This position requires the candidate possess a Minimum of a Masters degree in a human services related field, licensed preferred. Candidate should have experience in a similar clinical environment setting. Candidate will provide intake assessments, screening/referrals, and engage individuals who are experiencing acute or chronic psychiatric disorders. Works along with the nurses to stabilize individuals and make recommendations for placement. Serves as part of the multidisciplinary team. Continually assess clients’ progress and monitors until placement is established. Develops initial plan in consult with team. Provides the following services consistent with and as defined in Chapter 394, Florida’s Mental health ACT )aka The Baker ACT). Work is performed in a variety of settings including professional fast-paced environments like a Central Receiving Center, medical offices, court rooms or a secure location such as a jail, as well as community based sites like receiving facilities, substance abuse facilities or other locales. They frequently interact with other multiple multi-layered systems and protocols. They work collaboratively with other professionals throughout the organization and aid in data collection and reporting. This is a direct service position that could require availability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.
Section: Centralized Receiving System
Location: Broward County