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

MFP Coordinator

Job Code: MFPC - 121
Revision Date: Jul 16, 2020 

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 position is to enhance support services for individuals with an Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD) diagnosis to prevent institutionalization to state supported living centers or nursing facilities.  The "Money Follows the Person" (MFP) Federal Grant position collaborates and supports HUB Region 1 which includes El Paso, Permian Basin, West Texas Center, and Concho Valley by offering educational activities, technical assistance and case-peer review referrals from each Local Intellectual and Developmental Authority (LIDDA) and community Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD) waiver providers.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with LIDDAs within the Hub to seek weekly case peer review referrals.
  • Coordinates with Region 1 Hub to increase education opportunities, technical assistance, and case peer reviews.
  • Maintains strong 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 their region's LIDDA.
  • Reviews and monitors the grant allocation through tracking of receipts and invoices as per Interlocal Agreement. 
  • Serves as the reporting entity for MFP Hub Region 1 on HHSC quarterly reports (Transition Support Team Report), Annual Satisfaction Surveys, and allocation plans.
  • Engage with local community leaders to advocate for Money Follow the Person initiative and develop partnership activities.
  • Coordinates to facilitate and schedule MFP HUB meetings on a monthly basis with the contracting LIDDAs.
  • Maintains monthly statewide MFP HUB Meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinates to 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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 Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC-I), Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), 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.