Join The Northside Team
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Applications for employment are accepted in person Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the:
Human Resources Department
Northside Mental Health Center
12512 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
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- Bachelor Degree required
- Minimum of 1 year’s experience working with adults experiencing serious mental illness required
- Valid Florida Driver License with clean driving record required
- Provide a holistic assessment of the clients’ needs and use the assessment to develop the Service Plan.
- Advocate on the behalf of the client and intercede on behalf of the client to assure that service and resource needs are being met.
- Completes functional assessment of client’s abilities, considering age-related and diagnosis-related issues.
- Identifies all relevant problem areas, strengths, limitations (specifically including assessment of medical status in the strengths or limitations or problem list).
- Identifies a role recovery goal and objectives for each client that is behavioral, observable and measurable
- Identifies criteria for discharge and aftercare at intake and revises as you resolve previously identified problems and/or identify or develop new problems.
- Identifies and monitors clients’ level of risk by completing Adult Suicide Risk Assessment form on each client and updating annually or whenever status changes for one of the items.
- Completes comprehensive mental status evaluation
- Evaluates frequency of requests for medication changes and refills.
- working with Adult Mental Health clients/patients: 1 year
- Valid Florida Driver License with Clean Driving Record
- Monitor mentally ill individuals in jail who are at risk for commitment to the Department pursuant to Chapter 916 F.S.
- Maintain close working relationships with the judicial assistants in the circuit, the Office of the Public Defender, the Office of the State Attorney and the Clerk of the Circuit’s Office.
- Attend scheduled court hearings involving mentally ill individuals adjudicated or at risk of being adjudicated incompetent to proceed or not guilty by reason of insanity, including the determination of competency hearings.
- Alert the District Adult Mental Health/Forensic Coordinator to any potential legal issues such as incorrect or improper orders to allow for appropriate and timely intervention by district legal staff.
- Participate in the state treatment facility’s development of the psychosocial assessment.
- Participate in the state treatment facility’s development of the service/treatment plan.
- Conduct a minimum of quarterly face-to-face meetings with individuals at the state forensic treatment facility(s) and civil step-down treatment facility(s).
- Work closely with the individual interested family members (when authorized), the treatment facility service/treatment team, local mental health provider agency staff, the district/region SAMH office and placement sites to locate appropriate community placement.
- Assist the treatment facilities and appropriate court personnel in developing the conditional release plans
- Bachelor’s Degree required; major coursework in the Human Services field preferred
- Valid Florida Driver License with a clean driving record
- Forensic behavioral health: 1 year
- Valid Florida Driver’s License with 3 year clean driving record
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2 years experience as a Mental Health Tech
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification
- T.E.A.M or N.A.P.P.I Training preferred
- High school or equivalent
- Mental Health Tech: 2 years
- Provide assessment and case conceptualization functions toward care of clients
- Provide individual therapy in a manner which reflects the best practices of the community and field, including interventions which are age-appropriate
- Assess and interpret information related to the life-span development of clients within the infant, pediatric and adolescent age groups and use the information in planning appropriate care for clients
- Provide crisis intervention on an as-needed basis, assisting clients with problem-solving, access to community resources, and referral to more intensive crisis services as appropriate
- Provide case management services for clients and their families, including linking the client/family with appropriate services in the community, monitoring the care and progress of the client/family, and serving as an advocate for the client/family within the community
- Master’s Degree in the field of counseling or social work
- Experience with assessing, diagnosing and treatment planning utilizing the DSM-5 and ICD10
- Experience in trauma-informed care and substance abuse treatment is preferred
- Bilingual is preferred
- Community Mental Health: 1 year
- child/adolescent focused group/individual therapy: 2 years
- community outpatient mental health: 2 years
- assure the implementation and delivery of high quality mental health services
- provide psychiatric evaluations, assessing clients medical, biological and clinical needs
- provide clinical and programmatic consultation as needed
- participate in treatment planning and chart reviews and other responsibilities as required of the program
- EXCELLENT, COMPETITIVE SALARY
- Generous benefits package
- Sign-on bonus – $10,000.00
- GREAT SCHEDULE – DAYS ONLY!
- Community Behavioral Health: 1 year
- Valid Florida ARNP
- Teaches the clients the necessary basic living skills required to maintain his/her housing as required by their individual treatment plans or as indicated by their activity notes
- Assists and supports clients in the cleaning, and the maintenance/repairs of his/her housing to avoid health hazards
- Monitors food and menu planning, storage, food preparation, serving and clean up
- Monitors the self-administration and supply of medications
- Completes and maintains client service plans in accordance with Northside policies and due dates, approaching and involving the client according to their stage of change
- Completes all necessary admission/discharge documentation according to 65E-4 standards and the Admission/ Discharge Checklist
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care, based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the clients served in his/her assigned service area, using the “Guidelines for Assessing Clinical/Age Specific Competency”.
- High school or equivalent
- mental health care: 2 years
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification
- Valid Florida RN license in good standing
- Current CPR certification
- 2 years Behavioral/Mental Health or Psychiatric Nursing experience
- T.E.A.M. or N.A.P.P.I. Training preferred
- behavioral/mental health nursing: 2 years
- RN: 5 years
- current, valid Florida RN
Northside is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Employment retention and advancement of all personnel shall be based on qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the position in question regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, political preference, sexual orientation, handicap, disability, marital status, or as a veteran.