Career Opportunities

The employees of the Sulzbacher Center are a family of dedicated and talented professionals working together to help homeless men, women and children find the way home. If you are looking for an opportunity to use your skills to rebuild lives, we look forward to hearing from you.


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Sulzbacher Center is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

 

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Last Updated: 7/31/2015

 

FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES

Meal Supervisor – The Meal Supervisor will supervise meal preparation and service; and will work with guest and volunteer kitchen workers directing and assisting them to whatever degree is necessary. This is a Full Time hourly position requiring a flexible schedule. Shifts include early mornings, nights and weekends. The work schedule is may be any combination of hours , 7 days per week (11:00 AM to 7:30 PM and 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM) and will change according to staffing needs and include some holidays.                          
Education & Experience: H.S. diploma/GED. Florida Food Manager’s Certification or equivalent. 1 year of Food service or shelter management experience.                                      
Skills: Excellent communication and customer service skills. Able to work in commercial kitchen setting. Able to accurately record collected data. Able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with guests, co-workers and volunteers. Transportation and valid Florida driver’s license. Able to lift up to 20 lbs. Physically able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment. Able to work flexible times, as required, to support Food and Nutrition Services department and shelter needs. 
Hours: Full Time.
 
Assistant Meal Supervisor – The Assistant Meal Supervisor will assist with meal preparation and service and will work with guest and volunteer kitchen workers directing and assisting them to whatever degree is necessary. This is a PRN hourly position requiring a flexible schedule. Shifts include early mornings, nights and weekends. The work schedule is may be any combination of hours , 7 days per week (11:00 AM to 7:30 PM and 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM) and will change according to staffing needs and include some holidays. 
Education & Experience: H.S. diploma/GED. Florida Food Manager’s Certification or equivalent. Food service or shelter management experience. 
Skills: Excellent communication and customer service skills. Able to work in commercial kitchen setting. Able to accurately record collected data. Able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with guests, co-workers and volunteers. Transportation and valid Florida driver’s license. Able to lift up to 20 lbs. Physically able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment. Able to work flexible times, as required, to support Food and Nutrition Services department and shelter needs. 
Hours: PRN – Hours vary.
 

HEALTH SERVICES

Dentist (NEW) – The Dentist provides primary, preventive and restorative dental care to eligible patients at assigned locations including the Sulzbacher Clinics.  The dentist is aware of budget parameters, manages medications, treatments, and referrals to other services as needed and as governed by approved dental protocols, and supervises dental assistants, hygienists, volunteers and students at his/her assigned site.  
Education & Experience: Florida licensed dentist with current valid Florida dental license. Minimum of 2 years experience in a clinical setting preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred
Skills:   Excellent interpersonal skills. Transportation and valid driver’s license. Physically able to work in a fast paced environment. Able to travel locally. Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
Hours: Full time; Temporary Assignment beginning September 2015 – 1 year renewable. 
 
Dental Patient Services Coordinator (NEW) – The role of the Dental Patient Services Coordinator is to help maintain the efficiency of clinic operations through accurate staff scheduling, a well organized patient intake process that ensures a positive patient experience, and proper chart maintenance/documentation in accordance with regulatory policies and Center guidelines. This person must be able to assist with clinical operations when necessary.  This position works closely with the Dental Clinic Director to evaluate existing processes and recommend/implement improvements.
Education & Experience: Associates degree. At least 3 years of experience in a medical or dental environment or equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.
Skills:  Proficiency in patient data tracking/ management software. Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills. Ability to provide compassionate customer service. Ability to triage and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Knowledge of dental billing and insurance claim filing. 
Hours: Full time; Temporary Assignment beginning September 2015 – 1 year renewable. 
 
Dental Assistant [2 positions available] (NEW) – The Dental Assistant, under general supervision, provides a range of clinical, administrative, and staff support for the Dental Clinic. He/she assists in the performance of dental and radiography procedures, prepares and maintains dental equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocol, procedures, policies, and standards, and assists in the coordination of day-to-day patient administration, records management, and office support activities.
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED. Certified Dental Assistant. Minimum of 6 months experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. 
Skills:  Current knowledge of and ability to follow a full range of dental clinical procedures. Ability to work as a team member within a clinical environment. Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures. Ability to set up and prepare dental equipment and instrumentation in accordance with established regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control. Knowledge of Federal, State, and institutional regulations and guidelines for the provision of dental outpatient services. Ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot a wide range of dental equipment in accordance with prescribed procedures and standards. Knowledge of radiation safety procedures, standards, and protocols. Excellent communication, organization and time management skills. Ability to expose dental radiographs. Knowledge of sterile procedures. 
Hours: Full time; Temporary Assignment beginning September 2015 – 1 year renewable. 
 
Eligibility Coordinator (NEW) – The Eligibility Coordinator ensures that all patients who request services at designated facilities meet financial eligibility requirements prior to appointment scheduling. Once the Coordinator validates patient eligibility, he/she enters the required information and documents into the system. The Eligibility Coordinator is also responsible for reconfirming patient eligibility on an annual basis.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma; Associates degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years experience in a medical/clinic environment or equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.
Skills:  Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills with ability to provide compassionate customer service. Ability to triage and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Hours: Full time; Temporary Assignment beginning September 2015 – 1 year renewable.
 
Clinic Administrative Assistant – The role of the Clinic Administrative Assistant is to help maintain the efficiency of clinic operations through assistance with clinic phone calls, patient follow-up, and proper chart maintenance/documentation in accordance with regulatory policies and Center guidelines. Under general supervision of the Director of Health Services Operations, the Assistant provides a wide range of administrative services to support providers and medical assistants. 
Education & Experience: High School Diploma / GED, knowledge of electronic medical records preferred, knowledge of medical terminology.  
Skills:  Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills.  Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Work various shifts as required to ensure that health services are adequately administered. Must be able to lift 20 lbs.
Hours: Full Time. 
 
Senior Manager Medical Respite – The Senior Manager Medical Respite is responsible for planning, managing, delivering, and evaluating services offered by the Sulzbacher Medical Respite Program. In addition to patient care responsibilities, this position directly supervises all employed and volunteer personnel working in the Medical Respite. The Senior Manager actively collaborates with healthcare providers in the Sulzbacher Clinics to ensure holistic patient care, and maintains documentation and patient records in accordance with regulatory and Center policies. He/she is also responsible for maintaining regular communication with referring hospitals and medical centers, including piloting and implementing strategies to adapt and improve respite services. 
Education & Experience: Valid RN license. Minimum of 5 years experience in a relevant clinical environment. Previous supervisory/management experience preferred. 
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills. Customer service focused. Transportation and valid Florida driver’s license with the ability to travel as needed. Physically able to work in a fast paced environment. Ability to work various shifts as required ensuring that health services are adequately administered. 
Hours: Full Time.
 
Behavioral Health Clinician (Psych ARNP) – The Behavioral Health Clinician provides therapeutic services to patients with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. He/she works in conjunction with the clinic psychiatrist to develop and implement an appropriate treatment plan. The Clinician actively collaborates with other healthcare providers to ensure holistic patient care, and maintains documentation and patient records in accordance with regulatory and Center policies. In addition to seeing patients at the Sulzbacher Behavioral Health Clinic, this position will also provide dedicated services to clients enrolled in the Sulzbacher Chronically Homeless Offender Program (CHOP – see program description in Appendix A). The Clinician will meet regularly with CHOP clients at their residence as required. 
Education & Experience: ARNP licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Minimum 2 years experience in behavioral health. 
Skills: Excellent interpersonal and time management skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Customer service focused; Transportation and valid Florida driver’s license; Ability to travel locally; willing to regularly meet with clients at their residence. 
Hours: Open Status.
 
Physician - Program Lead/Associate Director for HIV Clinic – The Program Lead/Associate Director provides comprehensive primary health care to eligible patients for the HIV Specialty Clinic. In accordance with established treatment guidelines/protocols and criteria outlined in partnership with the Florida Department of Health (DOH), he/she will provide oversight and strategic direction for all clinic activities, and will act as the primary point of contact with the DOH. The Program Lead will coordinate care with other Sulzbacher clinic directors (primary care, dental, behavioral health) to ensure a holistic patient approach, and will liaise with other organizations involved in and dedicated to furthering the mission of HIV prevention and treatment. 
Education & Experience: Florida licensed physician with current valid Florida medical license; Minimum two years experience in the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases including HIV and Hepatitis C (AAHIVM certification preferred); previous experience providing programmatic HIV/AIDS services a plus; previous supervisory experience preferred. 
Skills: Knowledge of reporting requirements of HIV and STD diseases; good understanding of State and Federal requirements related to HIV and STDs; excellent interpersonal, communications and time management skills with ability to work in fast paced environment and take appropriate action. 
Hours: Part Time; 4 days/week. 
 
Director, Behavioral Health – The Director, Behavioral Health Services is responsible for the management of the Center’s behavioral health clinic and related services. He/she clinically supervises all behavioral health care providers and oversees collaborations / partnerships with other organizations that provide related patient care (e.g., substance abuse). This highly responsible position encompasses both clinical and administrative responsibilities, including establishing and maintaining relationships with educational institutions, other health organizations, and professional associations. 
Education & Experience: MD; Florida licensed; Board certification preferred 
Skills: Minimum of 5-7 years experience in a clinical setting, previous supervisory experience; excellent interpersonal and time management skills. 
Hours: Full Time.
 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Supportive Counselor – The primary role of the Supportive Counselor is to provide substance abuse counseling, both individually in the clients’ home and in group session, teach harm reduction strategies and provide linkage to substance abuse treatment as needed. 
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services Filed. Two years case management experience preferred or significant experience working with the homeless population. Certified Addictions Specialist degree and knowledge of 12-Step programs a plus.
Skills:  Personal car and valid Florida driver’s license, ability to travel, ability to establish cooperative working relationships with guests, colleagues and volunteers. Strong computer, writing and communication skills.
Hours: Full Time; Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
 
Aftercare Case Manager for Single Women – The role of the Aftercare Case Manager is to provide services to single women that move into stable housing and increase their education about aftercare resources.  The Aftercare Case Manager provides support, guidance, linkage and life skills classes as needed to clients in the Aftercare Program. The Aftercare Case Manager works with clients to foster independence and to maintain stable housing. The Aftercare Case Manger works cooperatively with Shelter Staff and community agencies to gain access to up-to-date community resources.
Education & Experience: Bachelors degree in a Human Services Field. Two years case management experience preferred or significant experience working with a homeless population. 
Skills:  Personal car and valid Florida driver’s license, ability to travel, ability to establish cooperative working relationships with guests, colleagues and volunteers. Strong computer, writing and communication skills. 
Hours: Part Time; 20 hours/week; flexible schedule.
 
Case Manager for Single Men – The role of the Case Manager is to promote the client’s achievement of self-sufficiency by providing concrete pathways that will assist them in reaching their housing, medical, and financial outcomes. In addition, the Case Manager addresses individual needs for transportation, employment, medical/mental health issues, and assists clients through the application process for available resources. The Case Manager works cooperatively with other community agencies to find additional resources for their clients and serves as an advocate against systemic barriers to homelessness. As the clients’ most personal and direct staff contact, the Case Manager interacts with clients in a way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication, and positive self regard. 
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years experience working with similar population. 
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, writing and computer skills, and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Proficiency in Microsoft Programs, including Word and Excel required. 
Hours: Full Time.
 
Women’s Case Manager – The role of the Case Manager is to promote the client’s achievement of self-sufficiency by providing concrete pathways that will assist them in reaching their housing, medical, and financial outcomes. In addition, the Case Manager addresses individual needs for transportation, employment, medical/mental health issues, and assists clients through the application process for available resources. The Case Manager works cooperatively with other community agencies to find additional resources for their clients and serves as an advocate against systemic barriers to homelessness. As the clients’ most personal and direct staff contact, the Case Manager interacts with clients in a way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication, and positive self regard. 
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years experience working with similar population. 
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, writing and computer skills, and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Proficiency in Microsoft Programs, including Word and Excel required. 
Hours: Part Time; 20-24 hours/week, 2 ½ days a week.
 
EMT/Medical Advocate – The role of the Medical Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to attend to the medical needs of guest’s located in the shelter and assist with medical emergencies located in the shelter. The Medical Advocate must assess the needs and level of crisis in medical emergencies to determine appropriate response: on site stabilization; hospital transport; 911 emergency call; etc. The Medical Advocate will work in partnership with an assigned Case Manager in order to assure measurable positive outcomes for their jointly assigned resident caseload. As the day to day contact, the Advocate encourages their assigned residents to follow their case plan (Pathway) and acts as an on-going support system for these residents. The Advocate also performs routine shelter operation tasks such as serving meals, issuing supplies and working with the Facility Operations Manager to maintain safety and security of the facility. 
Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED; Certified EMT or paramedic required, and 1 year of related experience. 
Skills: Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with guests, coworkers, volunteers and visitors to the center; CPR Certification within 90 days of hire; Valid Florida driver’s license and good driving record; Physically able to work in a fast-paced multitasked environment; Able to work various shifts including nights and weekends to serve the needs of the shelter. 
Hours: Full Time; 3-11pm 3 days a week, and 11pm-7am on Saturdays.
 
ESG Outreach Specialist – The role of the ESG Outreach Specialist is to assist homeless clients primarily living on the streets or veterans and their families at risk of becoming homeless to achieve lasting recovery through supportive peer counseling, mentoring, and social support. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to, engaging and assisting clients in following through on established treatment plans, enhancing social functioning, coordinating client needs, and working to improve the client’s overall quality of life. The Specialist oversees and participates in activities to help clients achieve self-sufficiency by providing concrete examples and goals that will assist them in maintaining their housing and medical outcomes. This includes addressing individual needs for transportation, employment, and assisting clients through the application process for available resources. As one of the clients’ most personal and direct contacts, the Specialist interacts in a way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication and positive self regard while ensuring that services provided are culturally acceptable. 
Education & Experience: High School Diploma. Minimum 1 year experience in social services. 
Skills: Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with clients, colleagues and volunteers; bilingual (Spanish) a plus. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. Strong organization and time management skills. Excellent documentation skills and basic computer skills. Personal car and valid Florida driver’s license. Physically able to work in a fast paced multitasked environment. Work weekends and holidays on a regular basis. May work an occasional evening shift. Works primarily in the community, seeking out persons living in wooded areas or in the streets. 
Hours: Part Time.
 
Advocate - The role of the Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to work in partnership with an assigned Case Manager in order to assure measurable positive outcomes for their jointly assigned resident caseload. As the day to day contact, the Advocate encourages their assigned residents to follow their case plan (Pathway) and acts as an on-going support system for these residents. The Advocate also performs routine shelter operation tasks such as serving meals, issuing supplies and working with the Facility Operations Manager to maintain safety and security of the facility. The Advocate interacts with clients in a supportive way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication and positive self regard. 
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED, A.A. Degree preferred. Mental Health, Security or Medical background a plus. 
Skills: Customer service skills, Strong writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. 
Hours: PRN – Hours vary.
 
EMT/Medical Advocate – The role of the Medical Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to attend to the medical needs of guest’s located in the shelter and assist with medical emergencies located in the shelter. The Medical Advocate must assess the needs and level of crisis in medical emergencies to determine appropriate response: on site stabilization; hospital transport; 911 emergency call; etc. The Medical Advocate will work in partnership with an assigned Case Manager in order to assure measurable positive outcomes for their jointly assigned resident caseload. As the day to day contact, the Advocate encourages their assigned residents to follow their case plan (Pathway) and acts as an on-going support system for these residents. The Advocate also performs routine shelter operation tasks such as serving meals, issuing supplies and working with the Facility Operations Manager to maintain safety and security of the facility. 
Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED; Certified EMT or paramedic required. 
Skills: Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with guests, coworkers, volunteers and visitors to the center; CPR Certification within 90 days of hire; Valid Florida driver’s license and good driving record; Physically able to work in a fast-paced multitasked environment; Able to work various shifts including nights and weekends to serve the needs of the shelter. 
Hours: PRN – Hours vary.