104534

JOB TITLE (GRANT FUNDED)    Health Care Navigator
WAGE    $39,193 Annually
JOB STATUS    Full-time
SHIFT    8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Mon-Fri, variable
POSTING NUMBER    104534
HIRING PROGRAM    MH
JOB LOCATION    Jourdanton, Texas (SUD Clinic)
BENEFITS    Full
POSTING DATE    08/12/22
CLOSING DATE    08/26/22 or until filled

A completed application is required for this position.  Proof of education required upon request and requires a valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Health Care Coordinator (HCCs) are relied upon to deliver the full range of services to integrated physical health and behavioral health services.  HCCs are responsible for coordinating the access to medical, dental, and other allied health professional care for the physical health needs of CRCS consumers.  HCCs coordinate consumers’ physical health care with the entire CRCS team of behavioral health care staff.  CRCS priority populations served include adults with severe, chronic mental illness and their families to include those with dual disordered mental illness and substance abuse disorders.  HCNs collaborate medical, dental, and allied health agencies, clinics, and private providers.  HCNs coordinate, facilitate, track, broker, and document consumer/patient referrals and appointments for medical services such as medical history and physical exams, medications/prescriptions, injections, laboratory tests, and any other medical service required or directed by physician orders.  HCNs document work daily utilizing agency approved software.  Appropriate staff will provide clinical supervision.  Administratively, reports directly to the Director of Special Programs.  HCCs constantly exercise vigilance in maintaining confidential files and reports.  This is a grant funded position.  This position will be required to transport individuals to appointments.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications to be eligible for the position:

Academic degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university and must meet QMHP requirements as follows:  In general, persons majoring in Nursing or in a behavioral, social, or human services field are encouraged to apply.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED.
Must have at least 3 years of experience working in a  community setting or social service environment setting.


PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bilingual English/Spanish.
Associates degree in social services.
One (1) year work experience in a health care/clinic environment.
Three (3) years of experience in a community health setting.
Texas Certified Community Care Coordinators, Promator/a, Certified Nurse Assistant (CAN) and Certified Health Unit Coordinators (CHUC) are also encouraged to apply.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with mental illness.
Knowledge of local community resources, how to access those services and use them effectively.
Ability to work in a fast-paced health services work setting and to meet deadlines.
Ability to support Integrated Care program to improve health outcomes of residents in Atascosa County.
Ability to work under conditions requiring physical stamina and ability to work in a stressful environment.
Skills for public service referrals/contacts on the telephone and in person.
Skills for service delivery and case management.
Skills with needs assessments, treatment planning and responding to individual’s changing needs.
Skill for independent, organized, and efficient work and effective verbal and written communication.
Must have ability to work under conditions requiring physical stamina and ability to work in a stressful environment.
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OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Apply in person at:   1749 Hwy. 97 East, Jourdanton, TX or submit application and resume to:
Camino Real Community Services
ATTN: HRS
P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX.  78052
FAX: 830-772-4304
E-MAIL: hollyb@caminorealcs.org  
PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300
Apply