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Do you want the opportunity to positively impact the lives of an array clients, including the most disadvantage and vulnerable in our community who combat mental illness daily? Then NCMHID is the place for you.

Here at NCMHID you will learn how to:

·  Work hands-on with individuals to teach them the coping skills to allow them to function in their day-to-day lives, such as symptom de-escalation techniques, anger management and even teaching indigent individuals how to budget.

·  Educate clients on the role of medication in their mental health treatment, possible side-effects, and how their symptoms effect their lives.

·  Learn how to link clients to community resources to assist them in paying for their medications, such as Nueces County Clinic Card, Purchases Orders and Physician’s Assistance Programs.

·  Work with our medical team, including nurses and staff physicians, to provide the best community mental health treatment to our consumers.

·  Show clients to complete clinical paperwork to ensure clients maintain their treatment and continue to progress with their mental health goals.

·  And Much More!


18 Career Opportunities at Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities


Assists persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in developing their Person Directed Plan (PDP), which identifies services & supports needed to obtain life goals. Monitors consumers' progress towards goals & objectives and satisfaction with services & supports available through the Home and Community-based Services program.

Complete assigned custodial duties to meet specifications of the contract or work assignment. Work locations may change frequently depending on needs of contract. Provides training to workers with disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Teacher (RT) performs moderately complex (journey-level) rehabilitative planning and instructional work. Work involves identifying clients' rehabilitative or rehabilitative needs and providing the necessary instruction in teaching self-help or self-care and vocational skills to assist clients in attaining their optimum levels of independent living and vocational goals.

This position performs advanced (senior-level) case management work. Work may involve coordinating case management and program activities, helping to develop program goals, objectives, and procedures, and evaluating outcome measures for the program. May review the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Performs moderately complex rehabilitation planning and instructional work. Responsible for delivery of rehabilitative training for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer's needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention.

Coordinates and links to needed services, provides skills training and psychosocial rehabilitation as appropriate, and monitors consumer progress with meeting treatment goals. Delivers interventions such as crisis de-escalation, case management services, treatment planning and discharge planning.

Assists persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in developing their Person Directed Plan (PDP)/ Plan of Care, which identifies services & supports needed to obtain life goals. Monitors consumers’ progress towards goals, objectives & outcomes and satisfaction with services & supports available through Community First Choice.

Assists persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are residing in Nursing Facilities in developing their Person Directed Plan (PDP), which identifies services & supports needed to obtain life goals. Completes intakes into services for IDD consumers who are newly admitted to NFs. Monitors consumers' progress towards outcomes and satisfaction with specialized services & supports.

Responsible for delivery of rehabilitative training for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer's needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention. Provides skills training to address negative behaviors that are symptoms of emotional disturbance in order to help youth function independently in school, home and in the community.

Performs entry level to routine habilitative and rehabilitative care work with individuals who have developmental disabilities. Work involves implementing treatment programs, and performing therapeutic or developmental actives.

Responsible for delivery of rehabilitative training and case management services for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer's needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention.

The Robstown Clinic Team Leader, is responsible for providing nursing, mental health services and nursing/health care training to clients and staff. Services provided to children ages 3 to 17 and adults with a diagnosis of mental illness who exhibit serious emotional, behavioral or mental disorders. Responsible for screening and assessment of medical and mental health needs of client's.

A Non-Physician Mental Health Professional (NPMHP) will serve as mental health and substance use resource for school districts located in the region served by Education Service Center (ESC) region 2. Responsible for increasing awareness and understanding of mental health and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

For the TCOOMMI program, the Rehabilitation Teacher (RT) performs moderately complex (journey-level) rehabilitative planning and instructional work. Work involves identifying clients' rehabilitative or rehabilitative needs and providing the necessary instruction in teaching self-help or self-care and vocational skills to assist clients in attaining their optimum levels of independent living and vocational goals.

Performs entry-level rehabilitation therapy work. Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments at Pathways, a crisis respite 24-hour program. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent. Must have experience in therapeutic work. Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments. Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record.

Performs entry-level rehabilitation therapy work. Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments at Pathways, a crisis respite 24-hour program. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent. Must have experience in therapeutic work. Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments. Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record. This position is primarily 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. but flexible.

Licensed Vocational Nurse II is responsible for providing nursing, mental health services and nursing/health care training to individuals in the ACT program. Responsible for delivery of intensive medical service, education, and rehabilitative training for consumers on the Assertive Community Treatment caseload; coordination of consumer's medical-related needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention.

Foster/Companion Care contractor provides a supervised, 24-hour arrangement in a home for intellectual developmental disability individuals who are unable to continue living independently in their own homes.