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Health and Human Services Commission Rehabilitation Teacher I in Big Spring, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionRehabilitation Teacher IAre you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state, and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan.The Rehabilitation Teacher Interviews patients, writes activities assessments and treatment plans for newly admitted patients; serves as liaison for assigned treatment team. Conducts PSR skills training groups for assigned patients, including geriatric (65+), adults, MR/MI, COPSD and forensic, conducts independent studies as assigned. Writes progress notes to report patient response to treatment and completes other documentation as assigned. Responsible for cleanliness of work area and equipment. Provides limited supervision of therapist tech staff as assigned. Coordinates/serves on departmental committees, provides training to hospital and other staff in area of expertise. Works under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor and the general supervision of the Program Director. Essential Job Functions1. Completes all interviews and documentation required for Functional Skills and COPSD assessment within the required time frame.2. Attends staffings, develops recovery plans, documents progress of clients and completes all required documentation within the designated timeframe.3. Conducts PSR classes and completes appropriate documentation on clients.4. Completes other duties as assigned.Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsKnowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of PSR assessment, teaching techniques/tools, specialty populations, and rehabilitation services. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Initial Screening CriteriaMinimum high school graduation or GED. Preferred two years\' experience in working with specialty populations. (ID/MI, COPSD, forensic, etc.)Preferred six months\' teaching experience. Valid driver\'s license. Ability/willingness to work on-call weekends and holidays. Education may substitute for required experience. Bachelor\'s degree is preferred. Additional InformationPlease email Kenneth Casbeer at kenneth.casbeer@hhs.texas.gov if you choose to apply for this position.Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service.All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.Salary Note: The salary offered will follow https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=547432 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.