Employment Opportunities:

El Centro de Amistad, Inc., is a multilingual, cross cultural organization providing a comprehensive range of mental health services, anticipating the ever-changing needs of families and individuals in the San Fernando Valley. El Centro de Amistad, Inc. is committed to assisting children, adults and families.

Employment opportunities: emails can be sent to : Lizz.d@ecda.org

Currently Available:


Title: On-Call Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Description:

Job Summary

The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support to ensure services are provided in an effective and efficient manner. The Receptionist must be personable and work in a professional manner at all times. This position is a part-time “as needed” position for the San Fernando and Canoga Park locations. The position will provide coverage for when our permanent reception staff is out of the office.

Requirements

  • Responsible for the organization and maintenance of the front desk and reception area, as well as assisting management, staff and psychiatry with administrative tasks.
  • Ensure clients are screened and transferred to the appropriate staff for services, or referred out to appropriate services
  • Responsible for handling multiple phone lines with inbound and outbound calls from the office and the community.
  • In charge of ongoing Agency paperwork, uploading documents and maintaining the Agency’s psychiatry program.
  • TB, Live Scan and HIPAA clearance to be taken upon acceptance of position.

Qualifications

  • High school degree or its equivalent.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Must have great organizational skills, be detail oriented and a self-starter with the ability to multi task.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment and have knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel, and Adobe (PDF).
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview**

Job Type: Part-time


Title: Mental Health Clinician

Description:

Seeking a creative, flexible, motivated, and team-oriented Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) therapist to provide mental health services to clients. The position requires a current MFT Associate number and the ability to provide effective therapeutic services to a diverse and chronically mentally ill population. Sessions would be provided either in the office or field setting. Candidates must have excellent time management, computer, written and oral communication, and documentation skills. Candidates must be able to handle a multiple priorities, work cohesively with other team members, adhere to deadlines and quality assurance reviews, and to follow the procedures and protocols of the Agency and the Department of Mental Health (DMH). Attendance at Agency meetings and supervision are required.

Job Requirements:

  • One year or more of mental health experience, working with child and family clients, is required.
  • Must be able to conduct therapy sessions in the field (client’s school, home, etc.) and in an office setting.
  • Must manage time and cases effectively and turn in paperwork by deadlines and/or according to Supervisor’s directives.
  • One year or more of experience with the Department of Mental Health’s (DMH) paperwork and standards is preferred.
  • This position is required to learn and comply with Agency & DMH policies, procedures and ethical standards, HIPAA laws and guidelines, and the Professional Code of Ethics of the BBSE of the State of California.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Registered, Licensed and/or Licensed Waivered MFT, LCSW, MFT Associate or ASW
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Strong administrative skills with 1 year + hands on administrative support experience preferred.
  • Must be computer savvy; and proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook.
  • Require HIPAA, DOJ and TB clearance.
  • Must have reliable automobile, valid California driver’s license and automobile insurance.

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**


Title: Clinical Supervisor

Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Clinical Supervisor ensures coordination of mental health, case management, and medication support services within the Agency’s mental health programs (including Department of Mental Health (DMH). The Clinical Supervisor reinforces DMH and El Centro de Amistad’s (ECDA’s) policies and procedures and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Professional Code of Law & Ethics. Experience in 0-5, the foster care population and working with DCFS strongly desired.

Requirements

  • Maintains ongoing contact and collaboration with community partners, oversees implementation of programs, reviews and monitors services.
  • Billing, units and quality assurance items, meets regularly with management, attends meetings and manages and supervises assigned staff.
  • The clinical supervisor will clinically and administratively supervise licensed, licensed waivered and unlicensed staff.
  • Must be clinically sound, be organized, able to multi-task, deal with crisis issues and staffing.

Qualifications

  • Must be licensed for a minimum of 2 years as a LMFT, LCSW or licensed psychologist
  • Applicants must have experience in EHR & DMH
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**

 


Title: Temporary Intake Specialist

Description:

The Intake Specialist is responsible for referring clients to appropriate resource(s) in order to meet their mental health and psychosocial needs and ensure efficient and effective mental health services. The main task of the Intake Specialist is to enroll clients for services by scheduling the initial intake with designated staff and processing the initial and ongoing paperwork in order to initiate and continue to qualify for services.

Requirements:

  • Screen and begin process of admission for potential clients
  • Provide referral and follow-up for other needed services.
  • Monitoring of wait list clients to ensure that mental health services are provided within a timely manner.
  • Responsible for checking Medi-Cal eligibility before client admission to program.
  • Responsible for Pre-Intake & Intake process of clients and forms.
  • Maintain contact with school personnel as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Have a HS diploma or above
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be capable of managing regular business travel and heavy work schedules to meet program deadlines.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle a California Driver’s License and vehicle’s insurance.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Windows and Adobe and familiar with Electronic Record Keeping systems.
  • Must be able to travel to field locations as needed to network with other agencies.

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**


Title: Data Administrator

Description:

The Data Administrator works under the direct supervision of the Quality Assurance Manager and is responsible for timely and accurate coordination of all PEI, Cal-Works and other designated data collection.

 Requirements:

  • Responsible maintaining outcome measures, OMAs and submission activities within the Agency.
  • Managing and maintaining staff-wide training requests and PEI training and invoices.
  • Responsible for attending PEI designated trainings, training staff on PEI measures and outcomes.
  • Scoring outcome worksheets, ensuring that Agency training manual is updated monthly, documenting and emailing information to supervisor and management staff.
  • Working on special projects and administrative office duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • BA degree or higher level of education and/or experience in human services or related field for a minimum of 2 years preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years DMH IS Data entry experience required.
  • Knowledge of DMH PEI system & Statistics.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) with excellent oral and written communication skills preferred.
  • High level computer skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Crystal Report and SPSS. Experience with electronic health record, EXYM preferred.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, training/meeting facilitation skills a plus.

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**

 

 


Title: IS Data Entry

Description:

The IS Data Entry is responsible for agency’s medical billing/claiming & maintaining the clients financial EHR & DMH database and administrative office duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

 Requirements:

  • Responsible for inputting, maintaining, documenting, filing and organizing DMH and required agency data.
  • Responsible for processing new cases, input data into client databases, tracking, keeping accurate records (transfer of EBP, funding programs, SFPR, diagnosis info).
  • Review, organize & maintain client financial forms/releases (printing client episode screens, Medi-Cal print outs & benefits eligibility checks).
  • Responsible for processing, monitoring & reconciling claims.
  • Process insurance claims and submit to insurance companies (CMS 1500 forms).

Qualifications:

  • AA degree or higher level of education and/or experience in human services or related field for a minimum of 2 years preferred.
  • Data entry experience required.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a reliable vehicle a California Driver’s License and vehicle’s insurance.
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Crystal Reports and Internet.
  • DMH data entry system experience preferred.

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**

 


Title: Quality Assurance Assistant

Description:

Demonstrate adaptability to changing work environment, self starter, proactive planner, fast learner, demonstrate sound judgment, organized, efficient time management skills, team player, effective communicator (verbally and in writing) positive attitude towards others. Ability to interpret policies. Attentive to detail. Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office WORD and EXCEL. Knowledge of Department of Mental Health documentation is a plus.

Requirements

  • The Quality Assurance Assistant is responsible for working in compliance with ECDA & DMH Policies and Procedures, Ethical standards and HIPAA laws and guidelines to ensure proper documentation and complete administrative office duties assigned by supervisor or management.
  • Ensure electronic charts are in compliance with DMH & ECDA standards and assist supervisor and other management staff with Quality Assurance issues (e.g. including protocols, review of charts, etc.).
  • Work collaboratively and harmoniously with staff to keep documentation in electronic charts current.
  • Ensures clients are closed from agency’s electronic health record.
  • Meet weekly or when necessary with clinicians and supervisors to assist with any Quality Assurance concerns.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**

 


Title: RHAS Child Care Worker

Description:

The Relative Home Assessment Services (RHAS) Child Care Worker (CCW) is under the supervision of the RHAS Program Director. The RHAS CCW will be providing care for children whose parents are participating in the RHAS trainings which are being held 3 days a week/4 hours per day (please note: schedule varies). The CCW supervises children and monitors child care needs while using sound decision making and judgement skills.

Requirements

  • Observe and monitor children’s play activities.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
  • TB, Live Scan and HIPAA clearance to be taken upon acceptance of position.

Qualifications

  • High school degree or its equivalent.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Must be willing to be trained on child abuse reporting.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment.
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview**