Service Coordinator

Position Title

Service Coordinator - P.P. - Service Coordination - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #250

General Description

The Service Coordinator is responsible for providing on-going direct supports to individuals served in HCS, TxHmL, and General Revenue Programs.  Duties include but are not limited to, completing assessments, documentation, facilitating program planning and development; monitoring of services; linking and referring individuals to appropriate services; and crisis prevention and management.  The Service Coordinator will also be expected to develop an understanding of reimbursement practices and program guidelines. This position will as necessary interact with the individual's family/LAR, team members, and community resources.  The Service Coordinator will also be responsible for working with external and internal providers to accomplish Burke's mission "Working Together to Improve Lives."  Travel is required to provide monitoring services in the individual's home, school, and/or day service environment.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Counseling, Sociology, Human Development, Gerontology, Educational Psychology, Criminal Justice, or with a major in a social, behavioral or human services field from an accredited college or university.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Special Requests/Comments

Preferred: Good typing skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word.  Good organizational skills to meet strict deadlines.

Physical Requirements

Required: Must be physically able to complete all required training to include: Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, and all other required training.  Must have visual and auditory skills sufficient to evaluate and monitor consumer needs; fine motor skills for legible writing and typing; mobility required to bend, reach, lift (up to 25 lbs.) while assisting consumers, and carrying charts and equipment during a work day. Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Reliable transportation is required.

Hours

Monday - Friday; Generally, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

After hours' work may be required to meet consumer and program needs. 

Salary

$36,524 - $37,760 annually, depending on experience and qualifications.