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ACT Team Lead 

Category Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT)  

Position Summary:

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

Supervisory Responsibility:

Supervises all ACTT direct service employees

Position Requirements

Minimum Education Qualifications:

  • A graduate from a college/university with nationally recognized accreditation with a Master’s degree in a related human service field
  • Has one year of full-time, post-graduate accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong commitment to the rights and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residence; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.
  • Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for individual rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Mental Heatlh Therapist  
Division Assertive Community Treatment Team  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location ACTT Mt. Airy  
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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