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(3008) Licensed Psychologist/ Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA)/ Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Job Description

The Certified Authorized Provider – IDD Eligibility will provide diagnostic and clinical services for individuals who have diagnoses of Intellectual Developmental Disability (IDD) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder who are seeking services and supports in the Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) catchment area. The position requires an employee who can effectively work with individuals who have diagnoses of IDD or Autism, their families, other agency providers, local government agencies, county agencies, and school districts to promote collaborative relationships and planning for continuity of care.

This position is responsible for completion of the Determination of Intellectual Disability (DID), which may include all or some of the following: diagnostic review of previous information (school FIEs, neurological testing, etc.), clinical interview to gather developmental history and overview of services sought; administration of intellectual/cognitive testing; and an assessment of adaptive functioning.  The purpose of the DID is to determine if the individual meets diagnostic criteria for IDD program services. The DID report must be written in accordance with the DID Best Practice Guidelines published by Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), as well as to BTCS standards.   Documentation must be completed within BTCS standards for timeliness and accuracy.

The position requires collaboration with internal programs/departments, community partners and serves as a role model for professionalism, service, communication, and teamwork.  A high level of ability to exercise good independent judgment and time management skills is expected.

Location: All locations (Home clinic TBD based on staff location)

Salary: for LPA/LSSP: $21.80/hr


Applicable Differentials:

Prior experience at a community center in a

similar position:


$1.00/hr – 2 years previous experience

$1.00/hr – 4 years previous experience


Specialties supporting the position


$1.00/hr – Ph.D.

$.75 – Bilingual/ASL


BTCS Tenure

$1.00/hr – 1 year

$1.00/hr – 2 years

$1.00/hr – 4 years

$1.00/hr – 6 years

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

CityAll Locations; Within Service Area
CountyBastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications:
• Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
• Demonstrated ability to use good clinical judgment and effective work with a team in a fast-paced setting.
• Demonstrated computer and documentation skills.
Must have valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Dual licensure as a Licensed Psychological Associate and Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Psychologist.
• Experience with psychological testing, preferably with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including pervasive developmental disorders/Autism and one-year clinical experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Experience with a Local Intellectual Development Disability Authority completing diagnostic assessments (DIDs), endorsements, and assessments to determine eligibility. Knowledge of community resources and Medicaid waiver programs
Salary Amount$66,144/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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