• Coordinator-Intensive Services

    Job Locations US-AL-Sylacauga
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 4:54 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult & Child Outpatient Services - Sylacauga
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    • Leads program planning, development, implementation
    • Establishes program goals and objectives that support the organizations strategic plan
    • Identifies problems, evaluates alternatives, and implements effective solutions
    • Monitors program contracts and budget
    • Assures program standards and objectives are met
    • Trains staff in crisis intervention strategies, techniques, policies and procedures
    • Monitors staff responses to crisis interventions to ensure proper follow up is completed
    • Provides staff coverage for crisis intervention
    • Tracks outcome measures for ACT, Crisis Team, Adult In-Home services, RDP and IDT to include hospitalizations and diversions
    • Ensures screenings for enrollment into ACT, Adult In-Home services, RDP and IDT are completed and that consumers meet the criteria for ACT, Adult In-Home, RDP and IDT, enrolls them into the program and monitors caseload
    • Ensures consumers are discharged from ACT, Adult In-Home services, RDP, IDT if/when appropriate and that all supporting documentation is completed
    • Ensures ACT staffings are conducted twice weekly on all enrolled consumers
    • Ensures that hospital discharges are assigned for aftercares in a timely manner and that 72 hour ocntacts are made for discharges
    • Applies personnel policies and procedures on a consistent basis
    • Provides positive and effective leadership
    • Acts as a member of the treatment team
    • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
    • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM V diagnosis
    • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
    • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
    • Provision of services will be both in office and in the community
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
    • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning and ensures that discharge plan includes appropriate elements to ensure consumer's success without team support
    • Collaborates with Probate Court as required to include; completion of reports, petitions and providing testimony for specific consumers as needed
    • Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
    • Assures that program standards and objectives are met
    • Provides clinical leadership to ACT, Adult In-Home services staff, RDP and IDT staff, conducting staff meetings as appropriate
    • Leads program planning, development and implementation
    • Monitors program budget
    • Monitors case loads and productivity of staff
    • Ensures that all staff provide quality services
    • Ensures competency of staff
    • Monitors all staff to prevent meaningless visits
    • Interviews and screens applicants when necessary and completes appropriate form as outlined in personnel policies and procedures
    • Provides training in general orientation of the facility, policies, procedures, operations and specific skill areas
    • Objectively completes performance evaluations on staff and routes to Human Resources on a timely basis
    • Approves treatment plans and completes treatment plan reviews
    • Provides staff with consultation and supervision as needed
    • Provides coverage and assistance during crisis resolution as needed
    • Effectively collaborates with other AltaPointe programs and outside sources
    • Seeks clnical supervision and consultation as needed
    • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
    • Actively works to enhance clinical skills
    • Documents in a timely fashion per AHS policy
    • Documents appropriate, complete, and clnically comprehensive mental health assessments
    • Documents measurable and specific goals in the treatment plan
    • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services, and techniques used
    • Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals
    • Documents legibly
    • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
    • Meets AHS productivity standards
    • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
    • Respects consumers privacy and confidentiality
    • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
    • Assists visitors and consumers as needed
    • Personal values don't inhibit ability to relate and care for others
    • Is sensitive to the consumers needs, expectations and individual differences
    • Is gentle and calm with consumers and families
    • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
    • Actively participates in AHS committees as required
    • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
    • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs
    • Follows AHS policies and procedures
    • Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEUs), if applicable and attends required in-services and workshops



    Master’s degree in a mental health discipline with two years post master’s experience

    Training to meet Alabama State Department of Mental Health standards for case management supervision

    Has and maintains a valid Driver's license

    Must be 23 years old

    Knowledge in adult specialty, outlined below, to be attained within six (6) months of employment:

    • Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in the adult population

    • Knowledge of available community resources

    • Knowledge of substance abuse treatment issues, development, and trends

    • Basic knowledge of Senior Adult issues for referral purposes

    • Knowledge of cultural diversity

    • Knowledge of behavior management, crisis intervention and interventions common to acute psychotic consumers, as well as, to non-violent crisis  

       intervention practice

    • Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation principles

    • Knowledge of educational methods appropriate to adults with psychiatric disorders

    • Knowledge of the Involuntary Commitment process

    • Knowledge of emergency services including 911, police, local emergency rooms

    • Knowledge of State, Medicaid, Medicare, and Joint Commission on Healthcare Accreditation standards and practices




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