CASE WORKER II (454)

Posting Date: 7/2/2019                                                                                       
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Serve as the primary team member for the Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD)  determination process including: Intake worker for persons seeking admission into IDD services; Coordinate SPT meetings and pre-admission staffing, gathering information for the person directed planning process of the person seeking services, and obtaining the necessary information to refer and link the individual to the appropriate services and supports;  Coordinate and process Medicaid Managed Care Organizations’ (MCO) Community First Choice (CFC) referrals and complete eligibility and assessment process for CFC enrollment; Attend transition fairs and ARD meetings as an advocate for school age persons who will transition into a community environment; Coordinate and facilitate the enrollments for the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) and Home Community-based Services (HCS) Waiver programs; Coordinate and facilitate consumer benefits assistance reviews and assist persons in applying for Social Security benefits and Medicare Part D coverage; Coordinate and monitoring IDD General Revenue Services and HHSC Waiver Services Interest List; Provides  community education and outreach services as needed.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a social, behavioral, 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 previous case coordination/case work experience 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.  Knowledge of access to community resources and services, skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes are preferred.
Hours of Work: Monday thru Friday; 8am-5pm generally, however, hours may be flexible based on the needs of the unit/program.
Licenses/Certifications:   Prefer Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) required education and experience requirements.  Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance. Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable. 
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating motor vehicle, operating office equipment including a computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write, count, maintain confidentiality and the ability to work closely with others.
Facility: IDD Service Coordination Bryan, TX. (Requires travel to all seven counties to complete IDD Intakes and Enrollments).