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Licensed Mental Health ACT Lead-Terrell

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This position coordinates and monitors the progression of care through the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT/Level of Care 4) Services in an outpatient psychiatric clinic serving individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Position directs a team including a prescriber, a nurse and a case manager, and will work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams that could also include community resource contacts. Responsibilities include providing psychosocial rehabilitation services, managing the ACT Team referrals and caseloads, provision of treatment and crisis services, and documentation of client progress. Will provide direct supervision to ACT Team members with responsibility for ensuring that the Team maintains fidelity to evidence-based practices and contract requirements; as well as developing job descriptions, hiring new staff, on-the-job training, performance feedback, coaching, counseling and progressive discipline. Must be able to analyze clinical needs and social situations, identifying problems and alternative courses of action, and directing the ACT Team towards outcomes. Requires ability to be flexible, resourceful, and creative in problem solving. Must be able to organize and present information clearly and concisely.

Status: Full-time; 8-5 Flex (Monday-Friday)

Location: Terrell, Texas

FSLA Classification: Exempt

Salary: $65,000/annually

Employee Benefits at Full Time Include:

  • Employer-Cost Sharing of Health Insurance (Includes 50 of Elected Dependent Coverage)
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Employer-Match Retirement Contributions (Up to 5 of Base Salary)
  • Optional Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • 12 Paid Holidays per Year
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation per Year with Progressively Graduating Accrual Rate
  • 2+ Weeks of Paid Sick Leave per Year

Requires a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a qualified human services field, including psychology, social work, counseling, marriage & family therapy, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, special education, nursing, physician assistant, or Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology. Must also have a valid Texas professional license to include Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Psychologist (PhD), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Physician Assistant (PA), or Licensed Physician (MD). Professional license status as an Intern (eg, LPC-I) may also be acceptable contingent on ability to obtain full licensure within the first year of employment. Must have a valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record, plus personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas.

Preferred Qualifications:

Fully licensed with two years of related work experience in a mental health treatment setting; knowledge of psychotropic medications and DSM V; working computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Outlook; and bilingual skills (English/Spanish).

Job ID: 178146855970558619



Licensed Mental Health ACT Lead-Terrell

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