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 Executive Assistant | 39868 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
Manages the office of SVP while also assisting in a variety of administrative matters. Duties include providing administrative, secretarial and other support functions as well as managing correspondence and activities among the executive management team, Senior Leadership, Board members and other community leaders. Work requires a thorough understanding of Center policies, procedures, programs and services and may require supervisory responsibilities. The employee in this position must be able to work and make important decisions independently while maintaining appropriate discretion at all times. $16 hr | Non-Exempt

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team that serves clients who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with their own or a family member’s mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorder. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Client population will primarily be adults but may include adolescents. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults and some adolescents who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The Outreach Specialist works as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team and with other professionals from numerous community organizations. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. The Outreach Specialist provides outreach to homeless persons in order to assess for eligibility for services and provides a link to the Homeless Recovery Team. The Outreach Specialist also provides outreach to area landlords and employers to increase resources for clients working in the Homeless Recovery Services program. Work is performed in community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters and client homes, as well as in Meridian offices and clinics. $16 Hr | Non-Exempt

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team that serves clients who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with their own or a family member’s mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorder. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Client population will primarily be adults but may include adolescents. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns. Lead Clinician will offer clinical support to other team members. Lead Clinician will take an active role in program reporting tasks related to grant funding.

The primary responsibilities of the Peer Support Specialist is to provide individualized services in the community and promote individual self-determination and decision making. The Peer Support Specialist provides essential expertise and consultation to the staff to promote a culture in which each individual’s point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation, and community self-help. The Peer Specialist has a perspective of lived experiences, enabling them to offer practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not be able to offer. This position requires the ability to work as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment Team under the supervision of the program manager. Peer specialists work in various community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters, client homes, and clinics.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults and some adolescents who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The Care Coordinator works as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team and with other professionals from numerous community organizations. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. The Care Coordinator assists clients to link with community, natural, and professional support systems to obtain and maintain stable housing, applicable benefits and assistance, and appropriate physical and behavioral health care. The Care Coordinator assists with outreach and engagement of individuals eligible for services. Work is performed in community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters and client homes, as well as in Meridian offices and clinics.

New Posting PRN - UM Support Clerk | 40285 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
This position provides clerical support on to Utilization staff. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities of maintaining a professional office setting. This position will also support the Fiscal department with financial matters and various office projects as needed.

The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions. *Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing. $13.00/Hr.

New Posting Financial Counselor | 39815 - LC | 1.2019
Lake City, FL32025
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.

New Posting Clinician-Emergency Screening | 31106 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
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

The primary responsibilities of the Peer Support Specialist is to provide individualized services in the community and promote individual self-determination and decision making. The Peer Support Specialist provides essential expertise and consultation to the staff to promote a culture in which each individual’s point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation, and community self-help. The Peer Specialist has a perspective of lived experiences, enabling them to offer practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not be able to offer. This position requires the ability to work as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment Team under the supervision of the program manager. Peer specialists work in various community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters, client homes, and clinics.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults and some adolescents who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The Care Coordinator works as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team and with other professionals from numerous community organizations. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. The Care Coordinator assists clients to link with community, natural, and professional support systems to obtain and maintain stable housing, applicable benefits and assistance, and appropriate physical and behavioral health care. The Care Coordinator assists with outreach and engagement of individuals eligible for services. Work is performed in community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters and client homes, as well as in Meridian offices and clinics.

New Posting Manager - Forensics CJMSAG | 40296 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
This is a professional position that will report to the Vice President Forensic Services to provide managerial supervision of the Criminal Justice Mental Forensic Specialists and Peer Specialists working in judicial circuits Meridian serves under the Criminal Justice Mental Health and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant(CJMSAG). This includes managerial supervision of staff to ensure quality performance of screenings, tracking data, developing required stakeholder reports, participant screenings, comprehensive assessments, intensive follow up and service delivery to identified incarcerated and or court monitored individuals (direct provision of these services may also be required by Forensics CJMSAG manager). Also to include hiring, training and supervision of Intervention Specialists. This person must be able to supervise/manage others, work independently and have the ability to work well with other agencies such as the courts, jail, attorneys and community partners. Core of duties will include oversight of the 916 State hospital population oversight, monitoring and ensuring continuity of care of clients entering state hospital and being stepped from the hospital.

New Posting Manager - Forensics 916 | 40297 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
This is a professional position that will report to the Vice President Forensic Services to provide managerial supervision of the Forensic Specialists in judicial circuits Meridian serves. This may include reviewing of screenings, tracking data, developing required stakeholder reports, participant screenings, comprehensive assessments, intensive follow up and service delivery to identified committed (state hospital) or incarcerated individuals. Also to include hiring, training and supervision of Intervention specialists. This person must be able to supervise/manage others, work independently and have the ability to work well with other agencies such as the courts, jail, attorneys and community partners. Core of duties will include oversight of the 916 State hospital population oversight in judicial circuits Meridian serves. Monitoring and ensuring continuity of care of clients entering state hospital and being stepped from State Hospital(s).

This is a highly professional position responsible for coordinating care management services for an assigned group of clients. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. They will assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect.

New Posting Counselor III | Rapid Response Team | 40119 | 1.2019
Gainesville, FL32614
Counselor support is a service provided to community based clients and families in accordance with an approved treatment plan for the purpose of ensuring the family’s stability and continued community tenure through monitoring, supportive counseling, referral and linkage with community and natural support systems. The Counselor provides interventions to assist them to manage stressful individual and family life situations, including accessing needed medical, social, educational and other services. This is a professional counseling position providing direct and indirect customer care. This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic and caring relationships with clients, while providing effective, efficient and appropriate direct clinical, supportive, and consultation services. Services may be provided in the home, schools, or community in 13 counties in North Central Florida, including both face to face and telehealth methods of delivery.

New Posting Forensics Specialist | 39920 | 1.2019
Starke, FL32091
This is a professional position that will report to the Forensic Vice President to provide intensive case management, follow-up and service delivery to individuals with mental health being diverted from the jail and forensic state hospitals. This person must be able to work independently and have the ability to work well with other agencies such as the Courts, jail and community partners.

New Posting Case Manager - Childrens | 10114 | 1.2019
Starke, FL32091
This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults and/or children and their families. The Case Manager 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 is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children.

Shift assessment, intake RN assessment/admission full and screening, and d/c assessment, obtain, assess and disseminate necessary information, incident reports based upon interviews as needed, nursing assignments, peer evaluations to assist RN Shift Supervisor. The Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying client alterations in health, assessing the client's responses to actual and potential health problems and prescribed treatments, and providing appropriate nursing interventions to return the client to baseline health with appropriate physician orders. Whenever possible, the client, family/significant others is integrated in the care provided. The RN functions within the interdisciplinary team model to provide a safe, therapeutic environment and support the client in reintegration to the community. OSHA Statement: This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. $28-$31/Hr. + Shift Differential

This is an entry-level position providing supportive services to clients in a various 24/7 treatment programs. The position requires the ability to model behaviors and work as a member of the treatment team in reaching the goals of the individualized treatment plan, as well as the goals of the program. $12-13.50/Hr. + Shift Differential

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. $50,000

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. $50,000

This position is responsible for the provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of an RN, RN Shift Manager, physician or designated delegate. In addition, documents or assists with completion of documentation. This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. 15-minute client checks, therapeutic activities, vital signs, 1:1’s if required, care and custody, snacks and food ordering, hygiene supplies, other assignments as directed by RN; Detox Unit – calls for appointments, maintains wait list. Willing to be an active participant in client restraints, as needed. $12.50-$15.26/Hr. + Shift Differential

This position is responsible for the provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Manager or physician. The LPN provides medication administration, wound care, patient and family education and historical data collection. Documents care provided in the clinical record. The population served includes children and adults. OSHA Statement: This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. Medications prn’s and scheduled, orders, therapeutic activities – ensures completion, shift note, medication inventory and ordering (night shift), provide input to physician, obtain patients for MD, peer evaluations to assist Nurse Manager/Charge RN. Willing to be an active participant in client restraints, as needed. $18-$21/Hr. + Shift Differential.

The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions. *Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing. $13.00/Hr.

New Posting Clinician | FITT | 39340 | 1.19
Gainesville, FL32614
The Family Intensive Treatment Team clinician is part of a multi-disciplinary team designed to provide substance abuse and mental health assessments and treatment to families to effectively integrate child welfare and behavioral health care and expedite access to these services. The overarching goal of the program is to reduce or eliminate the out of home stay for children whose parents are suffering from substance abuse and mental health issues. Services are provided for clients presenting mild to severe symptomology. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, external agencies and provide efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns. Un-Licensed $38,665 | License: $55,000 - $60,000

New Posting Prevention Specialist | Trenton | 39543 | 1.19
Trenton, FL32693
This is a highly responsible position working in the Prevention program. You will provide prevention services in the targeted middle schools and other community locations within the Tri-County Region (Levy, Gilchrist, & Dixie Counties). More specifically, this is a highly responsible position providing direct and indirect client services through a formal program to individuals, communities, and agencies. Services to individuals include education, encouragement and engagement of prospective clients who show a need for prevention services based on presented risk factors for alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Community and agency services include education and identification with appropriate intervention and coordination strategies, based on an evidence-based model. $16.50/hour | Trenton, Florida

New Posting Unit Clerk | CSU - GV | 30042 | 1.19
Gainesville, FL32614
The Unit Clerk is responsible for performing secretarial/clerical duties while providing top notch customer service skills. He/she functions as the focal communication source in the nursing station. Provides indirect care in the department under the direction of the Unit Supervisor. Ensures Baker Act petitions and medication prior authorizations are completed as required. Performs detailed and accurate audits alongside the Unit Supervisor and compiles information. Maintains work area in neat and orderly manner, being mindful of infection control practices and safety initiatives established by the facility. Follows established policies and procedures relating to client confidentiality. Maintains office and hygiene supplies, completes work orders, and puts away department supplies keeping the department work area clean and organized as directed by the supervisor. Assists the Vice President of Acute Care and the Unit Supervisor, by completing other duties as assigned. $13.00/Hr.

New Posting Clinician - Patient Navigator | 40223 | 12.2018
Lake City, FL32025
This is an advanced professional clinical position conducting biopsychosocial assessments for clients who either present at the Crisis Stabilization Unit and/or Emergency Room for substance related crisis. This position will also conduct Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) assessments in addition to SBIRT training's to community stakeholders as well as individual and group therapy.

New Posting Case Manager - Adult | 39434 | 12.2018
Lake City, FL32025
This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. The Case Manager 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 is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children.

New Posting Case Manager - Adult | 39294 | 12.2018
Gainesville, FL32614
This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. The Case Manager 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 is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children.

New Posting Case Manager - Childrens | 31430 | 12.18
Gainesville, FL32614
This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults and/or children and their families. The Case Manager 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 is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children and/or adults.

This is a professional position that works closely with an interdisciplinary team to assist in providing and coordinating services in an acute care inpatient setting for clients, their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers.

This position will be dedicated full-time to the Bradford County Schools District and housed on-site. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

This position will be dedicated full-time to the Schools District and housed on-site. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor (VP of Finance), and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its limited technical knowledge and from lower classes by its emphasis on professional bookkeeping and accounting skills.

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.

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team that serves clients who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with their own or a family member’s mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorder. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Client population will primarily be adults but may include adolescents. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns.

This is a highly responsible position in the Center’s Executive Management Team. The Senior Vice President is responsible for overseeing the Adult and Children’s Outpatient Behavioral Health and Specialty Programs for Meridian Behavioral Healthcare. This will involve the coordination and overall supervision of these programs. The role of the Senior 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.

This is an independent professional position providing the ongoing development, training and supervision of the Mobile Response Team and the coordination of professional relationships with law enforcement, school board, hospitals and various outside agencies. Duties include responding directly to requests for deployment and assures people in crisis receive immediate and ongoing assistance. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of the results obtained.

This is an independent professional position providing the ongoing development, training and supervision of the Mobile Response Team and the coordination of professional relationships with law enforcement, school board, hospitals and various outside agencies. Duties include responding directly to requests for deployment and assures people in crisis receive immediate and ongoing assistance. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of the results obtained.

Seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual to assist the Staffing and Recruiting Department with recruiting, hiring, on-boarding and staffing of Meridian programs. This is a moderately responsible position that requires flexibility and a team player. Duties will include a variety of administrative functions including initial applicant pre-screening, appointment scheduling, applicant testing/interview coordination and file organization. $15.00 Hr | Non-Exempt

This is routine manual work consisting of extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on all Meridian facilities, grounds, mechanical equipment, and utility systems. Under general supervision, this position will perform a wide variety of 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 maintenance duties. $12.85/Hr.

This is a professional position that works closely with an interdisciplinary team to assist in providing and coordinating services in an acute care inpatient setting for clients, their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers.

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.

This position will cook, prepare and serve meals to the residential/inpatient programs which include minimal record keeping, following menu guide, preparation of special diets and housekeeping of the kitchen area while following infection control standards.$11.00/Hr.

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, clinical evaluation, crisis intervention, and brief treatment services in the community for families who are involved with child protective services or child protective investigations. The therapist provides brief interventions to assist families to manage stressful individual and family situations, with the goal of resolving the current situation and also strengthening the family’s skills and natural and community supports to cope with stressful situations more effectively and to promote family stability. Services may be provided in the home, schools, or other community settings. Services are offered in thirteen counties within North Central Florida. Families must be referred to Meridian by Partnership for Strong Families, and in order to meet their required response time, some evening or weekend work may be required. This program is a short-term intensive service model, generally two to three weeks’ duration for each family served. This work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports.

Moderately responsible position to perform scheduling and staffing of Meridians 24/7 nursing & residential programs on weekends. Must be available to take call every weekend. Must have flexible schedule. Recent nurse staffing/scheduling experience required. This is an ON-CALL position.

Unit Counselor | 39659 | 11.2018
Gainesville, FL32614
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.

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. $12.25/Hr.

A professional position sometimes responding to crisis calls, monitoring care, follow-up and ongoing direct services to patients in the Mobile Response Team Program. Supports each client based on shared experiences. Educates on how to appropriately navigate treatment services, social service and support systems; is a positive role model to clients and their families by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills; maintains relationships with clients and families in order to assist individuals in the treatment engagement and retention process; assists clients with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery; empowers clients to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway. Peer Recovery Specialists will be an on-call resource and may be deployed to crisis calls as needed when their presence will impact a crisis. Maintains close relationships with the counselor/clinician and family within the 72-hour follow-up period. Assists with on-going follow-up to help the client during the early stages of the crisis and recovery.

Professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team. Receives and responds to calls from the Mobile Response Team system, coordinates activities of others to assure response within one hour or less. Responds to crisis situations, conducts risk assessments, and completes safety planning with individuals in crisis. Provides clinical therapy and counseling to individuals, couples and families. Provides after-hours on-call supervision and response. Provides crisis intervention counseling services on dedicated crisis phone line. Performs community outreach and education. Works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

Assists the Director of Nursing Services in directing the activities of licensed and non-licensed personnel who provide health care and nursing services to the clients of Meridian Behavioral Health in Acute Care Services on a 24-hour, 7 day per week basis. Liaison with admin and nursing to disseminate goals for meridian that requires RN services, conduit to RN Managers to ensure that everything happens that needs to happen on each shift, assist with hiring/terminations/counseling discipline, resources for RN Managers and Acute care in general, ensures compliance for employee training and health, coordinates with training in care, policy and procedures, creates and updates policies and procedures, pharmacy compliance, liaise with VP to support mission and goals of Meridian. On Call Responsibilities: AOC (Administrator On Call) 1:7 and NOC in rotation with the three Nurse Managers

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.$11.75/Hr.

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.

This is a professional position monitoring care, follow-up and ongoing direct services to patients in the CSU. The Peer Specialist is responsible for overseeing and enhancing patient services by providing program information, monitoring the care of the patients, through service education, referrals to services, and linkages to other programs. This is a very important position, in that the Peer Recovery Specialist will educate on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social service and recovery support systems; be a positive role model to patients and their families by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills; maintain relationships with patients and families in order to assist individuals in the treatment engagement and retention process; assist patients with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery; empower patients to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway. The work is performed with some independence and as part of a team under the supervision of the program manager. $12.00/hour

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. 32 Hr Week Schedule | 8a-5p | Thurs-Sunday

This is a highly advanced nursing position that provides accurate assessment (ie subjective input, objective skills, random drug screenings) of patients for entry into the OTP (Opioid Treatment Program) This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic and caring and supportive relationships within the scope of the nursing profession. This position requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of the Vice President of MAT programs, Program Manager OTP and the Medical Director $18-$20/Hr.

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.

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. Services are provided for clients with mild to severe disability. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns. (Part Time)

This is a professional supervisory position responsible for providing supervision and oversight over the emergency services of the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) for Gainesville and Lake City. This department includes emergency screening, unit counseling, and discharge planning. The Director also provides direct supervision for two Supervisors, one which oversees the department in GNV and another for the department in LC. In addition, the Director oversees and maintains policies and procedures adherent to the overall policies of the CSU pertaining to emergency screening and crisis management. The Director reports directly to the Vice President of Acute Care Services. $65,000-$75,000 | Exempt

This position will be responsible for transporting CSU Gainesville and CSU Lake City clients to and from different location within the state of Florida. *Must have clear and active Drivers license (21+ for insurance purposes) $15.26/hour Position based out of Lake City, Florida

This is a professional position monitoring care, follow-up and ongoing direct services to patients in the MAT Program. The Peer Specialist is responsible for overseeing and enhancing patient services by providing program information, monitoring the care of the patients, through service education, referrals to services, and linkages to other programs. This is a very important position, in that the Peer Recovery Specialist will educate on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social service and recovery support systems; be a positive role model to patients and their families by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills; maintain relationships with patients and families in order to assist individuals in the treatment engagement and retention process; assist patients with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery; empower patients to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway. The work is performed with some independence and as part of a team under the supervision of the program manager. (Part Time)

This is a professional position monitoring care, follow-up and ongoing direct services to patients in the MAT Program. The Peer Specialist is responsible for overseeing and enhancing patient services by providing program information, monitoring the care of the patients, through service education, referrals to services, and linkages to other programs. This is a very important position, in that the Peer Recovery Specialist will educate on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social service and recovery support systems; be a positive role model to patients and their families by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills; maintain relationships with patients and families in order to assist individuals in the treatment engagement and retention process; assist patients with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery; empower patients to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway. The work is performed with some independence and as part of a team under the supervision of the program manager.

This is routine manual work consisting of extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on all Meridian facilities, grounds, mechanical equipment, and utility systems. Under general supervision, this position will perform a wide variety of 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 maintenance duties. $12.85/Hr.

This position is highly responsible for ongoing treatment of patients in the Crisis Stabilization Unit. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. Assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect. Work is performed under the protocol of a Center psychiatrist and is directly supervised by same.

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.

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.