CASE WORKER II—MH CONTIUNITY OF CARE (364)

 Posting Date: 8/7/2017                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $31,509 to $38,398 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: To serve as Local Authority (LA) liaison with the state and private hospital systems, which include monitoring LA’s utilization of state and private bed days and other utilization management activities, as well as performing Quality System Oversight of LA’s MH Continuity of Care Activities, which include communication with hospital staff to coordinate aftercare services and tracking and monitoring of all hospital admissions and discharges to ensure aftercare services are received. The continuity of care liaison also monitors services for individuals in contracted residential homes, and monitors individuals on the waiting list for MHMRABV services.
Education: Requires Bachelor's Degree in behavioral, social science, or humanities field, educational psychology, or early childhood education or intervention.
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 through Friday with flexibility as needed to meet needs of clients and med clinic.
Licensure/Certification: 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 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: Brazos County.