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(1492) TCOOMMI Mental Health Diversion Coordinator

Job Description

The Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments (TCOOMMI) Mental Health (MH) Diversion Coordinator is responsible for coordinating appropriate mental health services for individuals who are diagnosed with mental health disorders and/or intellectual developmental disabilities and incarcerated in Burnet County Jail.

The MH Diversion Coordinator will work with legal personnel to facilitate jail diversion for appropriate individuals primarily in Burnet County; however, may provide jail diversion and assessment services in other Bluebonnet Trails Counties when needed.

This position requires the development and maintenance of effective, professional working relationships with the Georgetown District Adult Parole Officer, Burnet County Community Supervision and Corrections Department as well as local judges, jail staff and attorneys. This position also requires the ability to effectively communicate and coordinate services with community mental health providers across the state, as well as local substance use treatment facilities and non-Bluebonnet Trails community resource providers.

This is a non-exempt position that primarily works Monday through Friday; however, participation in a rotating on-call schedule to include some holidays, nights, and weekends is expected. The working location will primarily be in the jail, courts, Bluebonnet clinic, and community.

A prominent level of detailed electronic documentation is required and adherence to company and state guidelines is expected. Completion of behavioral health assessments and assisting eligible individuals with referrals to additional services using clinical judgment with state guidelines. The person in this position will also gain an understanding of the TCOOMMI Program Guidelines and Procedures (PGP’s) to determine eligibility for TCOOMMI services upon release.

The person in this position must possess a passion and aptitude for working with individuals who have chronic and severe behavioral health needs and are involved in the criminal justice system. 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.

Location: Burnet, remote as needed

Salary: $21.46 – $28.21/hr

Applicable Differentials:
$1.00/hour – 1 year with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 2 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 4 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 6 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – Advanced Licensure $.75/hour – Bilingual
$0.50/hour – LCDC
$1.00/hour – Masters in related field
$1.00/hour – 2 years previous experience
$1.00/hour – 4 years previous experience

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:

401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.

457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:

Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.

Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CountyBurnet County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, management, business, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, or early childhood education/intervention. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, meet Bluebonnet Trails Community Services driving requirements, and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.

*If a degree is not in a Human Services field, a minimum of 24 college credits in a Human Services are required. NCIC and TCIC criminal background checks, substance use screening, and fingerprinting are performed prior to employment. An official copy of the college transcript is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience working in TCOOMMI, behavioral health, criminal justice, and/or case management; advanced degree in Human Services field; QMHP certification; Licensed Practitioner (LCDC, LCSW, LMFT, LPC); Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Salary Amount$44,636 - 58,676/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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