Contracted Clinical Coordinator/Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Kissimmee, FL  / Poinciana, FL  / Celebration, FL 
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Job Description

*This is a contracted position and may be located in multiple locations.

*3 to 5 hours a week, $50 to $60 per hour


Duties and Responsibilities

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible to provide mental health and substance abuse services which shall comply with policies and procedures of Eckerd and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Mental Health and Substance Abuse Standards Manual, DJJ's QI Standards and other state and federal regulatory licensing and accrediting agencies and bodies.

  • A Clinical Coordinator shall maintain licensure and establish competency to provide the following treatment services:
    • Mental Health and substance abuse assessments and counseling and shall assess youth identified with suicide risk factors as required. Clinical Coordinator shall complete documentation in the youth's mental health file. Clinical Coordinator shall participate and provide information for specific goals on the youth's service plan related to mental health and/or substance abuse treatment at the monthly treatment team meetings.

Qualifications

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

  • A minimum of a master's degree in the related area of licensure. A psychologist licensed pursuant to chapter 490, Florida Statutes; or a mental health counselor, clinical social worker, or marriage and family therapist licensed pursuant to chapter 491, Florida Statutes.
  • Two years' experience in direct-care delivery of treatment or clinical services, plus one year of supervisory experience required. Incumbents working in a residential DJJ program must have three years' experience working in an offender (adult or juvenile) treatment program. Experience with administrative requirements associated with Medicaid services also required. Experience with group work modalities, residential settings, child welfare, and substance abuse treatment preferred.
  • A strong foundation related to counseling theory and practice, good organizational skills, analytic ability and attention to detail and ability to mentor and train others are required. Must be able to work effectively with diverse groups of staff and residents in a participatory management environment.
  • Must meet state criminal background check requirements. Must maintain employment eligibility status.

*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.


About our Program:

Eckerd Connects' Pathways provides community integrated services for youth between the ages of 11 through 19 who reside in Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Osceola, Sarasota and St. Lucie counties in Florida's Central and South Regions. Youth must have been placed on probation or minimum risk commitment and assessed as moderate-high or high-risk to re-offend to be eligible for services. Referrals accepted through the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) probation or the court system.

Eckerd Connects' Pathways fully integrates WrapAround (WA) case planning, case management and a strong diverse group of committed stakeholders in each service area to ensure we have a strong WA team in each county. This program is designed to develop competencies while providing each youth with the tools to begin their process of change and be successful long after completion of services.


Our Location:

Eckerd Connects | Pathways Osceola

111 South Randolph Ave | Kissimmee, FL 34741

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eckerdconnectspathways/

About Us Video: https://youtu.be/uf06jGJ-R_g

Copy & Paste the link into your browswer for more information: https://eckerd.org/juvenile-justice-services/community-based-services/eckerd-connects-pathways/


Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all applicant's for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special-disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.


Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets employer. Eckerd utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.


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Eckerd Kids is a drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets employer. Eckerd utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Kids") considers all applicant's for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special-disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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