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Title

Assessment Coordinator 

Description

Turning Point Community Programs is seeking an Assessment Coordinator for our CRP-Rio Linda Program. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the administrative supervision of the Program Director or designee, this position is responsible for completing initial and annual assessments, providing psychosocial, rehabilitation and recovery-oriented services for adults.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. This position is responsible for ensuring that clients are introduced into the program in a comfortable, thorough and timely manner.  This position reviews the initial assessment of clients to confirm eligibility under target population and geographical boundary criteria. This position is also responsible for ensuring that annual re-assessments are completed in a strengths-based, client-centered manner and that the assessment and treatment plan are shared with the multi-disciplinary team working with the client.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Responsible for assisting members in identifying, expressing, asserting and communicating their goals and needs while living in the community
  • Responsible for completing the intake and renewal Core Assessment, including collateral assessments (AHQ, MSE) in the field or in the office in coordination with the client’s multi-disciplinary team
  • Responsible for facilitating the development of the Individual Client Plan in collaboration with the member and the treatment team
  • Provides on-going consultation to the treatment team and other staff to support the delivery of services that are driven by the member’s client plan and supportive of the member’s goals
  • Completes all required paperwork to include annual member paperwork as assigned in a timely manner
  • Drives on program business using personal vehicle for the purposes of outreach and engagement, assessments, medication outreach, transporting clients to appointments/activities, community/county meetings/trainings
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis situation
  • Provides “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the clients and consistent with the philosophy of the program
  • Participates in off-site trainings and provides in-service training for all staff
  • Conducts Quality Management activities as directed by the Clinical Director and Team Leader, such as preparation for county Utilization and Review audits, internal audits, review of services provision and charting, and other projects as assigned
  • Facilitates groups, provides individual and family therapy, and updates diagnoses for clients not receiving medication management services from the program psychiatrist, with oversight from a licensed professional if not themselves licensed
  • Carries a small caseload
  • Attends to the safety, health, and wellbeing of clients
  • Completes paperwork as assigned in a timely manner, and maintains productivity standards outlined for the program
  • Provides after hours, “on-call” coverage on a rotational basis to program clients

Knowledge Of:

  • DSM V and geographic catchment area based on census tracts
  • Principles and goals of community mental health
  • Principles and goals of the “self-help model”
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer-driven model”
  • Principles and goals of the “harm reduction model”
  • Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate with staff, members, families, community agencies and professionals
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision-making
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation 
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Work under time deadlines and pressures
  • Work with minimal supervision

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. some on-call duties required

Compensation: $24.00 - 25.98 per hour with a $1000 dollar sign on bonus

Interested? Join us at our open interviews on Wednesdays from 2-4PM,

located at 10850 Gold Center Drive, Suite 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from High School or an accredited GED program, and a minimum of four years’ experience as a provider of mental health services; preferably working with ALL demographics, populations, and ages (TAY, adults, and older adults).  Experience in conducting functional assessments, bio psychosocial assessment, and other clinical approaches in interviewing and gathering data based on mental health needs, diagnosis, and functional impairments.  Basic computer literacy is essential. 

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/23/2022  
Location CRP - Rio Linda  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
adjustedSeniorityDate None Specified 

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