THERAPIST TECHNICIAN I (82)

Posting Date: 3/7/2019                                                                                        
Open Until Filled
Salary: $19,450 to $22,243 Annually                          
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Performs role as the direct support professional and is responsible for the routine and emergency care, treatment, and training for specified individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in routine and crisis situations residing in an ICF residential setting.  Responsibilities may include such duties as grooming, bathing, meal preparations, feeding, observing and reporting individuals’ conditions and behaviors; interacting with individuals therapeutically, participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs. Implements habilitation and rehabilitation, behavior management, crisis intervention, and treatment programs with individuals specifically related to individual individual’s programs. Teaches life skills such as feeding, dressing, and personal hygiene to individuals; Participates in the development of the individual’s treatment plan; Observes individuals for signs and symptoms of disease, injury, reactions to medications, or other conditions which warrant medical intervention and properly documents observations; Reports significant changes in individual’s physical condition or behavior and records information on individuals as appropriate; Administers first aid to individuals as appropriate; Attends to health-care needs of individuals under supervision of medical personnel; Evacuates individuals in the event of a fire, natural disaster, or other emergency situation or drill; Prevents or manages aggressive behavior among individuals and administers CPR in emergency intervention Transports and escort individuals to activities or appointments.  Therapist Tech 1 is required to accurately document individual’s behavior(s) throughout the daily schedule, including response to home activities, home training and unusual incidents. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Education:  Require High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state. Must demonstrate and maintain competency in job functions.
Experience:  Preferred experience working with individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
Hours of Work:  7am-3pm 5 days a week
Licenses/Certifications:  Valid Texas driver's license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements:  Light lifting under 15 lbs., moderate carrying 15-44 lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment, 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:  Family Tree, Bryan.

THERAPIST TECHNICIAN I (79)

Posting Date: 1/17/2019                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $19,450 to $22,243 Annually                          
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Performs role as the direct support professional and is responsible for the routine and emergency care, treatment, and training for specified individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in routine and crisis situations residing in an ICF residential setting.  Responsibilities may include such duties as grooming, bathing, meal preparations, feeding, observing and reporting individuals’ conditions and behaviors; interacting with individuals therapeutically, participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs. Implements habilitation and rehabilitation, behavior management, crisis intervention, and treatment programs with individuals specifically related to individual individual’s programs. Teaches life skills such as feeding, dressing, and personal hygiene to individuals; Participates in the development of the individual’s treatment plan; Observes individuals for signs and symptoms of disease, injury, reactions to medications, or other conditions which warrant medical intervention and properly documents observations; Reports significant changes in individual’s physical condition or behavior and records information on individuals as appropriate; Administers first aid to individuals as appropriate; Attends to health-care needs of individuals under supervision of medical personnel; Evacuates individuals in the event of a fire, natural disaster, or other emergency situation or drill; Prevents or manages aggressive behavior among individuals and administers CPR in emergency intervention Transports and escort individuals to activities or appointments.  Therapist Tech 1 is required to accurately document individual’s behavior(s) throughout the daily schedule, including response to home activities, home training and unusual incidents. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Education:  Require High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state. Must demonstrate and maintain competency in job functions.
Experience:  Preferred experience working with individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
Hours of Work:  2pm-10pm---3days a week; 11pm-7am---2 times a week 
Licenses/Certifications:  Valid Texas driver's license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements:  Light lifting under 15 lbs., moderate carrying 15-44 lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment, 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:  Family Tree, Bryan.

PROGRAM SPECIALIST II (42)

Posting Date: 3/7/2019                                                                                        
Open Until Filled
Salary: $37,836 to $41,455 Annually                                    
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Descriptions:  Responsible to provide day-to-day supervision and performance of  the LIDDA HCS and CLOIP/PASRR Service Coordination Units and services; Responsible for staff supervision and monitoring staff performance; reviews and monitors services and contract requirements as performed by service coordinators within the units; gathers data, reports, and perform audits on service coordination performance for required documentation and productivity, contract target compliance, oversight of program financials, and other quality assurance measures; provides direct supervision and training to  improve service coordination performance for Person Directed Plan, Community Living Options, PASRR service requirements, and annual paperwork requirements.  Works closely with IDD Director to develop program outcome plans, key performance indicators for program areas; works to ensure that services operate in a cost effective manner and meet budget projections. Act as a liaison with key community stakeholders and partner agencies.
Education:  Requires a bachelor’s or advanced degree with a major in a behavioral, social, or human service field, including but not limited to psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice.
Experience:  Minimum 2 years’ experience as IDD Service Coordinator; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. 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.  Good organizational and time management skills are a must.  General knowledge of IDD, social service network , service coordination principles, objectives, standards, and methods; knowledge of Medicaid waiver program services and non-Medicaid waiver program services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals.
Hours of Work:  8:00am—5:00pm Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certification: Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable; Meet Federal and State conditions and standards to preform work as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP);
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; must have reliable transportation and a good driving record; must have a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; ability to communicate effectively;
Facility: LIDDA HCS and CLOIP/PASRR Service Coordination Units (Mary Lake), Bryan, TX.

CASEWORKER II (503)

Posting Date: 3/7/2019                                                                                        
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                                    
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: As a LIDDA HCS Service Coordinator, provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination to adults and children with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), 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) approach. 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 waiver provider and other agencies. Provides required monthly face to face and collateral contact monitoring of persons on caseload and documents activities as required by Texas HHSC-IDD Services and MHMRABV.  
Education: : Requires a bachelor’s or advanced degree with a major in a behavioral, social, or human service field, including but not limited to psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice.
Experience: Prefer experience working with individuals with IDD; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. 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.  Good organizational and time management skills are a must.  Knowledge of service coordination principles, objectives, standards, and methods; knowledge of Medicaid waiver program services and non-Medicaid waiver program services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals.
Hours of Work:  8:00am—5:00pm Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certification: Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable. 
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; must have reliable transportation and a good driving record; must have a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; ability to communicate effectively;
Facility: LIDDA HCS Service Coordination Unit, Brenham TX.

ADMIN TECH IV-PROGRAM MANAGER (453)

Posting Date: 3/7/2019                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $40,141 to $48,623 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description:  IDD Provider Services Manager is responsible for the supervision and administration of the Center’s ICF-ID and HCS/TxHmL Waiver Provider services programs.  Provide leadership and direction to the provider services team to improve service delivery models and increase utilization of services to better meet individuals’ needs. Responsibilities include negotiate waiver contracts and monitor compliance and programmatic service delivery of with providers. Supervise staff to coordinate and monitor the ongoing support and services in the ICF-ID, HCS, and TxHmL programs; coordinate and supervise implementation of internal services and staff; provide monitoring and training in the performance of duties to staff working within the various programs; monitor performance measures on an ongoing basis to ensure target compliance as outlined in the contract with HHSC and service compliance with the Texas Administrative Codes. Analyze utilization of services to identify best practices and areas that need improvement in order to best meet individuals’ needs, as well as the required performance measures. Monitor monthly and annual expenses for assigned programs and services.
Education: Based on years of relevant experience will require high school diploma/GED, or bachelor’s degree in social service field or master’s degree in social service field. 
Experience:  Supervisory experience preferred; Prefer experience working with individuals with IDD; Knowledge of Medicaid waiver program services, Intermediate Care Facilities for persons with ID regulations and standards, and non-Medicaid waiver program 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. 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.  Good organizational and time management skills are a must. 
Hours of Work:  8:00am—5:00pm Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certification: Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required programmatic training within allotted timelines as applicable. Preference in meeting Federal and State conditions and standards to preform work as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP);
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; must have reliable transportation and a good driving record; must have a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; ability to communicate effectively;
Facility: ICF-ID/Waiver Provider Services (Butler Bldg.) Bryan, TX.

CASEWORKER II (494)

Posting Date: 2/27/2019                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Serves as a Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority’s (LIDDA) representative 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 and the residents’ Legally Authorized Representative.  For persons interested in/desiring community placement in a specific location, coordinates and facilitates details including arranging sample community tours prior to annual servicer planning team (SPT) meetings. Submits results of tours, explanation of community living options and interviews with individuals, LARs or advocates to individual’s SSLC SPT. Attends annual SPT meetings of all assigned individuals to discuss community living options. Also provides all information gathered to the individual’s  designated LIDDA  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. For eligible nursing facility residents, provides Habilitation Coordination for Preadmission Screening and Residential Review (PASRR), 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: Requires one year experience working directly with persons who have and intellectual or developmental disabilities/meet QIDP credentialing requirements.  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

ADMINISTRATIVE TECH III (483)

Posting Date: 2/21/2019                                                                                        
Open Until Filled
Salary:
  $ 33,672 to $ 38,795 Annually                 
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description:  Serves as the Residential Manager and Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP), performing supervision of the day-to-day operations of an eight-bed Intermediate Care Facility for persons with an intellectual disability (ICF-ID). The QIDP is directly accountable for the assessment, development, implementation,  and monitoring of an individualized Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) provides habilitation management services necessary to ensure an individual’s progress towards goals set for them through the person directed planning process, and the outcomes specifically identified in the individual’s service plan are measured and considered in the development of the individual’s subsequent plan, including review and documenting individual’s progress in meeting outcomes, ensures completion of comprehensive functional assessment, and ensures each individual receives necessary services and interventions to promote optimum quality of life.  Responsibilities also involves providing training, guidance, support and supervision to all direct support professionals working in the ICF-ID residential facility, ensuring the delivery of active treatment to individuals in services and the  development of individual programs and activities  are  in compliance with the HHSC State and Federal ICF-ID Rules and Regulations for Evidentiary Certification.   Also serves as Home and Community-bases Services Medicaid waiver provider representative on the service planning team for persons assigned to caseload to develop individual plan of care, conduct and submit assessment for level of need, coordinate the development/implementation of strategies to meet identified outcomes for waiver services, monitor  the delivery of  services to meet HCS programmatic and billing guidelines and  HCS provider requirements as indicated in the Texas Administrative Code. 
Education:  Require at least Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, social work or related human services field.  
Experience:  3 to 4 years of previous case work or teaching experience with at least one year working directly with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. At least two years’ experience in direct supervision or management of personnel is preferred. 
Hours of Work:  8 am - 5 pm Monday – Friday, generally. At times may need to have a flexible schedule to accommodate needs of program and families.
Licenses/Certifications: Must meet Federal and State conditions and standards  to preform work as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP); valid Texas driver’s license and insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements:  Light lifting under 15 lbs., moderate carrying 15-44 lbs., 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.
Facility: ICF-ID Residential facility located in Bryan Texas with expected travel within the 7-county service area.

50% PEER PROVIDER (488)

Posting Date: 2/11/2019                                                            
Open Until Filled
Salary: $9,881 to $10,796.50 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: Will provide services to the following counties: Burleson County (Caldwell); Grimes County (Navasota); and Washington County (Brenham).

UM/QM PROGRAM DIRECTOR (440)

Posting Date: 2/5/2019                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $53,934 to $59,095 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Responsible for the day to day oversight and supervision of the Utilization and Quality Management department in the development and monitoring of processes to ensure effective management of clinical resources, and the quality delivery and ongoing improvement of mental health and intellectual developmental services in accordance with applicable laws and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) contract requirements. Responsibilities also include oversight of utilization reviews and approving level of care for mental health services in accordance with State utilization management guidelines.
Education: Requires Licensure as an LPC, RN, LCSW, or LMFT.
Experience: Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in the treatment of individuals with mental illness or chemical dependency, with a least 1 year in program oversight.; must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and data analysis.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm, M-F; adjustments in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licensure/Certification: Be licensed to practice in the State of Texas as a: Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Registered Nurse, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
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 pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Bryan, TX.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (280)

Posting Date: 2/5/2019                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $26,563 to $29,032 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: To perform skilled maintenance & repair work in electrical, plumping, mechanical maintenance of agency’s facilities & equipment. To regularly inspect the condition of the agency’s building & facilities and to respond to calls for maintenance service. To provide building & vehicle maintenance for the day-to-day operations of facilities which includes: construction & daily maintenance; purchasing all materials competitively to achieve this function; vehicle fleet support services which includes; operation of a vehicle fleet to meet all needs including maintenance & repairs on competitive basis; compliance with MHMRABV Facilities and Vehicle standards over a seven county area. Local travel to the seven counties required, company vehicle provided.  Must be able to manage & accomplish multi-tasks as well as work independently and able to assume responsibilities of the Facilities/Vehicle Manager during absences.
Education: Requires High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Requires experience working building & vehicle maintenance. Prefer but not mandatory bilingual in English/Spanish.
Hours of Work: 7am-4pm; M-F; adjustment in work days & hours may be warranted to meet needs of the program.
Licensure/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and are insurable by agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written; ability to push, pull, bend, kneel, reach above shoulders, climb ladder, and carry up to 100 pounds; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: 1504 S Texas Ave, Bryan, TX.

CASEWORKER II (505)

Posting Date: 2/5/2019                                                                                          
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: As a LIDDA HCS Service Coordinator, provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination to adults and children with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), 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) approach. 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 waiver provider and other agencies. Provides required monthly face to face and collateral contact monitoring of persons on caseload and documents activities as required by Texas HHSC-IDD Services and MHMRABV.  
Education: : Requires a bachelor’s or advanced degree with a major in a behavioral, social, or human service field, including but not limited to psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice.
Experience: Prefer experience working with individuals with IDD; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. 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.  Good organizational and time management skills are a must.  Knowledge of service coordination principles, objectives, standards, and methods; knowledge of Medicaid waiver program services and non-Medicaid waiver program services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals.
Hours of Work:  8:00am—5:00pm Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certification: Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable. 
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; must have reliable transportation and a good driving record; must have a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; 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: LIDDA HCS Service Coordination Unit (Mary Lake), Bryan, TX.

HCS CASE WORKER II (240)

Posting Date: 1/10/2019                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 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, LIDDA Service Coordinator, community service providers, nursing and other professionals to assure the appropriate services are provided in a timely manner.
Education: Requires at minimum a Bachelors Degree in Human Services field, including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling or psychology.
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: QIDP preferred. 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: Position will office out of Brenham and Bryan TX Offices.

60% THERAPIST TECH I (361)

Posting Date: 10/12/2018                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $11,670 to $13,345.80 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Performs beginning level work providing habilitation training and homemaking to clients with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Position will assist IDD clients in home based and community settings. Position will implement training service objectives and assess client’s needs and strengths and provide transportation within the community. MUST have reliable transportation, and a good driving record. Good documentation skills required.
Education: Requires High School Diploma or GED
Experience: Working with consumers with IDD; but will try right candidate.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday; hours vary, must be flexible
Licenses/Certifications: Current TX driver’s license and be insurable by Agency vehicle.
Physical Requirements:  Ability to stand, walk, sight, hearing; ability to talk, ability to lift; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility:  HCS, Bryan, TX.

 

 

CASEWORKER II / REHAB RECOVERY FACILITATOR (242)

Posting Date: 8/13/2018                                                                                     
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 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 and children with mental illness in the Madison/Leon county area. 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: 8am—5pm; Monday—Friday; may vary based on agency needs
Licensure/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 a vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Good computer skills a must.
Facility: Madison/Leon Counties

PART-TIME PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER (81)

Posting Date: 1/11/2018                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: Negotiable                                                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 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: To be determined…
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

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: 12/15/2017
Salary: $9.35 TO $10.69 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)

PSYCHIATRIST (268) (8)

Posting Date: 12/15/2017
Updated: 5/23/2018
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.

 

 

50% FAMILY PARTNER (62)

Posting Date: 6/1/2016
Updated: 12/15/2017
Salary: $9,881 to $10,796.50 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.