Lake City, Fl.
This is a non-caseload caring professional position in
which the candidate will work as part of a team of professionals providing
substance abuse treatment to adolescent (13-17) males in a 6 month residential
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field. 1 year experience with youth or in a substance use setting strongly preferred.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements
? Facilitate and assist with Florida Virtual School Communication between clients and parents
? Assist in planning and implementing therapeutic recreational activities for clients in care
? Assist the treatment team in providing direct and indirect client care.
? Aids in ensuring an orderly, safe, and therapeutic milieu by maintaining a therapeutic relationship with clients and treating clients with dignity and respect at all times.
? Provides therapeutic services via educational groups and monitoring of client journaling and treatment assignments.
? Provides crisis intervention services for clients as needed.
? Maintains familiarity and compliance with Meridian program policies and procedures.
? Assists in the identification of solutions of identified programming problems and performs tasks related to program improvement.
? Collects data to ensure pertinent information is accurate regarding admissions, discharges, room assignments, primary therapist assignment, etc.
? Coordinates client care including scheduling of medical, dental, psychiatric appointments as necessary.
? Transports/accompanies clients to appointments as needed.
? Provides consultation services to other agencies working with the client.
? Actively engages community referral sources to maintain a pending admissions list to meet the census requirements.
? Monitors scheduled discharges in order to ensure timely admission of new clients.
? Completes all required admission documentation.
? Documents all services provided in a timely and accurate manner consistent with Center policy and procedures.
? Models appropriate behavior, both in and out of the Center, for clients.
? Assist with supervision and training of Recovery Specialist in procedures related to program
? Performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.