Program Specialist for Nursing Facilities work with consumers, families, nursing facility staff, and community providers in an effort to meet therapeutic goals of consumers with intellectual/developmental disabilities. This person will develop and monitor Person-Directed Plans and will advocate for the consumers' receipt of services.

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 or related field Required
  • 1 year of experience working with people with IDD Required
Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with other as needed

Salary:  $31,851- $35.036‚Äč 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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