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1. Provide service coordination for individual with mental health and substance abuse issues and is responsible for developing, with the other team members, the overall service plan.

2. Assist in the development of natural support networks. Individual and group supportive counseling, monitoring of symptoms and medications, linking the individual supported to the appropriate services, agencies and supports in the community, monitoring their development of appropriate behaviors in his/her home and other community settings, teaching the individual supported skills necessary for independent community living and facilitating them in the practice and transfer of these skills to his/her environment, providing support to his/her family.

3. Assume responsibility for writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising Person Centered Plan and overall treatment goals and service plans that are based on evaluations and recommendations from assessments by various professionals and input from the individual supported.

4. Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement treatment goals.

5. Facilitate training of independent living skills, establish access to community services and agencies, assist individuals in establishing support networks in the community and assess individual needs on a daily basis.

6. Coordinate services with the program, staff, inpatient facilities, and detoxification facilities and establish linkage to residential programs, self-help programs and community resources.

7. Review treatment progress and monitor and provide continuous consultation with other Assertive Community Treatment Team staff and community agencies to ensure the consistent therapeutic management of the individual’s needs.

8. Act as liaison with the program after hours staff on a daily basis through exchange of participant information; briefly detailing the presenting problem and after hours plans for the individuals being served by the Assertive Community Treatment Team.

9. Meet regularly with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members to formulate and disseminate information and be available by telephone and/or pager. Meet regularly to review the total caseload, problem-solve, develop plans, and determine daily duty assignments.

10. Complete an intake assessment including: medical history, general physical condition, alcohol and drug histories and current use, educational issues, family structure and relationships, vocational history and goals, legal history and issues, psychiatric history (including, onset, course, effect of illness, treatment history, medication history risk behaviors).

11. Ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status which may put individual at risk.

12. Documents participant activities consistent with the service records manual. Write an event note that reflects participant activities, goals, interventions, and outcomes.

13. Developing service plans and/or person-centered plans as appropriate, and screens referrals in coordination with the other Assertive Community Treatment Team members.

14. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.

15. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.

16. Follow service definition guidelines for services being provided.

17. Complete all other relevant responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

18. Driving and travel may be required.

Education:
Bachelors: Human Services, Bachelors (Required)
Certifications:
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS Associate – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) – NC Division of Motor Vehicles
Experience:
Adult Population Experience, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, Mental Health Experience, Substance Use Experience
Qualifications:
1056054, Adult Population Experience, Bachelors, Bachelors – Human Services, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, Developmental and Intellectual Disability Experience, LCAS Associate – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, LCAS – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, Mental Health Experience, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) – NC Division of Motor Vehicles, Substance Use Experience
Skills:
Ability to change routine in a positive manner, Ability to exercise good judgement, Ability to solve problems as they arise, Ability to take initiative, make sound decisions, Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, Ability to work with frequent interruptions, Able to maintain good work attendance, Competitive work output, Contribute to a positive work environment, Demonstrate strong organizational skills, Efficient with computer programs, Empathy, responsibility, individual coping, Interact and write to perform essential functions., Lift at least 25 lbs, bend, stoop, reach, Maintain safe work environment, Must be able to tolerate heat/humidity, Must have proficient interpersonal skills, Must participate in decision-making, Must respond appropriately to emergency situations, Physical stamina to work 40 hours

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@monarchnc.org