Multi-Disciplinary Team Staffing Facilitator

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  • Job Summary:

    This is a professional position responsible for coordinating and facilitating multidisciplinary team (MDT) staffings/meetings to collaboratively develop and attempt to reach consensus decisions on placement, service needs and other important life decisions of children and youth being served by Florida’s child welfare system.  This position must bring professionals, family, natural and community supports together to participate in these staffings/meetings in order to assess options and make trauma competent decisions in the best interest of the child (ren). MDT participants may include the Department of Children and Families, Community-Based Care Lead Agency staff, Case Management organizations, GALs, parents, youth, caregivers, family members, community service providers, and other persons involved in the life of a child for whom the MDT has been convened.

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with HFC customers
    • Coordinate Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) staffings
    • Receive and review all incoming referrals for MDTs for placement
    • Maintain an organized tracking system to account for multidisciplinary referrals, staffings and confirm participation of required attendees
    • Provide staffing/meeting invite and meeting notifications to all participants timely
    • Provide supporting documentation to MDT participants
    • Ensures that MDT participants are notified of their responsibility to maintain confidentiality of any information shared during the staffing
    • Assist participants in identification the strengths within the family when determining and establishing goals for the child; confirm best interest factors and specific information related to a child 3 years of age or younger are considered during the multidisciplinary staffing pursuant to S.39.4022, F.S. provide notification to the courts through Children’s Legal Services and DCF Regional staff within 48 hours after the conclusion of the staffings when a unanimous consensus could not be reached
    • Facilitate consensus building among MDT participants
    • Share with all parties the staffing/meeting notes with the court and participant
    • Develop written reports for the courts that outline the overall decisions of the multidisciplinary staffings and the feedback of each individual participant
    • Document the outcome of MDT staffings in the Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN) System
    • Review Florida Statutes, DCF Operational Procedures, Administrative Rule and policies and ensure participants are aware of confidentiality and HIPAA and identify potential problems related to case specific
    • Cross-train co-workers as needed for coverage for the MDT staffing process
    • Participate in ongoing trainings, team and planning meetings
    • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Qualifications Required:

    Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field, three years of child welfare or other social services experience and group or team meeting facilitation skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong organization skills and interpersonal and family engagement skills required.

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    One year of child welfare case management experience, current or previous child welfare certification from the Florida Certification Board, formal training on trauma and resiliency and knowledge of Florida’s child welfare system preferred.


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  • Benefits:

    Excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off.  Remote work as an added benefit.

  • Additional Information:

    Drug free workplace.  Drug testing required.  EOE/M/F/D/V.  

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