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Clinical Supervisor ACT

Job Description

JOBSUMMARY

Afull-time Clinical Supervisor who, in addition to administrative duties, providesdirect services at least 25% of the time. A Master’s Level licensed  Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or LicensedProfessional Counselor (LPC) responsible for managing all aspects of the ACTand Assertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) fidelity models which includesefficiently identifying and integrating or coordinating all services necessaryfor successful and continued community placements for chronically mentally illadults.  This person will also beresponsible for supervising a team of QMHP/MHP/CRSS/RN who will be responsiblefor the facilitation of direct services to clients referred to the  program, including the provision of assessments,service and risk management plans; the provision of offsite individual, groupand family therapy and the provision of assistance with placement of clientswithin the community
JOBDUTIES


Provides clinical leadership for ACT/AOTprogram. As a member of the treatment team of the program, is responsible forproviding a broad range of treatment and case management functions for thepopulation served. Provides clinical program coordination.


Collaborates with consultants (Madden) andinternal clinical and development staff to ensure fidelity to the ACT andAssertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) models


Responsible for monitoring the program’sfaithfulness to the ACT/AOT models, and overseeing various other qualitycontrol and financial responsibilities.


Clinical responsibilities including monitoringconsumers’ status, delivering direct services to consumers and  supervising the clinical performance of teammembers including providing feedback to team members.


Along with team members, assesses client needs,including documenting high-risk indicators in a manner that is clinicallypertinent to the individual client.


Facilitates, ensures compliances and leadsweekly (four times per week) interdisciplinary treatment team meetings with ACTteam members including the ACT psychiatrist.


Provides direct clinical assessment andintervention services to selected individuals, groups and families.


Facilitates and participates in treatmentplanning sessions and assists the treatment team by coordinating planningeffort.


Acts as liaison for program clients and theirfamilies to various community agencies, hospital consultants and services.


Records and charts client contacts as requiredby policy.


Ensures adherence to standards of quality byconducting monthly utilization and quality reviews.


Maintains regulatory compliance of the program.


Maintains appropriate certification, licensureand competency through supervision and/or training and successful completion ofannual performance evaluations.


Attends continuing education seminars andin-services as necessary to maintain professional licensure, competency, andsatisfy hospital required education standards.


Provides training of staff on various issues andtopics relevant to the specific patient population.


Markets services to appropriate referral sources.


Assesses competency of clinical staff throughobservation and testing techniques.


Assists clinical staff in developing requiredcompetencies.


Completes annual performance evaluations onprogram staff.


Maintains advanced knowledge of Rule 132,Attachment B and all regulatory standards as it relates to programs within theDivision of Mental Health;


Demonstrates cultural competence and behaviorsconsistent with the core values, vision and mission of HRDI; Responsible for the recruitment, screening,training and supervision of graduate interns within the behavioral healthfield; Assist with coordination of professionaldevelopment and professional learning.


Participate in team meetings and attend relevanttraining sessions to increase knowledge and skills.


Present a positive image of HRDI to clientele,visitors and co-workers.


Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolveemergency problems in crisis situations.


Assists in tracking referrals and admissions andmonitoring timelines for adherence to state guidelines; Ensures that the precertification processes fornew clients admitted to Assertive Community Treatment occurs in a timelyfashion; Facilitates and participates ininterdisciplinary case conferences or staff meetings regarding potentiallychallenging referrals; Performs other duties/projects as requested.


To perform in this position successfully anindividual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


The requirements listed below are representativeof the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Computer literate with the ability to learncustomer service software applications; Professionally skilled in verbal and writtencommunications; Strong interpersonal skills; Handles difficult situations directly, usingappropriate discretion and respect for the individual; Meticulously organized in approach to recordreviews;  Ability to work a staggered or non-standard workschedule in order to meet contract deadlines, including weekends and holidays; Detail oriented;


Local travel required; Highly dependable and willing to work/dowhatever needed to complete the task within contract timeframes; Team player.

SatisfactoryAttendance

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: 


Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related Human Service Field;


A Master’s Level licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC);


Minimum of two  years experience in the human service field with at least two years of managerial experience, ideally in some aspect of case management, care management or the equivalent of Community Support.; Knowledge of and proficiency in computer programs, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, and experience with database management.


Demonstrate a high degree of skill in problem solving and working effectively with people.


Must be detail oriented and flexible.


Knowledge of Community Mental Health, Rule 132 and the Department of Mental Health;  Ability to communicate effectively and serve as a liaison to primary referral sources, families, team members, school districts, community agencies, and signatory partners; Interest, expertise and experience in providing services to individuals with Serious Mental Illness; Must possess a Recovery and Rehabilitation orientation; Must possess assessment and interviewing skills, including the ability to conduct motivational interviewing/stage of change assessments; Knowledge of integrated dual diagnosis treatment and substance abuse treatment approaches and resources;


Must have the ability to assess co-occurring chronic health conditions, physical disabilities and developmental disabilities; Must be knowledgeable about person centered planning and strengths based assessment.

Must possess vehicle, current drivers license and insurance  for community based travel

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Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Human Resources Development Institute, Inc.

In 1973, Dr. C. Vincent Bakeman and Mrs. Doris M. Lomax gathered on the South Side of Chicago with a group of enthusiastic community advocates who all shared one common goal. This goal was to address the lack of mental health care services for African Americans: specifically, for African-American males who were stricken with mental illness, disability, and/or incarceration. A study conducted by the Illinois Department of Mental Health had found that the highest recidivism rate for the mentally ill in the state was among young African-American males living on the South Side of Chicago. Learn More

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Job Description

JOBSUMMARY

Afull-time Clinical Supervisor who, in addition to administrative duties, providesdirect services at least 25% of the time. A Master’s Level licensed  Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or LicensedProfessional Counselor (LPC) responsible for managing all aspects of the ACTand Assertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) fidelity models which includesefficiently identifying and integrating or coordinating all services necessaryfor successful and continued community placements for chronically mentally illadults.  This person will also beresponsible for supervising a team of QMHP/MHP/CRSS/RN who will be responsiblefor the facilitation of direct services to clients referred to the  program, including the provision of assessments,service and risk management plans; the provision of offsite individual, groupand family therapy and the provision of assistance with placement of clientswithin the community
JOBDUTIES


Provides clinical leadership for ACT/AOTprogram. As a member of the treatment team of the program, is responsible forproviding a broad range of treatment and case management functions for thepopulation served. Provides clinical program coordination.


Collaborates with consultants (Madden) andinternal clinical and development staff to ensure fidelity to the ACT andAssertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) models


Responsible for monitoring the program’sfaithfulness to the ACT/AOT models, and overseeing various other qualitycontrol and financial responsibilities.


Clinical responsibilities including monitoringconsumers’ status, delivering direct services to consumers and  supervising the clinical performance of teammembers including providing feedback to team members.


Along with team members, assesses client needs,including documenting high-risk indicators in a manner that is clinicallypertinent to the individual client.


Facilitates, ensures compliances and leadsweekly (four times per week) interdisciplinary treatment team meetings with ACTteam members including the ACT psychiatrist.


Provides direct clinical assessment andintervention services to selected individuals, groups and families.


Facilitates and participates in treatmentplanning sessions and assists the treatment team by coordinating planningeffort.


Acts as liaison for program clients and theirfamilies to various community agencies, hospital consultants and services.


Records and charts client contacts as requiredby policy.


Ensures adherence to standards of quality byconducting monthly utilization and quality reviews.


Maintains regulatory compliance of the program.


Maintains appropriate certification, licensureand competency through supervision and/or training and successful completion ofannual performance evaluations.


Attends continuing education seminars andin-services as necessary to maintain professional licensure, competency, andsatisfy hospital required education standards.


Provides training of staff on various issues andtopics relevant to the specific patient population.


Markets services to appropriate referral sources.


Assesses competency of clinical staff throughobservation and testing techniques.


Assists clinical staff in developing requiredcompetencies.


Completes annual performance evaluations onprogram staff.


Maintains advanced knowledge of Rule 132,Attachment B and all regulatory standards as it relates to programs within theDivision of Mental Health;


Demonstrates cultural competence and behaviorsconsistent with the core values, vision and mission of HRDI; Responsible for the recruitment, screening,training and supervision of graduate interns within the behavioral healthfield; Assist with coordination of professionaldevelopment and professional learning.


Participate in team meetings and attend relevanttraining sessions to increase knowledge and skills.


Present a positive image of HRDI to clientele,visitors and co-workers.


Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolveemergency problems in crisis situations.


Assists in tracking referrals and admissions andmonitoring timelines for adherence to state guidelines; Ensures that the precertification processes fornew clients admitted to Assertive Community Treatment occurs in a timelyfashion; Facilitates and participates ininterdisciplinary case conferences or staff meetings regarding potentiallychallenging referrals; Performs other duties/projects as requested.


To perform in this position successfully anindividual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


The requirements listed below are representativeof the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Computer literate with the ability to learncustomer service software applications; Professionally skilled in verbal and writtencommunications; Strong interpersonal skills; Handles difficult situations directly, usingappropriate discretion and respect for the individual; Meticulously organized in approach to recordreviews;  Ability to work a staggered or non-standard workschedule in order to meet contract deadlines, including weekends and holidays; Detail oriented;


Local travel required; Highly dependable and willing to work/dowhatever needed to complete the task within contract timeframes; Team player.

SatisfactoryAttendance

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: 


Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related Human Service Field;


A Master’s Level licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC);


Minimum of two  years experience in the human service field with at least two years of managerial experience, ideally in some aspect of case management, care management or the equivalent of Community Support.; Knowledge of and proficiency in computer programs, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, and experience with database management.


Demonstrate a high degree of skill in problem solving and working effectively with people.


Must be detail oriented and flexible.


Knowledge of Community Mental Health, Rule 132 and the Department of Mental Health;  Ability to communicate effectively and serve as a liaison to primary referral sources, families, team members, school districts, community agencies, and signatory partners; Interest, expertise and experience in providing services to individuals with Serious Mental Illness; Must possess a Recovery and Rehabilitation orientation; Must possess assessment and interviewing skills, including the ability to conduct motivational interviewing/stage of change assessments; Knowledge of integrated dual diagnosis treatment and substance abuse treatment approaches and resources;


Must have the ability to assess co-occurring chronic health conditions, physical disabilities and developmental disabilities; Must be knowledgeable about person centered planning and strengths based assessment.

Must possess vehicle, current drivers license and insurance  for community based travel

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