Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.
Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 52,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research and our software initiative, XenatiX, we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.
The Early Intervention Specialist provides intake, counseling, service coordination and developmental interaction to families referred to ECI. Provides direct services, functions as community liaison and as an interdisciplinary team member. Serves as a consultant to other professional staff as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
BA/BS in a field commensurate with Early Childhood Intervention required, Master’s preferred
Must be willing to obtain ECI Fully Qualified status within one year of hire. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Ability to work with reports and numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs.
Experience in Metrocare computer software (PsychConsult, Northstar, T-Kids, Word, etc.)
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None required for this position.
None-to-Negligible travel outside of the county.
**NOTICE ON POSITIONS THAT REQUIRE TRAVEL TO/FROM VARIOUS WORKSITES*
Positions that are “community-based,” in whole or part, require the incumbent to travel between various work-sites within his/her workday/workweek. The incumbent is required to have reliable transportation that can facilitate this requirement. The incumbent is further required to meet the criteria for insurability by the Center’s risk management facilitator; and produce proof of minimal auto liability coverage when applicable. Failure to meet these terms may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, contract or other status with Metrocare.
Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.
No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters