Licensed Clinical Therapist II

US Government, Multiple County Departments

Be an agent of change and make a difference in delivering health and wellness to millions of residents.

Join a team who is passionate about the services they provide and is committed to making a difference throughout San Bernardino County.

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Licensed Clinical Therapists II. Licensed Clinical Therapists II are lead workers who direct a small clinical staff. Typical duties consist of providing clinical and administrative consultation to their staff; screening prospective clients for appropriateness of program services; intervening in crisis situations; auditing and monitoring charts; utilization review; payment authorization; and participating in providing rehabilitative mental health/substance abuse services in clinic, institutional, field, and community settings to clients with severe mental, emotional, and substance abuse disorders.

For additional details, please refer to the Licensed Clinical Therapist II job description.

Hear from current therapists about their experiences within the County below!

The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for providing mental health and substance use disorder services to county residents who are experiencing major mental illness or substance abuse related issues. DBH provides mental health and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services to all age groups, with a primary emphasis on treating children/youth who may be seriously emotionally disturbed, adults who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, and individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders. DBH also provides an array of outreach/engagement, prevention, and early intervention services. DBH’s core values are service, integrity, accountability, and trust.
DBH is a unique County Department comprised of six (6) service areas: Outpatient Clinics and Youth Services; Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; 24-Hour and Emergency Services; Forensic and Homeless Services; Administrative Services; and Program Support Services. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 1000 positions and an approximate $700 million-dollar annual budget.

Click HERE to learn more about the Department of Behavioral Health
Click HERE to learn more about San Bernardino County

The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the Department.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Background Check: An extensive background check will include credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or be a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB test. Some positions may require additional background check/process dependent upon the work location. 

Shifts: Some programs offer 24-hour services; some assignments may require employees to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call. 

Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required depending on assignment. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation (mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate is available). At the time of hire, a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation. 

Differential: Clinical therapists regularly assigned to work night/overnight hours or in detention facilities receive additional compensation. Indicate your interest and availability for positions assigned to night/overnight or detention facilities on the supplemental questionnaire. 

Qualifying Experience: Official commencement of job duties cannot begin until candidate possesses one (1) year of experience as a licensed therapist in a mental health or social service setting. Contingent job offers may be made to candidates who are within three (3) months of completing one (1) year of the requisite experience as a licensed therapist. 

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

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