Team Leader

LOCATION:    Brooklyn, NY

DEPARTMENT:       OMH ACT PROGRAM

REPORTS TO:          ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT    

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:       

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide services consistent with the ACT model
  • Participate in daily team meetings to review and plan client services
  • Provide the expected number of services to clients each month, 80% of which are in the community
  • Complete required documentation in a timely and high quality manner
  • Work collaboratively with clients, their families, and community partners to assist clients in achieving their treatment and recovery goals
  • Coordinate client care through close involvement with hospitals, substance use treatment facilities, etc.
  • Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis
  • Complete immediate needs assessments, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, individualized service plans, and crisis/relapse prevention plans
  • Conduct specialized clinical assessments of violence risk, suicide risk, substance use, trauma, and criminogenic needs
  • Conduct other required assessments with clients, such as Child and Adult Integrated Reporting System (CAIRS) reports, Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) reports, and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) eligibility assessments
  • Use 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)
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as family support, housing, entitlements, employment, education, vocational interests, community integration, and connection to physical health care
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as legal advocacy, navigating the criminal justice system, coordination with legal agencies
  • Manage performance outcome
  • Manage billing aspect of program
  • Performs other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS:

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMHC with current New York State license or credential
  • At least two years of experience providing services to adults with serious mental illness 
  • Must have or be eligible to have NY State ID (non-drivers or driver’s license)
  • Knowledge and experience of electronic health records (specifically AWARDS by Footholds) preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Individuals with lived experience in the areas of mental health, substance use, or criminal justice are encouraged to apply

 

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume with a cover letter to resumes@samaritanvillage.org.