CCBHC-Clinician Central Intake Team | Gainesville | #40655, 40662, 40664 | 11.21

Location: Gainesville, FL

Rate Of Pay: $46,000-$65,000 | Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: This is a senior, advanced professional position providing in-person and telehealth clinical assessments and face-to-face sign-offs as part of the Central Intake Team. This position will provide same or next day access to services as part of the expansion and enhanced services through the Certified Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). This position requires the ability to provide assessments, diagnosis, case formulation and referral in a fast-paced environment. Position requires someone who is able to establish rapport, conduct assessments, engages in professional cultural sensitive and empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate services. The employee must be able to provide clinical directions to other team members and sign-off on records as directed.


1.  Have skills to perform clinical assessments to determine diagnosis, level of care, case formulation, treatment plan, and/or recommendations and referrals.

2.  Provide services in the clinic and through telehealth.

3.  Assess clients with a range of problems including, but not limited to, mental health and/or substance use disorders, issues related to sexual, physical, emotional abuse and its consequences and crisis intervention.

4.  Provide efficient services in a faced-paced environment

5.  Be flexible with schedule to assess walk-ins.

6.  Provide face-to-face sign-offs on unlicensed staff 

7.  Document all services in the electronic health record.

8.  Facilitate continuity of services within the agency and community.

9.  Coordinate services with the Primary Care clinic and other medical professionals.

10.  Document all services concurrently in an accurate manner, consistent with Center guidelines and procedures, and best practice standards for his/her profession.


Education: Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field. Licensure as mental health professional, licensed clinical social worker or marriage and family therapist is required. Salary range will be commensurate with degree and /or license. Must have 2 years of experience. Experience must include work with population to be served.


Is aware of cultural and gender related issues that may affect assessment of client needs and treatment planning and provides culturally competent care

Can determine the need for Crisis Stabilization, MAT

Understands how abuse and trauma need to be addressed in treatment

Can formulate treatment problems, goals and objectives based on assessment data

Understands how to effectively integrate family/caregiver in treatment

Understands the nature of and maintains appropriate professional boundaries (e.g., can examine the use of self in therapy, transference/counter-transference issues)

Meridian is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  We are fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, marital status, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or because they are a protected veteran or other non-merit based factors.