Program Manager

Locations: Palatka, FL and Lake City, FL

This position is Exempt/Salary

Pay Rate: $73,000 - $78,000

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Florida Licensure in mental health or social work is required(LCSW/LMHC). Master's degree in mental health, social work, marriage and family counseling, psychology or related mental health field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: 1 - 2 years of supervisory experience in a related field required. Experience preferred in working with patients with substance abuse disorders.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

1.  Be able to work in a supervisory role and provide licensure sign off on documentation submitted by Master or Bachelor level clinicians

2.  Have the ability to recognize the signs and symptoms associated with drug abuse and drug dependence.

3.  Have the ability to model behaviors and work as a member of the treatment team in reaching the goals of the individualized client treatment plan, as well as the goals of the program

4.  Can demonstrate behaviors that recognize client rights

5.  Can demonstrate respect for diversity and shows sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of other cultures.

6.  Understand and comply with rules related to Personal Health Information and ensures that information is shared with other providers, as directed by the client in a manner consistent with Center policy and HIPAA requirements

7.  Must be able to assist other staff with education and program activities, work effectively with others, be part of a team and be willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities when requested.

9.  Be able to effectively work with clients to reach desired reactions

10.  Provide effective and accurate documentation in all required reports in the EHR

11. Have basic computer skills by being able to work with a computer based program, input data and find and report on data

12. Willing to accept other duties as required in order to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.

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.