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DD Team Leader - Gracewood Campus
East Central Regional Hospital located in Augusta Georgia is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of DD Team Leader on the Gracewood Campus.
Working Hours: Varied (must be willing to work any shift)
Counsel with emphasis on prevention and/or behavior modification. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. May help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health. May serve as team leader and/or supervise lower level staff.
Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards:
Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision
Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas
Act as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations
Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests
Counsel clients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life
Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition based on review of client information
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client's treatment
May supervise professional staff and/or support level staff
Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan
Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports
Sample Technical Competencies:
Ability to communicate confidentiality policies
Ability to assemble test materials and makes appropriate arrangements for a test site
Ability to clearly explain test procedures to consumers
Ability to provide helpful input into determining appropriate tests for consumers
Ability to administer tests promptly and according to specific directions
Ability to develop and implement treatment/case plans
Ability to stand in as supervisor in his/her absence
Bachelor's degree in related field AND Four years of related experience
Master's degree AND Two years related experience
One year at the lower level or equivalent position
Note: Some positions may require certification or licensure.
Preference will be given to those who, in addition to meeting the above qualifications, also possess the following:
Bachelor's degree in related area (i.e. Social Work, Special Education, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Nursing, Public Health Administration or related field) AND 4 years of experience providing or supervising client directed service delivery in the specialty area
Master's degree in related area ( i.e. Social Work, Special Education, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Nursing, Public Health Administration or related field) AND 2 years of experience providing or supervising client directed service delivery in the specialty area
Note: Experience may substitute for education if evaluated as equivalent
In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.
This position is a pay grade 15 on the statewide salary plan.
This position is located at East Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.
While Augusta is known worldwide for the Masters® and the coveted green jacket, you'll find that Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city - also known as the "Garden City" of the South - is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm, and activities to engage everyone's interest.
Discover the historic charm of the classic South with Augusta's tree-lined streets and majestic antebellum mansions. Enjoy dozens of shops and restaurants, cultural attractions and entertainment. Meander along the banks of the Savannah River as you stroll Riverwalk Augusta. Canoe the river or the adjacent Augusta Canal.
Whatever your interest, you'll find something to satisfy it in Augusta.
Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: DD Team Leader - Gracewood Campus If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.
You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.