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ACT Team Lead-Rural Southwest Iowa

Company: Heartland Family Service
Location: Harlan
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Heartland Family Service Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program is an evidence-based approach to comprehensive, community-based treatment for persons with serious mental illness. The ACT advantage is that interdisciplinary mental health clinicians are organized as an accountable mental health team that functions in a coordinated manner to provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services, so that persons in the program can live successfully in the community. This position provides oversight for the team including day to day functioning, clinical supervision, and leads the team in providing high quality care for individuals with serious mental illness. This ACT Team will be serving rural counties of Southwest Iowa Mental Health and Disability Region. Compensation: $50,000-$76,000 Work Schedule: Schedule to be determined Click to see benefits and company perks Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides team members with clinical and administrative supervision, training, and assistance with day-to-day problem solving.
  • Works with Community Behavioral Health Director for hiring purposes to include posting openings, screening applicants, setting up interviews, checking references and working through the Ultipro and Cherwell systems for each applicant.
  • Assists with the organization and monitoring of team assignments and client care based on client needs, documentation, and treatment plans.
  • Takes the lead in working with other community facilities that may be providing temporary services to ACT clients to insure continuity of care and smooth discharge back to the community and ACT Team services.
  • While working with a caseload of the highest degree of difficulty, demonstrates advanced clinical skills in diagnosis, intervention, formulation and implementation of treatment plan with the client s input. The Team Leader splits their time between administrative/clinical supervision and direct client care.
  • Works with the referral team to provide education about the program, assess individuals for the program and manage program admissions.
  • Ensures data collection is completed in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Maintains client clinical record with treatment plan, client progress and termination summary.
  • Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Assist with implementing new programming.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Master s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Five years experience preferred
    • License required, Certification if applicable
    • Valid drivers license/ acceptable driving record DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Keywords: Heartland Family Service, Omaha , ACT Team Lead-Rural Southwest Iowa, Other , Harlan, Nebraska

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