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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III OPS - PUTNAM - 60930179 1

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: PALATKA, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 49543 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III OPS - PUTNAM - 60930179 1

Position Number: 60930179 

Salary:  $31.25 / Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 01/27/2019 

THIS REQUISITION WILL SERVE TO FILL A GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III - OPS POSITION IN PUTNAM COUNTY

 

The Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs) will provide clinical expertise and assist with the identification of parents with behavioral health conditions in the child welfare system, with a concentrated focus on opioid use disorders. The BHCs will consult and collaborate with Child Protective Investigators (CPIs) and dependency case managers to build expertise with front line staff in the identification of substance use disorders, with specific focus on those with possible opioid disorders, improve engagement with families, and improve access to treatment. Specific tasks include:

 

Actively establish effective working relationships with CPIs (in co-located office space) to provide ongoing technical assistance and consultation related to the identification of behavioral health conditions and best practices to engage and treat, to include the demonstration of engagement techniques with the family when in the field with investigative staff.

 

Support the CPI staff and dependency case managers in understanding the effects of the behavioral health issue on parent/caregiver behavior. Partner with the investigative staff to provide consultations to assist in identifying danger threats, adult functioning, parental protective capacities (diminished or present), and safety management services. 

 

Assist investigative staff and dependency case managers in understanding the signs and symptoms of opioid use disorders and the best practices to engage and treat, to include the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT).

 

Assist in the field and provide office consultation during pre- or post-commencement when there is an open investigation with a suspected or identified behavioral health need, to include supporting investigators in mitigating behavioral issues and crises. 

 

Work collaboratively with community service providers and the ME to develop contacts, facilitate referrals, and assist investigative staff with engaging clients in recommended services and improving timely access to treatment. Work collaboratively with the MEW and service providers to establish processes to track the referrals and entry into treatment for parents with opioid disorders

 

Participate in legal, multi-disciplinary, and any other meetings that will assist the investigative staff and families.

 

Travel requirement for this position is aproximately 30% of the time

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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