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Clinical Counselor - New Hire Incentive

Company: Childrens Home Society of Florida
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SIGN-ON BONUS of $1,500 is being offered!$750 upon starting and $750 after completing six months!**
Since opening our doors in 1902, CHS became a part of Florida's history.
CHS has been committed to growing and evolving to provide the right services and solutions to address the needs of children and families throughout the changing times. Every day, our team works with parents and kids to empower them and encourage them. With innovative technology solutions and a dedicated, experienced team throughout the state, we're changing the face of foster care and positively impacting children and families' lives for generations to come.
Join our team to continue to do good and create history serving Florida's children and families!
The Clinical Counselor assesses and/or identifies client and family needs; plans, coordinates, provides, and evaluates necessary services and treatments; and assists and counsels individuals and families by delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals, and providing needed information and treatment services. Overall, the Clinical Counselor contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that position CHS as the leader in delivering proactive behavioral health, case management, community and early childhood solutions for children and families.

  • Uplifting mission-driven work culture
  • Make an impact in your community and become a part of Florida's history!
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive difference in children and families within your own community!
    Primary Job Functions1. All Programs:
    • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.).
    • Generate and maintain necessary reports and paperwork in a timely manner (i.e., Quality Assurance and program reports).
    • Participate in treatment and/or multidisciplinary teams, including but not limited to one of the following: TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS (only provided in Residential settings) treatment team meetings, as required by the program.
    • Provide crisis-counseling services to families.
    • Make collateral contacts to assess client progress and functioning.
    • Provide on-call support as required or scheduled.2. Contribute to a positive, engaging work environment.
      • Develop a strong knowledge base and stay current on job-related issues and trends.
      • Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality process.
      • Comply with CHS's code of conduct, policies, procedures and other obligations.
      • Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.
      • Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
      • Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond values in the performance of all job duties.
        Job QualificationsEducation, Licenses & Certifications:
        • Master's degree in Human Services or related field
        • For Behavioral Health Services programs: Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or comparable human services related degree:
          • A comparable degree must have included graduate level coursework in four of the following: human growth and development; diagnosis and treatment of psychopathology; human sexuality; counseling theories and techniques; group theories and practice; dynamics of marriage and family systems; individual evaluation and assessment; career and lifestyle assessment; research and program evaluation; personality theories; social and cultural foundations; counseling in community settings; and substance use disorders.
          • For Early Learning Centers Support Team: A non-licensed candidate shall be a registered intern working towards licensure to be considered.Experience:
            • Two years of post-Bachelor degree experience working with at-risk children and families, required.
            • For Behavioral Health Services programs: Two years of professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders OR professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders and the ability to be supervised by a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), required.
            • One year of post Masters' experience, preferred.
            • Three years of experience dealing with emotionally disturbed children/adolescents, preferred.
              CompetenciesKnowledge of:
              • COMMUNITY RESOURCESSkills and Proficiency in:
                • Planning, organization and time management, oral & written communication
                • Interpersonal Relationship Building, Collaboration, Teaming
                • Computer systems and MS Office, including Word, Excel and OutlookAbility to:
                  • Perform at a high level of autonomy, with general supervision.
                  • Perform under strong demands in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes ambiguous environments.
                  • Handle stressful, sensitive situations; preserve confidentiality and professional boundaries.
                  • Meet critical deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy and quality.
                  • Solve practical problems and document results using sound judgment.
                  • Demonstrate the behaviors of our CHS Common Bond Values.
                  • Interact effectively with children/families from diverse backgrounds
                  • Set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients; act decisively to protect clients, when necessary
                  • Assess and apply proper intervention strategies
                  • Identify and understand environmental stressors
                  • Recognize importance of social, economic, environmental factors in the development and resolution of personal/family problems
                  • Be sensitive to service population's cultural/socioeconomic characteristics
                    Schedule ExpectationsThe incumbent will work a standard scheduled week, which may include weekends, holidays and evenings. The ability to work flexible hours is required to meet business needs. If working remotely, incumbent will be required to be available by telephone and email during specified hours. Travel will be on an as-needed basis to conduct business-related activities. In the event of a declared disaster or emergency, this Business Operations Continuity position will be required to carry out assigned duties to provide CHS with the capability and capacity to operate its business functions.
                    **Please note that to be eligible for the sign-on bonus, you must not be a current employee of CHS, nor has been an employee in the last 180 days. Rehired team members are not eligible if they were last employed with CHS less than 180 days ago. A one year commitment is required as part of the sign-on bonus. The sign-on bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld. If you voluntarily leave CHS prior to one year of service, you will be required to reimburse CHS the full sign-on bonus amount.

Keywords: Childrens Home Society of Florida, Miami , Clinical Counselor - New Hire Incentive, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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