General Function :
The Qualified Professional is responsible for supervision of counseling staff, maintenance of resident charts with approved policies, including 65D-30, procedures, guidelines, and programs of NPI.
Responsible for providing the supervision of client clinical services and working with the Director towards meeting contractual agreements.
The Qualified Professional is responsible to the Director.
A full-time position with approval of DOC.
A minimum of Certification as an Addictions Professional (CAP) or (MCAP) or licensure / certification as specified by Florida Statute.
Supervise the documentation of individual resident’s behaviors in resident charts.
Maintain and evaluate therapeutic records including, but not limited to, social assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, treatment plan updates, diagnostic impressions, and discharge strategies and summaries.
Assist in training and direct supervision of clinical staff.
Responsible for treatment, counselor, and group schedules with approval of Director.
Supervise and maintain Quality Assurance Program and documentation of such as stated in NPI Policy and Procedures.
Supervise case management and counseling needs of the residents.
Maintain up to a 15 resident caseload, if necessary.
Assist the Director in developing and maintaining cooperative agreements, relationships, and liaisons with directors, department heads, etc.
of other agencies on local, state, and federal levels.
Actively participate in professional and / or correctional associations / organizations to keep informed on emerging developments and issues that aid in the improvement and effectiveness of the facility.
Continue professional education and growth through such avenues as training workshops, conferences, and other appropriate means.
Serve as liaison with community as needed.
Maintain an effective working relationship with other staff.
Assist in the orientation and training of volunteers and interns at the facility utilizing the Volunteer Manual.
Attend all clinical staff meetings, house meetings, and in-house trainings.
Consistently enforce all center rules and regulations, policies and procedures as directed.
Uphold all policies and procedures set forth in NPI contracts and any other related documents.
Be receptive to all new policies received from NPI and ensure enforcement of the policies as directed.
Assist with other duties as deemed necessary by the Director.
Follow Organization Chart for the chain of command.