Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center of South Florida, Inc. is seeking a Therapist:

Please send resumes to FRCHR@FRCFlorida.org with Subject line: Therapist – Applicant Name

Description:

This highly responsible position involves the provision of mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to adults, adolescents, and children. Services provided may include outpatient counseling, community-based services and coordination with schools, caregivers, and others pertinent to the treatment process.  It may be necessary to provide services during evening and/or weekend hours. This therapist is responsible for the Medicaid, TANF and other billing related documentation required as well as clinical and data reporting documentation.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Human Services or some equivalent training.
  • Must be Licensed in the state of Florida: LMHC / LCSW
  • At least two years work experience with children and families.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to work as a team member and have good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs.
  • Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards and regulatory body rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge regarding age-specific / developmental stages.
  • Must be an assertive and highly organized master’s level therapist with excellent documentation skills.
  • Must be bilingual speaking both English and Spanish and/or English and Haitian Creole

Specific Areas of Responsibility to Position:

  1. To provide medically necessary and clinically indicated therapeutic services to children and adults.
  2. To maintain a caseload of at least 25 clients per week.
  3. To maintain a clinical productivity level of about twenty-five 50-minute sessions per week, plus or minus 1 session.
  4. To develop and maintain client records in a timely and accurate manner and that is in accordance with Family Resource Center Policy and Procedures, and Medicaid, JCAHO, and other applicable standards.
  5. To complete the monthly service encounter log (i.e., monthly billing log) in a timely and accurate manner and submit it to the Clinical Supervisor.
  6. To complete in a timely and accurate manner assessments on each client / case assigned.
  7. To complete and implement treatment plans and reviews for each client.
  8. To monitor the treatment plans, school achievement, and behavior management plans, as appropriate for each client in terms of noting progress, or the lack of progress, and updating documentation, as needed.
  9. To complete progress notes for each service provided.
  10. To assist the staff with crisis intervention, as needed.
  11. To work closely with the Consulting Psychiatrist concerning psychiatric evaluations, medication reviews and involuntary commitments of the children being served, as indicated.
  12. To ensure that all clinical documentation in the program is completed in a timely and accurate manner that is consistent with relevant policies, State laws, contractual requirements with funding sources, Medicated rules, JCAHO, and other applicable requirements.
  13. To participate in clinical supervision and administrative supervision as required by agency policy and relevant State Law.
  14. To ensure that all programmatic and administrative practices comply with the highest relevant legal, professional, and ethical standards.
  15. To contribute to the promotion and understanding of multi-cultural differences in the workplace and in the field.
  16. To participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance program.
  17. To perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.