Licensed Clinical Therapist I – Quality Management*

US Government, Department of Behavioral Health

***Apply by May 31st to be considered for invitation to the Department of Behavioral Health’s one-day Clinical Therapist Hiring Event on Thursday June 13th! Receive conditional job offer same day!*** 

Are you interested in using your clinical and administrative skills to make a difference in delivering health and wellness to millions of residents?

Join a team who is passionate about the services they provide and is committed to making a difference in the lives of the residents of San Bernardino County.

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Licensed Clinical Therapist I – Quality Management*. Licensed Clinical Therapists I for the Quality Management division perform a variety of regulatory mandates including, but not limited to, the following: reviewing clinical documentation for services provided to adults and children with severe mental or emotional disorders to ensure compliance with Medi-Cal documentation requirements as outlined by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS); conducting concurrent reviews for authorizations of adult and youth crisis residential and adult residential treatment services; conducting prior authorization for an array of adult and children’s outpatient specialty mental health services; processing grievances, appeals, and state hearing requests received for the San Bernardino County behavioral health systems of care; addressing second opinions, change of provider requests, and continuity of care requests; answering phone calls from the public via the 24/7 Access Line; and working with San Bernardino County managed care plans to continually improve specialty mental health services. Incumbents in these positions primarily perform regulatory mandates, but may require client contact and/or the provision of services when deemed necessary.

*Official Title: Clinical Therapist I
For additional details, please refer to the Clinical Therapist I job description.

Hear from current therapists about their experiences within the County below!

The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for providing mental health and substance use disorder services to county residents who are experiencing major mental illness or substance abuse related issues. DBH provides mental health and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services to all age groups, with a primary emphasis on treating children/youth who may be seriously emotionally disturbed, adults who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, and individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders. DBH also provides an array of outreach/engagement, prevention, and early intervention services. DBH’s core values are service, integrity, accountability, and trust.

DBH is a unique County Department comprised of six (6) service areas: Outpatient Clinics and Youth Services; Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; 24-Hour and Emergency Services; Forensic and Homeless Services; Administrative Services; and Program Support Services. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 1000 positions and an approximate $700 million-dollar annual budget.

Click HERE to learn more about the Department of Behavioral Health
Click HERE to learn more about San Bernardino County
The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the Department.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Pre-Employment Process: Applicants must pass a background check that will include fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, DMV check, and medical exam. The medical exam will include a drug and TB test. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. resident. Some positions may require additional background check processes dependent upon the work location.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required depending on assignment. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

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