Bilingual (Spanish/English) Mental Health Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Mental Health Specialist* Full-Time* Must be Bilingual- Spanish/English* Travel 50% or more- Los Angeles County and Orange CountyAbout SCANAs one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, serving more than 200,000 members in California, SCAN Health Plan has been a mission-driven organization dedicated to keeping seniors healthy and independent for over 40 years. SCAN employees are passionate about what they do, and understand that success is based on achieving the mission. Employees are afforded with the training and tools necessary to do their jobs and are rewarded for their efforts and recognized as experts in their fields. To learn more, visit or follow us on social media: LinkedIn; Facebook; and Twitter.The JobImprove the mental and physical health of older adults and their caregivers in order to increase their ability to live safely at home through the provision of home-based mental health assessment and treatment. Expand the knowledge-base of older adults and their caregivers in the community regarding mental health matters and provide informational, educational and supportive services to enhance mental health and decrease stigma.You Will* Provide short-term mental health treatment to identified clients including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, interventions (individual, group, couples and/or family), collateral contacts, and discharge/aftercare planning.* Educate older adults and their caregivers regarding mental health issues by deliver informational materials and facilitating educational and supportive groups to this population in community settings.* Provide preventative services to clients and caregivers as needed.* Develop and maintain professional relationships in the community in order to better serve clients and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues.* Increase the ability of older adults to live safely in the community by working collaboratively with family, caregivers, physicians, community resource providers and others involved in the life and well-being of the client. Investigate potential community resources and be well versed in what the community contributes to this goal.* Represent SCAN and IAH in a professional manner by engaging with clients and others, communicating effectively both individually and in a group setting and demonstrating quality customer service.* Maintain confidential information by following all HIPAA regulations, policy and procedures, compliance and regulatory directives and by completing required documentation in a timely, professional and accurate manner.* Travel 50% or more of the time in the assigned area- Los Angeles County and Orange CountyYour qualifications* Master's Degree in Social Work or related field of study.* Licensed or license eligible MSW/MFT* BILINGUAL- Must be bilingual in Spanish/English (Test will be administered to assess proficiency.)* 2+ years of mental health and/or clinical environment experience.* Demonstrated experience in mental health assessments, treatment planning, care management, and clinical interventions.* Familiar with evidence-based intervention models.* Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal, critical thinking and problem resolution skills.* Must have a valid driver's license with good driving record, automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.What's in it for you?* A competitive compensation and benefits program* An annual employee bonus program* Robust Wellness Program* Generous paid-time-off (PTO)* Ten paid holidays per year* Excellent 403(b) Retirement Saving Plan, with company match* Business casual attire* Robust employee recognition program* Tuition reimbursement* A Work-life balance and much more!We're always looking for talented people to join our team! Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply now!SCAN is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

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