ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT PROJECT MANAGER - GRANT FUNDED POSITION
:Jan 6, 2017, 5:32:25 PM
:Jan 21, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeA.M.P.M.
Posting Salary:COMPETITIVE SALARY
:Health and Hospital Systems
GRANT FUNDED POSITION
Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) has received approval for an Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) 4 year grant. The Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) is a 4-year pilot program intended to implement and evaluate new AOT programs and identify evidence-based practices in order to reduce the incidence and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarcerations, and interactions with the criminal justice system while improving the health and social outcomes of individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). This program is designed to work with families and courts to allow these individuals to obtain treatment while continuing to live in their own home within the community.
Manages day-to-day operational aspects of the AOT grant program and ensures documentation is accurate and complete
Ensures the AOT grant program is implemented consistent with the requirements and treatment expectations
Convenes and manages the AOT management team
Manages and assists individuals in complying with involuntary treatment plans
Provides intensive care management to individuals that have difficulty participating in outpatient treatment plans to improve their quality of life, as well as prevent mental deterioration and incarceration
Assesses clients mental and physical needs through a court ordered treatment plan to ensure individuals consistently participate in ongoing treatment and graduate to less restrictive mental health services
Provides recommendations for individuals that exhibit an inability to care for oneself due to mental and other physical disorders creating incapacitating symptoms or behaviors
Develops appropriate treatment/service plans for implementing appropriate services and developing effective alliances with individuals
Assists individuals to live safely in the community and to prevent repeat inpatient hospitalization or incarceration
Supports families and works with community-based programs to ensure that individuals have access to comprehensive outpatient services
Participates in the AOT Management Team monthly meetings
Facilitates referrals for the AOT Program
Engages individuals in mental health treatment after the court has ordered treatment
May perform other work related to the project as assigned, including delivering information presentations as needed
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Illinois (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Three (3) years' experience in the administration of a mental health program
Three (3) years of grant management experience or three (3) years of project management experience
Prior experience with substance abuse and recovery support systems in Cook County
Must be able to travel throughout Cook County
Prior experience in the coordination or management of multi-agency, cross systems human service or behavioral health initiatives
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of and experience with population-focused health
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Excellent program development, management and leadership skills
Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, and relationship management skills
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks
Ability to work with a variety of teams in a complex environment
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to communicate in a confidential and HIPAA compliant manner
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.