Working at Regional Center of Orange County is a wonderful opportunity to help improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in our community. RCOC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V. Click on the positions listed below for job functions, qualifications, location, and salary. To apply, submit resume to:
Human Resources Department
Regional Center of Orange County
P.O. Box 22010
Santa Ana, CA 92702-2010
Or, you may email your resume to HR@nullRCOCDD.COM. No phone calls please.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
JOB TITLE: PSYCHOLOGIST
Health Resources Group
DATE: January 12, 2023
Serves as part of a multidisciplinary group to determine eligibility of applicants for regional center services. Represents and/or presents expert testimony for the regional center in administrative hearings related to eligibility as needed. Supports service coordinators as they secure quality services for the individuals served by RCOC, particularly in the area of mental health and psychiatric needs. Provides psychological and behavior assessment and review of individuals with challenging needs.
- Possess a doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited university, college, or professional school.
- Valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology required.
- Valid California driver’s license and insured vehicle, or other means of transportation that will permit incumbent to discharge job duties effectively and efficiently, required.
- Knowledge and experience in performing psychological testing, primarily cognitive, adaptive, and developmental assessment.
- Mental health and psychiatric experience required
- Early childhood experience preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in human services or educational settings with an emphasis on ASD and other developmental and intellectual disabilities.
- Experience working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Experience in interagency collaboration.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing at the highest professional level with members of management, public groups, RCOC staff, persons served, and their families.
- Demonstrate knowledge of evidenced-based services for individuals with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual disabilities
- Participate in community building activities, which lead to the development of collaborative efforts between RCOC and other services and supports for people with disabilities.
- Present information effectively in a variety of formats and mediums to RCOC staff, constituency groups, and the Board of Directors.
- Proficient in the use of a computer and independent production of all correspondence.
- Work effectively in fast-paced, accountable environments.
- Extensive sitting at work station (80% + of time).
- Occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs. moving files and/or charts.
- Frequent bending, stooping and stretching to access files, charts, binders, etc.
- Adequate manual dexterity and coordination to operate computer, copier, telephone, etc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, assist in determining the eligibility for regional center status.
- Conduct developmental and behavioral level of care assessments for persons served within one’s scope of competence.
- Conduct assessment reviews for those individuals transitioning from state long term-care facility or county facilities.
- Participate in resource groups, resolution/review committees and community workgroups and task forces, as needed.
- Participate in Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)/Individual Program Plan (IPP) and Planning Team Meetings, as needed.
- Provide training to RCOC staff and service providers regarding psychiatric conditions and early childhood development.
- Provide technical assistance and training to RCOC staff, families, local clinicians and service providers regarding mental health resources.
- Maintain knowledge of state-of-the-art information on evidence-based treatments and interventions for individuals with ASD and other developmental and intellectual disabilities and ensure dissemination of this information to RCOC staff, local clinicians and service providers.
- Conduct records reviews and assessments to determine eligibility of applicants for regional center services.
- Partner with community agencies and help identify mental health and psychiatric resources in the community.
- Participate in the preparation and conduct of Fair Hearings, as needed.
- All above duties performed remotely, occasional in-person meetings at the regional center offices and/or community when necessary
- In accordance with RCOC policies, implement the highest standard of customer service in all activities.
- Act within the scope of authority in a manner consistent with agency guidelines, policies and practices.
LOCATION: Santa Ana/Cypress offices
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE: $7,445 – $10,902
FILING DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED
TO APPLY, PLEASE E-MAIL RESUME TO:
JOB TITLE: Service Coordinator
Cypress and Santa Ana offices
January 12, 2023
Develops, coordinates and facilitates activities that result in an increased awareness of the services available and rendered to people with developmental disabilities by performing various functions, such as case consultation, social assessments, resource development, treatment modalities, development of person-centered plans, individualized family service plans and coordinating family and persons served diagnosis and treatment techniques. Facilitates the education of persons served, families, and service providers regarding available services.
Master’s degree from an accredited school in Social Work, Human Services, Drug And Alcohol, Education, Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Human Behavioral Science, which would typically include degrees in:
- Child Development
- Social Work
The degree must be one of those listed above and must include a course of study of a combined total of 30 semesters, or 45 quarter hours, in the Development of Human Behavior, Child Development, Family Intervention Techniques, or Diagnostic Measures of Therapeutic Techniques all of which are typically required for degrees in Child Development, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology.
- WORK EXPERIENCE:
-Minimum of one-year case management experience within a social services, health care/service or related environment required.
- OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing at the highest professional level with families, vendors, and service communities.
- Ability to effectively present information to RCOC resource groups.
- Participates in internal agency activities, which lead to the development of collaborative efforts between RCOC and other services and supports for people with disabilities.
- Ability to apply RCOC mission statement and guiding principles towards solving everyday issues.
- Must be a self-starter who can work on complex problems, interacting with a wide variety of constituents with priorities.
- Must exercise skill in creative problem solving with minimal supervision and direction.
- Must be proficient in the use of a computer and independently produce all persons served related reports and correspondence.
-Proof of valid California driver’s license and auto insurance. Must have a means of transportation that will permit the incumbent to discharge job duties effectively and efficiently.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily with minimum supervision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Coordinates initial assessment and development of individualized family service plans, person-centered plans; coordinates ongoing revision of person-centered plans.
- Participates in various resource groups to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
- Secures and uses appropriate information, including psychological, physical, and social factors contributing to the person served situation, in monitoring and revising the person-centered plan.
- In conjunction with the RCOC resource groups, designs intervention plans, identifies and secures resources to meet the objectives of the individual’s person-centered plan.
- Performs evaluation of services to ensure continuous monitoring for quality of purchased service(s).
- Provides opportunities to our persons served for education, support, and problem-solving in classroom, RCOC sanctioned workshops, as well as individual settings.
- Completes necessary documentation in accordance with state and federal regulations, as well as Agency policy and procedures.
- Complies with policies, procedures, and performance standards and initiatives.
- Plans and implements innovative initiatives that expand and clarify the options available to people with disabilities.
- Participates, at the discretion of the area manager, mentoring of team members.
- In accordance with RCOC policy, implements the highest standards of customer service in all activities.
- Acts within the scope of authority in a manner consistent with Agency guidelines, policies and practices.
- Works with other team members to coordinate activities necessary to assure effective team function.
Cypress and Santa Ana office
Vietnamese, Spanish, Farsi, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Cambodian, Tagalog preferred
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$5,373 – $7,106
TO APPLY, PLEASE E-MAIL RESUME TO: