I) Job Purpose
Each person receiving services in the HCS, TxHmL, and GR CFC in Tarrant County will have a single identified staff, called Service Coordinator (SC). The SC will assist the person in identifying and articulating his/her priority outcomes, personal goals, and hopes for the future as well as his/her requests and need for services and supports. The SC will elicit the person's feedback, coordinate, monitor the services for desires outcomes as identified in the Person Directed Plan (PDP). A goal of Disability Services is to provide the people we serve with seamless consumer driven services and supports. The SC must also be knowledgeable about the array of services and supports available in the community.
II) Essential Functions
A. Under limited supervision, provides on-going services to assist persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions in developing a PDP, informed choice regarding Provider, and development of the initial Individual Plan of Care (IPC). This job requires use of initiative and independent judgment, aggressive intervention in the community, interaction and cooperation with other internal departments of MHMR of Tarrant County and providers. This job also requires timely completion of state required documentation.
B. Monitor the progress of desired outcomes. Schedule, facilitate planning/linking activities and conferences as needed to address issues and make revisions as indicated by need on the individual's PDP.
C. Complete all required documentation and ensure it meets Medicaid requirements.
D. Build effective relationships with all stakeholders on behalf of the individuals served.
E. Perform other job-related duties or responsibilities as requested or required whether or not specifically mentioned in job description.
III) Knowledge of Laws, Policies/Procedures, Skills, Education and Abilities
IV) Internal & External Customer Service
Extensive internal and external contact is required. The employee will demonstrate advanced written and verbal skills while maintaining a positive image
This position requires driving between locations as an essential function of work. Work related training maybe at varied locations and employee is responsible for getting to and from the training location This position requires driving to and from locations for work and/and may require overnight traveling. Employees are required to have a license in good standing and be able to be covered by agency liability insurance. If personal vehicle is utilized for work travel, then maintaining personal auto insurance coverage is required.
Health or Human Services
Acceptable Degrees Include: Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavioral Services field, Communication Disorders, Criminal Justice, Counseling, Education, Family Studies, Gerontology, Educational Psychology, Health Services, Human Services field, Human Growth and Development, Medicine, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Social Services field, Social Work, Sociology, and Special Education
Valid Texas driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
Must provide license (if applicable) and official documentation of all educational attainment i.e. Transcript/Degree/Certificate
Bilingual a plus but not required
Required Supervisory Experience
Pre-employment tests including drug and TB Screening, Physical Exam including balance and lift test.
Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) Protection
Our total rewards program offers benefits* to full time employees beginning 1st of the month following hire date including but not limited to:
• Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
• Life insurance and additional supplemental accident and hospitalization plans
• 401a match and 457 deferred compensation plans
• Paid vacation and holidays; varied flexible work environment locations
• Annual tuition reimbursement program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• Professional development programs and training
• And more…..
• Full time employees begin 1st of the month following hire date
• Market driven positions (full time or part time) begin immediately after hire date
• Select part time market driven positions are eligible for most insurance plans
• Substitute status jobs are not eligible for benefits
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*MHMR of Tarrant County (“MHMR”) and its affiliates and subsidiaries have an internal recruiting department. MHMR may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters herein after referred to collectively as “Recruiters"). Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact MHMR employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – MHMR recruiting team or other authorized MHMR personnel must present ALL candidates to hiring managers. For more information please visit our website www.mhmrtc.org