HCS PROVIDER COODRINATOR (240)

Posting Date: 4/25/2017                                                                               
Open Until Filled
Salary: $27,540 to 30,094 Annually                        
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: To provide day-to-day coordination of services for adults and children with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities or a related condition enrolled into the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) Medicaid Waiver Program; to develop and monitor the Implementation Plan (IP) of personal outcomes developed from the Person Directed Plan (PDP); to develop and monitor the Individual Plan of Care, other pertinent assessments, and ensure continuity of services; make referrals for needed services; documentation of services provided/referrals made/interactions with providers, etc.; develop and engage in positive relationships with the HCS recipients/LAR/Advocate/Family Member, MRA Service Coordinator, community service providers, nursing and other professionals to assure the appropriate services are provided in a timely manner.
Education: Requires High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: Two years’ experience with knowledge of HCS Medicaid Waiver Program is preferred; prefer experience working with persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions; knowledge of HCS rules, billing guidelines, standards and methods required; knowledge of habilitative and rehabilitative community based services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals; 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 through Friday; may require after-hours and weekends flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licensure/Certification: Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to driver vehicle; ability to communicate effectively; ability to lift at least 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.

THERAPIST TECH I (263)

Posting Date: 4/18/2017                                                                                     
Open Until Filled

Salary: $18,884 to $21,596 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description: Perform direct support professional duties for persons with an intellectual developmental disability (IDD) or related condition in a day habilitation setting to assistance with obtaining, keeping, or improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life. Day habilitation is provided regularly in a group setting and includes personal assistance for those who cannot manage their personal-care needs during day habilitation, and assistance with medications and performing tasks delegated by a registered nurse.  Will be responsible for development and implementation of leisure/social activities, of daily living skills, and of community awareness activities for persons participating in the program.  Will also be responsible for transportation of program participants to programs, activities, and services; will serve on service planning team of assigned case load.
Education: Require High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Prefer experience working with persons with intellectual developmental disabilities.
Hours of Work: 8-5, M-F
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Sight, hearing, ability to walk, ability to talk, ability to lift up to 30lbs., 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: Life Choice Center, Madisonville, TX

CASEWORKER II (500)

Posting Date: 4/18/2017                                                                                     
Open Until Filled

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

Job Description: To provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination for up to 45 adults and children with developmental disabilities or a related condition, enrolled into the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) Medicaid Waiver Program through local HCS providers in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington 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 Person Directed Plan (PDP). 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. Will advocate and ensure consistent interactions with other agencies.

Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral, social science, criminal justice, humanities, or education field.
Experience: Prefer experience working with persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Good organizational skills are a must.
Hours of Work: 8AM-5PM Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certifications: Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; ability to communicate effectively; knowledge of case management principles, objectives, standards, and methods; knowledge of habilitive and rehabilitive community based services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: LA Service Coordination, Bryan, TX.

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

CASEWORKER II (431)

Posting Date: 4/6/2017                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $31,509 to $38,398 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience
 

 

Job Description: To provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, rehabilitative skills training, service planning and coordination for adults with mental illness in the Brazos Valley. Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services are defined as social, educational, vocational, behavioral, and cognitive interventions provided by members of a client’s therapeutic team that address deficits in the individual’s ability to develop and maintain social relationships, occupational or educational achievement, independent living skills, and housing, that are a result of a severe and persistent mental illness. 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.
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: Monday—Friday; 8am—5pm; adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licensure/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Case Manager and 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 a vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Good computer skills are a must; ability to comprehend and implement program goals; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Bryan, TX.

REGISTERED NURSE IV-IDD (6)

Posting Date: 3/29/2017                                                                                   
Open Until Filled
Salary: $51,589 to $56,900 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Performs responsible administrative nursing and professional nursing duties within the RN legal scope of practice. Direct and coordinate nursing activities in the Intermediate Care Facility for persons with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-ID), Texas Home Living (TxHmL) and Home and Community-based Services (HCS) Waiver Programs. RN is responsible for an awareness of client conditions and problems and for maintaining an acceptable level of nursing care within all the programs; Serves as responsible person in delivery of medical services and nursing evaluations including comprehensive nursing assessments; Monitor the delivery of medical related needs training, medications, and side effects to ensure quality of services is delivered in a timely manner; Coordinate with other team members when medical issues arise and implement needed changes; Instructs, evaluates, and performs delegation of nursing duties to unlicensed assistive personnel and will provide clinical supervision/oversight of LVN staff in accordance with professional, legal, and ethical nursing standards of MHMRABV’s policy and procedures and State law; May participate in service planning team meetings; Completes the required documentation as outlined with the policy and procedures of MHMRABV and the Texas HHSC IDD Services ICF-ID and TxHmL and HCS waiver programs and guidelined.
Education: Graduate of a professional nursing education program.
Experience: Prefer experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and knowledge delegation rules andnurse practices in of ICF-ID, TxHmL and HCS Medicaid Waiver Programs rules, billing guidelines, standards and methods. Requires skill in determining individuals needs assessment with the ability to respond to changes and ability to work independently as well as with a team; good organizational skills are a must.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday, normally but after-hours flexibility required occasionally to meet the needs of the person in service/program. Licensure/Certifications: Licensed in the State of Texas to practice as a Registered Nurse, as governed by the Texas Board of Nursing. Must have reliable transportation, a good driving record, a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency 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.
Location: IDD Waiver/ICF-IDD Services, Bryan, TX. Will require travel within MHMRABV’s seven county catchment area.

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.

DATABASE ANALYST (359)

Updated : 02/02/17                                                                                    
Open Until Filled
Salary: $38,972 to $47,207 Annually                   
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Primarily serves as the administrator of the agencies clinical database system to coordinate transfer and reconciliation of data with state agencies. Position also has other duties pertaining to desktops and servers.
Education: High School Diploma or GED; Prefer Associates or Bachelor Degree in MIS or related field (experience and documented training can be substituted for education)
Experience: Basic knowledge of database structures and concepts, SQL queries, client record systems and business application software. Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, Terminal services, Microsoft Office, and a Windows operating environment preferred.
Hours of Work: 8am—5pm; Monday—Friday; some activities may require worked be performed after normal business hours and some local travel is required.
Licensures/Certifications:  Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-50lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment, 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: Administration, Bryan TX.

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

LPHA-IDD CRISIS INTERVENTION SPECIALIST (15) **NEW**

Posting Date: 7/11/2016
Open Until Filled                                                                                     
Salary: $42,334 to $47,207 Annually
Salary is based on education & experience                     

 Job Description: Oversee all LIDDA activities to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) with significant behavioral and psychiatric challenges residing in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington Counties who require additional support beyond the array of services typically provided within community program. The Crisis Intervention Specialist will provides information about IDD programs and services to individuals with IDD and their families and to IDD providers in the local service area; collaborates with LIDDA staff, transition support or service planning team members, paid providers, etc. to identify individuals with IDD in the local service area who are at risk of requiring crisis services; develop prevention strategies to avoid potential crisis events and promote coping skills for individual in crisis; supports the service coordinator’s provision of on-going follow-up and monitoring activities, provides education about the manner in which to engage individuals with IDD and their unique needs to members of the Agency Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT), law enforcement, and others appropriate; provide consultation to MCOT as needed or as clinically indicated regarding a crisis event involving an individual with IDD; collaborates with MCOT to develop criteria for referring an individual with IDD in crisis to crisis respite; develops a crisis respite service plan describing the therapeutic support needed by the individual; assisting with transition from crisis respite back to individual’s home or other appropriate setting; documents and reports all activities, collaboration, and consultation provided.
Education: Requires Master’s degree with a major in behavioral, social, human service field; Must meet DADS qualifications as a provider of behavioral support: licensed as a psychologist; licensed as a psychology associate; issued a provisional license to practice psychology; licensed as a licensed clinical social worker; licensed as a licensed professional counselor; or is certified as a behavior analyst by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.; must complete required training modules within 30 days of hire.
Experience: Prefer experience in/knowledge of IDD programs in local service area; working with individuals with IDD in crisis; must be able to work independently as well with a team; good organizational skills are essential.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday; will require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licensure/Certifications: Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record, must have a Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive vehicle; ability to communicate effectively; the ability to respond to changes required; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: LIDDA Intake Unit (Butler), Bryan, TX.

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.