PASRR Habilitation Coordinator-Corsicana

Overview

Date Posted:
7/12/2019
Job Code:
PASSHABCord
Location:
NF-PASRR
City:
Corsicana
State:
TX
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Government

Description

 

This position provides assessments and referral services to adults who reside in a Nursing Facility or have an intellectual or developmental disability or dually diagnosed.  Responsibilities include performing assessments to determine whether identified individuals need nursing facility services, to identify alternate placement options when applicable, and to identify specialized services that may benefit the individual.  Incumbent must be able to identify service needs and a variety of community resources to address those needs; to negotiate and advocate with the service units for individuals; and develop effective working relationships with the individuals, family members and/or legally authorized representatives, nursing facility staff, LAR's and other services individuals into state Medicaid waiver programs, and for completing the PASRR process.  Assist with conducting PASRR evaluations for residents in the Nursing facilities in order to determine eligibility for PASRR specialized services.  Must have effective verbal and written communication skills, problem solving abilities and an aptitude for teamwork.  Some travel within the 12 county service area is required.  

Salary: $16.13/hourly

Minimum Requirements

 

Bachelor's degree with a major in counseling, social work, psychology or criminal justice plus one year work experience ( may be paid, could come from volunteer work or from having a family member or friend)  providing services to those who have developmental disabilities or dual diagnoses. Must provide documentation of experience derived from personal relationship. Must have a valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record, as well as personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas.  Must have proficient computer skills including MS Word and Excel.