THERAPIST TECHNICIAN I (82)

Posting Date: 8/13/20                                                                                           
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: 8/13/20                                                                                           
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.

SECRETARY II (197)

Posting Date:  8/13/2018                                                                                         
Open Until Filled
Salary:  $20,688 to $22,738 Annually                       
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description:  To provide secretarial support services to the physicians and nursing staff. Primary      service a working front desk medical office involving answering multi- line telephone, taking messages; routing clients to appointments; making and keeping records of appointments; entering data; other clerical duties as assigned and maintaining routine files for Child and Adolescent Services.
Education:  Required High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state
Experience:  Required two years of relevant experience in secretarial work with basic computer knowledge.  Ability to maintain clerical records, prepare routine reports, ability to make basic mathematical computations and to understand and follow oral instructions.  Have some knowledge of medical terminology.
Hours of Work:  Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm generally, however hours may be flexible based on the needs of the individuals served and their families/advocates. 
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., 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; 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:  804 Med Clinic 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 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

CASEWORKER II (187)

Posting Date: 8/3/2018                                                                                        
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 with mental illness and involvement in criminal justice system in Burleson and Washington Counties.  Objective is to reduce client recidivism rate within the criminal justice system.  This position works closely with Probation Officers, County Attorney’s Office, District Attorney’s office, and Judges to monitor individuals’ mental health treatment and legal requirements.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. 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; service plan development and implementation; access to medication services; 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: 8am-5pm; Monday—Friday; may vary based on agency needs
License/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 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:  Washington County

CASE WORKER II (124)

Posting Date: 8/3/2018                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                          
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description:  Provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination for up to 150 adults with mental illness in the Brazos Valley.  Routine Case Management 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. The Routine Recovery Facilitator will negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the client’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment and Individual Recovery Plan and provide Rehabilitative skills training as needed.  The Routine Recovery Facilitator is responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented as well as advocate and ensure consistent interactions with other agencies.  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; service 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.  Position requires local travel. 
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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday with flexibility as needed.  Will require some paid on call evenings and weekends.
Licensure/Certification:  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; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Physical Requirements:  Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment including computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write, count, ability to maintain confidentiality, and the 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:  Robertson County, Hearne TX.

CASEWORKER II (493)

Posting Date: 7/20/2018                                                                                           
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 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 and their Legally Authorized Representative (LAR). Submits results of tours, explanation of living options, and interview results with individuals, LARs, or advocates to individual’s Inter-disciplinary Team and designated LIDDA within the required timeframe.  Based on assigned caseload of up to 85 individuals, attends annual planning meetings of all assigned individuals to discuss Community Living Options: requires routine travel to Brenham State Supported Living Center.  Also provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination to nursing facility residents who are eligible for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) IDD Service Coordination within our seven counties service areas.  Ensures access to medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services that will help an individual achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the individual, based on a Service Plan (SP), monthly monitoring of outcomes, and at least quarterly convening of service planning team.  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. Ensures planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented, provide education in community living options, and will advocate and ensure consistent interactions with nursing facility and other agencies as necessary. 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:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; some flexibility maybe required occasionally to meet the needs of the program/person in services
License/Certifications:  Must successfully complete Agency and TAC require IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable.  Valid Texas driver’s license & must be insurable by Agency’s insurance.
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 CLOIP/PASRR Unit, Mary Lake Site, Bryan, Texas

THERAPIST TECH I (377)

Posting Date:  6/14/2018                                                                                    
Open Until Filled
Salary: $19,450 to $22,243 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: To provide direct care and active treatment/training to individuals receiving services through Developmental Services at Life Choice Center. The program is designed to assist those persons who meet the priority population definition of intellectual disability and other developmental disabilities and are requesting day habilitation services to increase their independent living skills. The Therapist Technician is responsible for transportation of individuals to and from community outing, activities and transportation to their homes when needed. The Therapist Technician will also be assigned a caseload and is responsible to provide the provision of active treatment/training and documentation as specified for each consumer.
Education:  High School Diploma or GED
Experience: Prefer experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Hours of Work: 8am—5pm, Monday through Friday
Licenses/Certifications: Must have a valid Texas Driver’s license and be insurable by Agency insurance and have a good driving record.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 30lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to ready, write and county, the ability to maintain confidentiality and to work closely with others.
Facility: Life Choice Center, Bryan, TX.

SECRETARY II (58)

Posting Date: 7/17/2018                                                                                           
Open Until Filled
Salary: $20,688 to $22,738 Annually                         
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description:  Position responsible for providing customer service to Emergency Services, Screening, Intake and Referral (ESIR) department.  Position also provides administrative support services to ESIR Department in Brazos County.  Support services involve typing letters, memos and reports; answering phones and providing excellent customer service; filing; data entry; making and keeping records of appointments; maintenance of unit supplies; completing purchase orders, reservations, and travel requests; transporting of charts; collecting travel vouchers and timesheets. The applicant must have excellent team participation, organization, and time management skills.
Education:  Requires High School diploma or GED.   Prefer High School diploma or GED supplemented by continuing education in office management, computer skills, typing, etc. Experience:  Prefer relevant experience in secretarial/office work.  Must have the ability to present to and communicate with the public and staff in a professional manner.  Must be able to manage multiple tasks efficiently.  Must have basic computer skills, be proficient in Word and Microsoft Office, or have the ability to learn software quickly.  Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.  Must have the ability to operate typical office technology, i.e., fax machine, copier, etc.  Must be able to self-initiate, as well as take direction.
Hours of Work:  8AM-5PM Monday through Friday
Licenses/Certifications:  Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record.  Valid Texas driver's license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: The ability to sit for long periods of time; to lift less than 50 pounds; to use a computer, typewriter and calculator; to communicate effectively; simple grasping and fine manipulation is required; ability to drive a car.
Facility:  Bryan 804 office

CASE WORKER II (452)

Posting Date: 6/14/2018                                                                                     
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                          
Salary is based on education & experience

Job Description:  Provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination for up to 200 adults with mental illness in the Brazos Valley.  Routine Case Management 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. The Routine Recovery Facilitator will negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the client’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the Resiliency and Disease Management Assessment and Individual Recovery Plan and provide Rehabilitative skills training as needed.  The Routine Recovery Facilitator is responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented as well as advocate and ensure consistent interactions with other agencies. 
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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 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 certification.
Physical Requirements:  Ability to drive a vehicle; 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:  Washington County.

CASEWORKER II (431)

Posting Date: 7/17/2018                                                                                      
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 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.

CASEWORKER II/REHAB RECOVERY FACILITATOR (419)

Posting Date: 7/17/2018                                                                                     
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,424 to $39,550                                       
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 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.
Serve as supportive housing liaison for those individuals receiving tenant based rental assistance through the MHMRAB supportive housing program.  This includes coordinating short-term and long-term rental payments; evaluating request to ensure person meets eligibility; liaison activities with recovery facilitators, landlords, and accounting department to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of program,
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 am to 5 PM Monday-Friday; may vary based on agency need
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 & written.   Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.  Good computer skills a must.
Facility: Brazos County

CASEWORKER II/REHAB RECOVERY FACILITATOR (18)

Posting Date:  7/17/2018                                                                                    
 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 with mental illness in the Brazos 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 Educational 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 thru 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; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Brazos County

CASEWORKER II (484)

 Posting Date: 5/30/2018                                                                                      
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, and service planning and coordination for up to 45 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). 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. 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 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. Good organizational skills are a must.
Hour of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday; may 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, valid Texas driver’s 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 Medicaid waiver program services and non-Medicaid waiver services; skill in determining individuals needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals, and 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.

CASEWORKER II (66)

Posting Date: 5/30/2018                                                                                   
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination for up to 150 adults with mental illness in the Brazos Valley. Routine Case Management 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. The Routine Recovery Facilitator will negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the client’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) and Individual Recovery Plan and provide Rehabilitative skills training as needed. The Routine Recovery Facilitator is responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented as well as advocate and ensure consistent interactions with other agencies. 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; service 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. Position requires local travel.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a 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: 8am-5pm, Monday—Friday with flexibility as needed. Will require some paid on call evenings and weekends.
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 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: Grimes County, Navasota, TX.

CASEWORKER II (505)

Posting Date: 5/4/2018                                                                                          
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.

REHAB RECOVERY FACILITATOR/CASEWORKER II (210)

Posting Date: 5/16/2018                                                                                     
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 with mental illness in the Brazos 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. Serve as supportive housing liaison for those individuals receiving tenant based rental assistance through MHMRAB supportive housing program. This include coordinating short-term and long-term rental payments; evaluating request to ensure person meets eligibility; liaison activities with recovery facilitators, landlords, and accounting department to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of program.
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. Continues 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 motor vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position. Good computer skills a must.
Facility: Brazos County

CASEWORKER II (91)

Posting Date: 5/16/2018                                                                                          
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                         
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: As an ACT Team Recovery Facilitator this position provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, rehabilitative skills training, service planning and coordination for adults with mental illness on the ACT Team. 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. Position requires on-call duties after hours and weekends on a rotational basis with other Team members. Some driving may be required within agency’s seven county service areas.
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; adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licensure/Certification: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. 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 sit or stand for extended periods of time; Good computer skills a must; 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, TX.

CASE WORKER II (25)

Posting Date: 4/27/2018                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: As an ACT Team Recovery Facilitator this position provides crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, rehabilitative skills training, service planning and coordination, and jail diversion for adults with mental illness on the ACT Team. 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. Some driving may be required within the agency’s seven county service areas.
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, M-F; adjustments in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licensure/Certification: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Valid Texas driver’s license and are insurable by agency insurance. Continues 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 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.

CASEWORKER II TEAM LEADER (495)

Posting Date: 3/29/2018                                                                                     
Salary: $35,295 to $39,550 Annually                      
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: To provide immediate supervision, direction, instructions, and guidance over the day-to-day operations of the Community Living Options Information Process (CLOIP) and the Preadmission Screening and Residential Review (PASRR) Service Coordination Unit within the MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley service area of Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington counties.  Service includes crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination. As the Team Leader, serve as the point of contact for service coordinators working within the CLOIP/PASRR Unit, delegating tasks, making assignments, and monitoring program outcomes to ensure meeting of program performance targets, goals, and effective collaboration with state supported living centers, nursing facilities, other local intellectual and developmental disability authorities (LIDDA), private and public waiver providers, and other local and state agencies/entities.  Share caseload and provide service coordination for nursing facility residents who are eligible for (PASRR) Service Coordination within service area. Serve as Diversion Coordinator, fulfilling PASSR and LIDDA Performance Contract requirements for individuals with IDD related to nursing facilities.
Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social, behavioral, or human services field.Experience:  Requires at least one year of experience working with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Prefer experience with prior casework or service coordination experience working with individuals with intellectual or 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, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; some flexibility maybe required occasionally.
License/Certifications: Valid Texas drivers’ license and must be insurable by Agency’s insurance.
Physical Requirements:  Sight, hearing, ability to walk, ability to talk, lifting up to 20 pounds, ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as other physical requirements for this position.
Facility:  LIDDA CLOIP/PASRR Unit, Mary Lake Site, Bryan, Texas