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ACT Team Leader

Company: Merakey
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Merakey is currently seeking an ACT Team Leader to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Greensburg, PA location in Westmoreland County .

The team leader establishes, administers, and directs the program of the Assertive Community Treatment Team, a self-contained clinical team that assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental health illnesses. - Supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program clients; and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.

General Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

- Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the ACT Team including coordinating staff work schedules to ensure proper coverage is met. Will be second on call for the crisis.
- Facilitates Daily Team Meeting
- Maintains hospital and incarceration log
- Maintains daily log of meetings
- Direct and coordinate the client admission process and treatment, rehabilitation, and support services in coordination with the psychiatrist. Scheduling admission interviews, developing and coordinating initial assessments and treatment plans.
- Direct and coordinate assessments of the following:

Family Structure and relationships
Substance use assessment
Education and Employment
Social development and functioning
Daily living activities
Nursing Assessment
Psychiatric Assessment

- Provide clinical supervision of ACT team members as well as general oversight and supervision of the assessment and treatment plan for each client. This includes weekly individual supervision of team members and at least monthly, this should occur in the field.
- Initiating and maintaining relationships with staff, clients, community resources, and
other outside human service agencies as needed.
- Ensure client medical records are in compliance with agency, Medicaid/Medicare, and
any outside governing agencies policies and standards as well as ensuring that all third-party payment requirements have been met.
- Perform on-call duties as required.
- Assist with staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, performance evaluations, CQI team, Global Monitoring Process, enforcing company policies, staff training, and other employee relation issues as needed.
- Review of program financials as needed.
- Performs other essential job functions as required.
- Participate in cross-training with other specialists as deemed necessary by the supervisor.


Check us out online at http://www.merakey.org.

Click on Careers under Career Opportunities

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at Meghan.Rivera@merakey.org

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Masters's Degree in the human services field of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, or Psychology.

License eligible.

Supervisory and program management experience is required.

This candidate also must have strong clinical skills and experience
providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental

This candidate must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses and be knowledgeable about the ACT model.

Keywords: Merakey, Pittsburgh , ACT Team Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

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