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Category Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT)  

Easterseals UCP is a nonprofit service provider with over 20 different service lines. We manage residential group home program, summer camps for children with IDD and autism, find employment for people with mental and psychical disabilities, afterschool programs, adoption and foster services, crisis services, among many others. As an organization, we have been active for over 100 years and are ever-growing to continue to serve as many individuals in the community as we can.

One of our service lines is our Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT).

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a full spectrum, long-term, community-based treatment model for adults with severe and persistent mental health needs that have not been adequately treated by more traditional treatment services.

Team members help the person address every aspect of their life, whether it be medication, therapy, social support, employment or housing.

Assertive Community Treatment is an evidence-based, treatment approach that involves a high level of coordinated care and supports men and women to manage their mental health challenges and live independently.

We are looking to grow our teams with talented people and achieve great things together!

Essential Job Functions:

• Typically sees the individuals at least monthly for the assessment and treatment of the individual’s symptoms and response to medication including side effects. Frequency will vary for each individual, with the vast majority seen within 4 to 6 weeks of last appointment, with many of the contacts being in the community.

• Collaborates with the team leader in sharing overall clinical responsibility for monitoring individuals

• Provides treatment and clinical supervision to the team collaboratively with the Team Lead.

• Actively collaborates with nurses to develop and implement medication administration policies Procedures as well as oversee the medical care of beneficiaries that include regular screenings for medical conditions and assessment of wellness and health management.

• Educates non-medical team members on psychiatric & non-psychiatric medications, their side effects, & health-related conditions; provides diagnostic and medication education to beneficiary, with medication decisions based on shared-decision making.

• Regularly participates in daily team meetings and treatment planning meetings; attends daily team meetings in proportion to time allocated on team.

• Provides brief therapy (formal or informal).

• Provides psychiatric back-up to the program after-hours and weekends. (Note: may be on a rotating basis as long as other psychiatric care providers who share on-call have access to individual’s current status and medical records/current medications).

• Works with the ACT team leader to monitor each individual’s clinical status and response to treatment.

• Provides psychopharmacologic management of patients

• With the assistance of nursing and other members of the team, consults and collaborates with primary care providers to address general medical needs

• Meets the critical standards as outlined in the most current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Mental Health Services.

• Provides assistance to the ACT team staff in the delivery of services in accordance to best practice standards as set forth by the appropriate agents listed above

• Assists in training new employees

• Completes required training within prescribed timeframes

• Successfully participates in the DMH approved ACTT training

• Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

The ACTT Psychiatrist must have a medical degree from a nationally accredited institution of higher learning, and be:

• A graduate from an AGME accredited residency program in Psychiatry; and

• Is board eligible or certified in psychiatry; or

• Is ASAM- eligible or certified; and

• Holds a current, unrestricted North Carolina medical license and is in good standing with the medical board; and

• Holds a current, unrestricted DEA license and is in good standing with federal agency; and

• Has a current NPI number; and

• Has individual liability insurance coverage for practice; and

• Must be able to work on a part-time or modified full-time basis (from 16 to 32 hours per week) depending on needs of the program and the number of individuals to be served.

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position ACTT Team Psychiatrist  
Division Assertive Community Treatment Team  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location ACTT Statesville  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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