Team Lead | CAT TEAM | #40126 | Lake City

Lake City, Florida

$57,200 ( with licensure)

This is a highly professional position responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of the team.  The Team Leader will supervise and coordinate service delivery, including program planning, administration, implementation, development, and evaluation of Team members. This program and position is a home based community program and will require some work in the community and work hours after 5 pm or on weekends.

·  Master degree in Behavioral Health Sciences, such as psychology, mental health counseling, social work, art therapy or marriage and family therapy.

·  An active license issued by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling is strongly preferred and candidate must be licensure eligible in the state of Florida.

·  A minimum of three years of experience working with children or adolescents with behavioral health needs. At least 3 years' experience working with people who have substance use and/or co-occurring disorders and a background in family systems therapy is preferred.

·  A Certified Addictions Professional with a Master's degree and five years of experience or Master's degree level in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field with five years' experience with target population will be considered. The applicant must have excellent understanding of the CAT model. Experience with Excel needed.

·  ** Must be able to type at least 27 wpm on prescreen assessment and score at least 65% on general assessment.

Drivers Requirement:
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. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the Community Action Team program and team.

·  Supervise and coordinate service delivery.

·  Supervise professional and paraprofessional staff and staff activities and perform related supervisory duties.

·  Participate in the hiring, performance appraisal, and discipline of staff under his/her supervision.

·  Monitor progress toward program goals and objectives.

·  Monitor records and documentation required for the daily operations of the facility and programs.

·  Provide crisis intervention services for clients as needed.

·  Ensure that staff meets training standards and maintains compliance with all training requirements.

·  Supervise Electronic Medical Records management.

·  Carry out and document quality-assurance activities.

·  Develop and maintain program policies and procedures.

·  Initiate and maintain relationships and act as a liaison within program and community.

·  Conduct face-to-face visits with clients in their home and in the community to monitor progress.

·  Have availability between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm daily.

·  Travel to the home of clients or community settings.

·  Provide on-call duties as needed.

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.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demand:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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.