Job Descriptions

For full job descriptions, which include the principal accountabilities and reporting relationships, please email your request to assist@y3c.org.  
 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Live Scan fingerprint and Department of Justice background checks, TB clearance, a physical exam and a valid driver's license with a clean driving records.  Additionally, First Aid and CPR certifications must be obtained before employment and remain valid during employment. 
 
All job positions must adhere to the following universal criteria.
  • Demonstrate respect for clients
  • Behave in an ethical manner
  • Adhere to agency and program policies and procedures
  • Attend required trainings
  • Follow dress code
  • Maintain a positive attitude so as not to undermine other YCCC staff, the clinical team, management or the agency
  • Perform duties in a self-directed manner
  • Be flexible in accepting assignments
  • Accept direction and feedback from supervisor
  • Follow all agency and program safety protocols
  • Follow universal/standard precautions
  • Complete household chores to ensure milieu is clean
  • Utilize creative/flexible approaches to accomplish tasks
  • Utilize customer service approach with clients, family members and community members

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing direct services to clients and for facilitating the day-to-day operations of the program. The Mental Health Worker collaborates as a member of a multi-agency treatment team to develop and implement effective services. This is a non-exempt position.
 
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education: Coursework in psychology, social work or related field.
Experience: One year experience working with individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Knowledge: Knowledge of and belief in the principles of consumer centered treatment. Knowledge of DSM-V, medications and interventions. Knowledge of Microsoft office programs.
Special Skills: Demonstrated ability to work as a team and independently. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
 

PSYCHIATRIST
 
POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for conducting psychiatric examinations and evaluations, making psychiatric diagnosis, applying psychiatric treatment and providing medical supervision and medication management for adult mental health clients.  
 
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education:  Graduation from an approved medical school and satisfactory completion of a three year psychiatric residency approved by the American Medical Association.  Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's License issued by the State of California.  Board certification preferred. 
Experience:  Two years of direct practice in either a mental health program or hospital setting.
Knowledge:  Understands principles and methods of psychiatry, uses and effects of medications in psychiatric and related conditions, working knowledge of current developments in the field of psychiatry, mental health and clinical psychology.
Special Skills:  Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.  Excellent communication skills both oral and written.  Ability to make expert psychiatric diagnoses, interpretations and recommendations.  Ability to provide effective medical therapy for a wide range of mental health clients.  

 

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