Employment Opportunities at PACS

At PACS, our goal is to provide client focused, quality services to clients and their families. We seek a diverse staff of well-qualified culturally and linguistically competent professionals and peer advocates. In order to hire and retain a valued work force, we offer competitive wages, benefits package and opportunities for professional development. PACS also provides strong clinical supervision in a caring and supportive work environment for clinical associates.

Resumes are accepted for all positions and are kept active for 3 months from receipt. They will be reviewed for possible matches if a position becomes available during that period.

Bilingual staff are welcome, especially in Spanish and all API languages as well as individuals who are community oriented and bicultural. It is helpful if you have experience with DMH documentation, structured treatment planning, training in an EBP and strong time management skills. Many of our clients come from communities with high levels of trauma, poverty, substance abuse and chronic homelessness. Staff need to have true compassion to help the underserved and a belief that clients can recover to lead meaningful lives. PACS also hires individuals with lived experience as peers to advocate for clients and provide additional supportive services. The agency also has home visitors programs at two of its locations that hire non-clinical staff.

Resumes with cover letters may be faxed to the attention of Joycelyn Manzano, Director of Human Resources at 310 337-2805 or emailed to jmanzano@pacsla.org.

ONGOING POSITION OPENINGS AT PACS
Clinical Supervisor or Clinical Coordinator Position Summary:
The clinical supervisor/coordinator is responsible for coordinating and directing the clinical and case management activities of his/her assigned team or program. Provide direct services, clinical/therapeutic counseling services may include but are not limited to individual counseling, group counseling, clinical intake/evaluation, mental health services, crisis intervention, parent/child therapeutic activities, community presentations and other therapeutic services. Clinical Supervisor will provide individual clinical supervision to AMFT, APCC, and ACSW for clinical hours for licensure as well as administrative supervision to their supervisees.
• Position requires CA Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LCSW or LMFT, PSY D, Ph. D) with a minimum of 2 years post licensure clinical experience.
• Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Director.
• Completed clinical supervision training and practice.
• Experience with DMH treatment programs required.
• Provide expertise for the agency when needed.
• Experience, training and certification with evidence based practices such as TFCBT, Seeking Safety, MAP, etc. preferred.
• Have some experience and understanding of culturally responsive services.

Mental Health Clinician Position Summary:
The clinician is responsible for providing culturally responsive direct mental health services for the agency including but not limited to individual counseling, group counseling, clinical intake/evaluation, family therapy, crisis intervention, parent/child therapeutic activities, community presentations, home visits, and outreach activities.
• Position requires a MSW or MA/MS Psychology, Counseling-MFT degree with registration completed with the CA Board of Behavior Sciences.
• Ability and willingness to work with children and families of all age groups 0 through adult years.
• Experience with 0-5 yr old population preferred but not required.
• Experience with DMH mental health treatment programs preferred.
• Flexibility in a service environment with an ability to work in the field.
• Able to work with diverse treatment population and community ethnicities.
• Bi-lingual English and Asian Pacific Islander language or Spanish preferred but not mandatory.
• Training and experience in evidence based practices preferred such as Seeking Safety, TFCBT, MAP, Family Connections, etc.
• Have reliable independent means of transportation to provide client services at client locations.

Recruitment Notice:  Healthy Family Program Manager

The Healthy Family Program Manager (HFPM) is responsible for the day to day operation of the Select Home Visitation Program (SHV), which is funded by First 5 LA and the DPH Home Visitation Programs, funded by the LAC Department of Public Health.  This Manager provides management and accountability of the overall quality of these programs and services. The Manager is the liaison with other community agencies in service areas providing Home Visitation services. The Manager will develop relationships with community based organizations and community members as needed, in order to build and sustain partnerships to systemically engage overburdened families in home visitation services.  This Manager will cultivate and strengthen the nurturing parent-child relationships, promote healthy childhood growth and development and enhance family function by reducing risk and building protective factors.

Requirements:

  • Master degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work or Child Development or BA with four (4) years’ work experience in Healthy Family Programs providing home visitation family support services.
  • 3 years of with community work experience, in program development and implementation capacity.
  • Working experience with reflective supervision
  • One year experience in developing and providing activities for prevention of child abuse a plus.
  • Previous experience working with adverse populations and in community based services.
  • Have demonstrated leadership skills and ability to coach, motivate and train others.