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Therapist (6565)

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, and communities are vibrant. LSF is seeking a talented Therapist who wants to make an impact in the lives of others. Purpose & Impact: Supervises clinical aspects of professional therapy, case management, and professional training. Essential Functions:

  • Provides clinical assessments of youth in care.
  • Assures that assigned program meets or exceeds all licensing and quality assurance standards promulgated by Childnet, The Department of Children and Families, the Florida Department of Health, Council on Accreditation, Medicaid and other agencies.
  • Prepares treatment plans
  • Participates in multidisciplinary staff meetings.
  • Assures professional development of assigned staff for quality service delivery.
  • Maintains effective system of case management and client record keeping.
  • Carries a cell phone to provide clinical on-call backup.
  • Participates in a variety of staff conferences and meetings.
  • Assure that statistical data is collected and submitted for processing accurately. Assures that the data collection forms are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Provides individual, family, group, and crisis counseling to client population.
  • Serves as Privacy Officer for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
  • Develops and conducts training for both clinical and residential staff in coordination with the Clinical Director.
  • Provides responsive, high quality customer service to ChildNet, The Department of Children and Families, The Department of Juvenile Justice, The Courts, the School Board of Palm Beach County in addition to other representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner Other Functions: Perform all other duties assigned by Clinical Director. Physical Requirements: Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours, be flexible to rotate on-call as needed, and be able to travel as needed. Education: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field and Experience: Minimum of 3 years clinical experience working with troubled youth, preferably adolescents, and their families. Prior supervisory experience is highly desirable. Skills: Must be well organized, an effective administrator, excellent clinician, able to work effectively with others, good communicator, and loyal team player. Other: Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs. Principal Accountabilities:
    • Reports to Clinical Director.
    • Team player with co-workers, administrators, and funders.
    • Accurate, complete, and timely submission of required statistical reports.
    • Adherence to all licensing and quality assurance standards.
    • Effective communicator.
    • Adherence to funders and Agency Policies & Procedures. Why work for LSF? LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need. Mission Driven staff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they explore areas of interest within the organization. Amazing benefits package including:
      • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • Teledoc (24/7 online access to doctors)
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
      • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
      • Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
      • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3% student loan repayment reimbursement
      • Tuition reimbursement Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida, Miami , Therapist (6565), Healthcare , West Palm Beach, Florida

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