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Truman Medical Centers Licensed Team Leader - Intake in Kansas City, Missouri

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Licensed Team Leader - Intake

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

Behavioral Health Canvas Bldg

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Community Mental Health Center

Position Type

Full time

Work Schedule

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Hours Per Week

40

If you want to work where the action is, University Health (UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. UH is comprised of three campuses:

UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, University Health serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health 1 building, UH’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We have just opened University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building , located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

Provides effective and coordinated leadership in conjunction with and in the absence of the Program Director. Is responsible for ensuring that staff who report to them are providing accurate and timely documentation and quality client care while promoting evidence based practices. Reports on performance improvement measures and oversees improvements. Provides fiscal management for treatment team. Works to develop and improve program, division, and corporation.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a Qualified Mental Health Provider (i.e. registered nurse or possessing a master’s or doctorate degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or a other related human services field approved by the State of Missouri

  2. Two years experience; one of which was working with the mentally ill population.

  3. Current State of Missouri License in social work, counseling, or a related human service field approved by the State of Missouri (Staff with a master’s degree in social work are required to have minimum licensure of MO LCSW. Staff with a master’s degree in counseling are required to have a minimum licensure of MO LPC).

  4. If driving is a requirement for the employee, he/she must meet the requirements specified in the Fleet Driving Safety and Compliance Policy and must continue to meet these requirements as a condition of employment

  5. Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or by Leadership, Management or Educators in the established timeline for continued employment.

Working at University Health is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.

University Health (UH), is committed to being a leader in providing a culturally inclusive workplace for our employees. UH is an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate our differences. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless, but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, language, age, citizenship, genetic information, marital status, socioeconomic status, literacy, disability, mobility, abilities, veteran status and any other category protected by applicable law.

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