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Care Coordinator Werlein Crisis Stabilization Unit - $2,000 Sign on Bonus

Posted: 01/27/2023

At Hill Country Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Center our vision is to empower people, foster hope,
support choice, and celebrate success.


Help us help others:

The Care Coordinator works as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team providing inpatient treatment services to people who are admitted to the Crisis Stabilization Unit.  The primary functions of the Care Coordinator are: a) collecting information for the completion of ANSA and social service assessments to inform the treatment process;  b) the development of a person centered recovery plan for each individual admitted to the CSU; c) the provision of education, rehabilitation, and activity services on a group and/or individual basis; d) providing communication and education for family members as appropriate; and e) identification and linkage with community resources and supports  to meet individual mental health and social needs following discharge from the CSU.    The Care Coordinator will work closely with the multi-disciplinary treatment team on the development and implementation of short-term treatment interventions designed to stabilize each individual’s crisis such that they can safely return to community living. The Care Coordinator will complete timely documentation of the assessment, care planning, education, and discharge planning services provided.  Will work under the supervision of a Licensed Master Social Worker. 


You will get to:

  • Collects information for completion of the ANSA, the psychosocial assessment, and other standardized assessments to inform the diagnostic and treatment process; to plan relevant, person centered treatment interventions; and to formulate an appropriate continuity of care plan on discharge.  Completion of the social assessment and discharge planning functions will occur under the supervision of a LMSW  
  • Integrates relevant psychiatric, medical, and social information from multi-disciplinary assessments and relevant collateral sources to develop recovery plans that meet the needs of individuals admitted to the CSU.  Participates in the development of the client's Recovery Plan in collaboration with the person served and other team members.  Completes data entry of the recovery plan in to the electronic record and updates the plan as indicated. 
  • Develops service goals/objectives and continuity of care plans in collaboration with the person served, their support system, community resources in the home community, and the local mental health authority.  Completes written documentation of discharge planning activities as they occur.  Communicates with family members as appropriate to facilitate the discharge plan.
  • With appropriate consent, communicates with family members and/or significant others.  Obtains information for the assessment, recovery planning, and discharge planning process.  Provides family education on mental illness, community resources, and safety planning. 
  • Provides small group/individual psychoeducation and activity services to meet the mental health needs of people served in the CSU.  Documents service delivery and response to treatment in accordance with the recovery plan for each individual.     
  •  Completes required documentation to include assessments, recovery plans, progress notes, and discharge planning activities accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes an electronic medical record to record services provided and to enter recovery/treatment plans. 
  • Other duties as assigned

You’ll definitely need:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a Human Service field such as psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, educational psychology.  Current social work, counselor, or psychology license in Texas preferred.
  • (Preferred)  Masters degree in a human service field described under academic requirements preferred.  Current human service license in social work, psychology, counseling preferred.  Experience facilitating educational and activity or psychosocial rehabilitation groups preferred.  Experience working in an inpatient psychiatric facility preferred.


We’ll also want you to:

  • Communicates clearly and maintains professional working relationships with people served, families, community stakeholders, CSU staff as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Exercises judgement in the communication of confidential information and adheres to all agency policies related to HIPAA.  
  • Observes safety practices, rules and operating procedures.  Takes necessary actions to preserve the health, safety, and general well-being of the consumers served, co-workers and the public.
  • Provides prompt, courteous, and friendly services, which are responsive to the desires and preferences of consumers and within the boundaries of generally acceptable professional practice and judgment.
  • Interacts with the public in a manner, which promotes good public relations for Hill Country MHDD and public respect and acceptance of individuals with mental health issues.
  • Attends work as scheduled on a regular and consistent basis. Follows facility policy for time and attendance, scheduling adjustments, and requests for time off. 
  • Treats equipment and facilities with care and respect.
  • Makes efficient use of time and resources.
  • Attends and successfully completes training required by the job.
  • Adheres to Hill Country MHDD policies and procedures of the program or department to which they are assigned.
  • Works independently and carries out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

We’re excited to provide:

  • Employer paid PPO health insurance plan for employee making less than $40k per year, with option to add dependents.
  • PPO dental plan and vision insurance options for healthy teeth and eyes.
  • Employer paid life insurance.
  • 403(b) and 457 retirement plan options with company matching to build retirement savings so you can retire someday.
  • Generous paid time off for fun and vacations and paid sick time for when you’re under the weather.
  • Authentic and caring environment where folks care about each other and want to do good in the world.

We can pay you:

$24.04 per hour and benefits plus good karma for doing good in the world.