The ACT Team Leader provides supervision and direction for the program from administrative to clinical operations of the service.
Essential Job Functions:
Acts as clinical and administrative supervisor of the team, overseeing the operations of the team, providing clinical oversight of services in conjunction with the Psychiatric Care Provider.
Provide clinical supervision.
Supervising team members to assure the delivery of best and ethical practices.
Managing human resources.
Directly providing services to ACT service individuals.
Active role in screening referrals and assessing individuals at intake.
Functions as a lead clinician, therefore working closely with a select group of service individuals
Modeling behaviors through service provision for the purpose of clinical supervision.
Participating in person-centered planning meetings.
Facilitate individual's natural supports.
Provides structured face-to-face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the recipient's level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
Make every effort to meet critical standards contained 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 QA staff service notes and ensure timeliness
Approves timesheets and billing, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
Coordinates and conducts peer review
Ensures incident reports are prepared and submitted on time
Manages utilization review
Assists in preparing employee evaluations
Assists in training new employees
Completes required training within prescribed timeframes
Successfully participates in the DMH approved ACTT training
Other duties as assigned
Supervises all ACTT direct service employees