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Requisition Number 99-10165
Post Date 9/10/2018
Title Program Coordinator I
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Division Clinical
Pay Frequency Semi-Monthly
City Los Angeles
State CA
Description

 

Program Coordinator

Make a Difference in People's Lives While Expanding Your Knowledge and Skills

Diverse Role    ●    Excellent Training    ●    Career Options    ●    Great Culture

 

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been a leading provider of community mental health and substance use services since 1942. With a history stretching back to the Great Depression, Didi Hirsch has established a strong reputation in the communities we serve. We help more than 90,000 children and adults each year from 11 locations and 100 schools throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. We are committed to excellence, diversity and opportunity. We are dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who make a difference in the lives of the clients we serve. We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package. 

    

Top three reasons to bring your career to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services:

  • This is a diverse role, allowing you to expand your skills.
  • This is a great opportunity to start building a rewarding career with a leader in community mental health services.
  • You will find a strong family-like culture here; people enjoy working together to help some of the most vulnerable members of our communities improve the quality of their lives.

Your key duties will include:

  • Guides a highly effective team to accomplish the program's short- and long-term goals.
  • Interfaces with related community agencies; attends meetings as scheduled, and/or needed
  • Develops realistic and measurable objectives for the program
  • Assists the program director with managerial duties to include interviewing applicants for employment, assigning and reviewing progress of assignments, conducting performance appraisals, recommending salary increases, and developing higher levels of expertise in staff members by encouraging further education, participation in seminars, and providing learning opportunities within the program
  • Identifies staff and volunteer training needs and ensures development and implementation of programs that address needs; participates in delivering training sessions to meet the needs of staff related to clinical/program needs
  • Guides staff and interns in the development of their work plans, their assigned duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority; consults with staff on problems relative to clients
  • Attends, participates in, leads, and/or facilities routinely scheduled meetings as requested or required for the program, division, or Agency 

 

          

 

Schedule Details

Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM with evening, overnight, and weekend hours required.

Requirements

You must be able to successfully pass our pre-employment screening, including a background check and live scan fingerprinting.  For bilingual positions, you will need to pass a language assessment. You will also need to meet the following requirements for this role:

  • Working knowledge of mental health and/or substance abuse services coordination and management.  Depending on program/division, demonstrated knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices, Co-Occurring Disorders and/or Recovery Model of Treatment is required.
  • The ability to support the values and mission of Didi Hirsch as related to employment.
  • Working knowledge of Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, DMH, Department of Social Services, CalWORKs, and other state, federal regulations relating to outpatient mental health services.  For Substance Abuse programs, working knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to youth and substance abuse services.
  • Current knowledge to coordinate treatment planning and case management for assigned clients.
  • The skill to present ideas, information, and viewpoints clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Personal computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and other related software.
  • Supervisory skills to manage a small group of professional staff.
  • Ability to use analysis, experience, and judgment to make effective decisions.
  • Commitment to team objectives and Didi Hirsch philosophies.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs by acquiring new skills and knowledge.
  • Current California driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

These requirements are typically met by a combination of education and experience that includes at least one year of experience working in a mental health related position or in a training/educational setting. Experience working on a crisis line is a plus.

                                

                                

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

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Didi Hirsch is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, family care, marital status, status as a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, or any other classification protected by law.

Didi Hirsch is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment. We are an EEO/AA Employer.