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Community Support Specialist- ACT TAY

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Rolla
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1000 sign-on bonus for Community Support Specialist positions; additional $2,000 sign-on bonus for Qualified Mental Health Professionals. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! The Community Support Specialist for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team is responsible for carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment; substance abuse services; education, support, and consultation to families; and crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees. Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the client and treatment team in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans; ensure immediate changes are made in treatment plans as clients' needs change
  • Participate in and conduct parts of the client-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status and diagnosis, physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and social and interpersonal relationships and families
  • Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients; educate and support clients' families; and advocate for clients' rights and preferences
  • Provide individualized supports in areas of symptom management, dual diagnosis substance abuse services; structuring time, education and employment; and activities of daily living
  • Provide practical help and supports, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, and training, to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements; housing supports; and transportation
  • Attend daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings, and weekly supervision
  • Complete all required documentation, according to agency policy, which includes but is not limited to: Comprehensive Assessments, Progress Notes, Individualized Treatment Plans, Personal Safety Plans, and Authorizations of Disclosure
  • Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime, evening and weekend hours
  • Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process
  • Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated; Driving is an essential function of this position EDUCATION
  • High School/GED required
  • Associates, Bachelor's or Master's degree in a human service related field preferred WORK EXPERIENCE
  • At least four (4) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
  • At least two (2) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if an Associate's degree is the highest education obtained (*If the degree is an Associate's of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)
  • At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service bachelor's degree is the highest education obtained
  • All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
  • A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Columbia , Community Support Specialist- ACT TAY, Other , Rolla, Missouri

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