Location: Gainesville, FL.
Manages the flow of medical services in the each of the residential
programs under the Vice President for Residential Services including the MIST,
Bridge House, Recovery Center, SAPP and VetBridge Programs. Responsible for supervising
and coordinating activities of nursing services and personnel on each unit, establishing
written protocols, flow designs for service delivery and promotes high quality
of care; assessing the needs of clients and ensures services are provided that
are consistent with patient needs. Position requires on-call
- Responsible for the supervision of all licensed
and non-licensed personnel who provide health care and nursing services for
the SAPP unit.
- Provides supervision for other nursing
staff on residential programs under this Department
- Supervises and implement protocols for
medical services for the Recovery Center, VetBridge and the MIST unit. Ensures
that clients in these programs are provided proper medical services by the
- Provides on-call oversight for all medical
issues or events requiring management presence while assigned on-call
duties for all residential programs/units. You will also be called when
not the designated on-call staff to assist with medical issues/emergencies
- Creates written protocols and workflow
designs to create safe and efficient services to clients.
- Communicates with management regarding
pertinent issues related to each unit.
- Evaluates, directly supervises, and writes
performance plans for designated staff and communicates with the Vice
President of Residential Services as indicated.
- Conducts on-the-job training as necessary for
- Participates in client nursing assessments
as needed including triaging of patients requesting sick call.
- Coordinates medical care with the
appropriate provider based on assessment during triage.
- Reviews all pre-admission packets for the
SAPP unit and notes any areas of concern prior to forwarding to the
physician for approval.
- Communicates directly with referral
sources for the SAPP Unit.
- Acts as a resource for nursing staff.
- Conducts staff meetings and attends monthly
- Monitors and ensures that incident reports
are completed and reported per policy and procedure.
- Provides administrative program management
for all residential units.
- Meets with residents on all units as
needed to resolve issues and communicates with the Vice President on any
concerns related to program functions, staffing, or clinical issues.
other duties as assigned.
1. On call for all
Medical issues or events requiring management presence unless on approved PTO.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
with a degree in Nursing. Must be licensed as as Registered Nurse in the State
of Florida supplemented with 3-5 years of responsible nursing experience in
management - preferable in a Substance Abuse and/or Mental Health setting or an
acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be
proficient in the use of computer and programs utilized by the facility.
given to candidates holding dual licensure as an RN and as a LMHC or LCSW.
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.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License
with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements
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.