Career Opportunities at Meridian

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68 Career Opportunities at Meridian Behavioral


This professional position ensures that each client has the opportunity to identify and work through personal treatment goals for recovery from a variety of mental illnesses, behavioral problems, and/or substance abuse disorders by providing evidenced based therapeutic interventions. This position acts as a liaison for clients and families with inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff and community agencies and performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.

This position will be working in schools and clinic setting. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

Position Summary: The Family Intervention Specialist (FIS) functions as substance abuse treatment system experts and representatives to child welfare. FIS provide adult substance abuse outreach, screening, intervention, and case management. FIS do not function as the primary treatment counselor. Their role is to serve as a consultant to, and coordinator with, child welfare and a motivator/supporter for families. FIS may be co-located with protective investigation workers, and shall maintain close contact with protective investigators and other child welfare workers. FIS maintain caseloads of up to 35 families. This position functions as a consultant and coordinator with protective service providers and the primary therapist. The Family Intervention Specialist provides resources, education, and motivational counseling to the client to promote family safety, prevent consequences of substance abuse on families under protective supervision or at risk of being under protective supervision by reducing drug and alcohol abuse, support parents/caregivers in completing case plans for permanency and reunification and recovery. This position often requires community-based services and a flexible schedule that will allow for work outside of normal business hours.

Serves as liaison between client relations units and functions as a team leader for a particular unit. The work required the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities of maintaining a professional office setting, and the ability to provide clerical support on all levels within the Center. This position requires heavy public contact.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed Adults.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. Services are provided for clients with mild to severe disability. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns.

This is advanced professional clinical work conducting emergency assessments for clients who present at Crisis Stabilization in crisis seeking mental health stabilization. Emergency Screeners provide 24/7 Emergency Intake and Evaluation services for both voluntary and Baker Act adults and children.

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psychosocial educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery.

This position will be working in a clinic setting. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

This is a highly responsible position within the Advancement Department will increase giving at Meridian. This Director is responsible for creating, managing, and supporting strategies to increase revenue, donors, and philanthropy at Meridian. This person is responsible for forecasting budget projections as well as meeting that forecast. This director’s knowledge, skills, and abilities in donor development are great, as are your rock-solid values and beliefs. You are thrilled to support a program that literally changes and saves lives. You can think strategically and act tactically and have no problem making the ask. The major focus of this position is strategy and securing gifts to further Meridian’s mission. The majority of time is spent on intentionally cultivating/soliciting/stewarding relationships that invite individuals into a deep and meaningful partnership with Meridian to help build sustainability. This will occur through the areas of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship utilizing multi-media platforms for appeals, and most importantly, face to face meetings and solicitations. The Director must have a hands-on, proactive, and positive attitude to be successful in this role. S/he will have the ability to think creatively about engagement with donors, potential supporters, and the community.

This position will cook, prepare and serve meals to the residential/inpatient programs which include minimal record keeping, following menu guide, preparation of special diets and housekeeping of the kitchen area while following infection control standards.

This position will cook, prepare and serve meals to the residential/inpatient programs which include minimal record keeping, following menu guide, preparation of special diets and housekeeping of the kitchen area while following infection control standards.

The position responsible for providing clerical and supportive services to assist in identifying veterans in need of services as well as assisting in helping families obtain and maintain housing and other program needs. The position provides outreach and engagement services throughout our service areas within emergency shelters, homeless shelters, feeding programs, park other places, and places frequented by the homeless individuals. This position will also perform screenings to determine if identify veteran families meet eligibility requirements of the SSVF program to including verifications of eligibility and file documentation. In addition to screenings the specialist will also be responsible for making referrals/service linkage of those individuals and families who are in need of emergency services and/or those families who are not eligible for services. The Assistant Supportive Service Specialist will also be participating in weekly Outreach/Tabling activities in areas frequent by individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The staff will be responsible for timely service provision; ensuring adequate and timely documentation and coordination of service. In addition, the position will provide additional services to ensure program documentation for data reporting purposes. Services will be provided in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, and Union.

New Posting Clinician - LCSW | Starke | #40233 | 11.2019
Starke, FL32091
This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. Services are provided for clients with mild to severe disability. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults and/or children and their families. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children and/or adults.

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for persons up to the age of 25 that experiences a behavioral health crisis that meets criteria for care coordination as a response through the Mobile Response Team. Care Coordinators works closely as a part of the Mobile Response Team staff assisting when there is a crisis call, responding when needed as an on-call advocate. The Care Coordinator identify and engage eligible individuals in services, with the goal of reducing admissions to the CSU and assuring follow-up appointment within 72-hours. The Care Coordinator links clients with community, natural, and professional support systems to meet socioeconomic and physical and behavioral health care needs, and provides psychoeducational interventions to assist in recovery and wellness. Care coordination is intended to be short term and intensive. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. Work is performed in the community, schools, hospitals, client homes, CSU and Detox, and Meridian offices and clinics.

This full time clinical position is primarily home based, providing clinical services via telehealth to clients living within Meridian coverage area, from the clinicians residence. This advanced professional counseling position provides clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services utilizing telehealth equipment and web based therapeutic modules, real-time, in two-way communication with client. Services offered in this online treatment service are part of clients’s treatment plan with Meridian. A typical client may have a mild to severe mental health issues and/or substance use addiction. It is essential that the clinician is able to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services.

This full time clinical position is primarily home based, providing clinical services via telehealth to clients living within Meridian coverage area, from the clinicians residence. This advanced professional counseling position provides clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services utilizing telehealth equipment and web based therapeutic modules, real-time, in two-way communication with client. Services offered in this online treatment service are part of clients’s treatment plan with Meridian. A typical client may have a mild to severe mental health issues and/or substance use addiction. It is essential that the clinician is able to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services.

The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions. *Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing.

This is a highly professional position responsible for coordinating care management services for an assigned group of clients. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. They will assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect.

This is a highly professional position responsible for coordinating care management services for an assigned group of clients. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. They will assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect.

This clerical PRN position is responsible for providing support to the functional areas of the Human Resources Department, which include HR operations and may include payroll/benefits; staffing, training.

This is advanced professional clinical work conducting emergency assessments for clients who present at Crisis Stabilization in crisis seeking mental health stabilization. Emergency Screeners provide 24/7 Emergency Intake and Evaluation services for both voluntary and Baker Act adults and children.

The Vice President directs, plans, and leads the majority of the Center’s Revenue Cycle management activities related to first and third party billing and collections. The VP ensures accurate client registration with regard to payer(s) and fess based on a sliding scale, verification of third party eligibility, including patient fees, insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare, as well as Fee for Service contracts. The VP ensures timely posting to patient accounts and maintenance of an accurate and current Accounts Receivable. The VP is responsible for maintaining compliance with contract, regulatory, and statutory requirements for billing. The VP is responsible for improving collections and ensuring the Center meets of exceeds targeted collection rates by identifying revenue sources that are not being maximized and providing recommendations for improvement. The VP is responsible for managing a team of billing staff and Financial Counselors and providing technical assistance to the Access Center, front desk staff and any other staff involved in patient registration or collection activities at all Meridian locations. Position requires considerable supervisory and revenue cycle management expertise. Position requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out the duties and responsibilities; while under the supervision of the CFO, work is primarily done independently.

This is a professional position assigned to the Outpatient Services Department which is responsible for carrying out daily business operations of the Outpatient clinics in a manner consistent with Meridian’s Strategic Plan. The Coordinator is responsible to coordinate the workflow of the outpatient clinics with outpatient program managers and/or Vice Presidents and the clinic’s assigned support staff. This includes carrying out daily processes to coordinate walk-in appointments, telehealth services, wait lists, and compliance reports and to track completion of required clinical documentation. The work requires skills in client relations, intra and interdepartmental communication and competency in/with technology and related devices, including telehealth video screens, and messaging systems

This is a highly responsible position in which the candidate will work as part of a dual diagnosis team of professionals providing both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a residential facility. The candidate must have the knowledge, skill and ability to complete intake, orientation, bio psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, and work with a myriad of personalities while working in a highly structured residential facility. The candidate must also have the ability to present psycho-social educational groups, process groups and individual sessions to adult consumers in pre-contemplation, contemplation and stage one of recovery.

This is an advanced professional clinical position providing physical medicine services and addiction medicine services to some of Meridian’s target populations. It requires that the physician work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary setting to provide patient care. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences and reports.

This position will be dedicated full-time to Early Learning Centers and housed on-site. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include providing classroom observation at designated early learning centers, providing individualized counseling services to children in classroom setting, providing family therapy in Early Learning Center or home setting, coordinate services with partner agencies, and referring and facilitating linkage with continuing psychiatric services.

This is a professional position overseeing the Access Center which provides the first contact for persons seeking services, needing information about mental health, and/or addictions treatment. This position requires the ability to conduct telephonic initial assessments and make appointments for appropriate services plus provide information and/or a referral to assure that consumers are satisfied with the outcome of this initial contact. This position will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the program/department and providing training and technical support to other Access and Admissions programs to support a “No Wrong Door” philosophy of care. Clinical, crisis intervention, customer service, and supervisory skills as well as the ability to multi-task are essential requirements of this position to successfully direct the team of counselors that provide services to clients through the Access Center activities. This position participates in the administrator on-call rotation.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults and/or children and their families. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children and/or adults.

This is a professional position that works closely with an interdisciplinary team to assist in providing and coordinating services in an acute care inpatient setting for clients, their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers.

This is routine manual work consisting of extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on all Meridian facilities, grounds, mechanical equipment, and utility systems. Under general supervision, this position will perform a wide variety of maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly, and safe environment; and perform related work as required. This position is reviewed through reports and observations and has potential exposure to blood and body fluids. Personal protective equipment may be needed while performing some maintenance duties.

This position is responsible for managing the learning and development programs for the center and acts as a liaison to center management to evaluate, design/procure, record and coordinate the training initiatives and development needs for the center. This individual will work on HR projects to include policy development and rollouts, conduct HR-related training and be part of a team approach to solving workplace problems. This is an exempt position.

This is advanced professional clinical work conducting emergency assessments for clients who present at Crisis Stabilization in crisis seeking mental health stabilization. Emergency Screeners provide 24/7 Emergency Intake and Evaluation services for both voluntary and Baker Act adults and children.

Will mainly answer telephone console and also serve as Customer Service Specialist backup. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities of maintaining a professional office setting, and the ability to provide clerical support on all levels within the Center. *Some positions within this Job Code will have additional duties that will include: Perform all Financial Counselors duties: Verify insurance and co-pay information (via Availity, Medicaid, etc.), complete Consent to Treat, add payor to EMR, and perform all Medical Records duties. Provide coverage for other locations as needed. Must be willing to travel.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is an independent professional position providing the ongoing development, training and supervision of the Mobile Response Team and the coordination of professional relationships with law enforcement, school board, hospitals and various outside agencies. Duties include responding directly to requests for deployment and assures people in crisis receive immediate and ongoing assistance. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of the results obtained.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults and/or children and their families. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed children and/or adults.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is a mid-level management position responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Food Services department in a manner consistent with Meridian’s strategic plan and mission. The Director is to ensure that the function they oversee is adequately and consistently staffed, is managed in accordance with professional and/or contractual, regulatory or legal standards and Center policy/procedure, and performs to the level specified for Food Service in the annual plan and/or budget. The Director oversees several dietary line staff and at times supportive employees which are Meridian clients. The Director will do all necessary dietary consults with Meridian clients across the agency. The work requires the use of independent judgement and initiative in carrying out day-to-day duties and responsibilities and is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President.

This upper-level management position oversees clinical services to children and families in assigned clinics and schools. The Director ensures that the program s/he oversees is adequately and consistently staffed, managed in accordance with professional and contractual, regulatory, and legal standards and center policy/procedure, and performing to the level specified for that unit in the annual plan and/or budget. The Director assists therapists to coordinate care with child psychiatrists/ARNPs, case Directors, and Family Services, to promote integrated care for families. The Director is responsible for school-based services, developing clinician schedules to assure coverage, engaging new school sites, assisting counselors to build caseloads, and participating in school-related community planning and related committees and workgroups. Director also oversees case management positions which assist clients and families with advocacy and resource finding. The Director assists the Vice President with program development, grant writing efforts, community liaison activities, and staff training. The Director works with clinical and support staff to ensure that the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are monitored and attained, quality and volume of services are maintained, and that services are implemented meet current needs. The work requires management skills and the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President.

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for persons up to the age of 25 that experiences a behavioral health crisis that meets criteria for care coordination as a response through the Mobile Response Team. Care Coordinators works closely as a part of the Mobile Response Team staff assisting when there is a crisis call, responding when needed as an on-call advocate. The Care Coordinator identify and engage eligible individuals in services, with the goal of reducing admissions to the CSU and assuring follow-up appointment within 72-hours. The Care Coordinator links clients with community, natural, and professional support systems to meet socioeconomic and physical and behavioral health care needs, and provides psychoeducational interventions to assist in recovery and wellness. Care coordination is intended to be short term and intensive. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. Work is performed in the community, schools, hospitals, client homes, CSU and Detox, and Meridian offices and clinics.

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for persons up to the age of 25 that experiences a behavioral health crisis that meets criteria for care coordination as a response through the Mobile Response Team. Care Coordinators works closely as a part of the Mobile Response Team staff assisting when there is a crisis call, responding when needed as an on-call advocate. The Care Coordinator identify and engage eligible individuals in services, with the goal of reducing admissions to the CSU and assuring follow-up appointment within 72-hours. The Care Coordinator links clients with community, natural, and professional support systems to meet socioeconomic and physical and behavioral health care needs, and provides psychoeducational interventions to assist in recovery and wellness. Care coordination is intended to be short term and intensive. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. Work is performed in the community, schools, hospitals, client homes, CSU and Detox, and Meridian offices and clinics.

This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for severely emotionally disturbed adults. The Case Manager works with other professionals from numerous community organizations as well as with Center staff. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. This position involves managing a caseload of severely emotionally disturbed Adults.

This is a very important position, in that a Peer Specialist has a perspective of individuals coming to receive treatment services that few professionals have, experiencing and receiving treatment services in treatment settings. It is not uncommon for people with similar lived experiences to offer each other practical advice and suggestions for strategies that professionals may not offer, or even know about. Those personal experiences are what makes the Peer Specialist and empowering helper, through the sharing of their stories of recovery and their willingness to share tools they have used to succeed. Peer Specialists provide hope, support, education, and assist persons served in seeing that they are more than their disorder. Peer Positions are available in many of our programs including Mobile Response, OTP, Crisis Stabilization, Homeless Recovery, Family Services and Substance Recovery. We generally have part time and full time positions available in Gainesville, Lake City, Lake Butler, Chiefland, Live Oak and surrounding areas.

The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions. *Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing.

This is an independent professional position performing assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for persons up to the age of 25 that experiences a behavioral health crisis that meets criteria for care coordination as a response through the Mobile Response Team. Care Coordinators works closely as a part of the Mobile Response Team staff assisting when there is a crisis call, responding when needed as an on-call advocate. The Care Coordinator identify and engage eligible individuals in services, with the goal of reducing admissions to the CSU and assuring follow-up appointment within 72-hours. The Care Coordinator links clients with community, natural, and professional support systems to meet socioeconomic and physical and behavioral health care needs, and provides psychoeducational interventions to assist in recovery and wellness. Care coordination is intended to be short term and intensive. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work is reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. Work is performed in the community, schools, hospitals, client homes, CSU and Detox, and Meridian offices and clinics.

Shift assessment, intake RN assessment/admission full and screening, and d/c assessment, obtain, assess and disseminate necessary information, incident reports based upon interviews as needed, nursing assignments, peer evaluations to assist RN Shift Supervisor.

This position is responsible for the provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Manager or physician. The LPN provides medication administration, wound care, patient and family education and historical data collection. Documents care provided in the clinical record. The population served includes children and adults. OSHA Statement: This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.

This position is responsible for the provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of an RN, RN Shift Manager, physician or designated delegate. In addition, documents or assists with completion of documentation. This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. 15-minute client checks, therapeutic activities, vital signs, 1:1’s if required, care and custody, snacks and food ordering, hygiene supplies, other assignments as directed by RN; Detox Unit – calls for appointments, maintains wait list. Willing to be an active participant in client restraints, as needed.

This position is responsible for providing great client care as the first contact for persons seeking inpatient Crisis Stabilization and Detox Services and assists throughout the admission process. Provision of direct client care and interaction under the supervision of the Director of Emergency Screening with significant training oversight by the Director of Access Center. Position requires heavy customer contact, teamwork skills, diligence in documentation, as well as independent critical thinking to manage sometimes multiple customer needs at the same time. This position has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.

This is an entry-level position providing supportive services to clients in a various 24/7 treatment programs. The position requires the ability to model behaviors and work as a member of the treatment team in reaching the goals of the individualized treatment plan, as well as the goals of the program.

This position will be working in a clinic setting. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

This position will be dedicated full-time to the Columbia Schools District and housed on-site. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.

This is an advanced professional counseling position providing clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services specifically for children, adolescents and their families. Services are provided for clients with mild to severe disability. This position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. Senior clinical staff may provide supervision to non-licensed clinical staff, students, and interns.

This position is highly responsible for following-up on clients who are stable and already on maintenance medications. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. Assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect. Work is performed under the protocol of a Center psychiatrist and is directly supervised by same.

This is a highly responsible position in the Center’s Senior Management Team. The Vice-President is responsible for managing the Adult and Children’s Outpatient Behavioral Health and Specialty Programs in four clinics in the southern portion of the Meridian service area. This will involve the coordination and overall supervision of these programs. The role of the Vice-President is to ensure that care is safe, effective, person centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. He/she is expected to interact with stakeholders, internal and external, and to represent Meridian’s management team to these stakeholders. This highly professional position is responsible for administering, planning, organizing and directing multi-components for multiple programs within the outpatient programs. Duties include clinical supervision, budgeting, management of Staff and Service Delivery within the Program, liaison to agencies in the Community served by the program, compliance with contracts and regulatory authorities and participation in center-wide initiatives. The Vice President participates in program development, market analysis, grant writing efforts, verbal presentations and quality projects. The Vice President works with the Senior Vice-President, the COO, and the CFO as well as others to ensure that the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are monitored and obtained, quality of services are maintained, service projections are attained and that new services are developed and implemented. The work requires specialized management, financial, and/or business expertise. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities.

This is a highly professional position responsible for identifying client alterations in health, assessing the client's responses to actual and potential health problems and prescribed treatments, and providing appropriate nursing interventions to return the client to baseline health with appropriate physician orders. This position requires the ability to build professional, empathic, caring and supportive relationships with youths, and to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, while ensuring efficient and quality services. Services may sometimes be provided in home or community settings.

This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.

This is a highly professional position responsible for coordinating care management services for an assigned group of clients. This person will be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. They will assure clients rights are protected and report any abuse and neglect.

This is an professional supervisory position providing the ongoing development, training and supervision of the Mobile Response Team and the coordination of professional relationships with law enforcement, school board, hospitals and various outside agencies. Duties include responding directly to requests for deployment and assures people in crisis receive immediate and ongoing assistance. Work is performed under the direction of the Vice President of Admissions/Access and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of the results obtained.

This is an advanced professional clinical position providing psychiatric services to Meridian’s target populations. This position requires that the psychiatrist work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary staff to provide patient care and oversee services provided by lesser credentialed clinical providers. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences and reports. Adult and Child/Adolescent position available.

A Therapist for the Community Action Team (CAT) provides clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. It is a self-contained team that provides comprehensive, intensive, community-based treatment to families with children and youth at risk of out of home placement due to mental health disorders. This advanced professional position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. A CAT Therapist is expected to be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. Their purpose is to not only provide clinical treatment, but also help assure the clients rights are protected, report any abuse and/or neglect as mandated by law.