HEALTHCARE NAVIGATOR (122)

Posting Date: 3/29/2018                                                                                     
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Will serve as liaison with primary care providers in navigating individuals with co-occurring behavioral health and primary care conditions to appropriate services, which also includes providing professional therapeutic mental health services in accordance with Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Texas Resilience and Recovery (TRR) guidelines.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral, Social Science, Humanities or Educational field. Preferred: Master’s Degree
Experience: Requires experience working with children with families; requires knowledge of childhood development.
Hours of Work: Typically Monday—Friday; 8am—5pm; at times may need to have a flexible schedule to accommodate needs of program and families.
Licenses/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional; valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification.
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, ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Adult Mental Health or other primary care service site as needed.