The person in this position is responsible for the delivery of outstanding intensive case management services to people with severe and persistent mental illnesses, as defined by the state authority. This position primarily provides uniform assessments required by the state authority and the Center, collaborates with individuals served to develop person-centered recovery plans, and provides rehabilitation skills-training, intensive case management, crisis interventions and documentation of services delivered in accordance with individual need and Medicaid standards. The person in this position requires an aptitude for working with people who have diagnoses of bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder as well as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and other psychotic disorders; this position also requires knowledge of psychotherapeutic mediations as well as evidence-based practices and contraindications in the promotion of recovery for individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
This position requires knowledge and skills in assessment, collaborative person-centered recovery, differential diagnosis as well as wellness and recover-oriented systems of care. The person in this position should provide training in skills that primarily focus on furthering an individual’s independent living, community skills and overall wellness and recovery. Services provided by the person in this position should promote community integration, increased stability within the community as well as an improved quality of life and implementation of self-determination for individuals served, as appropriate. Skills-training and support should occur 85% in vivo, or in the community; the other 15% should occur in the Center and/or affiliated clinics.
The person in this position must possess a passion and aptitude for working with individuals who have chronic and severe mental health needs requiring a high-level of collaborative care. Knowledge of psychotherapeutic medications, intensive case management functions, substance use treatment, crisis services, community resources, and evidence-based practices in the behavioral health system is required. This position necessitates innovative thinking, patience, resiliency, skills in advocacy, service coordination, mental health assessment and evaluation, collaborative person-centered recovery planning and dual-diagnosis treatment. The person in this position will effectively work independently and on a team, prioritize needs during crisis situations, engage in regular meetings and training opportunities, balance self-care, be a delight to work with, and perform other duties as assigned with a positive attitude.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum number of hours that is equivalent to a major in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education/intervention. Education and experience in behavioral healthcare. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, meet Bluebonnet Trails Community Services driving requirements, and maintain approved driving status throughout employment. *If degree is not in a Human Services field, a minimum of 24 college credits in a Human Services field are required.|
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working with an Assertive Community Treatment program, behavioral health, and/or case management; advanced degree in Human Services field; QMHP certification; Licensed Practitioner (LCDC, LCSW, LMFT, LPC); Bilingual (English/Spanish).
|Salary Amount||$17.13 - $19.13/hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|