Location: Lake City/Gainesville
Rate of pay: $17.12/hour
This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for persons up to the age of 25 that experiences a behavioral health crisis that meets criteria for care coordination as a response through the Mobile Response Team. Care Coordinators works closely as a part of the Mobile Response Team staff assisting when there is a crisis call, responding when needed as an on-call advocate. The Care Coordinator identify and engage eligible individuals in services, with the goal of reducing admissions to the CSU and assuring follow-up appointment within 72-hours. The Care Coordinator links clients with community, natural, and professional support systems to meet socioeconomic and physical and behavioral health care needs, and provides psychoeducational interventions to assist in recovery and wellness. Care coordination is intended to be short term and intensive. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. Work is performed in the community, schools, hospitals, client homes, CSU and Detox, and Meridian offices and clinics. Care Coordinators also work in conjunction with the Emergency Screening Department and provides cross-department coverage when needed.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements.
In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver's license. Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility. No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving limitations.
· Cross-department work in Access Center and Emergency Screening is common and a spirit of cooperation as needed. Staff is required to stay over shift, which may require cross-department floating, until appropriate and sufficient staff has arrived. At times, in circumstances of staff call-outs, increased client acuity or supervisor requests, staff is required to stay until dismissed by Supervisor, Staffing Department or Administrator on-call.
· General Duties while cross covering in Emergency Screening will be reviewed with Supervisor prior to training and working shifts in the CSU.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.