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Community Clinician III
Job Code:21-542-004
Campus/Location:Ortiz Campus
FT/PT Status:FT Exempt
Work Hours:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Responsibilities:

1. Effectively provide a variety of skilled mental health treatment intervention services in more complex cases 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 Children’s Outreach services; carry a caseload including complex cases, provides 123 units of direct service monthly (73 F2F), develop treatment plans; participate in case reviews and assist in program planning and development.

3. Routinely provide consultation and education; engage in community forums; serve as liaison with the school and other community agencies; promote community awareness, acceptance and participation in the TBOS program and other SalusCare programs.  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 client needs and develop related treatment plans based on DSM diagnostic standards. Communicate online with Insurance HMO’s to get authorization for treatment.

5. Regularly perform some case management functions as follows; convening case planning meetings with appropriate staff of other SalusCare components to plan and coordinate needed services, attending case staffings as appropriate, and facilitating the linking process to other needed services in the school and community.

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.

8. Drives independently in to the community, the homes and schools of clients to provide the TBOS therapy.

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 the TBOS program.  

14. Consistently displays cultural competence and sensitivity and ensures services provided incorporate client-specific cultural values.

15. Successfully attains competence with the company electronic health record and uses it effectively within required timeframes.

16. Complete 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 field with one of the following: Two years of professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders or current supervision under a licensed clinician. Practitioners must have training and experience in infant, toddler, and early childhood development and the observation and assessment of young children as well knowledge of latency age and adolescent development and assessment. Good assessment and therapeutic skills required. Good understanding of family systems theory and treatment approach. Computer skills in Windows operating systems required (see comments section for more). Valid Florida Driver’s License required.