Quality Assurance Behavioral Health Therapist - Licensed - $1,000 - $5,000 NEW HIRE BONUS

  • Nevada County, CA
  • Grass Valley, California
  • Sep 16, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Definition and Class Characteristics * * * $1,000 - $5,000 NEW HIRE BONUS * * *


Interested in joining a fast-paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving lives of vulnerable community members? The County of Nevada, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking to hire a licensed Quality Assurance Behavioral Health Therapist to provide the following support to community members:

  • Assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, collateral/parent counseling, crisis intervention, case management, and documentation of services, especially in Medi-Cal billing agencies.
  • Support Quality Assurance Program and Quality Assurance Manager through well-developed knowledge base of Medi-Cal SMHS, DMC-ODS programs, and community mental health programs (both adult and children's services).
  • Perform internal/external audits and program reviews under direction QA Manager.
  • Support and provide specific documentation and QA-focused trainings to both internal/external providers. Provides guidance, support, and feedback on areas of quality assurance and improvement practices under guidance of QA Manager.
  • Serve as significant project contributor and project lead, as needed, for diverse quality improvement projects under guidance from QA Manager.
The ideal candidate has provided Psychotherapy and is aware of billable versus non-billable elements of psychotherapeutic services and has screened potential clients over telephonic or virtual methods in prior work. The work is always interesting and provides opportunities for collaborative, creative problem solving. We seek to hire individuals who are caring and who bring a sense of humor and fun at the right time in addition to strong organizational skills.

A bilingual Spanish skill would be an asset in this position but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designation must take and pass a Spanish bilingual proficiency examination. Individuals who show patience, understanding, and caring in their dealings with others are highly valued. Other relevant personal traits include social skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to manage time effectively.

This position is full-time and fully-benefited. Our staff members enjoy an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to: CalPERS retirement, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending account, deferred compensation plan including 401(a), 457(b) and Roth options. We also offer flexible schedules and telework options to our staff depending on program needs! While the County offers a tuition reimbursement program, Nevada County Behavioral Health staff are eligible to apply for up to $15,000 in student loan repayment!

Per California Department of Public Health regulations, employees working in healthcare positions and/or facilities are required to follow both California and Federal vaccine policy mandates. Currently, the COVID-19 vaccine and, if eligible, the COVID-19 booster, are required for this position. Proof of vaccination and booster may be required if a conditional offer is extended. As an employer, the County follows all applicable California and Federal laws, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and will make, on request, accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs and/or disabilities where a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on the County's business.

At Nevada County, your contribution, worth, and ideas all have a place. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your whole self to our place.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Read the full Quality Assurance Behavioral Therapist-Licensed job description to learn more.Closing Date/Time: 10/13/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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