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The mission of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is to prevent delinquency and develop lawful, resilient and productive citizens. Make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth! Join our team today!


The Clinical Director II ensures that all services provided within the Clinical Services Department at the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch meet licensing, accreditation, and Medicaid standards for staff qualifications, documentation of services, continued Quality Development, and service delivery.  The Clinical Director II provides overall direction and supervision for clinical and non-clinical services staff.  The Clinical Director II is to have access to and administer over-the-counter, controlled substances and prescription medication to youth in the program. The Clinical Director II is directly responsible to the Program Director. This position is not eligible for overtime pay. Schedule is Monday - Friday living on-site (housing provided) and participates in weekend/overnight duty rotation.


The following duties and responsibilities are the various types of work performed in this position.  Other duties and responsibilities may also be assigned.

  1. Provides direct supervision for assigned employees; recruits, hires, and trains employees; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance, disciplines, addresses complaints and resolves problems.
  2. Manages, participates, and instructs as assigned in the training program on clinical topics required by the Youth Ranches organization and its contractual and monitoring agencies.
  3. Monitors all required clinical and non-clinical documentation and case records to ensure timely and up-to-date completion and the provision of maximum service.
  4. Ensures that Medicaid billing is maintained according to Youth Ranches policies; that high productivity is maintained; and those specifications, as outlined in the budget, are met.
  5. Assists and coordinates with the Program Director in developing policies, procedures, directives, manuals, and training programs for all services provided under the supervision of the Clinical Director, and provides training for staff as requested and in compliance with requirements of all monitoring and contractual agencies.
  6. Reviews and signs certification forms, assessments, and treatment plans required of a licensed practitioner.
  7. Coordinates the medication management of clients receiving psychotropic medical intervention with the Psychiatrist and Nurse.
  8. Completes and oversees completion by all assigned employees of agency mandated training.
  9. Provides direct care coverage and other duties as needed or assigned.
  10. Manages clinic budget, expenditures, and revenue generating activities to ensure that resources are maximized and that the clinic is fiscally accountable.
  11. Coordinates efforts (in conjunction with the Program Director) in developing relationships with District/Regional DCFS, CBC, DJJ, Medicaid or other agencies within the area.


A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or in a related human services field and two years experience working with children with emotional disturbances or substance abuse problems.  Current professional license is required pursuant to Florida Statues, Chapter 464, 490 or 491 (i.e. LMHC or LCSW).


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each area of responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

  1. Must be aware if all applicable laws, statutes, standards, and ethical practices, and ensure that all clinical and non-clinical services provided meet said requirements.
  2. Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as procedural manuals and operating instructions; write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively with groups.
  3. Must have the ability to write legibly and document necessary information accurately.
  4. Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; interpret extensive variety of instructions; and deal with problems involving a variety of situations.
  5. Must have the ability to use sound judgment in assessing youths’ physical, emotional, and psychiatric problems and needs in the process of face-to-face interviews, assessments, and admissions committee meetings.
  6. Must have the ability to provide sound support and productive individual, group, and family therapy.
  7.  Must have a valid Florida Driver License and be able to maintain a safe driving record consistent with agency policy..


  • Housing Provided
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match 
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eligible for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

We have a very extensive and strict background screening process.


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