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Company: Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual D
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

To create a safe and collaborative environment empowering individuals to build resiliency and independence.*This position will remain open for seven (7) calendar days, or until filled.* (posted 11-18-2021)(reposted 1-3-22)Salary: $20.48 hr.General Description
Performs advanced duties monitoring the care and services provided to intellectually disabled and/or developmentally delayed consumers in the Home and Community Services (HCS) program. Works with service coordinators in the development of the Individual Plan of Care (IPC) based on the Person Directed Plan (PDP). Develops and writes implementation plans (IPs) for consumers, with measurable objectives and goals (SMART). Monitors consumers' progress towards goals & objectives and satisfaction with services & supports available through the Home and Community-based Services program. This is completed through quarterly face to face contact & frequent telephone contact with the individuals assigned, their families, and their service providers. The work requires intensive coordination of private providers' services and available community resources including Medicaid, Social Security and other community based programs where available. Communicates on an as needed basis with assigned service coordinator at the Local Authority. Write quarterly reviews, documenting consumers' progress toward goals, services rendered, and any issues that have surfaced since last review. Works directly with consumers and families and/or legal authorized representative (LARs) to determine the preferences of the consumers and their representatives to ensure all needs are met. Also requires interaction and cooperation with various internal departments within Nueces Center Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities. Extensive documentation is necessary to ensure that the individual receives needed services and makes progress towards their life goals. All documentation must be completed within required timeframes specific to each program. Accurate data entry into CARE system and both electronic and hardcopy submission to HHSC is required. Must be able to consistently meet deadlines in providing service oversight and submitting reports. Must be able to work well independently and within a service planning team. Staff must be compliant with Center policies and procedures, program protocols and requirements of other regulatory bodies. Works under limited supervision and requires the use of initiative, independent judgment and efficient time management. Provides coverage within the unit when unit is not fully staffed. Performs related work as assigned. Will have a schedule that is flexible to the needs of consumers served.Minimum Qualifications
One-year minimum experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in human services or a related field is generally preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Must have a valid Texas driver's license at all times, liability insurance and a good driving record.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of rehabilitation programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Skill in the operation of computers and applicable computer programs. Ability to collect and analyze data, to prepare and maintain records, to develop therapeutic programs, to communicate effectively, and to train others. Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Knowledge of provider services and community-based resources. Knowledge of Texas Home Living and HCS service principles and billing guidelines. Skill in individual needs assessment and treatment plan development and discharge planning. Ability to make appropriate referrals and linkages. Ability to advocate effectively for consumers. Ability to work independently, organize work effectively, and communicate clearly (verbally, in writing). Computer literate. Ability to develop productive relationships with individuals, family members and providers that focus on consumer specific outcomes. Knowledge of applicable rules, regulations and policies and procedures. In the course of being employed, understands and implements trauma informed care practices.We are a tobacco free workplaceEOE/AA

Keywords: Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual D, Corpus Christi , QIDP II, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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