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.
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.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
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This posting was updated on 3/13/15.
Sous Chef: (NEW) – The role of the Sous Chef is to manage the daily operation of the kitchen under the direction of the Executive Chef/Food Services Manager ensuring the fundamental need to eat is met, while maintaining superior safety, excellence in quality, promoting physical health and a sense of well-being among residents recovering from homelessness. The individual in this position will be the department assistant and kitchen authority in the absence of the Executive Chef/Food Services Manager. This is a full-time, hourly position requiring a flexible schedule. Shifts include early mornings, nights and weekends. The work schedule is 40 hours per week, 5 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 will include some holidays.
Education & Experience: Culinary Arts diploma or degree and minimum 3 years management experience in a high-volume, institutional or commercial food service environment. Florida Food Manager’s certification or equivalent. Prefer Sous chef with experience working with vulnerable populations such as homeless, emotionally vulnerable or medically supervised individuals.
Skills: Ability to work cooperatively with staff, volunteers and agency personnel. Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to direct and motivate kitchen staff and volunteers in a firm courteous manner. Strong organizational skills, orientation to detail and accuracy with the ability to track and maintain food service numbers on a daily and monthly basis. Concept of USDA requirements and basic warehousing. Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, basic computer skills. Personal vehicle and valid Florida driver’s license. Physically able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment. Ability to work flexible times, as required, supporting Food and Nutrition Services staff and shelter needs. Ability to travel locally occasionally.
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; Physically able to work in a fast paced environment.
Hours: Open Status
Respite Technician – The Medical Respite Technician provides quality supportive care to residents of the Sulzbacher Medical Respite. Under the supervision of the Senior Respite Manager, the Technician’s clinical duties include assisting patients with personal hygiene, accompanying patients to clinic appointments where needed, assisting patients to maintain the cleanliness of their rooms, and reporting pertinent information to the Senior Respite Manager or clinic healthcare provider. The technician also coordinates with the clinic personnel, case managers and other members of the healthcare team to support efficient respite operations and ensure a positive patient experience.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED, Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician preferred; EMT, Medical Assistants.
Skills: Current CPR certificate; ability to work various shifts as required to ensure that health services are adequately administered; Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
Hours: Part Time; Weekends 7pm-7am.
Pharmacy Technician – The role of the pharmacy technician is to support the efficient operation of the medication room by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications under the supervision of the Medical Specialist/Senior Medical Specialist and Clinic Director. The Technician performs routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles, and administrative duties such as answering phones, stocking shelves, collecting data and preparing reports.
Education & Experience: High diploma or equivalent. Certified or Registered Pharmacy Technician. 0-6 months working
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills. Proficient in computer data entry. Ability to work various shifts as required to ensure that health services are adequately administered. May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven 8 hours per day.
Hours: Full Time; 40 hours per week.
Physician - Program Lead/Associate Director for HIV Clinic – The Program Lead, HIV Clinic 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.
Senior Medical Assistant for HIV Clinic - The Senior Medical Assistant is a key member of the HIV specialty clinic team. He/she plays an important role to help ensure a positive patient experience and efficient clinic operations by assisting healthcare providers in the conduct of patient care. Examples include recording patient height, weight, vital signs, medical history and current complaints; drawing blood; providing basic wound care and administering medications as directed by the physician. The Senior Assistant also ensures examination rooms are prepared and ready for the healthcare provider, obtains authorization of release of medical records, maintains medical records, and assists in billing / coding / EMR documentation activities.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma / GED, Certified Medical Assistant with minimum 3 years medical office/clinic experience. Current CPR certificate and phlebotomy drawing certificate required. Previous experience with HIV patients a plus.
Skills: Knowledge of electronic medical records preferred; excellent interpersonal, communications and time management skills with ability to work in fast paced environment.
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, and excellent interpersonal and time management skills.
Hours: Full Time.
ESG Outreach Specialist: [2 positions available] (NEW) – 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
CHOP Peer Specialist – The primary role of the Peer Specialist is to provide peer support to chronically homeless individuals with mental illness, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders enrolled in the Chronic Homeless Offenders Program (CHOP). The Peer Specialist will function as role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serve as a consumer advocate, providing information and peer support for clients primarily in the client’s home. The PS connect each client to community-based recovery support services that are relevant to the client such as AA/NA, faith-based services, and others self disclosing supportive services to assist peers in regaining independence within the community. The PS is also responsible for entering client information into client track systems and helping to track performance outcomes.
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED, A.A. Degree preferred. Peer Specialist certification required; Experience working as a Peer Specialist or Case Manager preferred. Experience working with the homeless is preferred
Skills: Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with residents, colleagues, community partners, and volunteers. Ability to interact with people from diverse culture and racial backgrounds. Ability to manage and de-escalate crisis situations. Working knowledge of community resources. Good computer skills needed. Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel.
Hours: Full Time. Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm; weekends and nights as needed.
SSVF Medical Veterans Outreach Specialist (Clay County) – The role of the Medical Veteran Outreach Specialist is to assist homeless veterans that are primarily living on the streets to achieve lasting recovery from homelessness through supportive services. The Medical Veteran Outreach Specialist works with families and individuals that are identified as at-risk of becoming homeless to prevent them from becoming homeless, as well as families and individuals who are already facing homelessness. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, engaging and screening clients as well as prioritizing those families and individuals in the greatest need. The Medical Veteran Outreach Specialist also triages the veteran individuals and families to gauge the need of medical care at the point of contact. In addition, the Medical Veteran Outreach Specialist addresses individual needs for transportation, employment, and assisting clients through the application process for available resources. As one of the clients’ most personal and direct staff contact, the Medical Veteran Outreach Specialist interacts with clients in a way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication and positive self regard.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma/ GED. LPN, Paramedic or EMT certification.
Skills: Personal car and valid Florida driver’s license. Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with clients, colleagues and volunteers. Excellent customer service skills; interpersonal skills.
Hours: Full 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. 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; Certified EMT or paramedic required.
Skills: Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with guests, co-workers, 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.
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