The Crisis Service Coordinator for IDD Services in Guadalupe and Gonzales counties will serve persons of all ages who have diagnosis of IDD or ASD. The Crisis Service Coordinator position provides services through assessment of needs, development of service plans, facilitating service linkages and monitoring for their effectiveness, provision of crisis intervention/prevention supports and the delivery of advocacy services. The Crisis Service Coordinator completes crisis assessments, participates in Crisis meetings at La Esperanza to facilitate wrap around services to residents with IDD in an effort to reduce recidivism to the Crisis Respite Home, and participates in discharge planning. The Crisis Service Coordinator will provide consultation to other SC’s when they have persons on their caseload in crisis, informing them of available resources and supports. The Crisis Service Coordinator will carry a small caseload of single need General Revenue Services individuals and will complete all necessary paperwork and visits as required. The Crisis Service Coordinator will rotate on call responsibilities with other crisis team members after hours and on weekends. Must have the ability to work with families and sensitivity to various agency and interagency personnel to accomplish objectives. The purpose for the position is to empower individuals served to achieve life goals and to live effectively within their families and/or communities. Travel is required within the Bluebonnet Trails Community Service area as needed. Work is performed under general supervision of the Service Coordination Supervisor with moderate latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. SC has a decision making ability when using Code 11, MAC coding.
|City||Seguin & Gonzales|
|County||Gonzales County, Guadalupe County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in 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, or criminal justice. Must meet Bluebonnet Trails Community Services driving requirements and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.|
Preferred Qualifications: At least one-year experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health services and/or crisis services. Master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated ability to use good clinical judgment, get along well with others and work effectively in a fast paced setting. Demonstrate computer and documentation skills. Knowledge of appropriate community resources. Bilingual (English/Spanish). Experience with Medicaid Waiver Programs.
|Closing Date||Open until filled|