Center for Discovery

  • Facility Coordinator

    Job Locations US-FL-Palm Beach Gardens
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/11/2018 3:30 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Facility Coordinators
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    About Center For Discovery

    Center For Discovery has a 20-year legacy of transforming lives by promoting health, healing and hope to our clients and their families.  We are a national leader in behavioral healthcare and offer world-class treatment for eating disorders, mental health and substance abuse conditions.  We serve adolescents and adults in both residential and outpatient settings.  It is our mission to create a transformative therapeutic experience aimed at profoundly and creatively facilitating behavioral, emotional and spiritual growth.  We place a high priority on providing an environment that supports an unlimited capacity for learning, and we seek qualified individuals who share our passion for improving the lives of those we serve. 



    Benefits of Working at Center For Discovery

    At Center For Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of eating disorder and mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing.  Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight.  You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.

    Additional benefits include:

    • Full medical, dental, vision, life, disability and supplemental benefits including FSA and 401K
    • Paid sick time, vacation days and paid holidays
    • Modern, home-like work space
    • Team-building exercises and activities
    • Family-style meals provided

    The Facility

    This position is at an outpatient eating disorder facility for adults and adolescents in age specific treatment groups, with comprehensive family program and family support. Our specialized programs are integrated partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Program hours are Monday through Friday, between the hours of 11 am and 8 pm, Saturday 9 am to 3 pm. Clients attend as many as six days or as few as three days per week, as clinically appropriate.

    As each client begins one of our eating disorder outpatient programs, they are assessed by our multidisciplinary team and provided with a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan.


    The Position

    This is a full-time position. The Facility Coordinator is responsible for assuring that the facility and therapeutic milieu run smoothly, supplies are being ordered, concerns are communicated to the corporate office, and billing, census, and research information is communicated to the appropriate department at corporate. Additionally, the facility coordinator has oversight over the intake process and makes sure the program adheres to correct policies and procedures. He/She consults with the Program Director and the corporate office regarding needs/duties to be completed and also works closely with the Program Director when any issues arise. The facility coordinator is also responsible for assuring that all activities are fitting with the Discovery Mission statement.  


    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, OR
    • Two years’ experience working within the mental health, counseling, or eating disorders field


    • Assure that the facility is fully stocked, that needed supplies—including groceries—are ordered in advance; manage related expenses to assure that unnecessary spending is not occurring.
    • Track insurance data such as days attended and days approved in order to complete insurance billing.
    • Provide feedback to the corporate office regarding any facility issues on a weekly basis by completing the Weekly Walkthrough. Schedule facility maintenance upon obtaining approval from the Program Director and/or corporate office.
    • Perform/assign safety drills monthly, completing weekly checklists to assure guidelines are met, assure facility is in compliance with licensing standards.
    • Complete temperature logs, safety logs, scale calibration log and dishwasher temperature logs regularly.
    • Sanitize kitchen daily and ensure that kitchen is stocked and cleaned daily. Collaborate with Dietitian on kitchen-related duties.
    • Oversee payroll system and report any error corrections to HR in a timely manner. Makes sure all missed or incorrect punches are adjusted by last day of pay period.
    • Maintain staffing schedule including coverage for groups and meals.
    • When applicable, assist in the hiring process of new staff with assistance of the program director, assist in completion of related paperwork and documentation, and assist in the training of these new staff.
    • Collaborate with HR in regards to hiring of new staff and maintaining current licenses/registration of staff.
    • Keep record and maintain system for online and in-house training.
    • When applicable, manage staff schedules to ensure that all shifts are covered and staff are not entering into overtime hours.
    • When applicable, participate in/conduct counseling staff performance reviews.
    • Collect credit card receipts from all staff who hold credit cards once per month and submit expense reports to corporate in a timely manner.
    • Participate in treatment team meetings on a weekly basis; keep notes and, when necessary, create the treatment team overview notes for staff review.
    • Oversee the client intake process, complete related paperwork, review and obtain signatures on all consents at the time of admission, send all necessary information to the corporate office, assign additional duties to staff as necessary.
    • Oversee the client discharge process and assign duties to counseling staff as necessary.
    • Make sure admit and discharge testing are completed at the start and end of treatment.
    • Manage client charts, ensuring new charts are opened when necessary, charts are audited and closed in a timely manner.
    • Run groups when necessary, provide oversight of groups being led by other staff and lend assistance if needed.
    • Manage the milieu and oversee client activities and interactions.
    • Attend meals in the milieu when scheduled.
    • Complete projects as directed by Program Director
    • Serve as a positive role model to staff, clients, employees, and guests through a positive, caring and professional attitude.
    • Comply with the dress code.
    • Complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Establish and achieves realistic goals within the position
    • Maintain the confidential nature of Outpatient Programming and related activities.
    • When needed, travel to other facilities to attend trainings or provide assistance.
    • Demonstrate tact, initiative, resourcefulness, professional manner, enthusiasm, and non-judgmental attitude.
    • Perform any requested task and accept responsibilities as requested by treatment team.



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