University of Florida in Florida

Deadline August 26, 2014
Date Posted August 12, 2014

Job Description: Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team organized to provide and coordinate services for victims of child abuse and neglect and their families. Headquarters to be in Jacksonville, FL with catchment area including Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns, Volusia and Flagler. Participates in 24-hour rotation on-call including weekends and holiday as needed. Interviews children, family members and significant others as needed to obtain medical and psychosocial information. Will follow child through the process of intake, interview, and medical exams and follow up. Will be present with medical personnel for clinic visits, hospital visits and participate in on-call including nights, weekends and holidays. Participates in 24-hour rotation on-call including weekends and holidays as needed. Completes assessments and sends reports to the protective investigators within the time frames consistent with program requirements and best practice. Contractual standards require meeting the individual performance standard to avoid a financial penalty. Maintains client records consistent with DOH and VOCA program requirements, Florida Statute 39.adhere to HIPAA and PHI requirements. Arranges and conducts team staffing and participates in the development of recommendations. Will host, organize, lead, and summarize staffings. Coordinates client services and referrals to community agencies. Provides depositions and court testimony as required. Conducts training for the community as assigned by the Team Coordinator. Twenty (20) hours continuing education is required per year. Will be providing back up for Clay and Putnam County to provide direct services in those areas. Part of the community involvement will require hosting the Multidisciplinary Team, attending community partnertrainings, task forces, staffings and providing a separate report on these meetings.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in a appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelordegree of Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, or another behavioral science. Two years of experience working with children and families. It is preferred that one year of that two years experience involve work with abused and neglected children.
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