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
Position hours are Monday – Friday 11:00am – 8:00pm
|Credentials||Minimum 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
|Closing Date||Open until filled|