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Assistant Psychological Services Supervisor - Job#624

North Los Angeles County Regional Center
Chatsworth, CA 91311
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  • Job Code
    190880500

The Organization

North Los Angeles County Regional Center NLACRC is a private, non-profit agency that is contracted with the State of California, Department of Developmental Services, to provide services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. NLACRC is one of the largest regional centers in California and has proudly served the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Antelope Valley since 1974. We serve individuals across the lifespan from infants and toddlers, school age children, transition-age youth, to adults and aging adults.

Supervision

Receives general supervision from Psychological Services Supervisor. Provides supervision to intake case managers and associates, and assigned support staff, as well as quality assurance activities for vendor clinicians who perform psychological and social assessments.

The Position and Job Summary

(These are examples of the types of duties that may be performed. Additional duties may be added.)

  • May train and/or provide oversight to intake and psychological department staff and contract clinicians. Assigns work, evaluates results, ensures quality of work, and consults with staff on complex service issues. Ensures that department staff complete work assignments within program timelines and agency service standards, with an emphasis on providing professional and quality customer service.
  • Evaluate consumers or potential consumers, performing interviews, tests, and record reviews, makes eligibility or program recommendations.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary staffing and meetings. Provides consultation to staff on consumer services issues and serves as a liaison to outside agencies, as assigned. Assists in problem resolution with outside agencies or service providers.
  • Acts as an expert witness at fair hearing proceedings

Employment Standards

Any combination equivalent to or likely to provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

  • A PhD., Psy.D in psychology from an APA-accredited program and licensure by the California Board of Psychology.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience providing testing, diagnostic evaluation, service recommendation, and consultation to people with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, or emotional disturbances; their families; and service providers.
  • At least 1 to 3 years of supervision of professional and paraprofessional staff.

Skills and Abilities

All aspects of psychological testing. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, effective counseling, staff supervision and leadership. Ability to work under pressure and assume responsibility for complex tasks. Ability to effectively work with people from different cultures.

Language Skills

Bilingual - Spanish Preferred

Essential Requirements

Developmental disabilities; mental illness; assessment of all ages; treatment options; laws, ethical standards, and regulations pertaining to service delivery and the practice of psychology. A valid California Driver's License and transportation, or acceptable substitute, is required.

NLACRC offers an Excellent Benefits Package:

We offer employees a variety of health and dental plans.

  • Health Insurance - NLACRC pays the full cost of coverage for certain Medical plans for employee only. We also provide a generous contribution to additional plans that the employee may select for employee only or employee and dependents costs.
  • Dental Insurance NLACRC pays the full cost of the Dental DMO Plan for employees and eligible dependents. We also offer a Dental PPO plan with a low employee monthly contribution for employees and eligible dependents
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Account for eligible health care expenses
  • Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for eligible dependent care expenses
  • No cost Life, Accidental Death & Disability, Long Term Disability Insurance for employees
  • No cost Vision plan for employees and eligible dependents
  • NLACRC offers two (2) deferred compensation plans - 457 and 403(b)
  • Paid Time Off Eligible for 3 weeks of accrued vacation in the first year, 8 hours per month sick time, education, wellness and sabbatical time
  • Holidays NLACRC offers 13 paid holidays throughout the year
  • Most positions are offered a hybrid remote option

Professional Development Opportunities & Growth

NLACRC values the professional development of staff! Variety of career paths for entry- level management positions for those seeking leadership opportunities in the social services field.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At NLACRC, we value and celebrate diversity! In September 2021, NLACRC launched an initiative to enhance and strengthen our commitment to diversity and belonging.

COVID-19 Job Requirements

Upon job offer acceptance, candidates will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. A reasonable accommodation may be requested for a religious or medical exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

This position is non-exempt. NLACRC is an equal opportunity employer. Further, NLARC will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Posted: 2022-09-05 Expires: 2022-10-07

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