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Mental Health Professional (ACT Team)

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA


Starting at $19.23 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

September 29, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

We are looking for a Mental Health Professional to join our NOLA ACT 1 team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master or Doctorate Degree in social service field

  • Provisional license for practice (LMSW OR PLPC) in good standing

  • No restrictions or adverse actions that would disqualify for Medicaid or other billing

  • Be over 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid driver's license

Core Competencies

  • Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and postive regard

  • Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants

  • Assists clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop service plan

  • Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately, and provides consultation to peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of behavioral health symptoms, diagnoses, interventions and impact

Job Duties/Skills Required

  • Participate on an evidenced-based multi-disciplinary team

  • Develop the understanding of Assertive Community Treatment service provisions

  • Provides appropriate, evidence-based therapeutic services based upon comprehensive assessments of clients strengths, abilities, needs,a nd preferences

  • Provides supportive services for clients and arragnes for the provision of services from community resources based on the service plan

  • Coordinates and ensures proper authorizations for services as necessary

  • Coordinates ongoing service plan development and revision with clients to develop service plans that meet accreditation requirements

  • Completes accurate clilnical documentation according to policy and as needed to ensure reimbursement for services


Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, Vision insurance, Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 14 Paid Holidays per year for regular full time staff, Disability insurance, 401(k), 401(k) matching

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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