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LVACT Team Clinician works with team members in collaboration with LVACT participants to provide assertive, clinically sound, mental health services. The interventions of the community team are designed to respond to the strengths and needs of adult citizens of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness and having met the criteria for participation in the Lehigh Valley Assertive Community Treatment, community team. This is an hourly position with competitive on call stipends and a $3000 sign-on bonus ($1,500 after 90 days, $1,500 after 6 months).
Advantages of Working with RHD
$3000 Sign-On Bonus
Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Generous PTO Plan
Scholarship and Tuition Programs
Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Cell Phone Discounts & More
Referral Bonus Program
Some Responsibilities Include:
The responsibilities of the team clinician include; assessment of individuals referred for therapy and the provision of clinical direction for services planning and treatment goals, conducting individual therapy, utilizing member in vivo experiences to maximize learning and use of skills and developed insights, participation in team and individual case management activities, facilitation of treatment team meetings, discharge planning, participation in Performance Improvement and Clinical Issues activities, and the collection of outcomes measurement data.
1. Support and promote the mission statement and values of Resources for Human Development and the Lehigh Valley Assertive Community Treatment Team.
2. Collaborate with LVACT members, formulate a strengths based assessment of physical, emotional, spiritual and social status.
3. To participate in clinical supervision and assume an active role in identifying areas where additional training and/or support is needed.
4. Participate in providing training, direction for services/recovery planning and activities designed to expand member competencies. When designated as the primary team member on the member’s ITT, the clinician will conduct reviews of service/treatment plan, assuming the role of convener for individualized treatment team meetings.
5. Use advanced clinical skills, competence and best practice knowledge in collaborating with team leaders and team members in interventions designed to engage LVACT members in a trusting and supportive relationship, providing emotional support within professional boundaries.
6. Assist the Director, LVACT, in planning and/or conducting conferences and specialized trainings for members of the team and other, appropriate agency personnel. These activities will promote quality and continuity of service delivery.
7. Assist, as requested, in obtaining and interpreting all requested information to achieve accurate and timely submission of data.
8. Provide on-call coverage, this may include phone work and possibly in-person contact.
The successful candidate will receive a $1,500 sign on bonus after 90 days!
1.Two years clinical experience working, preferably in a community based setting, with adults experiencing severe and persistent mental illness.
2. Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or counseling.
3. The ability and experience to make independent decisions.
4. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Bi-lingual capabilities (English/Spanish) are valued.
5.Must have a valid driver’s license.
The Team Clinician is expected to have professional energy and competence in mental health, as well as a desire to expand their knowledge base. The Team Clinician must be flexible and able to respond appropriately and effectively in a crisis situation, providing leadership in crisis resolution activities.
The position requires the individual to be assertive and able to communicate well with staff, LVACT members and the various persons and organizations with which the team has contact in the community. The Team Clinician must be organized, goal oriented, and be able to follow through with numerous and varied responsibilities.