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 57,000 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 we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.
The intake coordinator position provides information on services and supports for which the individual may be eligible. Specifically, new referrals are contacted and scheduled for assessment within appropriate time frames. The IC performs screenings for individuals seeking services and supports; provides an explanation of services and supports using DADS approved documents; triages immediate needs in response to crisis situations; conducts financial assessments and determines whether a request can be met with resources at the MRA or whether the individual will be directed to alternate resources in the community. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
EXPECTED WORK BEHAVIORS:
Adheres to agency policies and procedures.
Specific Job Tasks:
(Including but not limited to)
Education and Experience:
HS Diploma with 3 years experience working in the field of mental retardation or other developmental disabilities.
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