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Adult Services Team Leader (Manager IV)

Position Title:                  Adult Services Team Leader (Manager IV)
Job Title:                         Adult Services Team Leader (Manager IV)
Organizational Unit:        Mental Health -MNH-Adult Services
Location:                         Mental Health - Olathe - Olathe, KS 66061
Position Grade:               18.18 Exempt
Pay Range:                      $31.90 - $47.85
Employment Category:    Fulltime-Regular (40 hrs, Full Benefits)
Work Schedule:               Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm, some evenings required
Job Description
Johnson County Mental Health Department is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Team Leader for their Adult Services program. The team leader will provide administrative and clinical supervision to a team that provides a range of community based and office-based services with adults experiencing a severe mental illness.  The focus is on recovery, primarily utilizing the Strengths Based Case Management model of practice. The ideal candidate will have experience with community-based services, supervision of staff, plus strong organizational and leadership skills.  Application review will begin on January 27, 2021.

Job duties include:
•Provides clinical supervision of Clinicians, Case Managers and Case Manager Assistants; meets regularly with staff for clinical supervision sessions to oversee the day to day provision of clinical services; trains Clinicians, Case Managers and Case Manager Assistants in skills required for therapy/job tasks; overviews Clinician group and individual and Medicaid/state hospital screens; makes assignment of cases to staff; attends client appointments with Clinicians, Case Managers and Case Manager Assistants and provides on-site clinical supervision to employees; attends group supervision to problem solve and provide consultation; and responds to client or collaterals' complaints regarding service delivery.
•Participates in the planning, management, and administration of the program; attends management meetings to help identify goals/means to  goals  for effective program operation; attends occasional state meetings and trainings to be aware of state expectations and standards of care in community based work; attends regular supervision with program supervisor; assists subordinates so they understand and work toward program's mission, goals and objectives via individual supervisions,  and  facilitating team meetings; provides orientation of new staff to services and  Johnson County Mental Health Center policies and procedures; monitors the quantity and quality of work performance by employees to ensure they meet performance standards; addresses staff performance issues until resolved; completes yearly evaluations of staff and makes pay increase recommendations; identifies and addresses barriers and resolves problems that impact service delivery to clients at a staff, program, and community level; and reviews mileage and miscellaneous expense reimbursement requests of team members.
•Responds to clinical needs of the program; responds to phone calls during work hours and responds to client crises when assigned worker is unavailable; provides screenings/crisis intervention for clients who are in crisis and may need state or Medicaid hospitalization or intake into services; assesses clients for clinical eligibility for services; provides information regarding program services.
•Facilitates positive working relationships within team, program, agency, and community; leads team meetings; maintains an awareness of other program issues and provide support to the program by assisting other teams with client coverage needs and psycho-social groups; participates in Team Leader Meetings; maintains awareness of  the total scope of Mental Health Center programs and program issues, through meetings and consultation with other MHC staff, to assure effective inter-program coordination and problem solving; initiates and maintains liaison relationships with relevant community agencies, through individual contacts and attending meetings to ensure coordination of MHC programs with pertinent community organizations; helps to develop the various local community teams; and volunteers and completes additional tasks and special projects.
•Ensures that documentation  follows Center and State guidelines; regularly reviews the written work of staff via chart reviews of clients; ensures that staff address any discrepancies in written documentation and/or timeliness; participates in Quality Assurance  process, ensuring that Center client charts meet Medicaid guidelines; oversee staff's gathering of state required statistics (State CSRs/AIMS,etc); ensures that paperwork and intervention  meets fidelity guidelines and gets processed as necessary; tracks timeliness of initial treatment plans; and completes treatment assessments, plans, reviews and other reports; ensures that paperwork related to SED waiver meets state guidelines and gets processed.

Job Requirements
Kansas licensure at the Master's level (e.g. LSCSW, LMSW, LPC, LCPC, LMLP, LCP, LCMFT) is required along with one year of supervisory experience and three years of clinical experience working with adults and a good driving record. 
Kansas licensure at the Clinical level and one year of experience working in a community-based services environment preferred.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:
All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.

Driving Status:       Occasional (less than 5%)
Category:              Health, Welfare, and Social Services
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