Employment Opportunities

Updated: 10/11/2017Jobs2

Alma Family Services offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full and part time employees (scheduled for 20 or more hours).

To apply, please send resume with salary history to:

Mail:
Alma Family Services

Human Resources Department
1000 Corporate Center Drive #650
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Fax Resume To:
(323) 526-4791

Email:
HumanResources@almafamilyservices.org

Resumes are reviewed in the order in which they are received. We will contact you for further screening if you are considered to be a good match for our openings. We are unable to provide updates on resumes received.

Qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, genetic information, medical condition and any other legally protected status.

Alma Family Services conducts a thorough criminal history clearance, physical, tuberculosis, and drug screen.

For more info: please inquire through email at HumanResources@almafamilyservices.org

 


 Current Job Openings ♦

Financial Services Clerk
Pico Rivera/Fulltime

Description: Interview clients for the Payor Financial Information during intake process and for yearly re-evaluations. Verify eligibility for each client on a monthly basis and work closely with clients on resolving eligibility status changes (i.e. S.O.C, terminated/newly identified Medi-Cal, Private Insurances, Medicare). Enter and update client information on Exym/IBHIS. Maintain and keep financial files current. Ensure all documents are filed in appropriate sections of financial file. Keep client charts in locked cabinets and up to date with client financial information. Call other agencies to collect annual liability balances and PFI’s as needed. Work on financial department reports and submit by deadline assigned. Collect and log payments as necessary. Work closely with supervisor and clinical staff on resolving eligibility issues and identifying appropriate funding sources for clients.

Qualifications: High school diploma, AA degree preferred. Minimum two (2) years clerical general office experience. Computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook; previous data-entry experience. Attention to details a must. Able to prioritize and perform in a positive, flexible, adaptive manner. Knowledge of various office equipment (FAX, calculator, copier etc.) Possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Bilingual in English and Spanish required. Previous experience in a social service/non-profit preferred. Reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record.

 
Q.I. Specialist, Administration
Fulltime
 
Description: Evaluate the quality, type and level of services being provided by clinical staff. Assist with verifying accuracy of all billings to DMH – compare EXYM reports with DMH quarterly billings reports. Ensure compliance with funding requirements for documentation, timelines, accuracy, completeness, consistency, and conformity to requirements. Responsible for monitoring and reviewing cases and ensures the agency is in compliance with auditing standards for federal funding sources. Promptly identify problems and assist in implementing appropriate corrective action; Ensure compliance with contract reporting requirements. Assist with the implementation of new policies as requested. Assist with preparation for audits conducted by various agencies, including Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and in the preparation for a response to site reviews, certification visits, and various clinical and service delivery audits, to ensure compliance and contractual obligations.

Qualifications:  Must be registered ASW or MFTI with BBS.  LCSW or MFT preferred.  Minimum 3  years experience in mental health.  Experience/Familiarity with Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health documentation requirements.  Must be able to document comments/findings that result from internal audits either in oral or written format.  Effective communication skills, both written and oral.  Ability to think independently, creatively and effectively in critical situations.    Computer literate; working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Outlook and knowledgeable in Internet search.   Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the Company.


Employment Specialist, CalWorks 
Pico Rivera/Fulltime

Description: Work independently and as a part of a team to provide employment services to clients.  Will provide encouragement, guidance, and support in the area of employment; assess employability and barriers leading employment and provide services and linkages to overcome those barriers.  

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field plus one (1) year experience in a mental health setting, A.A. degree plus two (2) years experience in a mental health setting. Previous case management, employment services, or job placement experience. Knowledge of community educational and vocational resources and other community social services resources.  Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team. Bilingual English/Spanish required.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, current auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.


PROGRAM MANAGER (School-Based)
Pico Rivera/Full-time

Description: Will work with staff school based clinical staff, coordinate efforts and support each regarding their individual areas of expertise and responsibility. Also responsible for overseeing the operation of existing school-based mental health programs, participating in the implementation of programs in development, and guiding the coordination and development of future school-based programs. 

Qualifications: Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Science;  LCSW or LMFT or license-eligible. Previous program development/management and supervisory experience preferred. Two-years experience with school-based mental health services. Previous experience supervising clinical service delivery staff and interns preferred. Ability to assess and prioritize completing job demands, work on several projects simultaneously, and complete deadline-driven projects with different time-lines.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.   

 
Program Manager (Full Service Partnership)
Huntington Park / Full-time

Description: Manage and maintain the daily operation of program to include tracking and coordination of services. Evaluate the effectiveness of the program; modify and provide recommendations for changes as necessary. Create and facilitate staff development and conduct performance evaluations.  Participate in weekly DMH FSP children and TAY Impact Team Meetings. Participate in case conferences and consults with staff to review cases and treatment issues as needed.

Qualifications:: LCSW or Licensed MFT. Previous program management and supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health system. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Must be able to respond to phone calls 24 hours per day/7 days per week, as needed.


CLINICIAN (School Based)
Baldwin Park
/Full-time

Description: Provide school-based therapy for school-age students and their families. Some duties include conducting psychosocial assessments, developing treatment goals, and out-patient psychotherapy with children and their families. Opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team.

Qualifications: BBS registered ASW or MFT-Intern (Licensed preferred). Previous school-based counseling experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s license, must maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the agency. Bilingual in English/Spanish required.


Clinician (The Wellness Center)

Full-time

Description: Will be responsible for providing quality clinical services, diagnostic formulation, psychosocial assessments, and assuring appropriate therapeutic activities.  Provide comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, coordination of therapeutic activities.  Provide therapy to clients and their families/caregivers that may include a variety of environments and community settings, including, schools, homes, community centers, etc., as appropriate. 

Qualifications: Must be registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or MFT Intern with the Board of Behavioral Science. LCSW or Licensed MFT preferred. Training/certification in Evidence Based Practices highly preferred.  Must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals. Effective written and oral communication skills. Experience with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish required.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, acceptable driving records and proof of current auto insurance.


Clinician – Full Service Partnership
Huntington Park
/Full-time

Description: Job duties include conducting psychosocial assessments, developing treatment goals, and psychotherapy with children, transitional youth, and their families. With the support and guidance of the Program Manager, employees are required to be on-call during non-work hours and may work evening and weekend hours as needed. This is a community based program and you will have the opportunity to work out in the field with your client and their family while helping them on their path to wellness and recovery.

Qualifications: BBS registered ASW or MFT-Intern (Licensed preferred).  Strong clinical background with experience working in an intensive, community based mental health program, strong knowledge of DMH paperwork, policies and procedures, flexibility and desire to work in the field/community setting.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s license, must maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the agency. Bilingual in English / Spanish required.  


BEHAVIOR TECHNICIANS (ABA)
East Los Angeles/Full-time & Part-time positions

Description: Provide immediate 1:1 teaching and behavior management services to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnosis. Implement behavior reduction and skill building plans as written in the Functional Behavior Assessments report in various settings the client is assessing including but not limited to the home and/or community.  Collect accurate data as defined in the Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA). Complete data and Special Incident Reports within specified time frames.  Participate in team meetings; provide feedback and observations as it relates to client and sessions. Maintain professional and ethical boundaries with clients and families. Maintains confidentiality as outlined by agency, HIPAA, funders, and other regulatory agencies. Maintain timely and consistent attendance.

Qualifications: BA/BS in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, and/or related field. Minimum 1 year in designing and implementing behavior plans with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnosis plus 12 units of ABA. Familiarity on non-aversive behavior analysis applications. Must have an understanding of human needs, behavior and motivation and ability to develop capabilities of others. Excellent communication skills, written and oral, in English and Spanish. Computer literate. Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification. Maintain Professional Crisis Management (PCM) Certification. Registered Behavior Technician Certification preferred. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance and an acceptable driving record. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.


Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Coach
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Provide services to high risk children and their families, from low income families and communities, to stabilize and establish functional lifestyles to prevent the need for out of home placement.  Will provide mental health and short term services to clients and coordinate services.  Work as a part of the treatment team to develop individual treatment plans for assigned children and their families.  Assist client with changes in behavior related to child/youths mental health conditions which jeopardize the child’s placement   Provide crisis intervention as needed. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field, or minimum 3 years relevant experience.  Knowledgeable in TBS mental health program model preferred.  Ability to think independently, creatively and effectively in critical situations.  Bilingual English/Spanish required.  Effective written and oral communication skills.  Able to work evening and/or weekend hours when necessary.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.


LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR (Aquatics Program)
East Los Angeles/On-call

Description:Responsible for assisting aquatic staff with implementing a high quality recreational program for individuals with or without disabilities through a variety of structured aquatic classes. Ensuring the safety of facility participants by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or the equivalent (GED). Two (2) years of professional experience in a public pool setting. Experience working with the developmentally disabled preferred but not required.

Certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, American Red Cross First Aid, American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Preventing Disease Transmission, American Red Cross Automated External Defibrillation (AED), American Red Cross Title 22, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatic Program Instructor Certification (can be obtained during the first three months of employment)


PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Socialization Training Program)
East Los Angeles/On-call

Description: Responsible for assisting in the execution of planned program activities that meet the goals and objectives of Alma Family Services Socialization Training Program. The Program assistant shall ensure the safety of clients and assist clients in their attempts to participate in programmed activities.

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or at least two years college equivalent in Child Development or a related field. Two years experience working with children in a licensed child care center, comparable group child care program, or accredited school. Knowledge in CCLD Title XXII law associated with the operation of child centers. Bilingual in Spanish and ability to read and write fluently. Current First Aid and Community CPR certification (8hrs) and Child Care: California approved Child Care Provider Course (7 Hrs); Total of 15 hrs.

 

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Internships
Bachelor & master degree level internships are limited and are arranged through agreements with professional schools & universities.