CASEWORKER II (494)

Posting Date: 5/11/2017                                                                                     
Open Until Filled
Salary: $31,509 to $38,398 Annually                    
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Serves as one of the Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority’s representatives of the Community Living Options Information Process (CLOIP) Program to provide standardized information, explanation, and educational materials of available community living options to all individuals ages 22 and above who are residents of Brenham State Supported Living Center. Information and explanations are also to be provided to each individual’s guardian and/or Legally Authorized Representative (LAR). For persons interested in/desiring community placement in a specific location, coordinates and facilitates details including arranging sample community tours prior to annual staffing. Submits results of tours, explanations and interviews with individuals, LARs or advocates to individual’s Inter-disciplinary Team. Based on assigned caseload of up to 85 individuals, attends annual planning meetings of all assigned individuals to discuss community living options. Also provides all information gathered to the individual’sdesignated Local Authority; Documents above activities as required by Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and MHMRABV; Must have access to a personal vehicle, will require routine travel to Brenham State Supported Living Center. Provides Service Coordination for a caseload of up to 30 nursing facility residents, who are eligible for Preadmission Screening and Residential Review (PASRR) Service Coordination, within all seven counties, including: Brazos, Washington, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, and Robertson Counties. Service Coordination involves accessing medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services that will help an individual achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the individual which is based on a Service Plan (SP). The Service Coordinator will negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the individual’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the Service Coordination Assessment and Service Planning Team. The Service Coordinator is responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented. The Service Coordinator will advocate and ensure consistent interactions with nursing facility and other agencies as necessary.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social, behavioral, or human services field.
Experience: Prefer experience with prior casework or service coordination experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: must be computer literate, requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, requires excellent organization skills, including the ability to meet rigid timelines and manage multiple priorities.
Hours of Work: Monday—Friday, 8:00am—5:00pm; some flexibility maybe required occasionally.
License/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license & must be insurable by Agency’s insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; good computer skills a must; ability to lift/carry under 30lbs; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: IDD Authority Services/Mary Lake Site, Bryan, Texas

CASEWORKER II/MCOT (491)

Posting Date: 4/18/2017                                                                                     
Open Until Filled

Salary: $31,509 to $38,398 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description: This position provides prompt face-to-face crisis assessment, crisis intervention services, and short term intensive mental health treatment and support for adults and children experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Provides services as a member of a mobile crisis outreach team (MCOT) designed to reach individuals at their place of residence, school and other community based safe locations as a means of diversion from jails, emergency rooms and hospitals. Duties include accompanying specially trained Sheriff’s officers (CIT) to individual’s home to provide crisis assessments; recovery plan development and implementation; access to medication services; short-term monitoring and follow-up; inter-and intra- agency coordination of support services; family education and support; and client advocacy in the community where client is located.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral, Social Science, Humanities or Education field.
Experience: Requires experience working with individuals with mental illness, must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Good organizational skills are a must.
Hours of Work: 8:00am-5:00pm; Monday—Friday; may vary based on agency needs
Licenses/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Valid Texas driver’s license and are insurable by agency insurance. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification as well as Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) certification.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive motor vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Good computer skills are a must; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Burleson & Washington Counties

50% PEER PROVIDER (458)

Posting Date: 3/29/2017                                                                                     
Open Until Filled
Salary: $9593 to $10,482.50 Annually                   
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Assists peers in the recovery of mental illness by providing independent living, coordination, employment-related, and housing-related services to enable the individual to reside in the community and avoid more restrictive levels of treatment; participate as member of peers’ interdisciplinary team; complete all Center-required documentation in Agency clinical software system.
Education: Required High School Diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state.
Experience: At least one cumulative year of receiving mental health services from or through the Department of State Health Services.
Hours of Work: 10:00am—2:00pm daily; schedule may be flexible in order to attend meetings, scheduled appointments, etc.
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment including a computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write and count, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to work closely with others; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Rehabilitative Case Management----Bryan.

THERAPIST TECH I-VAN DRIVER (PRN)

Posting Date: 3/9/2017                                                                                   
Open Until Filled
Salary: $9.08 to $10.38 per hour                           
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Provides transportation to and from home for individuals receiving services through the Mary Lake Peer Support Center. Responsible for oversight of the Center including social activities and community outings; Responsible for ordering and picking up food, preparation of food and serving lunch with assistance from the client’s as appropriate; Responsible for safety of clients. This program is designed to assist with increasing independent living skills and promoting recovery for people with mental illness.
Education: Require High School Diploma or GED
Experience: Prefer experience working with persons with mental illness.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; must be able to pass the Van Driver training.
Physical Requirements: Sight, hearing, ability to walk, ability to talk, ability to lift up to 50lbs., ability to communicate effectively; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Mary Lake Peer Support Center, Bryan TX.

50% PEER PROVIDER (488)

Posting Date: 2/15/2017                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $9,593 to $10,482.50 Annually                  
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: As a member of the Adult Mental Health Case Management Department, contributes in a peer support capacity to facilitate recovery and enhance wellness. Serve as a role model for recovery, staff and consumers. Supports people using services to develop self-help skills. Provides practical support for people using services to access and utilize community support networks, such as transportation support, accompaniment, etc. Educate people about the range of available services in and beyond the agency. Assist peers in the recovery of mental illness by providing independent living, coordination, employment-related, and housing-related services to enable the individual to reside in the community and avoid more restrictive levels of treatment, participate as member of peers’ interdisciplinary team; complete all Center-required documentation in Agency clinical software system.
Education: Required High School Diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state.
Experience: At least one cumulative year of receiving mental health services from or through the Department of State Health Services.
Hours of Work: 9:00am—1:00pm daily; schedule may be flexible in order to attend meetings, scheduled appointments, etc.
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment including a computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write and count, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to work closely with others; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Rehabilitative Case Management----Bryan.

LPC (14)

Posting Date: 9/22/2016  
Open Until Filled
Salary: $42,334 to $47,207 Annually       
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Provides counseling to children and adolescents with behavioral/emotional disorders; using evidence based practices such as CBT and TF-CBT. May provide intensive case management using the Wraparound process according to standards of the National Wraparound Initiative. In conducting case management, will coordinate treatment, engage natural supports, and advocate with other systems including education, juvenile justice and child welfare systems to facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the client’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the uniform assessment and Recovery Plan, and Wraparound Process. Requires local travel.
Education: Requires Master’s Degree with LPC license
Experience: Entails experience working with children and families; requires knowledge of childhood development.
Hours of Work: 8:00am-5:00pm; Monday through Friday, adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licenses/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional, valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating office equipment including computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write, count, ability to maintain confidentiality and to work closely with others; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Children & Adolescent Services, Bryan, TX.

PRN POSITION/S AVAILABLE

We occasionally look for people to work as a PRN (as needed basis).  If interested, please write PRN along with the job title you are applying for on the applicant data sheet where it asks what position(s) you are applying for.

 

PRN THERAPIST TECH
Updated: 12/18/2015  
Salary: $9.08 TO $10.38 hourly                       
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Performs beginning level work providing shift supervision to individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities.  Position will assist individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities in a residential group home setting/community.  Position will implement training and service objectives and assessment needs and strengths; Responsible for maintaining proper clinical documentation.  Must demonstrate and maintain competency in job functions.
Education: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state.
Experience:  Preferred experience working with individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
Hours of Work:  Hours of work may vary and shift work is required to meet the needs of the program.
Licenses/Certifications:  Valid Texas driver's license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; Must provide valid driver’s license, social security card and proof of education at interview.
Physical Requirements:  Ability to drive a vehicle, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; good computer skills a must; ability to lift/carry under 30lbs; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility:  Brenham, Bryan, Grimes, Hearne, and Madisonville areas. (One week of mandatory training in the Bryan office)

RN IV OR LVN (476)

Posting Date: 7/21/2016
Open Until Filled     
Updated: 9/9/2016                                                                                     
Salary RN: $51,589 to $56,900 Annually
Salary LVN: $37,258 to $40,824 Annually

 Job Description: Performs responsible nursing work or professional administrative nursing work. Direct and coordinate nursing activities of Assertive Community Treatment Team as well as other departments as assigned. Nurse is responsible for an awareness of client conditions and problems and maintaining an acceptable level of nursing care within the program. Registered Nurse provides medication management, health assessment, guidance, and quality assurance to respond to the medical needs that accompany individuals who are vulnerable to the cyclical episodes of acute symptomatology.
Education: Requires Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Should have experience in nursing related work. Prefer experience working with individuals with Mental Illness.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday (adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.)
Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse with current Texas licensure. Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 30lbs., to communicate effectively in writing and orally; sight; hearing; ability to drive a vehicle; access to a personal, reliable vehicle; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: ACT Team, Bryan; Travel within 7 county service area required.

PSYCHIATRIST (268)

Posting Date: 7/31/2015  
Updated: 4/1/2016                                                 
Salary is Negotiable

 Other benefits include: Health/Dental; Employer match retirement; vacation/sick leave; mileage reimbursement; fully paid professional liability insurance; ten paid holidays; life insurance; AFLAC available.

 Job Description: Provide psychiatric evaluations, diagnostic and treatment services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Position reports directly to the Psychiatric Medical Director. Deliver clinical psychiatric services consistent with approved program/services models, recovery philosophy of care, Board policies, agency administrative procedures, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Works collegially with staff from all professional disciplines as clinical leader of an interdisciplinary team committed to assuring high quality coordinated care for members of the target population. Participates in the development of individual service plans which target appropriate goals/objectives to address problems identified during the psychiatric/behavioral assessment; implements psychiatric interventions including but not limited to, prescribing/monitoring of psychiatric medications; monitors the individual’s response to psychiatric/behavioral interventions and adjusts interventions to the individual’s changing needs. Excellent knowledge of atypical anti-psychotic meds, medication management, rapid emergency psychiatric assessment, crisis stabilization in patient experience and documentation skills are very necessary to perform job duties.
Education: Degreed as a medical doctor and licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas; Board Certified or eligible in Psychiatry.
Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience preferred.
Hours of Work: 8:00AM —5:00PM Monday through Friday. Adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licenses/Certifications: Must have a valid Texas drivers’ license; have valid insurance and be insurable with Center’s insurance company. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification as well as Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) certification.
Physical Requirements: Ability to sit for long periods of time; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; physically able to perform job duties; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Bryan, TX.

 

 

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER (4)

Posting Date: 7/31/2015
Updated: 1/13/2016                                                   
Salary: $104,000 to $113,644 Annually                   

 Job Description: Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical and psychiatric needs of patients with major mental illnesses. Prescribes medications and make recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment as part of a clinical treatment team in the provision of compassionate, efficient and recovery oriented patient care. Some travel within 7 county areas may be required.
Education: Requires a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing in specialty area of psychiatry for advanced practice.
Experience: Required:  Experience as Nurse Practitioner working with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness helpful.
Hours of Work: Generally Monday through Friday 8am—5pm, adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse with current Texas license; National Certification as Nurse Practitioner; Advanced practice recognition by Texas Board of Nursing; Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; good computer skills a must; ability to lift/carry under 30lbs; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Medication Clinic, Bryan

50% FAMILY PARTNER (62)

Posting Date: 6/1/2016
Open Until Filled                                                                                       
Salary: $9,593 to $10,482.50 Annually
Salary is based on education & experience                  

 Job Description: Actively support the caregivers of a child in MH services through advocacy, mentoring, role modeling and serving as support group facilitator. May also provide parenting skills training to caregivers according to guidelines and may also assist in navigating of child serving systems including mental health, education, juvenile justice, social security disability, and child protective services. Position requires local travel to 7-county region.
Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Preferred Certified Family Partner
Hours of Work: Monday—Friday 8am—5pm; hours may vary
Licensure/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance, must obtain and maintain Family Partner Certification.
Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally & written, good computer skills are a must; ability to lift/carry under 30lbs; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Bryan, TX.