The Rehab Specialist will serve as a member of the Intensive Transition Team (ITT) for the State Hospital Stepdown Program. The State Hospital Step Down program collaborates closely with Health and Human Services and all State Psychiatric Hospitals and works to build successful discharge plans for individuals who have been admitted to the state hospital for over 1 year. The State Hospital Step Down 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 an interdisciplinary 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, a supported housing and employment specialist, therapist, nursing team, primary care provider, the participant, and the participant’s family or legally authorized representative.
The primary duties of a Rehab Specialist include:
This position is a crisis position that cross-trains to support other crisis programs, including Crisis Respite Unit, Mobile Crisis Outreach Team, Diversion Center and Youth Therapeutic Respite.
Salary: $24.23 – $33.48/hr
2 years previous crisis experience: $2.00/hour
Evening Shift: $2.00/hour
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.
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.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a social sciences/human services. *Or a minimum of 24 college credits in a human services field are required.|
Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional/Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional
Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of case management/crisis experience, Master’s degree; pursuing clinical licensure in counseling, social work, or a related field. Bilingual in ASL or Spanish preferred.
|Salary Amount||$50,398 - 69,638/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|