PRN Clinician | Rapid Response Team | 11.2018

Covering Multiple Counties
$18.58 - $21.63 Hr - Depending experience and license
Must have a valid Drivers License 

Position Summary:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or a related human services field; at least one year of clinical experience with families.

Driver Requirement:

Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Provide motivational interviewing and brief cognitive behavioral interventions to assigned clients in accordance with Agency guidelines and procedures, and scope of practice.
  2. Refer and link clients to more intensive treatment services when clinically indicated.
  3. Provide short-term clinical services to individuals and families, treating them with dignity and respect at all times and providing culturally competent care.
  4. Maintain professional and ethical boundaries with clients.
  5. Develop and implement short-term treatment plans to address assessed mental and substance use disorders and support family stability.
  6. Help ensure the collection of data to ensure pertinent information is documented and reported
  7. Provide consultation services to staff from other agencies also working with the family.
  8. Participate in interdisciplinary treatment team staffing and meetings as requested.
  9. Responsible for meeting yearly productivity and revenue goals. 
  10. Document all services provided in a timely and accurate manner in electronic medical record, consistent with Agency guidelines and procedures, and best practice standards for his/her profession.
  11. Perform other duties as required to meet department and program goals and objectives.

12.  Regular attendance is an essential for success in this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.  The following are general and apply to all positions with this title.