Assertive Community Treatment Team Leader ( Bronx ACT Team )
Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

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Post Date: Mar 17, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $85,000
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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JOB SCOPE: Supervise and provide multi-disciplinary clinical and case management services delivered by a team of clinical and administrative staff with focus of assertively engaging hard-to-reach consumers with serious mental illness. Ensure that needs of consumers, ACT program goals, and contract objectives are effectively achieved. This role involves considerable professional initiative and judgment.


< Manages communication for MCO’s to authorize services.
< Provides direct supervision of team members, handles complaints and grievances.
< Monitor service delivery and impact of service effectiveness as well as consumer satisfaction.
< Schedules staff work hours to ensure appropriate coverage, monitors and approves timesheets.
< Assists with scheduling 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis.
< Participates in staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation and performance plans.
< Ensures the use of evidence based treatments in the areas of mental health and substance abuse to address client needs (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care)
< Sets standards of performance by overseeing all documentation to ensure quality, timeliness and accuracy, in compliance with Medicaid, NYS Office of Mental Health, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and agency standards.
< Adheres to ACT policies & procedures, agency policies and maintains appropriate professional standards.
< Participates in quality improvement process, administrative meetings, team meetings, and in-service trainings.
< Performs other duties as required by Director of ACT Services.

< Salary: $85,000 Annually

< Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm

< Master’s Degree required - LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, or equivalent in licensure in NYS.
< At least two years of experience working in human services with individuals with serious mental illness and those with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
< Able to work in the Microsoft Office Suite, should be proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel
< Knowledge and experience of electronic health records (specifically AWARDS by Footholds) preferred.

< Demonstrates skill in managed difficult situations and prioritizing competing demands.
< Delivering services in community-based settings and comfort with home visits.
< Excellent written, oral, presentation and facilitation skills.
< Ability to effectively collaborate with staff across the agency and also shift roles from Team Leader to direct service delivery.
< Ability to function in fast paced environment