Compass Job Opportunities

Full-Time Masters Level Mental Health Therapist

Registered intern and/or license required. Must be bilingual (Spanish speaking).  At least 2 years experience in LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Job Description:

The purpose of the Mental Health Therapist is to provide mental health treatment and counseling services, including individual and group counseling, and facilitation of support groups, for LGBTQ population and/or people living with HIV/AIDS using standards as set for Ryan White and the Palm Beach County HIV CARE council.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessment that includes HIV related issues and level of functioning,
  • mental status and diagnostic impressions based on ICD/DSM coding.
  • Developing individualized treatment plans with client’s objectives and action steps toward desired goal and personal values.
  • Ongoing progress notes providing a summary of each visit that is in accordance with the plan of treatment.
  • Provide a discharge summary as appropriate.
  • Leading group therapy sessions including sign in sheet for group participants, summary of group and individuals’ interaction and progress.
  • Running preventative mental wellness workshops as needed or as a part of the professional development.
  • Assess client satisfaction with MH services.
  • Treatment modalities may include crisis intervention to clients in the Center, assisting individuals to restore equilibrium if possible, actively facilitating problem solving, assisting in developing appropriate strategies for addressing concerns.
  • Provide clinical case consultation and assistance on highly complex cases.
  • Other duties as needed
  • Attend ongoing training to assure quality of care and meet requirements of current license.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Hold a master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family from a nationally accredited program in the United States.
  • Licensure: Licensure requirement may be waived for a period not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment, appointed on this basis provide care only under the supervision of Licensed professional.
  • Two years of experience working with the LGBTQ population.
  • Knowledge of the needs of individuals living with HIV disease.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with diverse client population.  
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of health care and human services providers.
  • Strong organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and manage complex health and social issues.
  • One or more years experience in human services or health care setting providing direct client service.
  • Must demonstrate competence in working with a variety of diverse populations.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities.
  • Those with lived experience as a member of a historically underserved community (i.e., low income, communities of color, LGBTQ communities, immigrant communities, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Language Skills: Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Benefits: Compass offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package including life, vision, dental and health insurance, and generous paid vacation and sick time.  

To apply: send your cover letter, application, and resume electronically to: opportunities@compassglcc.com Please note: We are unable to accept any phone or walk-in inquiries for this position.

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Full-Time Ryan White Part A Eligibility Specialist

A high school diploma or GED is required.  Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.

Must be willing to work some nights and weekends.

Job Description: 

The purpose of the Eligibility Specialist is to ensure HIV+ clients seeking Ryan White Part A services are appropriately screened for eligibility.

Duties and responsibilities of the Eligibility Specialist will include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct initial eligibility screenings as well as re-determination every six months.
  • Provide clients with a list of required eligibility documents.
  • Collect and complete the necessary eligibility documents and scan appropriate documents in Provide Enterprise Database within 2 business days.
  • Complete all documentation of services provided and enter progress notes and effective/end dates in Provide Enterprise Database within 48 hours of contact with the client.
  • Refer eligible clients to case management services.
  • Ensure that CSN consent forms are current and scanned in Provide Enterprise Database and placed in eligibility file.
  • Contact clients to provide appointment reminders at least 2 weeks prior to scheduled re-determination date.
  • Attend required and ongoing training, external meetings, and staff meetings
  • Provide backup to other staff as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain client and constituent confidentiality as outlined in the employee Policies and Procedures. Confidentiality laws and policies are subject to frequent change by local, state and federal entities.

Qualifications:

  • High energy level, flexibility and must be able to work some evenings and weekends
  • A high school diploma or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred. An individual may substitute applicable experience on a year-to-year basis for the required education.
  • Ability to juggle complex multiple priorities and to work well independently with little administrative support
  • Ability to handle sensitive program and client information in strictest confidence
  • Trustworthiness and excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Technically skilled; proficient on PC platform in computer applications especially Microsoft Office
  • Active commitment to the values of the organization, and energetic engagement with our mission-driven team of colleagues.
  • Must be willing to work some nights and weekends.
  • Must demonstrate competence in working with a variety of diverse populations.  
  • Those with lived experience as a member of a historically under-served community (i.e., low income, communities of color, LGBTQ communities, immigrant communities, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Must be willing to work some nights and weekends.

Language Skills: Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Benefits: Compass offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package including life, vision, dental and health insurance, and generous paid vacation and sick time.  

To apply: send your cover letter, application, and resume electronically to: opportunities@compassglcc.com Please note: We are unable to accept any phone or walk-in inquiries for this position.