Program Assistant

St. Louis, MO 63101
10/11/2021

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Position Description

The Program Assistant will provide support for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team #2 by assisting the team lead with scheduling, data entry, interventions, home visits, medication drops and other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Complete data entry for ACT Team #2
• Prepare and file records for ACT Team #2
• Prepare template for daily staff assignment schedule (actual staff assignments completed as a team in morning meeting)
• Order necessary supplies for Behavioral Health Programs – ACT Team #2
• Update and keep an inventory of all forms used by Behavioral Health Programs – ACT Team #2
• Maintain and report daily census of ACT Team #2 clients
• Prepare monthly billings on database and maintain all informational databases regularly
• Collect necessary data and prepare reports as needed
• Prepare letters to request medical records and client authorizations and maintain log of requests and records received
• Design and maintain forms
• Assist with requirements of documenting interventions into MyAvatar and Case Worthy within 24 hours of intervention
• Maintain client files and complete filing regularly
• Order and maintain supplies and equipment
• Operate and coordinate the computer management information systems for the program
• Answer telephone and attend to client and staff issues in a timely and courteous manner
• Manage scheduling of client appointments with team psychiatrist and RN
• Maintain a pattern of regular work hours
• Sort and record all client mail
• Miscellaneous support duties
• Deescalate clients as needed and communicate situation to team
• Respect client confidentiality
• Respect and be responsible for agency policy regarding work hours, building security and all written personnel standards
• Ensure the care model by interacting with all other St. Patrick Center programs

DIRECT REPORTS
None

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum education requirement Associate’s degree
• Understanding of mental illness and substance use

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Proficiency in data entry and typing using Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Organizational skills
• Proficiency in written business communications
• Detail oriented
• Reliability and honesty
• Respect for clients and staff
• Positive support for Behavioral Health Programs

RELATIONSHIPS REQUIRED
• Report to and work with Manager of Assertive Community Treatment Team #2
• Ability to work with St. Patrick Center Staff and to be available to assist all staff when and where needed
• Participate in all appropriate St. Patrick Center meetings
• Attend appropriate seminars

RESOURCES
• St. Patrick Center supplies

BENEFITS
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid life insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Flexible spending account
• 403b with company match
• Holiday pay
• Paid time off (self-care days, birthday and personal day)
• Paid paternity and maternity leave
• Paid sick days
• Wellness perks
• Employee appreciation days
• Learning and development resources
• And much more!

Type: Full-time