Provides Service Coordinator Functions as outlined by Texas Administrative Code, 40 TAC, Chapter 2, Subchapter L: Service Coordination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Duties outlined under this Code include: Coordinating the development of each assigned consumer's Person Directed Plan, coorindating and monitoring services, monthly contact with each assigned consumer, and working closely with private and public providers of Home & Community-Based Services. Additional duties include: building relationships and partnerships with consumers, and family members; assisting consumers in determing outcomes; incorporating the values of Person Directed Planning; referring to community resources; maintaining Medicaid eligibility; monitoring services and supports; resolving problems or concerns; and working within timeframes.
Bachelor or advanced degree from an accredited college or university required. A major in a social, behavioral, or human service field including, but not limited to, psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education and criminal justice.
A valid Texas driver's license required and must be insurable under the Center's vehicle insurance.
Prefer one-year experience in like or similar position, eith public or private. Education will be considered in lieu of experience.
Demonstrated, either through experience or educaiton, ability to work in a rapid pace environment in a organized and professional manner. Ability to self-monitor production and quality with minimal assistance. Basic knowledge and familiarity with data systems including business software such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to develop productive relationships with individuals and family members that focus on individual specific outdomes. Ability to recognize barriers and coordination issues between service systems, and to advocate effectively for indivduals served. Organizational and typing skills are a must. The ability to communicate both vervally and in writing. The ability to work as a team member in a diverse environment interfacing with both public and private providers.
Applicants that don't meet the required degree or all other qualifications will not be considered for this particular position.
The Center's application for employment must be completed. Resumes may be submitted but will not be considered without the completed employment application. Please no calls to the Human Resources department regarding the "status of your application". Applications are forwarded to the supervisor and he/she selects applicants and schedules interviews.