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Inpatient Clinical Supervisor

Peace River Center
Lakeland, Florida, United States
February 13, 2019

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Inpatient Clinical Supervisor Lakeland (home base) and some travel to Bartow. M-F 8-4 plus some weekends. $45K. Prefer LMHC/LCSW. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a social service field and 2-3 years' experience working with individuals with mental illness. Peace River Center is a Drug Free workplace and requires an approved DCF Level 2 background clearance.


Inpatient Clinical Supervisor

JOB TITLE: Inpatient Clinical Supervisor

EFFECTIVE DATE: 2018 - 2019

PROGRAM: Crisis Stabilization Unit

REPORTS TO: CSU Operations Manager


CITY: Lakeland/Bartow


FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary:

Inpatient Clinical Supervisor provides direct clinical services and discharge planning to adults and children in a secure crisis stabilization unit.

General Expectations:

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following:

a. Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

b. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors.

c. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

d. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

e. Ability to adhere to company and/or program's dress code standards

f. Ability to report to work with good personal hygiene

Essential Requirements:

Conduct CSU crisis assessments/interventions which include assessment of co-existing issues

Provide individual and family counseling for CSU clients and their families

Facilitate a coordinated team approach in working clinically with CSU clients

Conduct family meeting as needed

Assist in training clinical personnel

Provide collateral contacts and coordinate with various service providers to provide for continuity of care

Conduct treatment planning/discharge planning reviews with CSU clients

Provide crisis interventions, including co-existing disorders

Conduct follow-up assessments/contacts

Concisely and correctly complete clinical documentation and related paperwork in a timely and professional manner

Review Baker Act certificates that come to the CSU

Facilitate CSU client discharge process

Assist with community presentations as needed

Conduct risk assessments on CSU clients

Provide peer reviews and constructive feedback for other CSU Clinicians

Assist with clinical reviews of seclusion/restraint implementation

Act as liaison with other PRC programs and other service providers within the community at large

Assist in development and implementation of day treatment activities and therapeutic groups for CSU clients

Coordinates clients' care with Physicians/ARNPs and Nursing team for continuity of care

Ability to arrive to work and ready to work on time.

Ability to abide by principles of EEO compliance and a workplace of dignity and respect.

Ability to work cooperatively in a group and/or team setting.

Ability to show respect to all others.

Ability to professionally communicate with other employees and outside vendors, as required.

Ability to take guidance and direction from supervisors.

Review CSU Clinician's and Intake Specialist's clinical documentation/charting for compliance with outcome measures, clinical goals, and meeting Joint Commission requirements

Coordinates with Program Assistant to schedule clinical team at level sufficient to provide safe environment for the clinical needs of clients

Review Clinician's and Intake Specialist's payroll

Provide regular supervision to clinical team for performance appraisal and training/development needs

Communicates and works collaboratively with physicians, clinical staff, payers, and other external and internal vendors, so that expected patient and program outcomes such as appropriate utilization of services, levels of care, and alternative discharge arrangements are achieved.

Documents per departmental protocol such that a clear picture of the patient, his/her needs, plans, current status, financial/insurance information and the interventions used are noted in a concise manner that also reflects confidentiality and respect.



Master's degree in mental health related area required.


Minimum of five (5) year experience working in a social service field. Will consider volunteer experience. Prefer 2-3 years' experience working with individuals with mental illness.


LMHC/LCSW preferred, or to be obtained within six (6) months of hire and to be in good standing.


Must complete the following:

On-line Baker Act (Florida Statute on involuntary commitment)

Aggression Control Technique

Security Awareness training

First Aid


10 hours of assigned MyLearningPointe training

Knowledge and Skills:

Basic crisis assessment and action planning skills

Knowledge of counselor ethics

Ability to work in a professional and ethical manner

Knowledge of Florida Statute Chapter 394 and Florida Administrative Codes 65E-5 and 65E-12

Excellent verbal and written communication

Strong leadership ability

Time management skills

Knowledge of various crisis intervention techniques and best practices in emergency mental health

Knowledge of community resources

Safety Equipment

Universal Precautions

Comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations

Life Safety Equipment (fire extinguisher)


Must have reliable transportation

Machines, Tool and Equipment Used:

Computer, telephone, fax, copier

Cell phone

Supervisory Relationship(s)

Supervises: CSU Clinicians and Intake Specialists.