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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

 

 

CUSTOMER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES (CSR)
REPORTS TO: BILLING MANAGER
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/ exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0978      

This is a professional position responsible for the financial evaluation process and avatar set up for all new admissions. Also responsible for any financial updates and/or episode updates needed for movement of patients between programs. The CSR will work closely with other programs to maintain accuracy of guarantors in avatar for our patients during treatment services. The incumbent will be responsible for the setting up of patient eligibility in the electronic health system, AVATAR as well as add documentation in the “patient note box” regarding sliding fee scale information and/or contract information. The incumbent will complete verification of Medicaid benefits on new admissions and currently active patients during the month end process using the State of Florida Medicaid Website. Documentation in the patient’s eligibility note box within the EHR will be done each time it is checked. Incumbent will need knowledge and be up to date on Medicaid guidelines. This position will require someone with excellent customer service skill both internally to work with other departments and our patients as well and externally when calls are made to other agencies regarding patients. The ideal candidate should have the personality to work directly with facility staff and other external customers as well as have excellent organizational and administrative skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have a minimum of a high school diploma/equivalent or GED. Incumbent will be required to have at least 2 years office experience with knowledge in Medical billing of services and customer service skills. Experience working in the field of substance abuse or mental health preferred but no required.  

  • Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
  • Must be able to work as a team member
  • Must have excellent communication skills both internal and external
  • Must have the ability to work with substance abuse and mental health patients in sometimes very stressful situations
  • Must have above average computer skills
  • Must have knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Must have own reliable transportation

TRAUMA COUNSELOR – PREGNANT & POST PARTUM (PPW)
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0919

 This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services to a multidisciplinary treatment planning by developing comprehensive psychosocial assessment and crisis intervention consultation. The incumbent must demonstrate competencies in population of substance abuse and mental health patients. Incumbent will facilitate support groups, psycho-educational classes and/or evidence based groups including but not limited to: Seeking Safety, Domestic Violence, Independence living skills, relapse prevention, anger management, behavioral management substance abuse, etc. Incumbent will complete Bio-Psychosocial Assessments (BPSAs), orientations, and other intake assessments as required by PPW program and agency. The incumbent will provided comprehensive psychosocial trauma counseling to patients in individual and group sessions that have experienced trauma. Provide client-directed services to victims of interpersonal violence (domestic abuse, sexual assault) and any other direct trauma victims and provide victim advocacy services as needed. Advocacy services include information and referral, safety planning, assistance with application for temporary restraining order petitions and crime victim compensation, accompaniment to judicial proceedings (reporting to law enforcement/court proceedings), or accompaniment to emergency room or other medical care provider. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, consultation, and policy development for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent may be scheduled to work in a variety of substance abuse treatment programs that provide services to adults or adolescents, in residential or outpatient setting. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested. Provide feedback and documentation to child protection staff regularly. Assist PPW Grant Manager and Director of Adult Services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must have Master’s degree in a related field and 2 years’ experience in the treatment of behavioral health disorders and trauma. 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 client population served.
  • Must have knowledge of 12 step recovery process
  • 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 COUNSELOR
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBERS: 0964, 965 & 0490

 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

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 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 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, 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 client 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

ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECH (SAT)
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 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:  ADULT OUTPATIENT
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-exempt
OCCASIONAL OVERTIME
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0972

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide case management 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.  The incumbent provides case management services that help patients gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services. This includes direct assistance in gaining access to services, coordination of care, oversight of the entire case, and linkage to appropriate services. The case manager (1) provides an assessment of the eligible clients to determine service needs; (2) participates in development of an individualized integrated care plan; (3) provides referrals and related activities to help the patient obtain needed services; and (4) monitors progress and follows up on referrals. The incumbent provides feedback and documentation to the multidisciplinary team and referrals sources as well as documentation to the clinical record. The incumbent transports patients to appointments that are identified in the assessment and/or care plan. Incumbent will attend, provide and/or coordinate various education, training, and consultation for the program and the agency, as requested. Incumbent will be scheduled to work in the adult outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment programs that provide services to adults with behavioral health needs. Incumbent at times may provide evidenced based psycho-educational sessions in residential services. Incumbent will attend sessions and meetings as requested and assists the adult outpatient and residential teams as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s degree in related field and 1 year experience in the case management of behavioral health and substance abuse disorders. The 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 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
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment under stress situations
  • 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

COUNSELOR
DEPARTMENT:  HEALTHY, SAFE & SOBER PROGRAM
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0000 & 0000

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide both direct and indirect services to clients as an essential part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. The incumbent will work in a variety of settings outside of a normal work schedule and outside of the office providing alcohol and drug treatment services including outreach, engagement, intervention, counseling and aftercare services. Services provided will address addiction and mental health disorders and trauma. In addition, incumbent may be required to provide case management, outreach and HIV pre- and post-test counseling and HIV, Hepatitis and other STI risk-reduction services. This incumbent may also be required to offer and/or provide rapid HIV testing. This position will require you to work with 18 to 29 year old men who are racial and/or ethnic minorities, who have sex with other men (MSM). Incumbent must demonstrate competencies in and be able to effectively engage the target population. Counselors will provide transportation services to clients when appropriate and as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a Master’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 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

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

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

This is a professional position in which the incumbent will lead and coordinate a multidisciplinary treatment team addressing behavioral health, substance use disorder, mental health, health, educational, family and criminal justice issues. Incumbent will provide supervision to HSS counselors, case managers, outreach specialists and other direct service staff.  The HSS Program provides services to 18 to 29 year old men who are racial and/or ethnic minorities, who have sex with men (MSM). Incumbent will ensure that Health Promotions services are provided to individuals who are HIV positive. This position may require the incumbent be scheduled to work in a variety of other substance use disorder treatment and other programs that provide services to adults in outpatient settings with employees who perform screening, outreach, case management, assessment, orientation, intervention, prevention, treatment and discharge planning and individual and group therapy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess minimum Master’s degree; State Licensing preferred with experience providing and managing services for behavioral health disorders and HIV preferred. Experience managing a SAMHSA grant is also preferred. HIV/AIDS 500/501 Certification from the Florida Department of Health; Clearview Complete Rapid HIV Testing Certification and Orasure Rapid HCV Testing Certification required. 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

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
DEPARTMENT:  HEALTHY, SAFE & SOBER PROGRAM
WORK HOURS: 20 per week/Non-exempt
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0000 

The Administrative Assistant/Data Manager is a professional position which will function as an essential part of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a variety of settings outside of a normal work schedule. The incumbent will provides clerical and support services, program and administrative assistance in addition to accurately inputting and managing program data within specified time limits. S/he will have direct contact with patients as required for data collection. This project (HSS) provides services to 18 to 29 year old men who are racial and/or ethnic minorities who have sex with men (MSM). In addition, this incumbent may be scheduled to work in a variety of substance use disorder treatment settings outside of the regularly assigned work site and office space.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; Specialized training in the secretarial field preferred; At least 3 years’ experience in clerical/general office work; Must have the ability to communicate in English and to read and understand written English at a high school level, bilingual a plus; Must have strong customer service and organizational skills; Knowledge of general office procedures and Microsoft Office Products; Experience working with a SAMHSA grant preferred. 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 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

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

 

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: 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