MFP Coordinator - $53,929.00 - $78,894.00 Annually

MFP Coordinator

Job Code: MFPC - 121
Revision Date: Dec. 3, 2019

Salary Range: 
$25.93 - $42.41 Hourly
$2,074.40 - $3,392.80 Biweekly
$53,929.00 - $88,222.00 Annually

FLSA: Exempt


We are an agency committed to innovative behavioral health services in trauma-informed care that promote healing and recovery to instill a sense of empowerment and foster a lifelong sense of resilience.

General Description

The purpose of this job is to provide service coordination and assistance in accessing medical, social, educational, vocational, and other appropriate services to individuals enrolled in Home and Community Services.  Monitors and assists the individual achieve an acceptable quality of life and maintain an optimal level of functioning.  Conducts assessments, completes all documentation within required timeframes, develops person directed plans in coordination with clients, legally authorized representatives, and any other treatment team members.  Recurrent face-to- face contact with clients, and service providers in the community is required.

This class works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Case-Review Responsibilities:
    • MFP Team Leader must request one (1) MFP ? Case Peer Review referral weekly per contracting LIDDS for case consultation. 
    • MFP Team Leader must share all received MFP-TST Case Peer Review Referrals with the treatment support team at least 48 hours prior to case-peer review.
  • Educational Opportunities/Technical Assistance Responsibilities:
    • Provide an initial response within three business days and will follow up to coordinate educational opportunities, technical assistance and case reviews related to the request upon LIDDA and Provider requests.
    • Provide effective communication to the LIDDAs and Providers in the DSA, that informs them of the availability and type of educational opportunities, at least quarterly; and outlines how to request educational opportunities from the LIDDA.
  • State (HHSC) Reporting Responsibilities:
    • The MFP Team Leader's responsibility is to ensure that MFP Grant Accountant and Accounts Payable receives all receipts and invoices for the prior month as per Interlocal Agreement.
    • Each quarter the MFP Team Leader submits a quarterly report (Transition Support Team Report) to HHSC outlining all the regions MFP HUB education opportunities, case reviews, and technical assistance services. MFP Team Leader must submit the following supporting documentation with the quarterly report (Transition Support Team Report).
      • Training sign-in sheets
      • Training surveys
      • Training materials
    • Complete an Annual Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Sub-Contracting Report (Form F).
    • Complete a Transition Support Team Annual Satisfaction Survey.
  • Program Initiative Responsibilities:
    • Provide effective support to LIDDAs and Providers with its program activities.
    • Provide support based on the collaboration with the stakeholder committee and LIDDAs within the DSA; at least one per quarter.
    • Coordinate for and keep schedule of community activities and events for the members of the Treatment Support Team.
    • Engage with local community leaders to advocate for Money Follow the Person initiative and develop partnership activities.
    • Prepare, manage, project, and account for MFP grant budget.
  • Monthly MFP HUB Regional Meetings:
    • Must facilitate and schedule MFP HUB meetings on a monthly basis with the contracting LIDDAs.
  • Monthly Statewide MFP HUB Meetings:
    • Must actively participate in monthly statewide MFP HUB Meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Quarterly MFP Program Advisory Council Meetings:
    • Must facilitate and schedule MFP Advisory Council Meetings on a quarterly basis with all advisory council members in a combination of modes such as face to face and/or video technology.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or related behavioral field, supplemented by two (2) years of experience; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of trauma-informed theories, principals, and practices (includes multi-faceted understanding of concepts such as community trauma, intergenerational and historical trauma, parallel processes, and universal precautions), preferred.

Physical Demands

Performs light to medium work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

  • Work in the homes of clientele; can be exposed to animals, alternative lifestyles, etc.
  • Work with clients, and possibly family members, who are involved in the criminal justice system
  • Involves routine and frequent exposure to:
    • Bright/dim light; Dusts and pollen.
    • Extreme heat and/or cold; Wet or humid conditions.
    • Extreme noise levels, Animals/wildlife.
    • Vibration; Fumes and/or noxious odors.
    • Traffic; Moving machinery.

Special Certifications and Licenses

  • Requires Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a TB, criminal background and drug screen.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Emergence Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Emergence Health Network to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Other Job Characteristics

  • Staffing requirements, including criteria that staff have diverse disciplinary backgrounds, have necessary State required license and accreditation, and are culturally and linguistically trained to serve the needs of the clinic's patient population.
  • Credentialed, certified, and licensed professionals with adequate training in person-centered, family centered, trauma informed, culturally-competent and recovery-oriented care.

Note: This Class Description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Emergence Health Network and an employee and is subject to change by the Emergence Health Network as its needs change.