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ACT Team Clinician

Genesis Behavioral Health

Genesis Behavioral Health (GBH) is the community mental health center serving Belknap and southern Grafton Counties.  We provide services to over 23 surrounding towns, and over 3,000 patients each year. A non-profit, private corporation founded in 1966, Genesis Behavioral Health is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to our mission. We provide comprehensive mental health services that promote recovery from mental illness and emotional distress to children, adults, elders and their families. We provide the highest quality of healthcare and continue to improve by having a dedicated team that provides 24/7, 7 days a week emergency services. Working in partnership with other health care providers, hospitals, law enforcement, corrections, courts, school districts, social workers and public health officials, we are able to provide a continuum of care for our clients and improve the quality of life in the Lakes Region.

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance; four weeks paid time off, eight paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, Flexible Spending Accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. In addition, we offer annual training to support licensure, and other engaging workplace training seminars.

About Laconia New Hampshire

The City of Laconia is located in Belknap County in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. The city is located on four different lakes: Lake Winnipesaukee, Lake Opechee, Paugus Bay and Lake Winnisquam. With our beautiful surrounding landscape brings tons of recreational activities, as well as programs to stay active through all seasons and enjoy the Lakes Region culture. The Laconia area is the perfect place to raise a family, or explore New England’s rich natural wonders.  With eight excellent schools, including a technical and adult education as well as the surrounding colleges produce a well-educated workforce.


Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a client centered, recovery oriented, mental health service delivery system The ACT Clinician provides community based psychosocial rehabilitation services for individuals with the most severe mental illness. The ACT Clinician plans, coordinates, provides and monitors therapeutic, rehabilitative, support and community integration services to assist individuals to integrate as independently and fully into the life of the community as possible. The ACT Clinician works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, and must demonstrate excellent clinical judgment, decision making and safety consciousness to assure safety and appropriate treatment for consumers in the community.

Requirements:

•Masters Degree in psychology social work, psychosocial rehabilitation or related human services field
•Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences, work in market jobs and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.
•2 years experience in community based psychosocial rehabilitation treatment or Case Management Services
•Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities:

•Participate as a member of the Assertive Community Treatment multidisciplinary team.
•Provide direct clinical services to include individual supportive therapy and psychotherapy to clients on an individual, group and family basis.
•Provide individual and group treatment in a stage based treatment model that is non-confrontational, considers treatment interactions of mental illness and substance abuse and has client determined goals.
•Develops, cooperatively with the consumer and other appropriate parties, individualized treatment planning to include treatment options for mental illness.
•Develops, cooperatively with the consumer, individualized Crisis Plans that allow the consumer to manage emerging crisis, and to identify resources for maintaining the individual in the community, to the greatest possible degree, during periods of crisis.
•Facilitate and coordinate the individual’s treatment plan to assure maximum impact of the services and treatment provided.
•May completes the Adult Bio-psychosocial Assessment and Certification for admission into the Community Services Program services (Case Management, STAT, IMS/LMS)
•May assess individuals for Revocation of Conditional Discharge from New Hampshire Hospital, as designated by the treating psychiatrist.
•May assess individuals for Involuntary Emergency Admission to New Hampshire Hospital, as designated by the treating psychiatrist
•Referral, follow up and monitoring of specialized treatment options as defined in the Individual Service Plan, and participate in the interdisciplinary teams of these providers to the degree possible.
•Participate in the delivery of treatment options including individual and group Mental Illness Management Services and Case Management Services
•Assess effectiveness / efficiency of services provided to consumers.
•Assess consumer satisfaction with services.
•Participates actively in peer and group clinical and administrative supervision
•Provides on call crisis intervention covering nighttime hours with rotating weekend and evening shifts

How to Apply:

Interested qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@genesisbh.org

Job Location:

Laconia

Date Added: September 15, 2017

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