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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!


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


Under the general supervision of a registered nurse, is responsible for providing nursing, mental health services and nursing/health care training to clients and staff. Services provided to children ages 3-17 and adults ages 18 and up with a diagnosis of mental illness who exhibit serious emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders.

Under the supervision of the Program Director for the TCOOMMI program, the Case Manager CM) performs moderately complex (journey-level) rehabilitative planning and instructional work. Work involves identifying client’s 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.

Under supervision of Youth Services Director. Provides administrative and managerial responsibilities of mental health routine case management that includes maintaining positive budget variance, clinical oversite of program, and supervision of staff assigned to program. Supervises quality and quantity of work conducted by case management staff. Responsible for auditing quality of standards of consumers’ care; assures billable services are maximized; management of unit budget; and program development. Maintains compliance of standards (JOINT COMMISSION, Medicaid, and NCMHID OPM).

Performs moderately complex case management planning and instructional work. Responsible for delivery of case management and skills training for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer’s needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention. Performs complex professional duties related to the evaluation, individualized program planning.

Performs moderately complex case management planning and instructional work. Responsible for delivery of case management and skills training for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer's needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention. Performs complex professional duties related to the evaluation, individualized program planning.

Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments at Pathways, a crisis respite 24-hour program. Work includes supervision of clients and their activities, observing and reporting client conditions and behaviors and interacting with clients in a crisis residential manner. This position is primarily 4pm – 12am. Must be flexible.

Under supervision of the Program Supervisor, performs highly complex (senior-level) case management work. Work involves reviewing and tracking case management activities, and assisting in developing program goals, objectives and procedures. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Responsible for monitoring incoming alerts from Nursing Facilities, scheduling and completing PASRR Evaluations (PE) to determine if MH or IDD services are required, according to HHS required timeframes.

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. Shift 8-5, flexible.

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.

Work involves determining nursing service requirements and providing for the care and treatment of clients. Plans, assigns and supervises the work of others and serves as supervisor of the clinic nursing staff with in consultation with the MH Director and Medical Director. Provides staff training and serves on Center committees.

Performs psychosocial rehabilitation planning and instructional work. 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. Performs complex professional duties related to the provision of outpatient mental health services while incorporating individualized treatment planning.

Performs psychosocial rehabilitation planning and instructional work. 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. Performs complex professional duties related to the provision of outpatient mental health services while incorporating individualized treatment planning.

Performs complex (journey-level) training and development work. Work involves coordinating, organizing, assessing, and conducting training sessions using a variety of training methods.

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.

Performs moderately complex (journey level) habilitative client care work. Work involves implementing treatment programs, evaluating and revising program goals and objectives, and performing therapeutic or developmental activities. May train and/or supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Will provide psychotherapy, skills training, and case management as authorized by DSHS TRR model. Will provide therapy and rehab services using DSHS curricula. May perform intake assessments. Works towards positive consumer outcomes by reducing symptoms and increasing level of functioning. Services will be community based for the most part with some services delivered in the clinic. Services are supervised by an LPHA.

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. This is completed through monthly face to face contact & frequent telephone contact with the individuals assigned, their families, and their service providers.

Under the general supervision of a registered nurse, is responsible for performing moderately complex medical aide work. Assist nurses in obtaining reports and records from medical records. Performs nursing functions as appropriate. Assists medical staff in performing procedures. Performs related work as assigned and trained.

Performs moderately complex (journey level) habilitative client care work. Work involves implementing treatment programs, evaluating and revising program goals and objectives, and performing therapeutic or developmental activities.

This position will perform psychosocial rehabilitation planning and instructional work. Will be 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. Will seek to reduce jail recidivism rates for people with serious emotional illnesses and high risk for recidivism who frequently cycle thorough the criminal justice system, local emergency and hospital service.

The duties of the Health and Safety Associate (HSA) include community engagement with staff, consumers, and visitors, involvement in the emergency response to various incidents, routine checks of facility, grounds, and parking areas to mitigate and report health and safety hazards, safety inspections, lock and alarm checks, incident reporting, and other duties as assigned by the Health & Safety Manager.

Will provide psychotherapy, skills training, and case management as authorized by HHS TRR model. Will provide therapy and rehab services using HHS approved curricula. Will perform intake assessments. Works towards positive consumer outcomes by reducing symptoms and increasing level of functioning. Community based services.

Under the general supervision of a registered nurse, is responsible for performing moderately complex medical aide work. Assist nurses in obtaining reports and records from medical records. Performs nursing functions as appropriate. Assists medical staff in performing procedures. Performs related work as assigned and trained.

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. This is completed through monthly face to face contact & frequent telephone contact with the individuals assigned, their families, and their service providers & MCOs. Shift: 8:00 - 5:00; variable.

This position is responsible for performing moderately complex medical aide work. Assist nurses in obtaining reports and records from medical records. Performs nursing functions as appropriate. Assists medical staff in performing procedures. Performs related work as assigned and trained.

Performs moderately complex (journey level) habilitative client care work. Work involves implementing treatment programs, evaluating and revising program goals and objectives, and performing therapeutic or developmental activities.

Work involves implementing treatment programs, evaluating and revising program goals and objectives, and performing therapeutic or developmental activities. May train others.

Under the supervision of the Program Director for TCOOMMI programs, the LPHA Intake Specialist performs advanced (senior-level) psychological work. Work involves coordinating psychological testing, programming, diagnosing, counseling, reporting, and research. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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 Texas Home Living Waiver or General Revenue programs.

Must have a qualifying disability. Perform entry level highway grounds maintenance work on the Texas Department of Transportation Highway Litter Pickup contract for MHID Advance Employment Services program. Work involves completing litter pickup, debris and branch removal along major highways throughout the city and county.

Performs entry-level rehabilitation therapy work. Work involves providing rehabilitative services to clients with mental impairments at Pathways, a crisis respite 24-hour program. Work includes supervision of clients and their activities, observing and reporting client conditions and behaviors and interacting with clients in a crisis residential manner. Communicating with collateral staff, managing unit conditions and participating in required training programs. Shift 12:00 am - 8:00 am flex.

Will perform advanced nursing work. Work involves planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating nursing activities and providing for them care and treatment of persons diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Work includes serving as a resource on nursing practices and education programs by performing consultative and administrative work. Serves as consultant and resource for Infection Control plan implementation.

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.

Under the supervision of the Director of IDD services, performs highly advanced contracted psychological work. Involves directing psychological activities and programs, conducting psychological evaluations, diagnosing clients, providing consultation and training on conducting sessions, and conducting psychological research. Must comply with all contract, Medicaid, HHSC, and Joint Commission standards as well as other applicable standards as they arise.

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.