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Employment Opportunities

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Healthy Start/Hispanic Outreach Case Worker

May 3, 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 Healthy Start/Hispanic Outreach Case Worker to provide in-home education and support to overburdened Hispanic families with risk factors who are expecting a child or include a child 18-24 months or less in age.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:      

  1. Provide direct services to families enrolled in the Healthy Start program
  • Complete assessments
  • Complete developmental questionnaire
  • Provide information and activities designed to develop positive parenting skills and healthy children.
  1. Assist in development of service plans
  • Works with families and Supervisor to determine family needs
  • Write intervention goals with clients, update goals as needed
  • Works with other agencies to coordinate services
  1. Refer program participants to other community agencies and programs
  • Advocates for services
  1. Maintain reliable transportation to meet home visiting schedule
  2. Provide timely documentation of services provided including: case notes, progress summaries, logging data and other documentation as needed.
  3. Accurately, and in a timely manner, completes weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
  4. Participates in activities promoting professional growth
  • Attends all staff meetings and required training
  • Participates in training opportunities. Seek out and participate in service-related training opportunities.
  1. Represents the program and/or agency in community events, agency committees or meetings and advocates for new referrals for the program.
  2. Assists with educational workshops for Healthy Start participants.
  3. Performs other duties or assignments as may be needed for effective Program or Agency functioning

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. Fluent in both spoken and written English and Spanish
  7. High school diploma or equivalent required, bachelor’s degree in human services or related field preferred
  8. Experience working effectively with people, especially parents and children

 

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

Child Victim Advocate

 

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

Dual Diagnosis Therapist

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 Dual Diagnosis Therapist to provide individual, group and family therapy to a diverse population, including outpatient substance abuse treatment.

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 notes and transfer/termination summaries and completing other documentation as required by agency, funder and ethical standards. Documentation is to be completed per Agency policy.
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. Dual Licensure strongly preferred – LCAS or LCAS-A/LCSW preferred.
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. 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.
5. Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
6. 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.
7. Clinical training in Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment preferred.
8. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.

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

Certified Medical Assistant

April 14, 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 Certified Medical Assistant to provide assistance in a clinical setting for Medical Doctor/Nurse Practitioner.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides direct patient care support appropriate to the patient’s condition, needs, and /or age under the medical supervision of the Medical Director or Nurse Practitioner.
  • Take vital signs before patients are seen
  • Request outside records/labs and follow up with receipt
  • Ensure consents to release information are up to date and help complete any new ones that are needed
  • Call in or fax prescriptions, as need, beyond what can be done electronically; Contact pharmacies to reconcile current medications and obtain information on fill history, other prescribers, etc.; Triage refill requests from patients and pharmacies
  • Assist with data collection, including physiological, psychological, social, and cultural factors.
  • Implements the plan of care as directed by the medical director or nurse practitioner.
  • Documents performance of interventions and patient/family response to those interventions.
  • Communicates effectiveness of interventions to the medical director or nurse practitioner and participates in evaluation of patient care outcomes.
  • Performs other assigned patient care tasks.
  1. Demonstrates standards of professional practice.
  2. Demonstrates personal accountability by completing assigned tasks in a timely       manner and completing work in a manner than enhances patient satisfaction.
  3. Collaborates with co-workers to accomplish program objectives.
  4. Uses results of quality improvement activities to identify opportunities to improve practice and /or patient outcomes.
  5. Assist in collecting, recording and tabulating outcome data; assist in required reporting.
  6. Maintains 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.
  7. Assists agency in overall service delivery by performing other administrative duties as delegated or 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. Able to bend, reach high and be on feet for 8 hours at a time and able to lift at least 30 pounds.
  7. Able to assist in moving patients using appropriate clinical equipment with patient weights up to 250 pounds.
  8. Utilize an electronic health record and appropriate medical equipment used in a primary care setting.
  9. Proficient at window based computer systems.
  10. Associate Degree in Medical Assisting preferred. Certification in Medical Assisting, recognized in North Carolina.
  11. Six months to one year of relevant experience preferred. An equivalent     combination of education and experience may be considered.

Send resume and letter to:

Human Resources

Family Service of the Piedmont

902 Bonner Drive

Jamestown, NC 27282

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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.