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Our services come from the heart of those who have walked the path and from a professional staff who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our patients. If you’re looking for a meaningful career or internship, you’re in the right place.

To apply for a position with Gateway, email or fax your résumé to
Meloda Everitt, Director of Human Resources.

Phone: (904) 387-4661 ext. 1034
Fax: (904) 387-4258
Email:  meveritt@gatewaycommunity.com

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION BEFORE APPLYING

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/DATA
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0021
DEPARTMENT:  DETOX

LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: FT/NON-EXEMPT

This is a professional position which will require an individual who is able to multitask several critical duties of a 30bed detox facility. Administrative Assistant will answer phones and route appropriately, observe drugs screens for female patients which includes reviewing the results of the drug screen and posting in the electronic health record, verifying Medicaid coverage and assisting with intake procedures for the detox program. The medical assistant should have excellent communication skills, computer knowledge to work in an electronic health record with limited training and compassionate people skills for dealing with our patients. Phlebotomy certificate with the skills to draw blood would make you a more desired candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent with basic knowledge of substance abuse, mental health and the 12 step recovery process. Pay for this position is based on experience and/or certification(s) held, such as Phlebotomy, C.N.A. or Medical Tech. (These certifications are not required for the position)

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must have above average communication skills both internal and external\
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly without limitations

 

 

ADULT RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0519
DEPARTMENT:  ADULT RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: FT/EXEMPT

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services working with a multidisciplinary team to address the patients’ needs. The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in population of substance abuse and mental health patients. Incumbent will facilitate evidenced based psycho-educational and/or counseling groups including but not limited to: identifying and recovery from substance use disorders, emotional and interpersonal regulation skills, distress tolerance skills, relapse prevention, anger management, building supports and 12 step programs, etc. Incumbent will complete orientations and other intake administrative forms. Incumbent will provide in-depth clinical assessment (Bio-Psychosocial or GAIN assessments), diagnostic impression of clinical conditions, individualized treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and discharge planning. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, consultation, and policy development for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent will be scheduled to work in the adult residential substance abuse treatment programs that provide services to adults with behavioral health needs facilitating groups, individuals and case management services. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested as well as other duties as assigned. This position may require some evening work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field with 2 years’ experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health treatment, Master’s degree preferred, current license or CAP a plus. Incumbent must have the ability to engage critical thinking and ability to formulate professional clinical reports. They must have the ability to help with problem area without being overly critical.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Ability to relate to adolescents, adults, families, referral sources and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served.
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • GAIN trained preferred
  • Must possess strong group counseling skills
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established timeframes and completeness

 

 

LPN
DEPARTMENT:  DETOX
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS:  0019
WORK HOURS: FT/NON-EXEMPT

This professional position will require the incumbent to work directly with adult patients who are in need of medical detox from their substance use disorder. The position requires that the incumbent complete medical assessments and will require accurate medication administration and record keeping.  This position requires someone with the ability to empathize and ensure quality patient care. The incumbent will assist the Physician’s/PA’s to provide appropriate care.  This position requires someone who is able to respond to emergency situations in an appropriate manner. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. The incumbent will need above average computer skills for accurate documentation in our electronic health record. This incumbent must have the ability to provide excellent customer service both internal and external. He/she must have excellent communication skills.  Incumbent will be required to adhere to the strict incident reporting (Unusual Event) reporting, timekeeping and work attendance. This position will also require someone who can demonstrate proficiency in verbal de-escalation skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a current State of Florida LPN/RN License and able to work some evening, nights and weekends
  • Must have general medical knowledge, some knowledge of addictions and psychiatric disorders
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, must be detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-tasked
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of the 12 step recovery process preferred
  • Ability to bend, reach and stoop regularly during the 10 hour shift
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Must have own reliable transportation, traveling to other sites a probability

 

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  0268
DEPARTMENT:  ADULT RESIDENTIAL
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: 40 HOURS PER WEEK/NON-EXEMPT

This is a skilled position at the journeyman level in several tasks. The incumbent in this position will perform various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, buildings, and equipment. The incumbent will exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures and may receive assignments orally or through written instructions, which may be accompanied by sketches or diagrams. Review of work is received from technical or administrative superiors through inspections and discussions. This incumbent will be required to work with a team however can also take directions to work on some projects alone. This position requires someone with excellent attendance. This incumbent must have a state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving record. The incumbent will be required to operate agency vehicles in conformance with all traffic laws while demonstrating consideration for other drivers. Wears safety belts and uses all vehicle safety equipment while driving, (i.e., turn signals, horn, rear and side-view mirrors, etc.) Conducts safety inspection of company vehicle prior to driving and reports all safety issues immediately before proceeding to operate vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School degree or equivalent preferred but not required
  • Must have 2 years of basic maintenance, carpentry, lawn and plumbing experience
  • Ability to read and write
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have the physical strength and ability sufficient to perform routine or heavy manual task
  • Must have the ability to bend, reach and stoop for sometimes lengthy periods of time with no difficulty
  • Must have a strong knowledge of OSHA safety requirements

 

 

FAMILY INTENSIVE TREATMENT TEAM (FIT) CASE MANAGER
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  0935
DEPARTMENT:  FAMILY INTENSIVE TREATMENT TEAM
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: 40 HOURS PER WEEK/EXEMPT

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services working with a multidisciplinary team to address the patients’ needs.  The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in population of substance abuse and mental health patients.  Incumbent will facilitate wraparound services and care coordination to individuals involved in the child welfare system. Incumbent will complete orientations and other intake administrative forms. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, consultation, and policy development for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent will be scheduled to work in-home providing services to individuals and families with unsafe/high-risk child abuse cases. Incumbent will demonstrate ability to participate as a provider in developing and implementing an in-home safety plan. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested.  Assists the Program Manager and Director of Child Welfare Services as needed. This position requires some evening and weekend work, as well as on-call services

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field with 2 years’ experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health treatment. Incumbent must have the ability to engage critical thinking and ability to formulate professional clinical reports. They must have the ability to help with problem area without being overly critical.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Ability to relate to adults, families, child welfare agencies, and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served.
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • GAIN trained preferred
  • Must possess strong group counseling skillS
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established timeframes and completeness

 

 

FAMILY INTENSIVE TREATMENT TEAM (FIT) SUPERVISOR
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:
DEPARTMENT:  FAMILY INTENSIVE TREATMENT TEAM
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: FT/EXEMPT

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services working with a multidisciplinary team to address the patients’ needs.  The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in child welfare and the population of substance abuse and mental health patients.  Incumbent will provide supervision the FIT team (counselors, case managers, and peer specialists), track data for state reporting, complete screening phone calls for potential participants, and facilitate meetings with child welfare staff. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, consultation, and policy development for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent will attend meetings as requested.  Assists the Director of Child Welfare Services as needed. This position requires some evening work and possible travel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a Master’s degree with experience working with substance abuse and mental health patients; current license or CAP a plus. Incumbent must have the ability to engage critical thinking and ability to formulate professional clinical reports. They must have the ability to help with problem area without being overly critical.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Ability to relate to adults, families, child welfare agencies, and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served.
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • GAIN trained preferred
  • Must possess strong group counseling skillS
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established timeframes and completeness

 

 

ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (PRN) (PCN 0652)
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  0357, 0500
DEPARTMENT:  ADULT RESIDENTIAL
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: FT/NON-EXEMPT; PRN – ON CALL AS NEEDED-HOURLY/NON-EXEMPT

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide direct care to adult patients as assigned by SAT Manager and Program Director. You must have an aptitude to work with adults under stressful situations in their lives. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. This position is in a “Hands Off” facility and at no time is staff allowed to put his/her hands on a patient to control or restrain them; The only exception is if the patient is in danger of hurting themselves another patient or a staff member. It is the requirement of this position to help protect the safety, security and wellbeing of the patients. The incumbent will conduct room inspections on a daily basis, documenting and posting results. The incumbent must be able to show empathy to the patient’s needs and have the ability to intervene quickly and appropriately with patients experiencing crisis situations. The incumbent will do searches on all new patients entering the facility and all patients who return to the facility from a pass. The incumbent will be required to complete occurrence reports, Behavioral form reports and communicate all within the Pass down Log (PDL). This position may be required to work evenings; weekends or holidays and incumbent must be awake throughout all shifts. This position will require the incumbent to drive patients to various locations in an agency vehicle; therefore a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving as verified by the agencies insurance company and ability to successfully complete an agency driving test.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent with basic knowledge of substance abuse, mental health and the 12 step recovery process.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must have above average communication skills both internal and external
  • Informed concerning abuse reporting
  • Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly without limitations

 

 

RECOVERY PEER SPECIALIST – OPIOID STR
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  0954
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
DEPARTMENT:  MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT (MAT) PROGRAM
WORK HOURS: Varies, includes nights and weekends

This is a professional position which the incumbent will provide non-clinical, evidenced based support services within the different locations by performing tasks designed to assist patients in wellness and recovery to promote self-advocacy. Under the supervision of the Peer Specialist Manager, the Recovery Peer Specialist (RPS) will serve as an advocate and function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills. The RPS is responsible for establishing a rapport with overdose survivors as well as to teach, lead, and mentor individuals to reach personal wellness and recovery goals. Incumbent will promote social learning through experiences; encourage patients to develop independent behaviors that are based on choice rather than compliance. Incumbent will assist patients to establish life skills, including personal care and social responsibility habits. They will assist patients to establish/reestablish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Incumbent will help the patient develop an understanding of the holistic approach to wellness/recovery, which includes physical, mental, spiritual, and social wellness. Help the patient’s access information and resources necessary to make informed decisions to positively affect the patients’ overall wellness and recovery. Assist and motivate patients to navigate the array of services available to achieve and maintain recovery. Engage and assist patients to move through the stages of recovery and develop recovery and social capital.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a High School diploma, GED or equivalent. Incumbent must be a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist through the Florida Certification Board Licensure or the ability to complete certification within first 6 months of employment. This position may require the incumbent to drive to various locations so they must have a valid state of Florida driver’s license with safe driving record based on the agencies insurance company. Incumbent must be able to pass an agency driving test to drive a company vehicle to facilitate outings and events.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must be able to perform assigned work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to relate to adolescents, adults, families, referral sources and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process

 


DAYCARE WORKER
DEPARTMENT: KIDS’ SUCCESS CENTER
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  229
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
WORK HOURS: FT/non-exempt

This will provide proper developmental, guidance and activities for children aging from newborn to eleven years of age, in a safe, healthy environment. Incumbent will assist the children in play activities to promote growth. Incumbent will ensure that quality customer service both internal and external is met. Incumbent must provide nurturing and loving care to all children in the Kids Success Center of all ages. Incumbent will be required to lift children out of cribs and on to changing tables for diaper changes. This position will require incumbent to distribute formula, diapers and food. Incumbent will assist in planning lessons for all age groups and follow developmentally appropriate guidelines. Incumbent will help to maintain a clean environment by wiping down surfaces on a regular basis and will be required to vacuum, sweep, mop, change beds, and sterilize toys. Incumbent will be required to do laundry, ensuring proper washing drying and folding of clothing and linens as needed. This position will require proper communication and interactions with parents. Incumbent will participate in all staff meetings and required training sessions and will comply with rules and regulations related to child-care. Incumbent may be asked to perform special projects and other agency related assignments as requested. This position requires someone who is able to demonstrate proper judgment and decision making skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a high school diploma or equivalent with no less than 20 hours of DCF training and working towards the 40 total hours.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Knowledgeable in the behaviors of addicted personalities
  • Must have above average communication skills both internal and external
  • Familiar with behavior modification methods
  • Informed concerning abuse reporting
  • Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly without limitations
  • Must be able to lift and carry 20 lbs.
  • Knowledge of nutrition, health, behavior management, child development, special needs children

 

 

 

COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES CENTER (CSC) TEAM LEAD
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:  0944
LOCATION:  MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE CENTER, 3333 West 20th Street (32254)
WORK HOURS: FT/Exempt

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services working with a multidisciplinary team to address the patients’ needs. The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in population of substance abuse and mental health patients. Incumbent will facilitate evidenced based psycho-educational and/or counseling groups including but not limited to: identifying and recovery from substance use disorders, emotional and interpersonal regulation skills, distress tolerance skills, relapse prevention, anger management, building supports and 12 step programs, etc. Incumbent will complete orientations and other intake administrative forms. Incumbent will provide in-depth clinical assessment (Bio-Psychosocial or GAIN assessments), diagnosis of clinical conditions, individualized treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and discharge planning. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, consultation, and policy development for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent will be scheduled to work in the adult outpatient substance abuse treatment program at MHRC that provide services to adults with co-occurring behavioral health needs. The incumbent will assist with initiating Baker acts as needed. Incumbent will attend meetings as requested. Assists the Substance Use Lead Coordinator as needed. This position requires some evening work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a Master’s degree with experience working with substance abuse and mental health patients; current license or CAP a plus. Incumbent must have the ability to engage critical thinking and ability to formulate professional clinical reports. They must have the ability to help with problem area without being overly critical.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Ability to relate to adolescents, adults, families, referral sources and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served.
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • GAIN trained preferred
  • Must possess strong group counseling skills
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established timeframes and completeness

 


RECOVERY PEER SPECIALISTS (FT) (PT)

LOCATIONS:  Multiple Locations
WORK HOURS: Varies, includes nights and weekends

This is a professional position which the incumbent will provide non-clinical, evidenced based support services within the different locations by performing tasks designed to assist patients in wellness and recovery to promote self-advocacy. Under the supervision of the Peer Specialist Manager, the Recovery Peer Specialist (RPS) will serve as an advocate and function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills. The RPS is responsible for establishing a rapport with overdose survivors as well as to teach, lead, and mentor individuals to reach personal wellness and recovery goals. Incumbent will promote social learning through experiences; encourage patients to develop independent behaviors that are based on choice rather than compliance. Incumbent will assist patients to establish life skills, including personal care and social responsibility habits. They will assist patients to establish/reestablish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Incumbent will help the patient develop an understanding of the holistic approach to wellness/recovery, which includes physical, mental, spiritual, and social wellness. Help the patient’s access information and resources necessary to make informed decisions to positively affect the patients’ overall wellness and recovery. Assist and motivate patients to navigate the array of services available to achieve and maintain recovery. Engage and assist patients to move through the stages of recovery and develop recovery and social capital.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a High School diploma, GED or equivalent. Incumbent must be a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist through the Florida Certification Board Licensure or the ability to complete certification within first 6 months of employment. This position will require the incumbent to drive to various locations so they must have a valid state of Florida driver’s license with safe driving record based on the agencies insurance company. Be able to pass an agency driving test to drive a company vehicle to facilitate outings and events.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must be able to perform assigned work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to relate to adolescents, adults, families, referral sources and internal Gateway Team Members and must possess requisite competencies to effectively understand and provide appropriate services to the patient population served
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process

 

 

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE: PRN POSITIONS OR “ON CALL AS NEEDED” STAFF. THESE PARTICULAR STAFF ARE NOT GUARANTEED HOURS AND ARE CALLED TO FILL IN FOR STAFF MEMBERS WHO ARE ON VACATION, FMLA, JURY DUTY, MILITARY LEAVE, TAKING A HOLIDAY, ETC.  ACCEPTING A PRN POSITION WILL REQUIRE THAT YOU BE AVAILABLE TO WORK, SOMETIMES AT A MOMENTS NOTICE TO ALL SHIFTS WE PROVIDE SERVICES. YOUR INABILITY TO WORK WHEN YOU ARE CONTACTED MAY RESULT IN YOUR BEING REMOVED FROM THE PRN CALLING LIST.

 

 

PRN – RN & LPN
WORK HOURS: (ON CALL AS NEEDED)/non-exempt
DEPARTMENT:  DETOX
LOCATION:  555 STOCKTON STREET
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS:  RN 0586, LPN 0447, 0571

This professional position will require the incumbent to work directly with adult patients who are in need of medical detox from their substance use disorder. The position requires that the incumbent complete medical assessments and will require accurate medication administration and record keeping. This position requires someone with the ability to empathize and ensure quality patient care. The incumbent will assist the Physician’s/PA’s to provide appropriate care. This position requires someone who is able to respond to emergency situations in an appropriate manner. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. The incumbent will need above average computer skills for accurate documentation in our electronic health record. This incumbent must have the ability to provide excellent customer service both internal and external. He/she must have excellent communication skills. This position is a part-time position and schedule will be dependent on clinic need. Incumbent will be required to adhere to the strict incident reporting (Unusual Event) reporting, timekeeping and work attendance. This position will also require someone who can demonstrate proficiency in verbal de-escalation skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a current State of Florida LPN/RN License and able to work some evening, nights and weekends
  • Must have general medical knowledge, some knowledge of addictions and psychiatric disorders
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, must be detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-tasked
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of the 12 step recovery process preferred
  • Ability to bend, reach and stoop regularly during the 10 hour shift
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Must have own reliable transportation, traveling to other sites a probability

 

 

 

PRN – ADOLESCENTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
WORK HOURS: PRN (ON CALL AS NEEDED)/non-exempt
LOCATIONS:  940 Bridier Street (32206) or 920 Bridier Street (32206);  May be asked to work either location
DEPARTMENT:  Boys Recovery Center/Girls Recovery Center
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0565, 0557, 0567     

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide direct care to adolescent patients as assigned by SAT Team Leader and Program Director. You must have an aptitude to work with teens under stressful situations in their lives. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. This position is in a “Hands Off” facility and at no time is staff allowed to put his/her hands on a patient to control or restrain them; The only exception is if the client is in danger of hurting themselves another patient or a staff member. It is the requirement of this position to help protect the safety, security and well being of the patients. The incumbent will conduct room inspections on a daily basis, documenting and posting results. The incumbent must be able to show empathy to the patient’s needs and have the ability to intervene quickly and appropriately with patients experiencing crisis situations. The incumbent will do searches on all new patients entering the facility and all patients who return to the facility from a home pass. The incumbent will be required to complete occurrence reports, Behavioral form reports and communicate all within the Pass Down Log (PDL). This position will require incumbent to collect drug screens from residents as well as walk-in patients. This position may be required to work evenings; weekends or holidays and incumbent must be awake throughout all shifts. This position will require the incumbent to drive patients to various locations in an agency vehicle; therefore a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving as verified by the agencies insurance company and ability to successfully complete an agency driving test.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent with basic knowledge of substance abuse, mental health and the 12 step recovery process.

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must have above average communication skills both internal and external
  • Informed concerning abuse reporting
  • Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly without limitation

 

 

PRN – MEDICAL SUPPORT STAFF (MSS)
DEPARTMENT:  Adult Detox & Stabilization
LOCATION:  555 Stockton Street
WORK HOURS: PRN (on call as needed)/non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0585, 0651, 0656, 0657, 0658 and 0660

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide direct care to adult patients as assigned by MSS Team Leader and/or Director of Nursing (DON). This is a PRN on call as needed position to ensure patient to staff ratio is met should the shift be short staff for any reason. You must have an aptitude to work with patients withdrawing from substance and/or with mental health disorders. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. This position is in a “Hands Off” facility and at no time is staff allowed to put his/her hands on a patient to control or restrain them; The only exception is if the client is in danger of hurting themselves another patient or a staff member. It is the requirement of this position to help protect the safety, security and wellbeing of the patients. Incumbent will work directly with the nursing staff providing them with vital signs and documenting as needed. Incumbent will conduct room inspections on a daily basis, documenting and posting results. The incumbent must be able to show empathy to the patient’s needs and have the ability to intervene quickly and appropriately with patients experiencing crisis situations. The incumbent will do thorough searches on all patients entering the facility for services. The incumbent will be required to complete occurrence reports, Behavioral form reports and communicate all within the Pass down Log (PDL) and change of shift. This position may be required to work holidays, evenings and/or weekends as needed and incumbent must be awake throughout all shifts. This position will require the incumbent to drive patients to various locations in an agency vehicle; therefore a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving as verified by the agencies insurance company and ability to successfully complete an agency driving test.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent with basic knowledge of substance abuse, mental health and the 12 step recovery process. Pay for this position is based on experience and/or certification(s) held, such as C.N.A. or Medical Tech (These certifications are not required for the position)

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must have above average communication skills both internal and external
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly without limitations