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ACT Team Coordinator

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.

Job Summary:
Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Team Coordinator for our Assertive Community Treatment Team! The ACT Team Coordinator oversees a team of approximately 7-10 clinicians whose primary responsibilities are to provide intensive community based mental health services to individuals who are diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders. The ACT Team Coordinator is responsible for the provision of aggressive treatment and outreach services to interrupt the cycle of relapsing mental illness in order to reduce incidences of frequent hospitalizations, episodic or continuous substances abuse, homelessness and difficulties within the legal system.  

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Delivers face-to-face services to consumers utilizing evidence-based practices including but not limited to, Assertive Community Treatment, Illness Management and Recovery, Motivational Interviewing, Supported Employment, Therapeutic Behavioral Services and Medication Supports to tailor treatment plans based on individual patient needs. 
• Conducts assessments of all cases referred to ACT. Determines the appropriateness of admission, provides clinical assessments when indicated, assesses need for future evaluations and review of interim treatment plan and coordinates referral for and reviews results of additional assessments.
• Coordinates discharge planning and admission planning with NHH social workers.  Provides on-site NHH with face-to-face client assessments and participates in client chart review.
• Reviews consumer history of illness, assessment of past and current function, results of evaluations, and multi-disciplinary review to provides clinical input and formulation of ACT Treatment Plan. Creates treatment plan that identifies the specific problems to be addressed, target goals, and clear and measurable objectives to be achieved by providing services within specific timeframes.
• Coordinates the Consumer's Individual Service Plan within the Agency and with external agencies. Functions as consumers' advocate in obtaining needed services both within the clinic and in the community. 
• Participates in management of team's weekly and after-hours on-call crisis phone scheduling.

• Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or related field.
• NH License or license-eligible preferred (LICSW, LCMHC, MLADC).
• Experience working with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
• Demonstrated skill in crisis intervention.
• Ability to lead and guide staff. Flexible, willing to learn, and anticipates the needs of self and staff.
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.

Our agency is a team of talented and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping the community and each other! We provide staff supervision, a stimulating work environment and opportunities for supervision towards clinical licensure. We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

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Date Added: July 8, 2021

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