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Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) - MMF CARES CLINIC

at Marshall Medical Centers

Posted: 11/7/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 102724

Job Description


Per Diem 1

Primarily Day shift


Contact Information:
  • Contact: Ella Jones
  • Tel: 530-626-2819

Job Details:

    The Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is a highly trained mental health professional who works in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary CARES Clinic team to provide substance abuse and addiction therapy in an outpatient clinic environment. Collaborates with members of the team to provide Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services to high risk/vulnerable patient populations. Provides individual and group counseling services, implements patient treatment plans, provides referrals to community resources and works with patients in identifying and problem solving barriers to treatment, ensuring the patient experience is delivered in a timely, dignified and caring manner.



    • A current clinical license as an MFT, LCSW, Clinical Psychologist or LCPP required.
    • Possession of a Certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) or certified substance abuse counselor affiliated with the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) or the California Association for Alcohol / Drug Educators (CAADE) preferred.
    • BS or MS degree in counseling, psychology or related field required.
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.


    • At least three years of experience as a counselor for individuals affected by alcohol or drug abuse strongly preferred.
    • Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities required.
    • Understands dual diagnosis and the interplay of mental health and substance use problems.
    • Knowledge of case management, addiction medicine, mental health, addiction, substance abuse treatment and/or working with at-risk populations preferred.
    • Knowledge of current standard primary health care practices, treatments, tests and therapies performed in a community clinic preferred.
    • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including Joint Commission, The Americans with Disabilities Act, etc., required.
    • Knowledge of community resources related to specialty care and other health-related services.
    • Principles of care management.
    • Principles of adult learning, development of health education programs.
    • Experience in a community clinic setting desirable.
    • Speaking and understanding Spanish preferred but not required.


    • Skilled in providing crisis intervention, conducting group education programs required.
    • Ability to assess, diagnose and treat patients with substance abuse disorders.
    • Word processing, data entry, email and data reporting.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Collection data, accurate record keeping and generation of reports.
    • Skilled in developing rapport and work with people of all ages, cultural, religious, social and ethnic backgrounds, including acknowledging and honoring psychosocial, spiritual and cultural beliefs.
    • Ability to maintain professional behavior with all levels of colleagues, staff, clients and the public, including from refraining from negative comments about peers in public and the medical record; resolving conflict and demonstration of courtesy and respect to all staff.
    • Ability to inspire confidence and trust in clients and staff preferred. Ability to maintain the utmost level of confidentiality.