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If interested in applying for a position with SIMS Foundation, please email your résumé and a cover letter to Maria Maddocks at mmaddocks@simsfoundation.org.

Staff Clinician

The Staff Clinician is a full-time, exempt position reporting directly to the Director of Clinical Services. The Staff Clinician, in conjunction with the Director of Clinical Services and the Case Manager, is responsible for ensuring the safety and stability of all SIMS clients. This position is an integral part of the Clinical Team and works closely with that team to ensure that the services provided to our clients are of the highest level in the community and meet all types of clients and their needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform client intakes, eligibility interviews and clinical assessments for new and returning SIMS clients.
  • Make referrals to SIMS Provider Network, partners and/or community resources for mental health and substance use issues.
  • Conduct wellness checks on clients for the purpose of re-assessing eligibility and continuing need for services.
  • ·Provide intensive case management to clients and their support network. This includes, but is not limited to, providing psychoeducation to clients and their support network on the various levels of care appropriate for the client’s situation, assisting the client in determining which level of care fits their needs based on their interest level and abilities, assisting with discharge planning from facilities, coordinating care among all SIMS Providers working with a client, and providing supportive counseling to the support network of our clients in crisis.
  • Provide crisis, grief and short-term counseling to clients, their support network and others in the music community.
  • Participate in the expansion of the SIMS Provider Network through the research of new levels of care, the evaluation of provider intake applications and the interview of prospective providers.
  • Participate in ongoing development and facilitation of SIMS trainings.
  • Provide clinical consultation for those in the Provider Network.
  • Assist in the creation of the agenda for the monthly Provider Network Meetings and the facilitation of those meetings.
  • Assist in monthly utilization review of all services rendered.
  • Support the Development and Marketing team by providing requested clinical data and information.
  • Assist in the planning and development of CEU trainings for providers.
  • Provide information and referrals to anyone calling SIMS for assistance in finding the help they need.
  • And, all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited university.
  • Must have a valid license: LCSW, LPC, LMFT
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in the provision of behavioral healthcare.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care.
  • Must be experienced in working in a person-centered environment.
  • Must have full knowledge of the behavioral healthcare system in the city in which they work.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $48,000.00 – $54,000.00 per year

SIMS is not a 24-Hour crisis line. If you are in crisis, please call 512-472-HELP or 911.

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