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North Los Angeles County Regional Center (NLACRC) is a private, non-profit social service agency that provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Our focus is on understanding and meeting our client’s needs, while helping them make independent choices. Join us in creating a positive difference in the lives of persons with developmental disabilities.

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS
Thank you for your interest in employment with NLACRC. Welcome to NLACRC's employment page. You must complete an online application for any position(s) open or you can submit your application to HR@nlacrc.org. Your application will be retained for consideration for open positions. A Human Resources Representative will contact you if we are able to offer you an interview. If you have questions or encounter any difficulties completing your online application, please contact Human Resources at (818) 778-1900 for assistance.

The information below is subject to change. If you have any questions, please contact the NLACRC human resources department.

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CURRENT LISTINGS:

Office Assistant (Job #29)
1, Office Services, Van Nuys, English only – Replace
Collects, processes, distributes US, UPS and inter-office mail. Maintains records as required. Orders, stocks forms and supplies. Maintains inventory records. Receives shipments. . Knowledge of general office equipment. Maintains copiers and other office machines. Provides reception coverage. Performs general clerical work, including filing, typing, copying and office coverage. Receives general supervision from the Executive Administrative Assistant or Office Services Manager. Skills include accurate record keeping, customer service on telephone and/or in person, organization, following written and verbal instructions. Must work successfully with people from a variety of cultures. Ability to lift and carry office supplies, retrieve and transport files. Staff with mail processing responsibilities must be able to lift and carry mail bags up to 30 pound minimum of one (1) to two (2) times daily and have reliable transportation or acceptable substitute (and a valid CDL). 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: graduation from high school and six months of related experience. Salary: $1,763 – $2,252 per month Click here to apply for Office Assistant

Federal Revenues Specialist (Job #159)
1, Consumer Services – Federal Revenues, Van Nuys, English only
Ensures implementation of Federal Revenue programs. Receives general supervision from the Federal Revenues Supervisor.1. Reviews and audits consumer files and works with case management staff to ensure certification and re-certification of all HCBSW consumers. Reviews case files and referrals for other Federal Programs, including institutional deeming, EPSDT, nursing facility waivers, and OBRA PASSAR. 2. Provides staff training and technical assistance to service providers on Federal revenue program compliance. 3.Participates in Department of Developmental Disabilities, Department of Health Services, and Centers for Medicaid Services audits. Ensures resolution, follow up, and corrective action for audit findings. 4. Assists case management unit supervisors in coordination of Targeted Case Management documentation and error resolution. Knowledge of Developmental disabilities; Regional Center case management procedures; Medicaid Waiver, other Federal program regulations; interpretation of medical data in charts. Skills include project management; Communication of complex material. Must be able to qualify as a QMRP (Qualified Mental Retardation Professional) in addition to meeting regional center requirements. Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of related experience. A Master's degree in a related subject may be substituted for two years of experience. At least one year of experience must be in direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities. A valid C D L and transportation, or acceptable substitute, is required for this position. Salary: $3621 - $4,625 per month. Click here to apply for Federal Revenues Specialist

Document Quality Review Supervisor (Job #55)
1, Office Services, Van Nuys, English only
This exempt position provides general oversight of the organization’s document management system. Works under the supervision of the Office Services Manager. Provides supervision to support staff (document scanners, receptionists and secretaries). Provides leadership in accordance with the Agency’s mission, vision and core values. Administration of the Document Management Application (Alfresco). Oversees all aspects of scanned document quality within the organization. Review of scanned materials for quality and proper categorization – adjusting as necessary. Assignment of proper metadata tags to ensure optimal search results on published documents. Oversee the accuracy and completeness of the document repository. Works with IT to ensure proper backup and storage requirements. Ensures test restoration of documents on a quarterly basis. Acts as a resource to the Document Scanners regarding proper processing of paper documents and files – including providing suggestions for improving process and procedures. Handles first level troubleshooting tickets related to the document management application and works with the vendor to escalate tickets and develop new scanning sheets. Coordinates periodic routine reviews of published documents. Maintain and report relevant performance and compliance metrics. Adhere to processes to increase productivity. Provides assistance and support to the Offices Services department, as needed. Knowledge and Skills include ability to manage time and prioritize work flow, highly motivated and deadline driven; Ability to adapt to rapidly changing organizational and business issues is required; Ability to take direction and work collaboratively with other departments throughout the organization; Articulate communicator and ability to interpret and explain written data to a wide range of audiences. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; High standard of attention to detail; Solid commitment to customer and/or employee service; Intermediate MS Office skills to include Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Access; Experience in utilizing a document management application, use of Alfresco is preferred; and supervision of staff. Requires minimum three (3) years of experience managing or using a Document Management Application, Alfresco is preferred. Minimum five (5) years of experience performing administration, troubleshooting or support of business systems or applications. Experience adhering to quality review process and procedures. Leadership and supervisory experience of support staff. A valid California Driver’s License or acceptable substitute is required for this position.  Click here to apply for Document Quality Review Supervisor

Nurse Consultant (CPP) (Job #269)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, English only
Assess consumers at State Developmental Centers (SDC) by reviewing all case records at SDC and RC, observation of consumers and consultation with DC and RC Clinicians and CPP staff. Attend IPP, Transition and Exit meetings at SDC for consumers planning to move to community settings. Works under supervision of Consumer Services Manager. Provide training and consultation for RC staff and CPP vendored service providers, training for families, circles of support and interested community members regarding best practices assessing and serving individuals with developmental disabilities moving out of SDC. Provide technical assistance and follow up to CPP service providers regarding medical care and follow-up for each individual consumer based on their individual medical needs. Provide assessment of available community services and screening/consultation with existing or prospective SDC CPP service providers for the development of needed services and supports to meet consumers’ needs. Provide on-going consultation to CPP providers regarding appropriate resources, training and emergency services in the community. Provide in-home health assessments for all SDC consumers six months after moving into community settings. Responsible to provide Regional Center nursing assessments, draft and write Individual Health Care Plans (IHCP) and follow up to all individuals identified and placed into “Adult Residential Facility for Persons with Special Health Care Needs” (ARFPSHN) from SDCs, as follows:
a. The individual health care plan shall include, at a minimum, all of the following: 
    1. An evaluation of the consumer's current health. 
    2. A description of the consumer's ability to perform the activities of daily living. 
    3. A list of all current prescription and nonprescription medications the consumer is using. 
    4. A list of all health care and intensive support services the consumer is currently receiving or may need upon placement in the ARFPSHN. 
    5. A written statement from the consumer's primary care physician familiar with the health care needs of the consumer, or other physician as designated by the regional center, that the consumer's medical condition is predictable and stable, and that the consumer's level of care is appropriate for the ARFPSHN. 
    6. Provision for the consumer to be examined by his or her primary care physician at least once every 60 days, or more frequently if indicated. 
    7. A list of the appropriate professionals assigned to provide the health care as described in the plan. 
    8. A description of, and plan for providing, any training required for all direct care personnel to meet individuals' needs. 
    9. The name of the individual health care plan team member, and an alternate designee, who is responsible for day-to-day monitoring of the consumer's health care plan and ensuring its implementation as written. 
    10. Identification of the legally authorized representative to make health care decisions on the consumer's behalf, if the consumer lacks the capacity to give informed consent. 
    11. The name and telephone number of the person or persons to notify in case of an emergency. 
    12. The next meeting date of the individual health care plan team, which shall be at least every six months, to evaluate and update the individual health care plan.
b. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the consumer's IHCP objectives, including, but not limited to, the health care and intensive support service needs identified in the consumer's individual health care plan and the consumer's integration and participation in community life.
c. Visits, with or without prior notice, to the consumer, in person, at least monthly in the ARFPSHN, or more frequently if specified in the consumer's individual health care plan. At least four of these visits, annually, shall be unannounced.
Knowledge includes growth and development of normal and developmentally disabled individuals; etiology and prognosis; communicable disease control and laboratory findings related to laboratory tests; nursing assessment elements and interview techniques. Skills include reading and interpreting medical reports, working with groups, individuals and interpreters. Observing and evaluating adults in context of health care and/or nursing needs. Providing guidance and recommendations with professionals, clients, parents and care providers and their staff. Requires a California Registered Nurse License AND a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent demonstrating analytical and technical abilities AND a minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience, 2 of which were in general nursing, 1 in working with individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities, and some experience working with adults, children, and high risk infants. Reliable transportation, valid CDL and acceptable driving record (or acceptable substitute) required. Regular in-state travel may necessitate overnight stays. Frequent telephone and out-of-office meetings required. Salary: $4,751 - $6,067 per month.  Click here to apply for Nurse Consultant

Fiscal Assistant II- Revenue (Accounting Clerk) (Job #19)
1, Accounting, Van Nuys, English only
Reporting to the Accounting Audit & Revenue Supervisor, this position performs general accounting department assessments and clerical duties. 1. Reviews income documentation submitted by consumer families for the purpose of fee assessments based on governmental legislation. Prepares written communication of assessments to consumer families. Conducts internal staff trainings on policies and procedures of fee assessment programs. Provides resource information to internal staff, vendors, consumers and families. 2. Reviews income documentation submitted by consumer families for the purpose of funding services based on governmental legislation. Communicates outcome of review to internal staff. 3. Data entry of accounts receivable transactions into accounting software. Maintains accounts receivables. Generates collection notices and prepares various reports, including past due accounts receivables. 4. Maintains Excel spreadsheet and database for various accounting projects. Prepares various reports for various accounting projects. Communicates with vendors on various accounting projects based on governmental legislation. 5. Performs general department support work including data entry, filing and general clerical tasks. 6. Additional duties as assigned. Requires basic accounting principles and procedures; General office practices; Computer / Microsoft Office experience with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel; database programs; computer operation and accurate typing; Good follow through and attention to detail; Good customer service skills;  Strong verbal and written communication skills; Must work effectively with people from a variety of cultures. Graduation from high school and one year of accounting experience required. Salary: $2,192 $2,800 per month. Click here to apply for Accounting Clerk

Community Services Director (Job #33) 
1, Administration, Van Nuys, English only

Plans, organizes and directs the overall work of the Community Services department. This exempt position receives direction from the Chief Financial Officer, provides general supervision to Community Services Supervisors, Contract & Compliance Manager, and oversight to Community Services staff. Participates in the development of department goals, establishes department systems, and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work plans. Works independently and interdepartmentally to research and identify unmet needs for services / resources. Directs identification, recruitment and contracting with service providers, ensures provision of information and technical assistance to potential and current service providers. Coordinates Agency input into program design, negotiates and secures approval on payment rates. Reviews fiscal analyses of service provider cost statements, recommends actions. Directs development of Agency quality assurance programs, consistent with Title XVII and other regulations. Oversees implementation, monitors and evaluates results. Interprets and communicates quality assurance and related standards to case management staff. Directs and oversees all investigations, complaints, and vendorization compliance issues involving service providers, consistent with statute, regulation, contract, and other regulations. Reviews all investigations and decisions and recommends actions. Directs development of service provider contracts to ensure compliance with statute, regulations, contract requirements, and Department of Developmental Services (DDS) directives. Oversees tracking of service provider contracts. Directs development of Department Policies and Procedures as they relate to changes in regulation or statute impacting rates, vendorization, resource development, quality assurance, and record retention. Oversees implementation, monitors and evaluates need for changes. Communicates changes to other impacted Agency departments. Oversees hiring, training, supervision, evaluation of department staff. Participates on Agency leadership teams, represents the Agency in transactions with outside parties, and may serve as staff support for committees of the Board of Trustees, when assigned. Monitors ongoing compliance with statute and regulation and oversees systems for ensuring positive audit outcomes. Knowledge of Developmental disabilities, statute and regulations on service provision under Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act and California Code of Regulations, Title XVII, best practices in vendored services, quality assurance, regional center internal or community programs, management and supervisory principles and practices. Fiscal and cost statement analysis. Publicity, public relations, training best practice methodology. Skills include planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the work of a group, needs assessment and program planning, ability to interpret and communicate complex material, understanding governmental regulations, contract writing, grant writing, negotiation, public speaking, training program development and delivery, development and use of computer databases and spreadsheets. Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Education & Experience: A Master’s degree in a related field and six years of increasingly responsible professional experience in a related setting, including at least three years as a manager or supervisor. A valid California Driver's License and transportation, or acceptable substitute, required for this position. Click here to apply for Community Services Director

Consumer Services Supervisor
1, Consumer Services, Early Start, Antelope Valley, English only (Job #379)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, English only (Job #92) 
Under the supervision of the Consumer Services Director, the Consumer Services Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring delivery of quality information and services in assigned unit. Assigns, reviews and approves work of unit staff members. Advises staff on resolution of complex service issues. Represents the unit and/or company in dealings with service providers, other community and governmental agencies, community groups. Hires, trains, directs and evaluates unit staff. Provides intra- and inter-departmental leadership in service planning and provision, participates in company management team, may serve as staff support for Board of Trustees’ committees and may be assigned to serve as senior staff in supervisor’s absence. Knowledge of Developmental disabilities; Regional center (or related company) practices; Computer usage; Management and supervisory principles and practices required. Skills include decision making; Analysis of complex material; Oral and written presentation; Clear communication of complex material; Staff development and leadership; Working effectively with diverse groups of people. Receives supervision from the Consumer Services Director, provides general supervision to Service Coordinators, Service Coordinator Associates, Secretaries and other assigned staff. Requires a Master’s in a related field plus three years of related professional experience is required. A valid CDL and transportation, or acceptable substitute, required for this position. Click here to apply for Supervisor 

Service Coordinator

1, Adult, Van Nuys, English Only, Replace (Job #182)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, English Only, New (Job #207)
1, School Age, Van Nuys, Bilingual English/Spanish, New (Job #262)
1, School Age, Antelope Valley, English Only, New (Job #81)
1, Transition, Antelope Valley, Bilingual English/Spanish, New (Job #279)
1, Early Start, Antelope Valley, English only, New (Job #200)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, Bilingual English/Spanish, Replace (Job #331)
1, Adult, Santa Clarita, Bilingual English/Spanish, New (Job #343)
1, Adult, Antelope Valley, English Only, Replace (Job #425)
1, Adult/ Transition, Antelope Valley, English only, New (Job #64)
1, School Age, Van Nuys, English, Replace (Job #388)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, English only, Replace (Job #249)
1, Adult, Van Nuys, English only, Replace (Job #243)
Initiate and receive contacts with consumers and families. Work independently to provide information and/or training on service issues, develop service plans in collaboration with consumers and families, manage the funding approval process, follow through (or direct others in follow through) on service plan implementation and evaluation. Document work, maintain case records. May lead or staff support groups, represent the agency in dealings with other agencies or service providers. Requires excellent listening, communication, good writing skills, good customer service, and the ability to work effectively with a variety of people. Most positions require regular local travel. A valid CDL and use of vehicle or acceptable substitute required. BA in a related subject plus two years of post-related experience or MA in a related subject required. (One year of post related experience after BA will be considered and if selected will have starting salary of $3,272 per month or Step A.) Regular Salary: $3,436 $4,387 per month, plus $150 bilingual payment, if applicable.

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Secretary (Job #95)
1, Consumer Services Support, Transition, Antelope Valley, English Only

Performs routine and complex clerical and support work. Receives calls from consumers, families, others, obtains and records pertinent information, refers or responds to requests. Provides support to service coordinators and management staff. Types/inputs documents and records. Maintains a variety of records, including files, computer databases and activity logs. Performs a variety of clerical and support tasks, including filing, copying, telephone or reception coverage, meeting set-up and coordination, scheduling appointments, preparing and obtaining case materials and communicating with consumers, families, service providers and other agencies. Provides support to other Secretaries, as needed. Receives general supervision from supervisor. Knowledge of intermediate proficiency utilizing MS Word (to include mail merge), Excel, Powerpoint and various databases. Usage of appropriate grammar, and syntax and standard office practices. Some positions require knowledge of medical and psychological terminology. Skills include accurate and rapid typing, computer usage, (transcription may be required for some positions), customer service on telephone and/or in person, organization, meeting deadlines, following written and verbal instructions. Must be able to adapt to new technologies in support of their duties and responsibilities. Must be Bilingual English/Spanish. Requires a graduation from high school and two years of related clerical experience. Salary: $2,192 - $2,800, plus $150 bilingual payment. Click here to apply for Secretary

North Los Angeles County Regional Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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NLACRC OTHER LISTINGS

Psychologist - Contract/Vendor

(Non-Bilingual and Bilingual English/Spanish)
We have immediate opportunities for Contract Psychologists in the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys. This is an excellent contract opportunity for an experienced Psychologist who has the creative problem-solving skills to provide collaborative assistance to individuals who have developmental disabilities and to their families.

Job Description:
You will provide psychological assessment or evaluation services to applicants or agency clients. Receive general supervision from Clinical Services. Requires knowledge of developmental disabilities mental illness assessment of all ages treatment options laws, ethical standards, and regulations pertaining to service delivery and the practice of psychology. Skills include all aspects of psychological testing, effective communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure and assume responsibility for complex tasks and ability to work effectively with people from diverse cultures.

Education & Experience:
Requires A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology from an APA-accredited program and licensure by the California Board of Psychology, plus a minimum of 1 year of professional experience providing testing, diagnostic evaluation, service recommendation.

Position is an independent contractor, and schedule is variable. Referrals are not guaranteed. No employee benefits are provided. Contractor required having their own professional liability insurance. Mileage for travel is not reimbursed. Contractor is provided a flat fee per assessment. All contract positions are open until filled, unless otherwise noted.

Application:
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Attention: Psychological Services
North Los Angeles County Regional Center
15400 Sherman Way, Suite 170
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Email: hballmaier@nlacrc.org
Fax: (818) 756-6461

 

Intake  - Contract/Vendor
We have immediate opportunities for licenced ASW, MSW, LCSW or MFT as independent contractors (“vendors”) to perform initial assessments for children and adults who are applying for services from the center. Although applicants will be considered from all areas, there is a specific need in the Antelope Valley and for bilingual (English/ Spanish).

Job Description:
Individual will performs initial social assessments for applicants requesting services from NLACRC to assess in multi-disciplinary eligibility determination process. An applicant is eligible for services if they have a developmental disability, defined in California law and regulation as handicapping mental retardation, autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, conditions similar to mental retardation. Meets with pediatric or adult applicants for regional center services at NLACRC offices or, if needed, at other locations such as hospitals, facilities, forensic facilities. Conducts comprehensive assessment of an applicant’s, social, medical, family, developmental, behavioral, psychological, psychiatric and educational history including clinical observation of behavioral, psychological condition and assessment of adaptive functioning. May answer questions about developmental disabilities, regional center services and eligibility process. May provide referral information for applicable outside community agencies if indicated. Provides written report in a timely fashion. The report will be used to determine eligibility for services as part of interdisciplinary evaluation. Collaboration with Regional Center staff, including physicians, psychologists, social workers. Knowledge of developmental or related disabilities including autism, social service provision, Regional Center (or related agency) practices; basic knowledge of medical, psychological, psychiatric and developmental diagnosis. Skills includes decision making; ability to interpret and communicate complex clinical material; pediatric and adult assessment, , customer service, strong verbal and written communication/ presentation skills. Must work effectively with diverse groups of people.

Education & Experience:
A Master’s degree in a related subject and three years of related professional experience. A current California license, as an Associate clinical social worker (ASW), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), licensed educational psychologist (LEP), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Travel is required. Valid CDL and reliable transportation, or acceptable substitute, required.

Position is an independent contractor, and schedule is variable. Referrals are not guaranteed. No employee benefits are provided. Contractor required having their own professional liability insurance. Mileage for travel is not reimbursed. Contractor is provided a flat fee per assessment. All contract positions are open until filled, unless otherwise noted.

Application:
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Attention: Psychological Services
North Los Angeles County Regional Center
15400 Sherman Way, Suite 170
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Email: hballmaier@nlacrc.org
Fax: (818) 756-6461

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Last updated: 3/25/2014 3:28:20 PM