104588

JOB TITLE Pathway to Care Coordinator Case Manager (GRANT FUNDED)
WAGE $47,061 Annually
JOB STATUS Full-time
SHIFT 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Mon-Fri
POSTING NUMBER 104588
HIRING PROGRAM Mental Health Services
JOB LOCATION Maverick C&A
BENEFITS Full
POSTING DATE 07/22/22
CLOSING DATE 08/08/22 or until filled
Proof of education is required upon request.  Transcript or diploma must be original.  Copies will not be accepted.  Requires valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  Camino Real Community Services (CRCS) incorporates principles of trauma informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, in all areas of service delivery.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general direction of the Project Director or Crisis Services Director, the Pathway to Care Coordinator will be responsible for providing services for adults and children identified with serious mental illness (SMI), serious emotional disturbance (SED) and/or co-occurring substance use disorders (COPSD).  The Pathway to Care Coordinator will maintain a caseload of individuals served for a minimum of 6 months.  This position will be trained in and provide evidenced-based interventions as well as case management services.  Data collection and reporting is required, and strong organizational skills is a necessity.  Interagency collaboration is necessary to provide appropriate care and access to the full range of community-based behavioral health services and community supports.  Types of services include but are not limited to screening assessments, treatment planning, individual and family skills training, group skills training, and crisis support services.  Services and interventions most often are provided in individuals home, workplace, or other community setting.  This position requires travel in the service area and some flexibility in work hours and schedule.  Both the quality and quantity of services provided are considered in employee performance evaluation.  All services must be provided in a manner consistent with agency policies and procedures.  Camino Real is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic and implements the principles of Trauma-Informed Care.  This position participates on an afterhours on-call rotation as deemed necessary by the project director on crisis services director.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in (or the equivalent to a major, i.e., 24 hours of course work) in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, OR licensure as a registered nurse.
Must meet TAC Requirements for Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
Minimum of 18 hours graduate coursework in a related field may substitute for the one year of work experience.
Must possess good computer skills.  Applicant must live within the service area, preferably within Dimmit, Zavala, or Maverick Counties and demonstrate ability to read, write and speak English and Spanish.

PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Prior experience at a behavioral health or community mental health center setting.
Prior knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of social work and chemical dependency, the functioning of mental health hospitals and/or out-patient mental health clinics and schools.
Prior knowledge and experience with trauma-informed clinical interventions for mental and emotional wellbeing .
Live within Dimmit, Zavala, or Maverick Counties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to work independently, to organize work efficiently, and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with mental illness.
Ability to develop productive relationship with individuals and family members that focus on individual specific outcomes.
Extensive skill in individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to the changing needs of the individuals and the ability to work in a crisis situation.
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professionals, individuals, and groups, exercise tact, initiative, and good judgment when dealing with people, prepare reports, and recommendations for administrative use.
Knowledge of local community resources, how to access those services and use them effectively,
Ability to advocate effectively for an individual in the target population.
Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of social work and chemical dependency, the functioning of mental health hospitals and/or out-patient mental health clinics and schools.
Ability to relate to clients with a variety of age, sex, economic, educational, and professional background.
Ability to apply and integrate theory, knowledge, values, and practices of social work and/or counseling profession.
Ability to engage in problem solving process.
Ability to understand, articulate and apply the dynamics of chemical abuse and dependency.
Demonstrate skills in the use of personal computer to record client data, written documentation of client assessments and interventions, correspondence, or reports.
Ability to interpret and assess data.
Working knowledge of the DSM-IV.
Ability to maintain physical and emotional stamina to permit full performance of duties.


OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Apply in person at:  2644 Encino Park Drive, Eagle Pass, Texas
or submit application and resume to:
Camino Real Community Services Center
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
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