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CCBHC Care Coordinator

Company: PermiaCare
Location: Odessa
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to work for an agency that makes a difference in the lives of people in your community every day? Join our team of dedicated and passionate staff and use your talents and skills to help others. Work one on one and as part of a team with kids or adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, HIV or substance abuse diagnoses, assist from behind the scenes in any one of our administrative departments, or provide necessary support for the direct care staff. Be an asset to your community while getting paid for it!The CCBHC Care Coordinator will coordinate care across a spectrum of health services, including access to high-quality physical health and behavioral health care, as well as social services, housing, education systems, and employment opportunities as necessary to facilitate wellness and recovery of the whole person. Care coordination closes gaps in treatment by helping individuals access multiple types of services within the community and provides follow-up to ensure the individual starts treatment with those services to achieve their recovery goals. Care coordinators will link individuals to integrated health care programs, substance abuse programs, mental health services, veteran services, and any other additional services needed. Care coordinators will provide services under the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model which offers a more comprehensive, holistic, and integrated model of treatment.Components of care coordination include:A.) Crisis Prevention and Management - Locating and coordinating services and supports to prevent or manage a crisis. Provide follow up crisis care to assist individuals in locating and obtaining appropriate professional help or self-help strategies within 7 days of release from behavioral hospitalB.) Identifying Risks-------Care coordinators will work with CCBHC manager, other staff members, Utilization Management (UM) team, IT department, and UM committee to analyze client specific data around risk factors and indicators (i.e. evictions, crisis encounters, multiples behavioral hospitalizations, etc.) which may flag that an individual has a need for care coordination in order to access multiple services and achieve recovery goalsC.) Holistic and Comprehensive Care-identifying the nature of the presenting problem/need, closing the gap between services provided by PermiaCare or other agencies, providing appropriate professional referrals within PermiaCare or to other agencies, and assisting the individual in accessing the services identified through the referralsD.) Monitoring and Linkage-monitor individual's treatment over several weeks to ensure all needs have been addressed and continue to close gaps between different services deliveries, complete follow-up assessments determining if identified referrals and/or treatment are meeting the individuals needs and recovery goals, assessing if additional referrals are needed as indicated by the individualE.) Care Coordination - identifying, arranging, advocating, collaborating with other agencies for treatment options and services provided that address client's needs individual. Expanding relationships with other agencies through the development of memorandums of understanding, sharing relevant health information, developing referral networks, and utilizing community resources to their fullest extent.Education Required: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistance, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education or early childhood intervention or a bachelor's degree with at least 30 hours of coursework in the previous fields.Experience Required: One-year experience with individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities preferred.Position Requirements: Valid Driver's License, proof of auto insurance, and insurable through PermiaCare. Required to pass criminal history and background checks as well as pre-employment drug screen.Full Time/Part Time: Full-time positionSalary: $20.65 per hour. Sign on bonus may be available.PermiaCare is a public agency that provides a comprehensive array of services to persons experiencing mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. We deliver high quality services to eight counties in Texas, serving the community as effectively and efficiently as we can. PermiaCare provides four main services: Mental Health (MH) Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Services, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services.PermiaCare knows that quality healthcare is important to maintaining a healthy life and providing proper care for your family. Health insurance through BCBS is provided free of charge to each full-time employee at PermiaCare, with the ability to purchase coverage for your family. Dental, vision, Colonial and AFLAC offerings are also available through payroll deductions for any PermiaCare employee for themselves and their family. Retirement, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Paid Time Off, Long Term Disability and Workers Compensation benefits are also covered by the agency. PermiaCare provides training and development through New Employee Orientation and ongoing training requirements. Educational assistance is also provided for qualified employees.PermiaCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and State laws pertaining to employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.PM22PI202067999

Keywords: PermiaCare, Midland , CCBHC Care Coordinator, Other , Odessa, Texas

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