Master's Level Clinician (CLII): Emergency Services Assessment Center - ESAC [Position # 83]


Shift Differential Pay!

Welcome to David Lawrence Center (DLC), where we restore and rebuild lives with the help of the industry's most skilled professionals.

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DLC is a respected leader in the behavioral health field, providing comprehensive and innovative mental health and substance use treatment services.

Celebrating 50 years of service to the region, DLC is a not-for-profit organization, overseen by a volunteer board of community leaders.

Serving adults, children and families, this year, more than 225,000 prevention, intervention and treatment services will be provided.

Master's Level Clinician (CLII): Emergency Services Assessment Center - ESAC [Position # 83]

Our Emergency Services Assessment Center (ESAC) provides elevated and modern mental health/substance abuse services to SWFL community members in need. We are looking to select a Master's Level Clinician that will focus on Acute Care with a proactive approach and compassionate stance.


- Conducting psychiatric/clinical triage for Clients with mental health or substance use disorder issues; some with severe and persistent co-occurring disorders.

- Crisis interventions with adults, families, and children.

- Completing comprehensive psycho-social assessments with adults and children

- Facilitating timely, thoughtful and accurate discharges for clients who have been admitted to the Emergency Services Assessment Center and Crisis Stabilization Unit.

- Completing comprehensive psycho-social assessments for DLC's inpatient Detox Program.

- Developing and evaluating individualized client treatment plans.

- Assisting Access Center when needed with triages and assessments. 

- Completing insurance authorization for clients admitted to Emergency Services Assessment Center, Crisis stabilization Unit and Detox Program. 

- Providing crisis support via telephone and the National Suicide Hotline.

- Cross-training with other DLC professionals to deliver seamless client care.

- Detailed yet compassionate interaction with psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, technician staff, external providers, family members, etc. 


- Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Behavioral Science, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitation Counseling or other relevant field = Required

- Up to date trainings and immunizations = Required

- 1 years of experience in Mental Healthcare/Behavioral Healthcare setting = Required

- Ability to assist with inpatient discharge planning and post discharge appointments = Required

- Strong capabilities in multi-disciplinary team collaboration = Required

- Accurate efficiency in a demanding and fast-paced environment = Required

- Spanish Bilingual = Preferred

- Electronic Medical Record documentation experience = Preferred

- Intermediate Microsoft Office 365 skills = Required


Shift Differential Pay!

- Full-Time position

~ Sunday/Monday/Tuesday 10PM-8AM Thursday 12PM-10PM

~ Wednesday, Friday and Saturday OFF

- COMPREHENSIVE benefits outside of competitive salary include:

~ Exciting 401(k) w/ Employer Match

~ Employer Paid Life/AD&D

~ Generous PTO & Paid Holidays

~ Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

~ Diverse discounts with local businesses

~ DLC-sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives


DLC is a symbol of hope for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly residing in Southwest Florida who struggle with mental health and substance use challenges.

Through DLC's work, lives are saved, families are kept together, children succeed, homelessness is reduced, quality of life is returned, and dignity is restored to those in need.

Together we can inspire and create an environment that empowers people towards life-changing wellness to achieve what is possible!

If you are interested in making a commitment to providing exceptionally compassionate care and making a powerful difference in the lives of our clients and their families, you may contact Head Recruiter Beth Poulin directly via or 239-354-1482.