and confidential counseling; maintaining a culturally competent stance; and creating and maintaining a trauma informed program environment at all times. Psycholgists will conduct mental health and substance use disorder assessments and evaluations to identify behaviors and problems related to a client’s substance use and potential co-occurring disorders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing and signing initial treatment plans and medical necessity forms and adhering to strict DMC timelines. 
  • Provide mental health assessment and evaluation, integrated alcohol and drug counseling, which includes individual therapy, and support.
  • Maintain appropriate/ethical boundaries with all clients and families served.
  • Facilitate timely access to mental health services on site and within the community.
  • Conduct mental health assessments and ensure follow up from each client and treatment counselor.
  • Identify treatment needs, recommend treatment plans based on assessment, and works to ensure clients are able meet all requirements.
  • Ensures client is assessed to appropriate level of care.
  • Monitor client conduct, record client activity, and inform colleagues of potential challenges in treatment episodes.
  • Handle crisis interventions and assess situations for further needs

Treatment Setting Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum topics
  • Coordinates discharge planning with client’s Care Coordinator.
  • Provides consultation to staff regarding symptom management, mental health conditions and crisis intervention strategies.

Documentation Responsibilities:

  • Daily maintenance of monitoring of EMR report, to prevent and clear any compliance errors in records.
  • Conducts assessments, develops treatment plans, completes release and consent forms, billing and reporting paperwork in hard copy and online in various electronic systems.
  • Documents individual and group services delivered in various electronic systems in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements.
  • Maintain files in accordance with governing standards and regulations.
  • Maintain records and document services in a timely manner.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Valid Board Licensed Psychologist or Waiver eligible
  • Minimum two years of experience in a substance abuse treatment or community mental health setting.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Experience with mental health assessment and diagnosis.
  • Experience establishing supportive relationships and working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self-sufficiency.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications.
  • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.).
  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $110,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $130,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • San Francisco, CA 94117, USA