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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

 

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
DEPARTMENT:  ADULT OUTPATIENT SERVICES
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/ exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0825 & 0970

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 perform in-depth clinical assessment (Bio-Psychosocial or GAIN assessments), diagnostic impression of clinical conditions, individualized treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and discharge planning. The incumbent will provide case management, individual counseling, and crisis intervention services. The incumbent meets with child welfare personnel on cases that require monitoring and/or to discuss interventions necessary for progress in treatment and the patient’s case plan. The 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 use disorder treatment program that provides services to adults with behavioral health needs. Incumbent at times may facilitate groups in outpatient services. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested. The incumbent assists the Manager of Adult Residential Services as needed. This position will require weekend 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
  • Must be able to recognize and respond to emergencies and life threatening situations in an appropriate manner
  • 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 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

 

OUTPATIENT  COUNSELOR
DEPARTMENT:  ADULT OUTPATIENT SERVICES
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/ exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0000 (Specific to Opioid Overdose Cases-Pilot Program)    

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. At times, the incumbent will assist and complete phone assessments for those requesting services. 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. The incumbent will provide case management services. 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 programs that provide services to adults with behavioral health needs. Incumbent at times may facilitate groups in residential services. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested. Assists the Team Leader and Manager of Adult Outpatient Services as needed. This position requires some evening and weekend 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

 

ADOLESCENTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0040

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

 

OUTPATIENT COUNSELORS
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0964, 0965 

 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. At times, the incumbent will assist and complete phone assessments for those requesting services. 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. The incumbent will provide case management services. 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 programs that provide services to adults with behavioral health needs. Incumbent at times may facilitate groups in residential services. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested. Assists the Team Leader and Manager of Adult Outpatient Services as needed. This position requires 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, 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 client 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)
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0974, 0975, 0000 & 0000

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 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. 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 limitation

 

PREVENTION SPECIALIST
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0977

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide prevention services that impede the development of substance abuse and promote responsible personal and social growth of individuals and families. The incumbent will act as liaison between Gateway and other agencies and respond to referrals of patients believed to have a substance abuse problem. Primary responsibility will be provide drug education within the community (Duval County schools, community centers, organizations, etc.), along with other duties assigned by the prevention program manager. The incumbent is responsible for effectively guiding school communities through comprehensive prevention planning efforts. Prevention services must be in accordance with the Substance Abuse Chapter 65D-30 and local policies. The prevention specialist (1) is responsible to implement evidence-based programs related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and provide drug education to youth within the community; (2) participate in various community meetings or task forces to ensure proper representation of Gateway as a member of the DCF Prevention Service’s team; (3) work as a team within Gateway’s Prevention Department as well as with other health care professionals to assist in providing the best care possible for the prevention patient; (4) participate actively in assessing and referring those patients with identified needs; (5) perform special projects and other Agency related assignments as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 1 year experience, preferably 2 years’ experience, working with high-risk children. The incumbent must have a valid state of Florida driver’s license with safe driving record.

  • 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

 

CASE MANAGER
DEPARTMENT:  HEALTHY, SAFE & SOBER PROGRAM
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0000 

This is a professional position and as a part of the HSS (Healthy, Safe & Sober) Grant, the incumbent will provides both direct and indirect services to patients in a multidisciplinary treatment team, working in a variety of settings outside of a normal work schedule. HSS services are provided to 18 to 29 year old men who are racial and/or ethnic minorities, who have sex with men (MSM). Health Promotions services are provided to individuals who are HIV positive. The incumbent will provide essential and core case management functions including effective linkages into services and to other service providers and networking for persons who are HIV positive, who have AIDS or who are at risk of become HIV positive, and individuals who are at risk of contracting hepatitis or who have hepatitis. Performs screening, pre- and post-test counseling, rapid HIV testing, linkages into substance use disorder treatment services and sexually transmitted/infectious disease screening and linkages for hepatitis testing. Incumbent will provide sexually transmitted disease prevention services, education, outreach, patient tracking and other case management functions on a routine and daily basis. Transportation services will be provided as needed. Effectively engaging potential patients and linking them into treatment services is possibly the most critical service provided for both projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s degree in related field and 2 year experience in the case management of behavioral health and substance abuse disorders; CAP preferred; HIV/AIDS 500/501 Certification from the Florida Department of Health; GAIN (Global Appraisal of Individual Need) Certification; Clearview Complete Rapid HIV Testing Certification and Orasure Rapid HCV Testing Certification. Incumbent must have a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving record. Must be able to pass an agency driving test and be approved by our agency insurance company for driving company vehicles.

  • 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 client population served
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established time frames and completeness

 

CASE MANAGER
DEPARTMENT:  ALUMNI HOUSE & INDEPENDENT VILLAGE
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0848

This is a professional position as part of a multidisciplinary team of Gateway Community Services, Inc., serving at Alumni House and Independence Village on the Wally Green Recovery Campus. Specifically, our mission focuses on providing a safe haven of supportive, transitional, and permanent housing for persons who have a need and sincere desire to live a life free of alcohol and drugs. The incumbent will serve as a team member providing both direct and indirect services to individuals and the on-campus community, to include interview and assessment of applicants and degree of “fit” with our programs; development of targeted individualized care and recovery plans; and; facilitating linkage to internal and external resources to develop and internalize successful skills and recovery strategies. As part of the team, this position may require working in a variety of settings sometimes outside of a normal work schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s degree in related field and 2 year experience in the case management of behavioral health and substance abuse disorders. Incumbent must have a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving record. Must be able to pass an agency driving test and be approved by our agency insurance company for driving company vehicles.

  • 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 client population served
  • Ability to maintain positive team approach
  • Must have knowledge of the 12 step recovery process
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to complete required documentation of services within established timeframes and completeness

 

RECOVERY PEER SPECIALIST
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0000, 0000

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

 

ADOLESCENTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
DEPARTMENT:  BOYS RECOVERY CENTER (BRC)
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0040

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 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 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

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0643

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

 

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 ADOLESCENTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
WORK HOURS: PRN (ON CALL AS NEEDED)/non-exempt
DEPARTMENT:  BOYS RECOVERY CENTER & GIRLS RECOVERY CENTER
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0557, 0565, 0657 & 0584      

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)
WORK HOURS: PRN (on call as needed)/non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0591, 0650, 0656, 0658 & 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

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (PRN)
WORK HOURS: PRN (on call as needed)/non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0643

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

 

LPNs (Full Time & PRN)
FULL TIME WORK HOURS:  12 Hour Shifts
PRN WORK HOURS: PRN (on call as needed)/non-exempt

POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0588

This professional position will require the incumbent to work directly with adult patients who are in need of stabilization and/or detoxification from their substance use disorder. The incumbent will complete medical assessments on all admissions determining medical protocol or hospital referral. This position will require accurate medication administration. This position requires someone with the ability to empathize and ensure quality patient care. The incumbent will assist the Physician’s/PA’s with monitoring of the patients as well as ensures that CNA’s are completing their daily duties. 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 an on call as needed position with shifts of 12 hours. 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 12 hour shift
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Must have own reliable transportation, traveling to other sites a probability