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Director - FACT 050

Company: LifeStream Behavioral Center
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: The Director establishes, administers, and directs the Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT), a self-contained clinical team which assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses; supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program clients; and functions as a practicing clinician on the team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification with or without an accommodation. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.The ability to comply with the regulations requiring a workplace of dignity and respect and equal employment opportunity compliance.The ability to work collaboratively with others and to accept constructive criticism from supervisors and managers.Willingness to abide by the company's published rules and regulationsDirect the day-to-day clinical operations of the FACT team including scheduling staff work hours to assure appropriate coverage for day, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts and on-call hours; lead the daily organizational staff meetings and treatment planning meetings; continuously evaluate the status of clients and do appropriate planning an d coordination of treatment activities to ensure immediate attention to their changing needs.Direct and coordinate the client admission process and treatment, rehabilitation, and support services of the program in coordination with the psychiatrist.Schedule the admission interview; develop and coordinate the initial assessment and initial treatment plan; assign the most appropriate staff to the individual treatment team; and provide clinical supervision of the development of the comprehensive assessment and the treatment plan for each client.Direct and coordinate, for each client, the comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors), mental status, and diagnosis; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.Participate in staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, work assignments, and orientation and performance supervision according to work rules, regulations, and policies; develop and implement staff orientation and training; and manage student training.Set up and maintain appropriate FACT facility with all necessary equipment available.Develop and administer the FACT program budget including line items to purchase necessary equipment.Supervise medical records management assuring maintenance of the medical record in compliance with agency policies, Medicaid, and other third-party payment requirements; train staff on medical record requirements; regularly review client assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes written by the staff; and supervise individual staff for medical records mastery.Carry out and document quality-assurance activities and reviews of use of program services.Develop and maintain program policies and procedures and revise as necessary.Initiate and maintain relationships, in coordination with other staff, with law-enforcement and other human services agencies, and with informal community resources.Conduct clinical assessments and provide direct clinical treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to clients.Perform on-call duty for crisis intervention and for staff supervision and consultation.COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Motivation (KSAM) required for an employee to be successful.Serving Our Consumers: Effectively meeting consumer needs, building productive consumer relationships, and taking responsibility for consumer satisfaction and loyalty.Consumer Focus: Building strong consumer relationships and delivering consumer-centric solutions.Values Differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.Age Specific: Assessment, Interpretation, Intervention, Knowledge, Developmental Stages, Enhances Family InvolvementBasic Job Readiness: Courtesy, Flexibility, Reliability, ResponsivenessPersonal Effectiveness: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Self-Management, Thinking SkillsOrganizational/Management: Compliance, CQI Commitment, Leadership, Linking/Networking, Management of Information, Organizational Participation, SafetyPerformance Specific: Assessment, Crisis Management, Customer Focus, Empowerment/Advocacy, Medication Issues, Psychosocial Interventions, Treatment/Service Planning.Effective Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.Manages Conflict: Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.Continuous Improvement: The ongoing process of achieving positive changes in service and processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.Expertise: Demonstrating proficiency of an employee's skill or knowledge within their field of practice.Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances. KNOWLEDGE AND JOB SKILLS: Must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses and be knowledgeable about the FACT model. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Displays excellent telephone and customer service skills. PERSONAL QUALITIES: A pleasant and friendly manner is vital to satisfactory job performance. Must display patience and understanding of potentially difficult clients. Must be alert and vigilant at all times. Dependability and adaptability essential for this position. Must show initiative and be able to work autonomously.SPECIAL FACTORS: Maintains a professional atmosphere. Provides excellent customer service. Maintains good working relationship with center, as well as, facility staff and external agencies. Works with staff psychiatrist to coordinate pharmacological management.JUDGMENT/DECISION MAKING: Utilizes established corporate policies and procedures in making decisions. Uses sound judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of the position.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:Education:Master's degree in nursing, social work, psychiatric rehabilitation, or psychology, or is a psychiatrist;Licensed or certified according to the laws of the stateExperience:Minimum of Five (5) years' experience with the severe and persistent mental illness populationMinimum of One (1) year supervisory experience required. Driving Requirements:o Must be Over the age of 21 requiredo Minimum of 5-years driving experience requiredo Possess a Valid FL Driver's license (within 30 days of hire if currently do not possess)o Possess a continuously valid US Driver's license for the past three years, from date of issue requiredo Safe Driving record requiredTRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: Completes all requirements according to Individual Training Plan within the first six months of hire and annually. Other training and/or professional development may be assigned due to evolution of programs.

Keywords: LifeStream Behavioral Center, Deltona , Director - FACT 050, Executive , Leesburg, Florida

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