ACT Team Leader in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $23.11 Hourly

ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Team Leader 


The ACT Team Leader administers and directs the ACT team, and assists with program design, implementation, and administration.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Nursing, or related field
  • Licensed in the state of MO
  • Experience in mental health/substance treatment
  • Experience with transitional-aged youth preferred
  • Management experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, and excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Commitment to Service Excellence
  • Commitment to Personal Excellence
  • Team Oriented and Values Diversity

Essential Functions:

  • Program Design, Implementation, & Administration
  • Work with agency leadership to implement ACT
  • Assist with monitoring & administering program budget
  • Complete reports necessary for on-going DMH approval
  • Initiate and maintain relationships, in coordination with ACT team, with law enforcement, human service agencies, formal/informal community resources, schools, and other entities referring or serving ACT target population
  • Staff Recruitment, Management and Development
  • Hiring, training, and setting of priorities for all ACT team staff reporting to this position
  • Complete performance reviews for direct report staff
  • Operational/Clinical Supervision and Clinical Service Provision
  • Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the ACT team
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to ensure functioning as a high-fidelity ACT team
  • Lead daily staff and treatment planning meetings according to the ACT model
  • Direct and coordinate customer admission, assessment, and treatment process
  • Provide weekly clinical supervision to ACT team members
  • Function as practitioner of clinical services on the ACT team
  • Ensure provision of services that are welcoming, co-occurring/complexity capable, and that use stage-matched and motivational interventions
  • Review and monitor documentation for timeliness and quality
  • Ensure 100% program productivity
  • Ensure that staff seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency customer and family member
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Regular attendance (except as excused)
  • Attend all trainings as required by Compass Health, Accreditors, and Funders
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned





Job Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.