Jobs

The Mental Health Association of Orange County, a leader in the mental health field for over 53 years hires creative professionals for programs serving adults with mental illness.

MHA's current programs include a wide range of services to improve the quality of life for Orange County residents impacted by mental illness. The agency employs over 100 unique and talented individuals and serves over 16,000 individuals each year.

The Mental Health Association follows closely the psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy. All applicants are expected to follow this model of care.

The Mental Health Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to employ a diverse staff. Persons of all backgrounds and beliefs are encouraged to apply please email jobs@mhaoc.org.  Submit your resume to jobs@mhaoc.org.  Your resume will be reviewed by agency program managers.  Qualified candidates will be contacted.

Below is overview of available positions:

Part-Time Staff Psychiatrist

M.D. in Psychiatry required.

Staff Psychiatrist will:

  • Provide evaluations, diagnosis and medication managment to clients;
  • Provide Case consultation to Program Directors, Clinical Supervisors and program staff;
  • Prepare, maintain and manage records appropriate to the service provided;
  • Provide and evaluate blood tests to determine the impact of medication to clients' physical health;
  • Provide education to clients and program staff regarding possible side effects of medication;
  • Act as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team, as well as provide supervision to nursing staff, if applicable.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Jeffrey A. Thrash, Chief Executive Officer.

Rehabilitation Specialist

Requirements:

·         Master's degree and licensed eligible or BA in Social Services Field
·         Mastery of DMH documentation a plus!
·         Skilled in assessment of mental illness and substance abuse.

 Job Description:

Under the direction of the Program Director, the clinician provides services to mental health consumers in areas of assessment, case management, supportive therapy, and crisis intervention.

A candidate must:

·         Ability to maintain an ongoing caseload
·         Provide individual therapy
·         Ability to complete DMH documentation in a timely fashion
·         Ability to assist consumers with identifying and meeting goals
·         Provide individual & group services as required
·         Uphold MHA's treatment philosophy and policies
·         Be open to learning and being a dynamic part of a treatment team
·         Ability to read, write, and understand English and preferably Spanish.

 Location: Position available in Lake Forest

The Mental Health Association of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Clinical Lead

Requirements: 

- Master's degree in social work or related behavioral science and license-eligible or waivered with the BBS.
- Understanding of serious mental illness and psychotherapy.
- Agreement with and adherence to the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation.
- One year previous experience with social work.
- Skilled in assessment of mental illness and substance abuse.
- Able to read, write, and understand English and Vietnamese.
- Ability to relate to persons with diverse cultural backgrounds. 
- Mastery of DM documentation a plus

Job Description: 

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Clinical Lead provides services to consumers in areas of general mental health, short term psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and medi-cal ASO related services.

A candidate must:

- Maintain an ongoing caseload primarily of ASO short-term Psychotherapy clients.
- Assist consumers to identify and meet goals.
- Link consumers with other appropriate service providers as well as medi-cal related services.
- Provide individual and group assistance to consumers.
- Complete case files and appropriate paperwork as required.
- Uphold MHA's treatment philosophy and policies.

Location: Position available in Garden Grove.


The Mental Health Association of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.


 

 


 

 

 


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