Career Opportunities at Meridian

Current employees must apply online and also complete an internal application.  Most current employees working in 24/7 programs only need to complete the internal application.

68 Career Opportunities at Meridian Behavioral


New Posting Manager - CAT Team
Lake City, FL32025

This mid-level management position oversees two Community Action Treatment teams and function as the Director and Lead for the third team that serve youths and families where youths are at risk of removal from the home due to mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The role of the director is to ensure that the program s/he oversees is adequately and consistently staffed, is managed in accordance with professional and/or contractual, regulatory or legal standards and center policy/procedure, and performs to the level specified for that unit in the annual plan and/or budget. The work requires knowledge of clinical and supportive services for youths and families, and ability to coordinate and facilitate the work of an interdisciplinary team that includes a psychiatrist or ARNP, nurse, therapists, case managers, and therapeutic mentors. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out day-to-day duties and responsibilities and is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President position.


New Posting Credentialing Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

New Posting Maintenance
Gainesville, FL32614

New Posting Program Director-CAT Team
Trenton, FL32693

This mid-level management position oversees three Community Action Treatment (CAT) teams that serve youths and families where youths are at risk of removal from the home due to mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The role of the director is to ensure that the program s/he oversees is adequately and consistently staffed, is managed in accordance with professional and/or contractual, regulatory or legal standards and center policy/procedure, and performs to the level specified for that unit in the annual plan and/or budget. The work requires knowledge of clinical and supportive services for youths and families, and ability to coordinate and facilitate the work of an interdisciplinary team that includes a psychiatrist or ARNP, nurse, therapists, case managers, and therapeutic mentors. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out day-to-day duties and responsibilities and is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President position.


New Posting Front Desk - Lodge
Gainesville, FL32614

New Posting Certified Medical Assistant
Ocala, Fl34474

Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We us a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


New Posting Family Intervention Specialist
Starke, FL32091

The Family Intervention Specialist (FIS) functions as substance abuse treatment system experts and representatives to child welfare. FIS provide adult substance abuse outreach, screening, intervention, and case management. FIS do not function as the primary treatment counselor. Their role is to serve as a consultant to, and coordinator with, child welfare and a motivator/supporter for families. FIS may be co-located with protective investigation workers and shall maintain close contact with protective investigators and other child welfare workers. FIS maintain caseloads of up to 35 families. This position functions as a consultant and coordinator with protective service providers and the primary therapist. The Family Intervention Specialist provides resources, education, and motivational counseling to the client to promote family safety, prevent consequences of substance abuse on families under protective supervision or at risk of being under protective supervision by reducing drug and alcohol abuse, support parents/caregivers in completing case plans for permanency and reunification and recovery. This position often requires community-based services and a flexible schedule that will allow for work outside of normal business hours.


New Posting Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - CSU - Lake City
Lake City, FL32025

Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We us a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non - profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960’s. Since that time, we’ve expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.


New Posting Care Coordinator
Gainesville, FL32614

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults with opioid use disorders who are in need of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services. The Care Coordinator coordinates the care for consumers and works with other professionals from numerous community organizations, as well as with Meridian staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence.


New Posting Care Coordinator MAT (Gainesville, FL)
Gainesville, FL32614

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults with opioid use disorders who are in need of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services. The Care Coordinator coordinates the care for consumers and works with other professionals from numerous community organizations, as well as with Meridian staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence.


New Posting Clinical Manager
Live Oak, FL32060

This highly professional position is responsible for administering, planning, organizing, and directing multi-components for multiple (services within the addictions and mental health programs. Duties include clinical supervision (including supervising registered interns to achieve licensure), budgeting, management of staff and service delivery within the program, liaison to agencies in the community served by the program, compliance with contracts and regulatory authorities and participation in Center wide initiatives. Provide direct care where needed. Work is performed under the supervision of the Vice President for Outpatient and Recovery Services.


New Posting Clinician (Chiefland, FL)
Chiefland, FL32626

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Gainesville, FL)
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Lake City, FL)
Lake City, FL32025

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Live Oak, FL)
Live Oak, FL32060

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Macclenny, FL)
Macclenny, Fl32063

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Trenton, FL)
Trenton, FL32693

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician - Unit Counselor
Lake City, FL32025

This professional position ensures that each client has the opportunity to identify and work through personal treatment goals for recovery from a variety of mental illnesses, behavioral problems, and/or substance abuse disorders by providing evidenced based therapeutic interventions. This position acts as a liaison for clients and families with inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff and community agencies and performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.


New Posting Director of Administrator Central Receiving Service
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a professional supervisory position responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight of Meridian’s Central Receiving Services (CRS). This professional has administrative oversight of the provision of services for individuals coming into the Central Receiving Services and is responsible for transitional care, utilization review and utilization management. The Director-Administrator for CRS will ensure that the goals and objectives of Meridian’s strategic plan are monitored and obtained, quality of services are maintained, service projections are attained and that new services are developed and implemented. This individual will work with the CRS Advisory Boad. The work requires specialized management, financial, and business expertise. This position requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities. The Director-Administrator for CRS will work with the management staff to define protocols for referral, triage, clinical, psychiatric, medical and nursing practice and patient care. This professional is to ensure that those practices and protocols are fully implemented by all staff. It is the responsibility of this position to ensure that care is safe, effective, person-centered, timely, efficient and equitable. This position reports to the Chief Clinical Officer and will be an active member of Meridian’s management team


New Posting CMHC Manager
Lake City, FL32025

This highly responsible and professional position is responsible for planning, organizing, administering and directing multi-component community mental health, addiction, outreach, and prevention programs. Duties regulatory compliance monitoring, quality improvement, risk management, program implementation, community and employee relations, employee recruitment and retention, Ensure quality clinical and ancillary services. Through conferences, required reports and other measures of success. Primary duties to fall in development and ongoing supervision of CMHC interdisciplinary teams consisting of clinician(s), care coordinator, peer specialist, LPN, psychiatrist and APRN. Work is performed under the supervision of the CMHC Project VP.


New Posting Clinician - Emergency Screener
Lake City, FL32025

This is advanced professional clinical work conducting emergency assessments for clients who present at Crisis Stabilization in crisis seeking mental health stabilization. Emergency Screeners provide 24/7 Emergency Intake and Evaluation services for both voluntary and Baker Act adults and children.


New Posting Emergency Screening Coordinator
Gainesville, FL32614

This position is responsible for providing great client care as the first contact for persons seeking inpatient Crisis Stabilization and Detox Services and assists throughout the admission process. Provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of the Director of Emergency Screening with significant training oversight by the Director of Access Center. Position requires heavy customer contact, teamwork skills, diligence in documentation, as well as independent critical thinking to manage sometimes multiple customer needs at the same time. This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.


New Posting Clinician (Cross City, FL)
Cross City, FL32628

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Clinician (Palatka, FL)
Palatka, FL32177

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


New Posting Manager of Philanthropy and Engagement
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a highly responsible and professional position in the Advancement Department that will increase giving at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare. This Director of Engagement and Partnerships is responsible for creating, managing, and supporting strategies to increase strategic partnerships, revenue, donors, and philanthropy. This person is responsible for forecasting budget projections, cultivating new relationships and creating sustainable partnerships in various communities throughout north-central Florida. The director thinks strategically and acts tactically with strong relationship development skills and has no problem with making asks.

The candidate creates and executes strategic planning of fundraising initiatives that lead to increased revenue and understanding of Meridian's mission, vision, and values. The candidate is responsible for managing and supporting signature fundraising events that not only drive revenue but increase the number of friends, donors, and corporate partners. The director is responsible for managing event expenses and budget projections as well as assisting with creating committees and volunteers.

The ideal candidate develops content for appeal writing, event planning, and marketing materials. This position will assist in promoting Meridian's Corporate Partnership and Sponsorships program by identifying and soliciting companies to participate in events and become long-term supporters.

The Director of Development and Engagement must have a hands-on, proactive, and positive attitude to be successful in this leadership role. Additionally, this candidate must be a team player with the ability to think creatively about engagement with donors, potential supporters, and the community at large.


New Posting Recreational Therapist
Lake City, FL32025

This is a professional clinical position where the individual plans, organizes, and directs medically approved recreation programs for the clients of the Crisis Stabilization Unit.


New Posting Emergency Services Manager
Lake City, FL32025

This is a professional supervisory position responsible for providing supervision and oversight over emergency screening of the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) for Gainesville or Lake City which provides the first contact for persons in crisis seeking mental health, and/or addictions treatment. In addition, the Director gives input and maintains compliance of policies and procedures pertaining to emergency screening and crisis management. This position will be responsible for coordinating with other Access and Admissions leadership to support a “No Wrong Door” philosophy of care. Clinical, crisis intervention, customer service, and supervisory skills as well as the ability to multi-task are essential requirements of this position to successfully direct the team that provide services to clients through Emergency Screening. Direct reports of the Director include master’s level Emergency Screeners and bachelor’s (or equivalent) level Emergency Screening Coordinators. This position participates in the Administrator On-Call rotation (AOC).


New Posting MAT Clinician (Lake City)
Lake City, FL32025

This is a highly advanced professional counseling position providing assessment, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of patients. This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic and caring and supportive relationships with patients,

while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. The clinician will take immediately action for any care provided to patients that is not safe, not provided timely or not professional. This position may also require providing consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position requires

the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the Program Director and/or Program Manager.


New Posting MAT Clinician (Gainesville)
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a highly advanced professional counseling position providing assessment, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of patients. This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic and caring and supportive relationships with patients,

while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. The clinician will take immediately action for any care provided to patients that is not safe, not provided timely or not professional. This position may also require providing consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position requires

the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the Program Director and/or Program Manager.


New Posting MAT Clinician (Chiefland)
Chiefland, FL32626

This is a highly advanced professional counseling position providing assessment, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of patients. This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic and caring and supportive relationships with patients,

while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. The clinician will take immediately action for any care provided to patients that is not safe, not provided timely or not professional. This position may also require providing consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position requires

the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the Program Director and/or Program Manager.


New Posting Clinician (Ocala, FL)
Ocala, Fl34474

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery. This position will work under the supervision of a master’s level practitioner.


Peer Specialist (Lafayette)
Live Oak, FL32060

This is a very important position, in that a Peer Specialist has a perspective of individuals coming to receive treatment services that few professionals have, experiencing and receiving treatment services in treatment settings. It is not uncommon for people with similar lived experiences to offer each other practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not offer, or even know about. Those personal experiences are what makes the Peer Specialist and empowering helper, through the sharing of their stories of recovery and their willingness to share tools they have used to succeed. Peer Specialists provide hope, support, education, and assist persons served in seeing that they are more than their disorder. Peer Positions are available in many of our programs including Mobile Response, OTP, Crisis Stabilization, Homeless Recovery, Family Services and Substance Recovery.


Food Services Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

VP-Residential Services
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a highly responsible position in the Center’s Senior Management Team. The Vice-President is responsible for managing all Residential Services in the Meridian service area. This will involve the coordination and overall supervision of these programs. The role of the Vice-President is to ensure that care is safe, effective, person centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. He/she is expected to interact with stakeholders, internal and external, and to represent Meridian’s management team to these stakeholders. This highly professional position is responsible for administering, planning, organizing and directing multi-components for multiple programs within the outpatient programs. Duties include clinical supervision, budgeting, management of Staff and Service Delivery within the Program, liaison to agencies in the Community served by the program, compliance with contracts and regulatory authorities and participation in center-wide initiatives. The Vice President participates in program development, market analysis, grant writing efforts, verbal presentations and quality projects. The Vice President works with the Senior Vice-President, the COO, and the CFO as well as others to ensure that the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are monitored and obtained, quality of services are maintained, service projections are attained and that new services are developed and implemented. The work requires specialized management, financial, and/or business expertise. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities.


Peer Specialist (Chiefland)
Chiefland, FL32626

This is a very important position, in that a Peer Specialist has a perspective of individuals coming to receive treatment services that few professionals have, experiencing and receiving treatment services in treatment settings. This Peer position involves working in our MAT clinic with individuals affected by Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). It is common for people with similar lived experiences to offer each other practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not offer, or even know about. Those personal experiences are what makes the Peer Specialist and empowering helper, through the sharing of their stories of recovery and their willingness to share tools they have used to succeed. Peer Specialists provide hope, support, education, and assist persons served in seeing that they are more than their disorder. This position requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the program manager.


Peer Specialist (Gainesville)
Gainesville, FL32614

Peer Specialist (Lake City)
Lake City, FL32025

This is a very important position, in that a Peer Specialist has a perspective of individuals coming to receive treatment services that few professionals have, experiencing and receiving treatment services in treatment settings. This Peer position involves working in our MAT clinic with individuals affected by Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). It is common for people with similar lived experiences to offer each other practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not offer, or even know about. Those personal experiences are what makes the Peer Specialist and empowering helper, through the sharing of their stories of recovery and their willingness to share tools they have used to succeed. Peer Specialists provide hope, support, education, and assist persons served in seeing that they are more than their disorder. This position requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the program manager.


Peer Specialist (Starke)
Starke, FL32091

Counselor III
Gainesville, FL32614

Custodian
Gainesville, FL32614

This is routine manual work performing custodial assignments in Center facilities and grounds. Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment; and perform related work as required. This position is reviewed through reports and observations and has potential exposure to blood and body fluids. Personal protective equipment may be needed while performing some of these custodial duties.


Customer Service Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

Serves as liaison between client relations units and functions as a team leader for a particular unit. The work required the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities of maintaining a professional office setting, and the ability to provide clerical support on all levels within the Center. This position requires heavy public contact.


Executive Assistant
Lake City, FL32025

Vocational Specialist
Ocala, Fl34474

This position provide vocational services with a supported employment focus. The Vocational Specialist assists client with employment and career options to evaluate skills, work history and personality, matching a client’s education, experience, training and interests to available jobs. This position provides works with a multidisciplinary team including care coordinator, psychiatrist, registered nurse practitioner, vocational rehabilitation specialist and peer specialists.


IT Coordinator
Gainesville, FL32614

Recovery Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

This is an entry-level position providing supportive counseling, psycho-educational lectures and ancillary services within the Residential Program. The position requires the ability to model behaviors and work as a member of the treatment team in reaching the goals of the individualized Person served Recovery plan, as well as the goals of the program.


Support Services Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a highly responsible position working with veterans and their families who are homeless and/or are at risk of losing housing. Services provided include but are not limited to Outreach Services, identifying potential participants, Screenings to determine program eligibility, Assessments to identify needs, Referrals-Service Linkage and Provision of Supportive Services to Assist veterans and their families obtain and or maintain social services, housing, emergency shelter, basic living items (food, clothing, furniture, personal hygiene, etc), employment, other income support, food stamps, job training, medical care. Also include, but limited to other supportive services such as: housing searches, housing inspections, transportation and other supportive services. This position is unique as staff will conduct outreach-engagement, case management and provision of supportive services in assigned services areas which could include the following service areas: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam Suwannee, and Union, and must work as a liaison within the community and continually support the mission and standards of SSVF program and mission of Meridian. This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive Needs Assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for eligible Veterans and their family members in the Meridian service area. The Supportive Service Specialist works with other professionals from numerous community organizations, as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position also involves managing a caseload.


Talent Acquisition Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

Peer Specialist
Gainesville, FL32614

This is a very important position, in that a Peer Specialist has a perspective of individuals coming to receive treatment services that few professionals have, experiencing and receiving treatment services in treatment settings. It is not uncommon for people with similar lived experiences to offer each other practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not offer, or even know about. Those personal experiences are what makes the Peer Specialist and empowering helper, through the sharing of their stories of recovery and their willingness to share tools they have used to succeed. Peer Specialists provide hope, support, education, and assist persons served in seeing that they are more than their disorder. Peer Positions are available in many of our programs including Mobile Response, OTP, Crisis Stabilization, Homeless Recovery, Family Services and Substance Recovery.


Utilization Review Counselor
Gainesville, FL32614

Food Service Coordinator
Gainesville, FL32614

The Manager of Health Information Management (HIM) is a highly responsible professional position that manages the Health Information Management department and oversees all aspects of medical records within the agency. This role requires exceptional organizational skills, knowledge of medical terminology and regulations, and a strong attention to detail. The individual in this role must have a strong working knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Chapter 42 of the Code of Federal regulations (CFR), and other relevant federal regulations, as well as applicable Florida statutes and rules. The Director of HIM plays a pivotal role in maintaining the accuracy, security, and confidentiality of patient information while ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirement


SSVF Housing Navigator
Gainesville, FL32614

The SSVF Housing Navigator will be a member of a multidisciplinary team in the Veteran Services program. This position will provide support to program participants to locate and secure permanent housing, this includes providing home visits and various field-based visits through enhanced housing services. The Housing Navigator will work closely with the HUD-VASH team to support veterans in their housing search and placement process. They will help to ensure that veteran that veterans are connected to the services which will assist in successful housing placement. The Housing Navigator supports the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program’s efforts through landlord engagement, retention, and collaboration with other housing agencies. In this capacity, the Housing Navigator will provide landlord outreach and engagement services to develop a full range of permanent housing opportunities for homeless veterans. The Housing Navigator is the liaison for all landlords and property management personnel and the SSVF program and its clients. This position acts as a housing advocate for Veteran households by negotiating housing options on behalf of Veteran households in enrolled in the SSVF program. The position will support Veteran households in complying with housing rules through various tenant rights education and life skill trainings. Housing Navigator provide targeted customer service and mediation support to participating properties to promote long term tenancy and partnership and will work to find creative solutions to prevent tenant evictions and work to support positive tenant and Landlord resolutions.


Controller
Gainesville, FL32614


This is a highly responsible position in the Center’s Executive Management Team. The Senior Vice-President works with the Executive Management Team to ensure that care is safe, effective, person centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. S/he is expected to interact with stakeholders, internal and external, and is frequently required to represent Meridian’s executive management team to these stakeholders. In the absence of the President/CEO, and Executive Vice-President, the Senior Vice-President may be designated as the administrator in charge of the agency on a temporary basis. The Senior Vice President is responsible for managing a critical Center function: Operations, Finance, Human Resources, or Specialized Programs/New Business. The work requires considerable management, financial, and business expertise. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities; while under the supervision of the President, work is primarily done independently.


Therapist - CAT Team
Trenton, FL32693

A Therapist for the Community Action Team (CAT) provides clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. It is a self-contained team that provides comprehensive, intensive, community-based treatment to families with children and youth at risk of out of home placement due to mental health disorders. This advanced professional position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. A CAT Therapist is expected to be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. Their purpose is to not only provide clinical treatment, but also help assure the clients rights are protected, report any abuse and/or neglect as mandated by law.


Physician - Addiction Medicine
Lake City, FL32025

This is an advanced professional clinical position providing physician services in addictions medicine to Meridian’s target populations as well as supervising and overseeing providers in substance use treatment programs. It requires that the physician work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary setting to provide patient care in Medication Assisted Treatment programs. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences, and reports.


Staff Psychiatrist
Gainesville, FL32614

This is an advanced professional clinical position providing psychiatric services to Meridian's target populations. This position requires that the psychiatrist work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary staff to provide patient care and oversee services provided by lesser credentialed clinical providers. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences and reports.


Manager - Outpatient
Ocala, Fl34474