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Family Clinician
Job Code:21-527-003
Campus/Location:Ortiz Campus
FT/PT Status:FT Exempt
Work Hours:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Responsibilities:

Join the new Community Family Response Team (CFRT) program serving families referred by Lee County Schools. New master’s level graduates welcome to apply! Qualified supervision is provided! CFRT provides therapy and support in accessing resources for families negatively impacted by the pandemic through services provided by the Family Clinician and a Resource Specialist. This is a 2 year program ending in September 2022 during which time SalusCare will support you in your journey towards licensure through the provision of training, experience and supervision. Bi-lingual clinicians are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see qualifications in job description.

1. Effectively provide a variety of skilled mental health treatment intervention services with families experiencing increased stressors as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, using a broad variety of treatment modalities, such as individual and family therapy, problem solving skills, normalization activities, parenting strategies, conflict resolution strategies, and behavior management plans.
2. Reliably function as a member of CFRT; carry a caseload of 20-30 families, provides 123 units of direct service monthly (73 F2F), develop family service plans; participate in case reviews and assist in program planning and development.
3. Routinely serve as liaison with the school and other community agencies; promote community awareness, and professionally represent SalusCare in the community.  Must be able to perform duties in a variety of locations and settings.
4. Successfully participate in intake, screening and referral process; conduct psycho-social assessments and related clinical intake evaluations, including behavioral, substance abuse and developmental assessment; assess patient needs and develop related treatment plans based on DSM diagnostic standards.
5. Effectively work with the resource specialist as a team to provide services to families according to the family service plan.
6. Effectually assist other clinicians in providing mental health related services; provide specialized in-service training, and act as a technical resource to the community.
7. Dependably provide services in the community where the child is living, working, or participating in educational activities, or in the office.
8. Drives independently in to the community providing services in the homes, schools or office. Transports adult family members when other transportation resources (including gas cards, bus cards) are not available or indicated. No transportation of minors is permitted.
9. Provide support in facilitating psychiatric services and Baker Act procedures as appropriate.
10. Complete a variety of required records; attain and maintain competency with the company electronic health record and accurately complete program documentation within the required time frames to ensure compliance with contracts and billing time frame.
11. Maintain compliance with staff development training as per SalusCare and Department of Children & Families
12. Regularly attend staff meetings, clinical supervision, and multi-disciplinary inter-agency meetings as required.
13.  Routinely demonstrates a sound understanding of and commitment to complying with CARF standards for community programs. 
14. Consistently displays cultural competence and sensitivity and ensures services provided incorporate patient-specific cultural values.
15. Will attain competence with the agency’s electronic medical record and use it effectively within required time frames.

16. Successfully completes other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Qualifications:
Master’s level practitioner must have a master’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, or a related human services. Experience with children and families preferred. Good assessment and therapeutic skills required. Good understanding of family systems theory and treatment approach. Must be able to function in a team environment. Computer skills in Windows operating systems required (see comments section for more). Must have a reliable vehicle and must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and the appropriate level of automobile insurance coverage.