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TBS Specialist - Bilingual English/Spanish

Company: Pacific Clinics
Location: Covina
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a hiring incentive of $1,000!!!Certain payout conditions may apply

Bilingual English/Spanish Required

Who We Are

Pacific Clinics is California's largest community-based nonprofit provider of behavioral and mental health services and supports. Our team of more than 2,000 employees speak 22 languages and are dedicated to offering hope and unlocking the full potential of individuals and families through culturally responsive, trauma-informed, research-based services for individuals and families from birth to older adults.

Who We Serve

Pacific Clinics serves children, transitional age youth, families, adults, and older adults. We offer a full range of mental and behavioral health services, foster care and social services, housing, continuing adult education and early childhood education programs to Medi-Cal eligible individuals and families throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Stockton, Tulare and Ventura Counties.

What We Offer

  • Pay Range: $19.44 - $20.60 per hour. Compensation may vary based on skills, experience, education, and location.
  • We Offer Medical, Dental & Vision benefits, retirement options, Flex Spending, EAP, and more!
  • Employee engagement and advocacy opportunities to advance our justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion agenda across our Agency and throughout the communities we serve.


    Under the direction of Team Supervisor or Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts, the TBS Specialist provides one-on-one support and behavioral interventions to a child/youth receiving Therapeutic Behavioral Services. The TBS Specialist works with members of the Service Team on an as-needed basis to support continuing progress toward the consumer's behavioral goals.


    ---Assembles the TBS Service Team comprised of the consumer, consumer's adult caregivers (birth family, foster family, residential staff), and other adults or professional service providers involved in the consumer's care.

    ---Convenes the Service Team in a planning meeting to develop the TBS Service Plan.

    ---Meets and/or supports members of the Service Team on an as-needed basis to provide education and support when necessary and to evaluate/refine the Service Plan.

    ---Meets with the consumer according to the weekly schedule and delivers interventions according to the consumer's TBS Service Plan.

    ---Plans and implements individual and group activities that encourage the consumer's social and emotional growth.

    ---Completes all documentation in accordance with Department of Mental Health and Pacific Clinics guidelines.

    ---Turns in all progress notes within two (2) to three (3) business days of the time of service delivery.

    ---Consults on an as-needed basis with the Team Leader regarding service delivery.

    ---Attends individual supervision 1-hour per week and group supervision two (2) hours per week every other week.

    ---Submits monthly schedule of available hours and weekly schedule of visits.

    ---Maintains professional and ethical behavior at all times, appropriately representing Pacific Clinics, its mission and philosophy.

    ---Develops and enriches a working knowledge of behavioral analysis, behavioral modification techniques, crisis intervention, and other techniques as they to work with the consumer. This includes completing assigned readings and attending supplementary seminars and training.

    ---Available by pager during duty hours (on-call).

    ---Responds to crisis situations as required.

    ---Attends and participates in staff meetings to provide input towards program development and staff training.

    ---Interacts with other internal programs, clinical/support staff and external sources such as school or community personnel as applicable.

    ---Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.

    ---Models Pacific Clinics' approach, mission and core values in all communication and correspondence.

    ---Communicates effectively in a culturally competent and diverse consumer population and promotes favorable interaction with managers, co-workers and others.

    ---Performs other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


    Initiate and maintain professional interactions and communication with Clinic's employees and/or others.


    ---Licensed practitioner of the healing arts or Master's degree preferred; college degree with one-year full-time experience working in a residential facility, psychiatric hospital, Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) designated classroom, day treatment or other equivalent settings or two (2) years of college education and three (3) years of experience as described above; High school diploma and three years of experience as described above or Department of Mental Health (DMH) sponsored Therapeutic Behavior Services (TBS) certification for training and internship.

    ---Maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification.

    ---Must have a flexible schedule and the willingness to work evenings, split shifts and weekends as required.

    ---Must be able to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills.

    ---Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity to professional boundaries.

    ---Must successfully complete TBS training.

    ---Must possess a valid California driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record under the Clinics' liability policy.


    While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand or sit. The employee is required to use hands to produce records and/or documentation in manual or electronic format. The employee must possess ability to ensure significant communication with the Clinics' community members. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequent community outreach and local business travel is also required.


    A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to job performance of the fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her Manager and/or Supervisor.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    We will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with ordinance 184652 Sec.189.04 (a) and San Francisco Police Code, Article 49. Section 4905.

Keywords: Pacific Clinics, Covina , TBS Specialist - Bilingual English/Spanish, Other , Covina, California

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