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ACT Team Lead

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RHD is open and hiring for ACT Team Lead.

Are you looking for a rewarding career helping others improve their quality of life?

Resources for Human Development is seeking mission-driven individual to join our program located in the Waterloo area.

The ACT Team Lead establishes and maintains oversight and direction for the clinical and operational leadership of the multi-functional team to which they are assigned. They are responsible for maintaining and documenting regulatory compliance efforts of the team, providing supervisory guidance and support to all employees of the team including but not

limited to coaching, counseling, corrective actions and hiring and firing of staff. They are also responsible for the fiscal security of the program which they lead, including maintaining proper census levels to ensure fiscal viability of the program, monitoring, and controlling expenses of the team, and ensuring the proper use and control of program funds.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Develops initial assessment and treatment plans to all clients and consumers admitted to the program and assigns Direct Care staff to them.
  • Evaluates consumers on an on-going basis for planning and coordinating treatment activities to respond to changing needs.
  • Directly supervises assigned personnel as follows:
  • Assists in the selection of new personnel as needed.
  • Trains and supports the staff in the completion and review of assessments and the development of effective care and/or support plans as appropriate.
  • Reviews employee performance on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Organizes, schedule and distributes work among assigned personnel.
  • Keeps personnel informed of pertinent policies and procedures affecting the program and/or their jobs.
  • Administers policies and procedures as established by Resources for Human Development
  • Assures that on call crisis intervention is available to program participants 24-7.
  • Assists and guides staff in the following essential activities:
  • Linking with and gaining access to outside services
  • Monitoring and assessment of service delivery
  • Problem resolution
  • Informal support network building
  • Rehabilitation skills training
  • Peer Support Services
  • Supervises caseload with individual team members as well as with the team on a regular basis and maintains a caseload of their own.
  • Supervises medical record maintenance to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Develops and maintains an efficient scheduling system for program personnel, ensuring the needs of the program are met.
  • Works with assigned Financial Manager to maintain the fiscal viability of the program through cost control and the development of revenue.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • A Graduate degree in Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Education, or
  • Any Graduate degree in the field of human services plus a minimum of three (3) years of experience in direct care with adults in Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Substance
  • Abuse, Juvenile Justice, Health Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, or similar program, including two (2) years of community-based treatment.

Required Education

  • A Graduate degree in Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Education, or
  • Any Graduate degree in the field of human services plus a minimum of three (3) years of experience in direct care with adults in Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Substance
  • Abuse, Juvenile Justice, Health Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, or similar program, including two (2) years of community-based treatment.

Required Qualifications

  • Clinical licensure as an LPC, LCSW, LISW, RN, or MD
  • A valid driver's license is required.

Program Summary- The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a mobile service designed to provide intensive supports in the home and community to individuals living with mental illness.   ACT is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions in the participants chosen community. The ACT team consists of the following members: master’s level mental health clinicians, registered nurse, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, psychiatrist/ARNP, peer support specialist, and a program assistant. Team members work together with the individuals served to promote symptom stability and appropriate use of medication; restore personal, community living and social skills; promote and maintain physical health; establish access to entitlements, housing, work and social opportunities; and help maintain the highest possible level of functioning in the community. 

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

RHD is open and hiring for ACT Team Lead.

Are you looking for a rewarding career helping others improve their quality of life?

Resources for Human Development is seeking mission-driven individual to join our program located in the Waterloo…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 6, 2021
  • Education
    M.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$62,000 - $68,000

Benefits

Advantages of Working for RHD:

Full Benefits Package

Generous PTO Plan

Free Virtual Fitness Classes

Scholarship and Tuition Programs

Employee Assistant Program

Student loan forgiveness program

Discounts on Cell Phone services

Advantages of Working for RHD:

Full Benefits Package

Generous PTO Plan

Free Virtual Fitness Classes

Scholarship and Tuition Programs

Employee Assistant Program

Student loan…

Location

On-site
2530 University Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, USA
Suite 1

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