(1934) Rehabilitation Specialist

Job Description

The Rehab Specialist will serve as a member of the Intensive Transition Team (ITT) for the Hospital Stepdown Program. This three-year Hospital Transition Pilot Program is designed to step-down/transition individuals who are psychiatrically and/or medically fragile from inpatient state hospital settings to more appropriate community-based settings. The ITT will work as a team to identify, assess, facilitate step-down/transition, house, and provide services and supports to maintain community integration.

As a member of the ITT, the Rehab Specialist will collaborate with, as applicable or determined necessary based on clinical presentation and client preference: state hospital staff, BTCS continuity of care staff, Medicaid Managed Care Organization staff, a peer support specialist, a substance use counselor, the participant, and the participant’s family or legally authorized representative.

The primary duties of a Rehab Specialist include:

1. Conduct a comprehensive pre-transition assessment for persons at the state hospital who are referred to the program, taking intellectual, developmental, medical, substance use and mental health conditions into consideration
2. Provide pre-transition services while the individual is still in the state hospital for up to six months
3. Develop and facilitate implementation of the Individual Transition Plan (ITP), which must address clinical and housing needs
4. Participate in the individual’s care throughout enrollment in the program, providing case management, skills training and crisis intervention services.

Position hours are Monday – Friday 11:00am – 8:00pm

CityRound Rock
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: QMHP-CS qualification. Bachelor’s degree in a social science. QIDDP qualification. Minimum of two years case management experience in crisis services systems to persons with a behavioral health diagnosis. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish. Experience with state hospital and crisis services systems. LCDC
Salary Amount$19.46/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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