Job Title: CCBHC ACT Expansion Program Director
Supervisor: VP of Intensive Mental
FLSA: Exempt Health Treatments and Rehabilitation
Summary: The CCBHC ACT
Expansion Program Director works at a maximum level of independence and
responsibility, often sharing responsibility for many agency operations with
the Program Director. The majority of
time is spent providing direct services, both entry point and out care, and
providing clinical supervision for assigned staff. Major portions of time are spent on
administration and community intervention focusing on duties which involve
maintenance and development of the agency, and direct service problems. The Program Director directs the day-to-day
clinical operations of the team and coordinates the client admission process
and services in conjunction with the team psychiatric prescriber.
- Shares case management, treatment
and rehabilitation duties with the team.
- Insures that staff is educated in
and follow through with outreach safety protocol.
- 24/7 program on-call for staff
consultation and crisis intervention.
- Provides intensive mental health
interventions to consumers according to the ACT philosophy of in-the-field
- Responsible for insuring
cross-training on a multidisciplinary team.
- Provides personnel management
including: administration of personnel and clinical policies.
- Evaluates each team member
- Holds daily Morning Treatment Team
- Determines the appropriateness of
each referral and interfaces with all referral sources, as needed.
- Oversees the completeness and
formatting of all clinical records, treatment planning processes, charts,
and documentation protocols.
- Addresses the training needs of the
team and promotes access to relevant trainings.
- Promotes the program to all
potential referral sources in an ongoing effort to provide community
awareness regarding ACT eligibility criteria and services.
- Oversees the general operation of
the ACT team.
- Assumes and designates on-call
responsibility for 24-hour coverage.
- Conducts staff recruitment.
- Fiscal management and budget
- Ensures maintenance of the program's
- Develops and maintains program
policies, forms, and procedures and revises these as necessary.
- Utilizes a harm reduction model in
- Insures agency corporate compliance
standards are maintained.
- Other tasks as assigned by the VP
of Intensive Mental Health Treatment and Rehabilitation.
- Knowledge of and ability to
interpret AOT legislation as it pertains to service delivery.
- Skilled at team facilitation and in
- Coaching skills with team members.
- Skilled in evidence-based practices.
- Good oral and writing skills.
- Able to make sound decisions
- Able to collaborate with family
members, the community, other service providers, and the criminal justice
and court systems.
- Able to recognize and manage client
- Strong leadership qualities.
a Master's degree in a relevant professional discipline.
(QHP) certification/licensure that meets the NYS Office of Mental Health
definition for professional staff.
three years' full time mental health experience, including one year in a senior
clinician or supervisory role and
a valid NYS drivers' license and automobile in good working order. Must have
Accredited NYS Defensive driving course; or obtain within 30 days of hire. Must
maintain Active NYS Defensive Driving class every 3 years, upon expiration. If
driving one's own vehicle, must maintain valid inspection and automobile
insurance. Must provide proof of insurance upon hire and when requested.