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Team Lead - Assertive Community Treatment in Dakota County

Company: Mental Health Resources Inc
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full Time Burnsville, MN, US

Mental Health Resources, Inc.Fostering hope, health and recovery for people affected by mental illness and substance use disorder. See what employees have to say about working at MHR!

Mental Health Resources, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and take a person-centered care approach to the population we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.To protect the health of all of our staff and the people we serve, effective January 1, 2022, all individuals must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the date they begin employment, and must provide proof of their vaccination status within three days of starting, unless they have an MHR-approved vaccination exemption and accommodation. A request for a vaccination exemption/accommodation must be approved by MHR before a person begins employment. TEAM LEADER - ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT in DAKOTA COUNTYDAKOTA OFFICE (Burnsville)$2,000 SIGNING BONUS Pay starting at $73,820.50/year with increases based on education/experienceMHR is looking for candidates who are bilingual in Spanish, Somali or Hmong. Receive a $1,000 salary bonus for passing the language proficiency exam!The team leader establishes, administers, and directs the program of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), a self-contained clinical team which assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified individuals with serious mental illness or co-occurring mental illness; supervises and evaluates the multi-disciplinary team in conjunction with the psychiatric provider to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program clients; and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.MAIN DUITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule staff work hours to assure appropriate coverage for day, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts and on-call hours
  • Lead the daily organizational staff meetings and treatment planning meetings
  • Continuously evaluate the status of individuals being served by the team and do appropriate planning and coordination of treatment activities to ensure immediate attention to their changing needs
  • Provide oversight to staff development, participate in staff recruitment, interviewing, and hiring
  • Develop and implement staff orientation and training
  • Provide timely performance reviews
  • Direct, coordinate and schedule the admission process and treatment, rehabilitation, and support services of the program in coordination with the psychiatrist
  • Develop and coordinate the initial assessment and initial treatment plan
  • Direct and coordinate, for each individual, the comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status, and diagnosis; physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning, activities of daily living and family structure
  • Assign the most appropriate staff to the individual treatment team (ITT)
  • Provide clinical supervision, for each individual, on the development of the comprehensive assessment and the treatment plan
  • Provide leadership in team development and team building activities
  • Supervise quality-assurance measures by regularly reviewing assessments, treatment plans and progress notes written by staff
  • Communicate openly, directly, and professionally with all team members
  • Assess and monitor services rendered to individuals being served by the team
  • Provide service coordination to ensure quality care, initiate and maintain relationships, in coordination with other staff, with other service providers, with informal community resources and with individuals' families
  • Perform on-call duty for crisis intervention and for staff supervision and consultation
  • Is responsible for working as a team, in concert with each person to develop an individualized plan of services and supports (Individual Treatment Plan)
  • Assist with and/or teach independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, transportation, budgeting, and assist clients with making and keeping appointmentsMINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
    • Master's degree in nursing, social work, psychiatric rehabilitation, OR psychology
    • Licensed as a mental health professional in the State of MinnesotaPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with serious mental illnesses and be knowledgeable about the ACT model
      • Supervisory and program management experience
      • Strong clinical skills and experience providing treatment to persons with serious mental illnesses or co-occurring mental illnessesBENEFITS OFFERED BY MHR:
        • MHR is always looking for candidates who are bilingual. Receive a $1,000 salary bonus for passing the language proficiency exam!
        • Intensive two-week initial orientation program AND on-going in-house training program
        • iPhone, laptop computer, and Wi-Fi provided for all community-based staff
        • Health insurance (including family health coverage) with employee costs in the top 6% of most affordable health care options. Competitive dental insurance.
        • Automatic enrollment in retirement plan after 1 year with a 3% employer contribution
        • 9 paid holidays and 28 days accrued PTO during your first year
        • Annual merit-based salary increases
        • Schedule primarily Monday-Friday during normal business hours
        • MHR is committed to working towards racial equity and combating racism
        • MHR is a tobacco free workplace promoting health & wellness for the individuals we serve and our employees
        • $73,820.50/year starting salary increased based on education/experiencePM19

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Keywords: Mental Health Resources Inc, St. Paul , Team Lead - Assertive Community Treatment in Dakota County, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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