The person in this position will be responsible for the completion of PASRR Level I and PASRR Level II Evaluations for people admitting to or residing in Nursing Facilities who are identified as potentially having Mental Illness or an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability. These evaluations require face to face interviews with the individuals, their family members, Nursing Facility staff and others who know the individual, as well as research of existing medical records, for comprehensive discovery of pertinent information to accurately complete the evaluations.  Responsibilities include active participation in initial interdisciplinary meetings for people eligible for PASRR services, completion of the Community Living Options process for people with IDD, follow-up for individuals with MI who refuse PASRR services, provision of case management or psychosocial rehabilitative training and other activities mandated by the HHSC contract or other rules relevant to the PASRR process. 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

 

  • Complete PASRR Level I and Level II Evaluations;
  • Provide face to face interviews of individuals, family members, NF staff and others in order to gather information pertinent to completion of the evaluations;
  • Data entry of the completed evaluations into the TMHP portal;
  • Attendance at the initial IDT meeting following the PASRR evaluation in order to discuss the specialized services recommended for the individual in the PASRR Evaluation and attendance to annual IDT meetings for those individuals who have refused services;
  • For individuals with MI, completion of the ANSA to determine a service package appropriate for the individual’s needs;
  • For individuals with IDD, completion of the Community Living Options process during the information-gathering phase of PE completion;
  • Attendance at the annual IDT meetings for individuals who have previously refused PASRR services.
  • Provision of case management and or psychosocial rehabilitative training as deemed necessary and in accordance with the individual’s treatment plan.

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal and telephone communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • Constant travel to provide services for clients, including regional travel up to 25% of time
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, Human Service or related field Required
  • 1 year of experience working with people with IDD Required
  • 1 year Case Management experience Preferred

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with other as needed

Salary: $ 31,851-$39,688 Annual DOQ

Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance

Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**



Location: Developmental Services
                 3420 W Waco Drive Waco, TX

Department: Developmental Services
This is a full time position

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