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Title:Mental Health Intake Coordinator
Location:Granbury, Texas
UNITED STATES
Description:

Job Overview:  Under the supervision of the Access Program Manager this position determines an individual’s initial mental health diagnosis and eligibility criteria for services. The Intake Coordinator will utilize DSM criteria to complete initial diagnostic assessments to determine eligibility for behavioral health services for both adults and children/adolescents. After completion of the initial assessment, the Intake Coordinator will explain outcome of assessment. This position will see a high volume of individuals on a daily basis, to include walk-ins and scheduled individuals.

 

Essential Functions:  The Intake Coordinator is one of the first clinical staff an individual will encounter when seeking mental health services with the agency. This position will see adults, children, and adolescents for diagnostic assessments. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Gather pertinent information to complete a psychosocial history and diagnostic assessment. Assessments will be conducted face to face as well as utilizing a tele-video system for multiple sites.
  • Determine levels of need and types of services required based on information obtained.
  • Accurately complete a uniform assessment to identify an individual’s needs and strengths as appropriate.
  • Assessments may require utilization of counseling skills, problem-solving techniques, and brief crisis intervention to support individuals being assessed.
  • Must utilize concurrent documentation to meet documentation requirements.
  • Review previous mental health documentation in electronic health records or as provided by the individual.
  • Provide community referrals as needed.
  • Communicate with referring entities and internal providers.
  • Participate in data collection activities and peer review processes as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.                   

 

Skills and Qualifications: A successful candidate will have the following abilities and minimum qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in social services or counseling is required.
  • LPC-Intern required; LPC, LCSW, or LMFT preferred.  
  • Minimum of two years of experience in human services.
  • Experience in conducting diagnostic evaluations and psychosocial assessments preferred.
  • Working knowledge of mental health and substance abuse services and needs. 
  • Must have strong computer operating skills.
  • Ability to participate respectively as a team member during department and agency meetings.
  • Ability to have a flexible work schedule while demonstrating effective time management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Travel between locations as assigned.
  • Be well-organized.
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, a good driving record for the past three years, and personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas.
  • Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) is preferred but not required. 

 

Physical Requirements: Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, lift at least 25 pounds, reach overhead, and sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to pass a work related physical.

 

Applications Accepted: Until position is filled.

 

 ***Credentialing is required for this position. Therefore, please submit a copy of your unofficial transcript with your application. If you are selected for hire an official transcript will be required. ***

An Application for Employment is required. A resume may be submitted; however, it will not replace an employment application. 

 

 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

SERVING ERATH¬HOOD¬PALO PINTO¬PARKER¬JOHNSON*SOMERVELL COUNTIES

Salary:DOE
Benefits:Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, HRA, HSA, FSA, Supplementals & Retirement Benefits Avaliable
Contact:Human Resources
Address:P.O. Box 729
2101 West Pearl Street
Granbury, Texas, 76048
UNITED STATES
Telephone:817-579-4451
Fax:817-579-4408
Email:HumanResources@pecanvalley.org

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