Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Leader

  • Community Alliance
  • Nov 04, 2019
Full time Admin / Management Consumer Professional Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

ACT Team Leader

Under the direction and leadership of the Senior Program Director, an individual in this role exercises substantial independent judgment and decision-making. The ACT Team Leader has responsibility for the planning, management, and supervision of daily operations and delivery of services within the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team.

Duties Include:

  • Directs the provision of quality rehabilitative, recovery-focused and person-centered service on a daily basis to program participants in accordance with the Community Alliance organizational mission.
  • Identifies and implements action steps necessary for reaching specific quantitative and qualitative program goals and objectives.
  • Assigns workloads, staff responsibilities, and program resources equitably and in accordance with identified program and organizational goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates with the ACT team psychiatrist to provide overall clinical leadership for monitoring consumer treatment, rehabilitation, and support services provided by the ACT team.
  • Participates in, oversees, and assures processes which promote client development and utilization of relapse prevention plan and wellness self-management goals.

Job Requirements

  • Earned Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Psychology, or closely related field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Current professional licensure or certification in good standing in the State of Nebraska as applicable to discipline.
  • Minimum five (5) years progressively responsible experience in working with individuals with mental illness, co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, community-based behavioral health treatment and/or rehabilitation, and/or integrated primary and behavioral healthcare.
  • Minimum three (3) years demonstrated direct supervisory, management, and/or other successful leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with serious mental illness including persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder, behavioral health and/or rehabilitation philosophy, service, and behavior intervention/management practices.
  • Progressive history and demonstrated effectiveness in working within a team, staff supervision, and program development.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-initiate and complete tasks in areas of responsibility, organize self and others, exercise substantial discretion, independently problem-solve and make decisions, and motivate individuals to achieve a common goal.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing on a consistent basis.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedule based on program needs, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, and to respond promptly on on-call basis to crisis situations.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license and good driving record, or ability to arrange for reliable transportation

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