Barbour & Floyd Medical Associates is currently seeking an experienced Team Lead. Under the supervision and direction of the Barbour and Floyd Agency Director of MHSA – FSP, the MHSA Clinical Team Lead provides oversight for the assigned team of MHSA-FSP program services.
Requirements and Experience
Must be able to pass California State Department of Justice criminal background investigation, Live Scan and/or fingerprinting.
Must have at least 2 years of experience providing clinical mental health services to mentally ill population with co-occurring disorders.
Master’s degree in Social Work or related field. Registered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology. .
Special Skills and Knowledge
Must be eligible to submit for licensure with the Board of Behavioral Science.
Bilingual (Spanish) and bicultural preferred, but, not required.
Ability to provide leadership to administrative and clinical staff.
Ability to respond quickly, effectively and with equanimity to clients’ crisis and life situations.
Ability to communicate well verbally and to articulate recovery oriented treatment model.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Knowledge of Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Rehabilitation Option model of service provision and documentation requirements.
Basic computer skills and literacy are required to use the agency electronic health record and to maintain record of MHSA-FSP Staff caseloads, productivity, and billing. Staff must be able to logon, type, use a mouse and negotiate through various screens or windows to complete daily chart documentation.
Ability to work as a team member and to work with other agencies, collaborators and community resources.
Must have valid California Driver’s license and the availability of a car with adequate insurance.
Supervises and provides oversight for the assigned MHSA-FSP staff team (comprised of Sr. Personal Service Coordinator, Personal Service Coordinators, and Clinicians), assisting them in identifying barriers to achieving program goals and in developing recovery oriented solutions for client problems and needs.
Ensures all MHSA – FSP unique protocols are being qualitatively followed and reports to Program Director any discrepancies of established clinical and administrative systems.
Coordinate all aspects of prescreening, enrollment and disenrollment of members of the MHSA-FSP Team. Request and review referral information from appropriate sources ensuring applicants meet program eligibility criteria. Follows DMH MHSA-FSP enrollment & disenrollment guidelines.
Functions as LPHA for assigned MHSA- FSP Team program services; ensuring Adult Initial Assessments, Annual Assessment updates, Assessment Addendums and Treatment Plans are completed thoroughly, clinically relevant and promote recovery to the individual client as well as reviewed, completed and signed in a timely manner as specified by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health standards.
Works with MHSA – FSP staff to coordinate and monitor client treatment plans and treatment goals. Ensure clients are involved in establishing goals in the areas of living arrangements, social relationships, constructive use of leisure time, productive activity, and dental and medical care.
Works with the Program Director in ensuring the MHSA FSP program Outcome Measures and other client statistical or satisfaction data is collected and submitted for data entry in a timely manner.
Knowledge of MHSA-FSP program services contract-budgetary responsibilities and how to motivate staff in meeting deadlines and contracted services provision.
Ensures MHSA-FSP staff team members document all services provided and ensure service codes and time billed are accurate consistent, and clinically relevant. Documentation is to be completed and submitted in a timely manner.
Work as a team with Sheriff’s Department, Jail mental health services, MHSA staffing Team, subcontract staff and other interagency staff to provide consistent services.
Accompanies staff, initially and intermittently, to the jails, the drug courts, homeless shelters and other referral sources in an effort to ensure that appropriate clients are enrolled in the program. Works directly with difficult clients when necessary.
Participates in the Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Committees, ensuring that all client cases are reviewed in a timely manner and that all documentation meets Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health standards.
Attends and participates in all pertinent Barbour and Floyd, DMH and other agency meetings.
Keeps supervisor informed of all aspects of the Barbour and Floyd MHSA-FSP program in a timely manner.
Responds to crisis, emergency and urgent care issues twenty-four hours per day, 7 days a week to clients in the program on a scheduled on-call basis. Responsible for developing on-call schedule to include Clinicians and Personal Services Coordinators. Interventions should be made in an effort to avert hospitalization and /or incarceration and promote recovery.
Other Administrative and clinical duties as assigned.
This description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties to be performed by the employee. Employees are required to follow job related instructions and perform other job related activities requested by their supervisor..