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The ACT Team Leader provides supervision and direction for the program from administrative to clinical operations of the service. Only one Qualified Professional shall assume the role as Team Leader. Qualifications are set forth in Table 2 and Division of Medical Assistance Clinical Coverage Policy 8C; the Team Leader shall meet a Qualified Professional status according to 10A NCAC 27G .0104.Essential Job Functions:Acts as clinical and administrative supervisor of the team, overseeing the operations of the team, providing clinical oversight of services in conjunction with the Psychiatric Care Provider.Provide clinical supervision.Supervising team members to assure the delivery of best and ethical practices.Managing human resources.Directly providing services to ACT service individuals.Active role in screening referrals and assessing individuals at intake.Functions as a lead clinician, therefore working closely with a select group of service individualsModeling behaviors through service provision for the purpose of clinical supervision.Participating in person-centered planning meetings.Facilitate individual’s natural supports.Provides structured face-to-face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the recipient’s level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.Make every effort to meet critical standards contained in the most current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT Teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Mental Health Services.Provides QA staff service notes and ensure timelinessApproves timesheets and billing, ensuring accuracy and timelinessCoordinates and conducts peer reviewEnsures incident reports are prepared and submitted on timeManages utilization reviewAssists in preparing employee evaluationsAssists in training new employeesCompletes required training within prescribed timeframesSuccessfully participates in the DMH approved ACTT trainingOther duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibility:Supervises all ACTT direct service employeesMinimum Education Qualifications:The team leader shall be a licensed mental health professional holding any of the following licenses: licensed psychologist, licensed psychological associate, licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), licensed clinical mental health counselor (LCMHC), licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist certified as an advanced practice psychiatric clinical nurse specialistA graduate from a college/university with nationally recognized accreditation with a Master’s degree in a related human service fieldHas one year of full-time, post-graduate accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population servedTwo years supervisory experience preferred

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