Judicial Services Coordinator 1 (Adult Drug Court Case Manager) - Circuit Criminal Court Division (Part-time; 20 hours/week) (County Funded)

Division: Court Support
Salary: $19.85 HOUR
Position Type: PARTTIME
Funding: County Funded
Hours: 20 hours per week
Occupation Code: Judicial Services Coordinator 1
Working Title: Adult Drug Court Case Manager
(Hourly rate is Non-Negotiable.) The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum hourly rate.

Description

Responsible for individual client care throughout the time the participant is the Miami-Dade Adult Drug Court. Maintains open communication lines with Miami-Dade Adult Drug Court Judge and staff, participants, their families, treatment providers, community programs, state programs, Department of Corrections, State Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, medical practitioners, volunteers, students and attending clinicians. This position will report to and work closely with the Adult Drug Court Coordinator.

This position is eligible for a hybrid remote work/onsite schedule as outlined by existing Circuit policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates participants’ referrals, admission, intake screening and discharge planning.
  • Conducts case management assessments.
  • Engages support system of the participant as a part of the treatment process to facilitate recovery.
  • Monitors the progress of participants through effective communication with treatment providers.
  • Attends treatment-planning sessions, supervision sessions and staffing.
  • Conducts individual progress review sessions of assigned cases.
  • Maintains weekly contact with program participants by completing home visits, employment visits, and meetings at treatment centers.
  • Links participants or respective family to appropriate community resources, including mental health and trauma services, housing assistance, vocational counseling, public assistance and educational services.
  • Collaborates with treatment staff on treatment planning.
  • Monitors participants’ progress with respective treatment plan.
  • Provides accurate and updated information to the court at scheduled court appearance.
  • Obtains releases for all parties to be contacted on behalf of each participant, in adherence with confidentiality laws.
  • Maintains contact with appropriate referral sources during participants’ treatment in drug court.
  • Accurately records and maintains the required documentation in the participants’ electronic file. 
  • Reports to the court each participant’s treatment progress and any non-adherence treatment issues.
  • Attends in service and educational training as assigned.
  • Involves participants in individualized treatment planning.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner with all participants and staff.
  • Communicates and problem solve via the chain of command.
  • Maintains acceptable overall attendance.
  • Assists with urinalysis drug testing.
  • Addresses any concerns with direct supervisor.
  • Reports to work alert and appropriately dressed, maintaining cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Refrains from abusive, immoral, or other unacceptable conduct, behavior or language.
  • Maintains flexibility and adaptability to expected and unexpected changes in the
    work environment.
  • Reports personal symptoms of suspected illness of contagious disease to supervisor.
  • Reports incidents, accidents and occurrences in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Performs court related duties and other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with studies in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of case management experience preferred.
  • Experience with clinical intake, record keeping and business management procedures.
  • Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) or CAAP-1 or 2 is preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent writing and verbal skills, utilizing correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation, as well as express ideas clearly and concisely when presenting in court.
  • Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-V).
  • Knowledge of state and federal statues regarding patient confidentiality laws.
  • Knowledge of drug free workplace policies.
  • Ability to provide crisis intervention if needed.
  • Ability to plan and prepare reports.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Teams, and other online platforms such as Zoom.
  • Knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders and the process of accessing treatment resources in Miami-Dade County.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion concerning confidential information.
  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others including judges, judicial staff, supervisor, coworkers and other agency personnel.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to court policies and procedures including policies concerning personal conduct, workplace violence, safety, drug and alcohol-free workplace, computer and telecommunications use, e-mail and internet use and confidentiality.
  • Ability to provide crisis intervention if needed.
  • Knowledge of 12-Step Programs: Alcoholic Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Smart Recovery, Medication Assisted Anonymous (MARA) and Double Trouble.

    Physical Demands

    Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, sitting, talking, listening, balancing, stooping, and reaching with hands and arms; must be able to transfer up to 10 pounds.

    Licenses Certifications

    Valid Florida Driver’s License with an approved insurance carrier required if personal vehicle will be used to maintain contact with program participants outside of courthouse locations. Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) or CAAP-1 or 2 preferred.

    Working Conditions

    Moderate noise; business office setting.

    Supplemental Questions

     
    QDo you have a Bachelor's degree?
    QHow many years of experience do you have in case management?
    QHow many years of experience do you have with clinical intake, record keeping and business management procedures?
    QAre you a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) or CAAP-1 or 2?
    QHow many years of experience do you have with substance abuse treatment?
    QAre you currently employed by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit?
    QHow did you learn about this vacancy?