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2018-MIA-003: Clinical Supervisor (ACT)
Req Code:2018-MIA-003
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Summary:

The Assertive Community Treatment Supervisor is a mid-level management position responsible for the direct daily supervision of the ACT team’s service delivery for severely and persistently mentally ill adults.  The supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, provision of clinical expertise and leadership to the ACT team and providing clinical services to consumers.  The ACT Supervisor will provide individual therapy to ACT consumers using agency approved preferred practice and evidenced based models. 

The ACT Team provides Integrated Dual Disorder Services to eligible consumers of the ACT program and, as such, one member of the team will be designated as an IDDT Team Substance Abuse Specialist.  The IDDT Team Substance Abuse Specialist must meet the criteria described in Appendix B of Policy 2.2.10 of the WMCMH Administrative Manual. 

Services will be provided on and off the program site and may include evening, weekend and holiday hours.  The staff member in this position must be able to be self-directed and function as a team player.  The staff member will also be required to work a portion of his/her time in Emergency Services.

Job Responsibilities:
As a Supervisor, the incumbent will have responsibility for providing services to consumers of the ACT Team as well as direct supervision of the team. Leadership qualities are expected within the ACT Team but also within the Adult team for mental illness and the agency in general. In addition, there may be a need to fill in for team members from time to time. The Supervisor must be able to complete the clinical functions required of the program and to evaluate those functions as the staff perform them. The ACT Team supervisor is responsible for the provision of individual and group therapy for those individuals requiring this service. Training in the ACT model is required and can be scheduled if the candidate does not already have the training. ACT is a team based behavioral health service that includes shared service delivery responsibility that provides consistent continuity of care. Care management, psychiatric services, counseling, peer support services, housing support, substance use disorder treatment, employment and rehabilitative services are interwoven with treatment, and services are provided by all members of the ACT team in the consumer’s home or community. Comply with agency supervision plan.
1. Report during regular supervision about clinical, team and documentation issues and plan for resolving them.
2. Schedule daily team meetings that are attended by all ACT staff members on duty.
3. Review documents and approve services in the amount, scope and duration that are medically necessary for consumers. Report on training needs, timeliness and problems with person centered planning, format and/or agency philosophy (recovery principles) on a regular basis.
4. Review progress notes for accuracy and quality of content, including linking, coordination, monitoring and treatment reviews.
5. Review each clinician case flow report and to-do list and provide information to the team leader related to overdue documents by clinician.
6. Complete the hospitalization review format with clinicians prior to and following any hospital stay.
7. Random reviews of all groups, document fidelity to the model and provide information back to the Team Leader.
8. Participate in the ACT On-Call 24-hour rotation.
9. Complete clinical documents including assessment, IPOS, periodic reviews addendums and discharges of assigned consumers.
10. Ensures that training needs are assessed and met in a planned manner, e.g. risk assessments, PAS, mental status, training for physical and non-physical intervention, and ACT specific training as required by the Medicaid Provider Manual.
11. Knowledgeable about existing resources and a resource person for the team.
12. Works closely with Service Enhancement Team for case assignments and hospitalization processes.
13. Provide supervision to multi-disciplinary team that includes certified peers supports, care managers, RNs, paraprofessional clinical service aides and ability to work closely with the psychiatrist assigned to the ACT Team.

Job Qualifications:
1. State of Michigan licensure, certification, or registration as required by one of the following professions: Psychologist (LP, LLP, TLLP), physician (MD or DO), licensed master’s social worker (LMSW), licensed professional counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). If not currently licensed, certified, or registered in one of these professions, the individual must be eligible and willing to apply for and obtain such licensure, certification, or registration immediately per the guidelines for the profession.

2. Must be a Mental Health Professional (MHP) or must be eligible to obtain the designation.

3. Must have two years postgraduate work experience in the field of severe psychiatric disorders.

4. Must have five years of experience working with adults with mental illness and one year of supervisory experience.

5. Must be credentialed and privileged to practice at WMCMH by the Executive Committee of the Clinical Oversight Committee of WMCMH.

6. Must obtain MDCH approved ACT specific training within six months of hire and then annually thereafter.

7. Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation to and from meetings and activities at varying work locations including all agency locations in Lake, Mason, and Oceana Counties.

8. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR.

9. If serving as the IDDT Team Substance Abuse Specialist, the incumbent must meet the qualifications defined in Appendix B of WMCMH Policy 2.2.10.

10. Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders are valued.