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Employment Opportunities

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Child Victim Advocate

August 8, 2016

 

Family Service of the Piedmont is a not for profit agency whose mission is to promote healthy lives and relationships for children, families and individuals, through early intervention, treatment and support in times of crisis or transition.

 

The agency is seeking a Child Victim Advocate to provide advocacy services to child victims of violent and/or intrusive crimes with their caregivers, law enforcement, DSS, the judicial system and other service providers to ensure that the best interest and safety of children is paramount at all times and in order to protect children from future harm during the investigation and prosecution process.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct intakes and assessments of the child and family’s safety; provide crisis intervention to child victims and their families; schedule and coordinate forensic interviews with law enforcement, DSS & non-offending caregivers; coordinate team case review; follow up with non-offending caregivers and coordinate services with law enforcement, DSS, the judicial system and other service providers. Keep MDT members and non-offending caregivers, if requested by law enforcement, updated on case development.
  2. Provide information to the non-offending caregiver about counseling and other services available for the child victim and their family and provide referrals when appropriate. Collaborate with other service providers to avoid duplication of services.
  3. Provide court preparation and accompaniment for child victims and their non-offending caregivers and assist with obtaining appropriate protection orders for child victims when necessary.
  4. Provide the non-offending caregiver with information about NC Crime Victim’s Rights as they relate to child victims and assist with completing the necessary paperwork for Victim Impact Statements, Crime Victim’s Compensation, and the Address Confidentiality Program.
  5. Provide information and education regarding the dynamics of family violence, sexual assault, children’s exposure to violence, the CAC, the coordinated MDT response, and the investigation and the prosecution of child abuse cases to parents, MDT members and the community.
  6. Attend and participate in Team Decision Meetings at DSS when necessary.
  7. Document services provided by completing all required agency and CAC documentation.
  8. Abide by all local, state and federal laws regarding the confidentiality of information obtained during the course of criminal investigations. This shall include but not be limited to information concerning the identity of victims, or others, police procedures, criminal investigations, personnel matters, or other information that could jeopardize any criminal investigation.
  9. Maintain harmonious working environment by participation in team and staff meetings, consulting with staff regarding topic areas, respecting cultural and lifestyle differences, and by providing support and encouragement to other staff members.
  10. Act at all times in a manner appropriate with the professional provision of services.
  11. Maintain responsibility for travel between service locations, to applicable meeting sites, to required trainings and to provide court testimony when subpoenaed required.
  12. Assist agency in overall service delivery by performing other administrative duties as delegated or required.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  1. Ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population and staff is required.
  2. Ability to work in partnership with other team members.
  3. Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
  4. Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  5. Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of the practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.
  6. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Ability to sit, stand, walk, lift light objects as needed, move about the office or otherwise perform the physical tasks required to perform the duties listed above.
  8. Working knowledge of child abuse investigation and prosecution procedures, child development, and the dynamics of child and family abuse.
  9. Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of directly related education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

Send resume and letter to:

Human Resources

Family Service of the Piedmont

902 Bonner Drive

Jamestown, NC 27282

 

FAMILY SERVICE OF THE PIEDMONT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Outpatient Mental Health Therapist

July 22, 2016

Family Service of the Piedmont is a not for profit agency whose mission is to promote healthy lives and relationships for children, families and individuals, through early intervention, treatment and support in times of crisis or transition.

The agency is seeking an Outpatient Mental Health Therapist to provide individual, group and family therapy to a diverse population.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides quality, culturally sensitive, respectful treatment services to a diverse population by using individual, family and group modalities.
  2. Documents all treatment services by formulating assessment and treatment plans, writing progress reports and transfer/termination summaries and completing other documentation as required by agency and ethical standards. Documentation is to be submitted in a timely manner.
  3. Maintains harmonious relationships with community organizations by providing professional liaison concerning specific cases when indicated, and by providing consultation and advocacy when appropriate.
  4. Maintains positive relationships with agency and team staff by contributing to team cohesiveness. By consulting and collaborating with other staff as needed, and by fostering an atmosphere of tolerance of cultural and lifestyle differences.
  5. Seeks/maintains licensure through continuing education experiences as required.

Qualifications:

  1. The ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population and staff is required.
  2. Ability to work in partnership with other team members.
  3. Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
  4. Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  5. Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of the practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.
  6. Bi-lingual and fluent in Spanish a plus
  7. Must have experience working with children. Providing treatment to children is required.
  8. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field; LCSW, LPC or LCAS required; LCSW preferred. Substance abuse experience a plus.

Send resume and letter to:

Human Resources

Family Service of the Piedmont

902 Bonner Drive

Jamestown, NC 27282

 

FAMILY SERVICE OF THE PIEDMONT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Integrated Care RN Care Manager

June 17, 2016

 

Family Service of the Piedmont is a not for profit agency whose mission is to promote healthy lives and relationships for children, families and individuals, through early intervention, treatment and support in times of crisis or transition.

 

The agency is seeking an Integrated Care RN Care Manager to coordinate integrated services enabling clients to receive needed treatment by engaging clients in primary medical care, providing health education, monitoring client care, and participating on the ICP Multi-Disciplinary Team.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Screen for physical health concerns, describe the Integrated Care Program and attempt to engage clients in primary medical care.
  2. Provide quality, culturally sensitive, respectful services to a diverse client population.
  3. Maintain harmonious relationships with the multidisciplinary team and community organizations by providing professional liaison concerning specific cases, by providing consultation and advocacy when appropriate, and by representing the agency in assigned community projects.
  4. Provide overall health education, education for chronic disease sufferers, and medication education.
  5. Provide triage/screening services prior to client appointment with primary care provider. Perform blood draws on occasion when the CMA in not available.
  6. Assist in crisis management situations in concert with the behavioral health management staff.
  7. Assist clients with treatment decision-making, help monitor symptoms, and assist with the implementation of the Ask Me 3 Campaign.
  8. Provide collaborative support to the primary care provider.
  9. Attend physician appointments as needed and maintain contact with others who are involved in client care.
  10. Ensure the client remains engaged in the treatment process and understands the overall service plan.
  11. Perform case management functions and ensure Coordination of Care for all patients
  12. Participate on the Counseling Services team and ICP Multidisciplinary Team.
  13. Performs other activities, duties or assignments as may be needed for effective agency functioning.

Qualifications:

  1. Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
  2. The ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population and staff is required.
  3. Ability to work in partnership with other team members.
  4. Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  5. Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of the practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.
  6. Computer literacy.
  7. Strong customer service and organizational skills
  8. Resourcefulness in problem solving.
  9. Registered nurse with an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing program.

 

Send resume and letter to:

Human Resources

Family Service of the Piedmont

902 Bonner Drive

Jamestown, NC 27282

FAMILY SERVICE OF THE PIEDMONT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant

Family Service of the Piedmont is a not for profit agency whose mission is to promote healthy lives and relationships for children, families and individuals, through early intervention, treatment and support in times of crisis or transition.
The agency is seeking a Psychiatric NP or PA to provide psychiatric evaluations, determine medical necessity and appropriate treatment regimens, and provide medical care and supportive counseling in an integrated healthcare environment.

Duties:
Under direction of a qualified health care provider:
1. Perform complete medical and psychiatric assessments to diagnose behavioral and other medical conditions; determine medically necessity for treatment; interpret data to determine appropriate therapeutic procedures needed.
2. Prescribe medications and treatments according to established policies and protocols.
3. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures, interpret results and incorporate findings in therapeutic procedures.
4. Monitor symptoms and changes in conditions of individuals receiving services; adjust therapeutic procedures as appropriate to client response to treatment; keep accurate charts and records of patient activities and progress
5. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals receiving services, their families, agency staff and others, within the rules of client confidentiality
6. Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary clinical team to plan, provide, direct, and evaluate person-centered client care, in consultation with clients and their families.
7. Professionally determine, direct and apply appropriate intervention techniques with clients in crisis, including making appropriate referrals for emergency care or other services not performed by agency.
8. Provide professional consultation to clients, families and colleagues.
9. Provide advice to clients regarding health and illness prevention. Refer to agency or community resources to meet client and family needs.
10. Participate in ongoing professional development and maintain professional affiliations.
Qualifications:
1. The ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population and staff is required.
2. Ability to work in partnership with other team members.
3. Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
4. Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
5. Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of the practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.
6. Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant in the state of North Carolina, with at least two years’ experience in psychiatric care.
7. Valid NC Driver’s License
8. Master’s Degree required.

Send resume and letter to:
Human Resources
Family Service of the Piedmont
902 Bonner Drive
Jamestown, NC 27282
FAMILY SERVICE OF THE PIEDMONT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


DISCLAIMER: The diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders requires trained professionals. The information provided here is to be used for educational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional care for the diagnosis and/or treatment of any mental or psychiatric disorder.