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UCLA Health Systems

Lead Implementation Specialist - HOME



Full Time

On Site


Los Angeles, California, United States


The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is
seeking to hire a full-time Lead Implementation Specialist (HOME) to join the
DMH-UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership (PMHP). Primary duties include:

  • Determining technical assistance and model (clinical) needs among providers working in the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) Homeless Outreach Mobile Engagement (HOME) model
  • Overseeing the planning, delivery, and quality improvement of HOME provider trainings
  • Compiling relevant trainings used in other treatment contexts, evaluate their relevance to Los Angeles County, and consider implementation with partners and training team members
  • Providing supervision of up to 8 Implementation Specialists
  • Consulting and creating corrective action plans with HOME leadership, LACDMH leadership, and PMHP Directors on administrative or clinical challenges presented by HOME providers
  • Developing and implementing quality assurance and improvement activities for all facets of program delivery
  • Planning and supervising the development of a portfolio of intervention materials including: manuals, online and skill-building group curricula for HOME providers such as training videos, identification of relevant peer-reviewed research articles, popular media, and other training materials

Notes: This position is temporarily, primarily remote
due to COVID-19, so interactions with team members will mostly take place over
email, Slack, and Zoom. Once in-person operations resume, frequent travel
within Los Angeles County may be required. For travel to locations other than
work office, you'll be reimbursed for mileage.


Bachelors degree in a mental health related field

Advanced degree in a mental health related field i.e. MSW, Ph.D.,
MA, Psy.D, Ph.D. or Ed.D. (highly preferred)

Demonstrated thorough knowledge of LACDMH HOME program, homeless
services, homeless outreach and/or similar programs (e.g. Full Service
Partnership (FSP) program, Assertive Community Treatment, Housing First)

Experience communicating complex information to people with
varying levels of education and training and different learning styles

Experience leading trainings for clinical staff and administrative

Experience providing clinical support for staff at remote sites
who are dealing with challenging cases and caseloads

Demonstrated excellence in training curriculum development

Experience in developing educational materials for dissemination
through an Internet-based platform

Skill in keeping accurate records, demonstrated attention to

Knowledge of the mental health issues impacting families of those
with severe mental illness

Ability to work flexible hours

Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance, and access to an

Reliable source of transportation to travel to service delivery
sites to deliver training in Los Angeles County

Familiarity with collaborative workgroup and reporting tools,
including SalesForce, Access, and SharePoint

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including
Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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