Project Coordinator, SOCCESS in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


POSITION PURPOSE:                                     
This position will function as the Project Coordinator for the System of Care-Community for Early Signs and Symptoms grant (SOCCESS).  This position will work collaboratively with the Project Director at Department of Mental Health and the Project Coordinators at Burrel Behavioral Health and Ozark Center.  

This position is supported by a 4-year grant funded by Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the System of Care Expansion grant.  
The Project Coordinator, SOCCESS shall possess:                                    A mental health professional designation as defined in 9CSR30-4.030
Knowledge of Missouri’s Community Mental Health services
Knowledge of System of Care principles
Must have a valid Missouri Driver’s License
Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.                                    
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                    
• Provide project leadership and daily local oversight of the grant.    
• Working knowledge of focus influencing the local community/ region agencies within the System of Care (SOC)  to develop and expand partnerships with local community providers.
• Assist in developing the appropriate service array to support children, youth, young adults, and their families.
• Assist in engaging and facilitating family and youth voice, especially for those youth ages 9-17 at risk or experiencing severe mental illness or early onset psychosis and integrating the SOFI framework.
• Assist the Project Director in monitoring SOCCESS program progress for the local community throughout the grant.
• Oversee local implementation of grant program.
• Establish collaborative relationships with local hospitals, schools and community agencies.
• All other duties assigned
Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.                                    


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.