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Substance Use Specialist Assertive Community Treatment

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!
The Substance Use Specialist with the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team is responsible for providing specialized services for the treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental illness to individuals enrolled in the ACT and ACT TAY Program.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a way of providing many types of service to people with chronic mental health disorders. ACT teams provide services directly to people in their community. People who get ACT services receive the wrap-around psychiatric services, but within the comfort of their own home and community. ACT team members are trained in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, substance use disorders, and supported employment so they have the skills they need to meet the many needs of the people they serve. The ACT team provides these services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, each day of the year.
Responsibilities Include:--
--- Service provision based on multidisciplinary ACT care plan to include, but not limited to, conducting comprehensive substance use assessments that consider the relationship between substance use and mental health; Assessing and tracking consumers' stage of change readiness and stages of treatment; Using outreach and motivational interviewing techniques; Using cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention; Providing individual co-occurring counseling; Arranging and providing educational and process groups co-occurring counseling; Preparing and/or participating in development of individualized wellness plans and wellness plan reviews--- High percentage of consumer contact involve specialty related activities related to substance use or co-occurring treatment concerns--- Responsible for appropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policy--- Participate in ongoing clinical supervision--- Participate in regular team meetings, including the following functions WITHIN the team: Modeling skills and consultation; Cross training other staff and help them develop dual disorder assessment and treatment skills; Attend daily organization team meetings; and attending all treatment planning meetings for consumers with a dual disorder--- Adhere to ongoing professional training policies--- Other duties as assigned
--- Regularly attends work except for approved absences--- Attends all training as required--- Maintain professional, "champion" behavior--- Provides quality customer service--- Provides services with a commitment to service excellence--- Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence--- Team oriented and values diversity
--- Analytical Thinking--- Change Readiness--- Collaborative Relationships--- Conflict Resolution --- Creative Thinking --- Communication - Oral--- Communication - Written --- Decision Making --- Empowers Others --- Flexible Thinking --- Forward Thinking --- Multitasking/Planning--- Organizational/Time Management --- Problem Solving --- Risk Management/ Assessment--- Strategic Thinking--- Teamwork--- Technical Expertise

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Keywords: Compass Health Network, Saint Charles , Substance Use Specialist Assertive Community Treatment, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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