Counselor - Licensed
Lutheran Services Florida

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Post Date: Jan 29, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Any
Salary: $58,000
Location: US - Florida - Fort Myers
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Description
LSF is looking for a talented Licensed Clinician who wants to make an impact in the lives of others. 

Purpose & Impact

Provides professional therapeutic services to individuals, families, or groups receiving services within the program area. 

A Day in the Life of a Licensed Clinician

Conduct intakes, psychosocial assessments, and mental health diagnosis including the clients’ acuity, strengths, and treatment needs.
Develop family-centered and culturally appropriate treatment plans and provides outpatient services to include: providing individual counseling, family counseling/training, and/or group counseling. Use evidence-based practices and trauma- informed practices.
Work cooperatively with members of a larger treatment or service coordination team, either internally within the agency or externally in the larger community.
Develop, facilitate, and effectively present program curricula for classes or groups on human trafficking, substance abuse/mental health, and other topics.
Responsible for clinical documentation, i.e., progress notes, patient assessments, service/treatment plans, and other forms/records as required in a timely manner. Maintain detailed case files and other documentation in 100% compliance with the program standards.
Participate in actively soliciting feedback from program participants through distributing satisfaction surveys or other approved means.
Meet or exceed program productivity expectations on a regular and sustained basis
Other duties as assigned
Other Functions:

To perform other related duties as assigned.

 Physical Requirements:

Must be able to drive, have a valid Florida Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record
Must be able to work flexible and long hours
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
Education:

Possession of a Master’s Degree and appropriate State licensure in a Human Behavioral Science: Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFT-A), or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). 

Experience:

Minimum of 2-4 years of experience relevant to the position and working with vulnerable, immigrant or migrant populations.
Skills:
Must be highly organized and disciplined
Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
Excellent interpersonal skills including good communication skills, listening skills, and attitude. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral and written means
Able to work effectively with all types of people, to teach, train and motivate staff
Great communication skills in English and the ability of speak one other language fluently

Other:

Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.
Proficiency in English/Spanish or Creole (written and spoken language skills). Eligible to receive, pass, and maintain e-QIP background check – initiated by the National Background Investigations Bureau. Must be a U.S. citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident.


Contact Details

URL: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/LUT1008LTF/JobBoard/17c8a6ca-9f56-4ca4-8224-40315b20ad84/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=9142c03d-60be-42f7-8976-cdf79938443e