COORDINATOR CCBHC DEFINITIVE CARE job vacancy in Metrocare Services, (Dallas, TX 75211)

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Job Details
Company Name :
Metrocare Services
Company Location :
Dallas, TX 75211
Job Position :
Job Category :
Jobs in Texas

Job Description :
Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.
ABOUT METROCARE: Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.

The mission of Metrocare Services is to serve our neighbors with developmental or mental health challenges by helping them find lives that are meaningful and satisfying. Our vision is that regardless of challenges faced, the people we serve maximize the ability to find the meaning and satisfaction they choose for their lives. Our Center values Integrity, Quality, Diversity, and Perseverance. We are an agency committed to quality, accountability and culturally/gender-responsive, and trauma-informed care to individuals experiencing serious mental illness, development disabilities, and/or co-occurring disorders. Metrocare programs focus on the issues that matter most in the lives of the children, families and adults we serve. The CCBHC Definitive Care Coordinator will organize access to necessary services and build a therapeutic team to include natural supports and providers for those who are participating in mental health and substance use treatment. The CCBHC Definitive Care Coordinator uses knowledge of social drivers of health, diagnostic characteristics, symptomology of primary mental illness and knowledge of medications, side effects and benefits to provide services in a person-centered, supportive, community-based environment. The CCBHC Care Coordinator is primarily responsible for organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with an individual in services care to achieve safer and more effective care. This position depends upon successful relationship building with community partners and referral sources to ensure individual in service access to the right care at the right time. The CCBHC Definitive Care Coordinator is monitored by periodic supervision.

Create and/or enhance an existing person/family-centered recovery plan that identifies an individuals goals, objectives, strengths and preferred involvement of natural supports as well as coordination with internal and external providers.
Assessing consumer needs on a continual basis throughout the course of treatment
Assistance with scheduling and completing all internal and external provider appointments
Assistance to meet needs impacting social drivers of health including housing, food, clothing, transportation, employment and academic needs
Interacting with other team members to provide comprehensive and timely assistance in resolving issues that are barriers to the consumer receiving services
Coordination with internal and external providers to ensure a holistic approach to care that considers all areas of an individuals life, the individuals wants and goals and all treatment interventions
Documenting services in the electronic health record within 24 hours after services have occurred
Contact with individual in service at least one time per every 90 days at minimum
Develop/maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external referral resources; allowing creation/renewal of informal and formal agreements between Metrocare and those external agencies. Relationships with external agencies will include but are not limited to: FQHCs, inpatient psychiatric and substance use facilities, the Department of Veteran Affairs, inpatient acute care hospitals and hospital outpatient clinics and community/regional supports and providers such as schools, child welfare agencies, criminal justice and Indian Health Services.
Assists the individual in service in developing and/or strengthening natural supports who will participate in care coordination activities
Helping to maintain a list of community resources for successful external referrals
Maintains confidentiality of information concerning consumers and family members
Perform other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES: The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Analytical skills, professional acumen, business ethics, thorough understanding of continuous improvement processes, problem solving, respect for confidentiality, excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to assess and organize complex information regarding an individuals goals in useable format that is clear to the individual and participating members of the therapeutic team (natural supports, internal and external providers)
Knowledge of Social Drivers of Health and how to assist an individual in service in accessing necessary services
Clinical skill for evaluating accuracy of clinical screening and providing appropriate clinical intervention
Knowledge of Trauma Informed Recovery Planning, Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing and Person Centered Approaches to Care
Interpersonal skills to communicate and encourage collaboration among therapeutic team members


Bachelors Degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice or related human services field
Minimum of 1 year of experience in behavioral health care, working with individuals with severe persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders
Strong knowledge base of Dallas County community providers and resources to include behavioral and physical health care, housing, transportation, employment/academic supports and other social service agencies


Masters degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field.


Ability to carry out oral and/or written instructions
Ability to operate as a team member, yet able to make positive, individual judgments
Ability to assess needs of consumers
Ability to recognize and report side effects of psychoactive medications
Ability to assess a potential crisis situation and ensure the delivery of services at the proper level of care
Ability to work collaboratively with co -workers
Ability to work in a high stress environment, take initiative and be creative
Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle
Ability to successfully use an automated clinical record keeping system


Intermediate level on MS Excel, Email and word processing programs
Ability to utilize Internet for resources.


Current State of Texas Driver License or if you live in another state, must be currently licensed in that state. If licensed in another state, must obtain Texas Driver License within three (3) months of employment.
Liability insurance required if employee will operate personal vehicle on Center property or for Center business. Must be insurable by Centers liability carrier if employee operates a Center vehicle or drives personal car on Center business. Must have an acceptable driving record.
TB Test, CPR, First Aid and SAMA to be provided within 30 days for hire
TAC web-based training
Certified Community Behavioral health Clinic Trainings completed within the first year of hire

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to talk and hear, use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone. Due to the multi-site responsibilities of this position the incumbent must be able to carry equipment and supplies (up to 15 pounds). The position requires standing and/or walking in excess of 7 hours a day.

In-county travel is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level may vary between low and mild.
The work environment should not be unusually hot or cold.

Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:

Paid Leave
Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement Plan, including employer matching
Health Savings Account, including employer matching
Professional Development Allowance up to $1500 per year
Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
Many other benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Tobacco Free Facilities – Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.
No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters

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