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 County Mental Health Coordinator

Salary Range: please call

Reports to: Clinic Manager, Executive Director
Posting Date: Until Filled

Responsible for care coordination, organization and reporting for the Lafayette County Children’s Services Board grantees and members.  Provides reporting oversight for all grantees with regard for clear and consistent expectations, set forth by the Board.  Supports grantees through report submission and presentations relative to outcomes.

•      Undergraduate degree in Social Work and ability to work across organizations.  Masters degree and License preferred.
•      Experience with State of Missouri mental health laws and regulations required.
•      Experience with State of Missouri Medicaid laws and regulations required.
•      Experience with public health systems (mental) required.
•      Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and organization skills.
•      Ability to work in a self-directed manner and without close supervision.
•      Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Internet browsing software is essential.
•      Prior experience in community health outreach or similar positions within a health care setting is preferred.  
•      Prior experience with uninsured and Medicaid populations is preferred.
Incorporates basic competencies into all aspects of the position, including:
•    Organizational commitment: aligns own behavior with the needs and priorities of the organization. 
•    Service orientation: has a genuine desire to help others, especially those in need. Derives satisfaction from serving others. Understands people’s needs and overcomes obstacles in serving them.
•    Learning orientation: values and seeks opportunities to learn. Collects and uses information relevant to work-based problems. 
•    Attitude toward change: adapts to and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and groups. 
•    Personal effectiveness: takes initiative to do more than is required in a job.  Expresses self- confidence in stating opinions and when called upon to make decisions. 
•    Achievement motivation: sets challenging objectives and works to continually improve personal performance.
•    Interpersonal and team performance: builds and maintains positive relationships with people on the job. Listens effectively to understand others.
•    Respect for differences: recognizes and appreciates differences in style, approach and background. 
•    Quality focus: minimizes errors and maintains high quality by checking or monitoring data and work, and by developing and maintaining systems for organizing work and information. Actively explores ways to improve quality of output.
•    Problem-solving effectiveness: uses data and analytical thinking to identify problems and develop solutions.
•    Task accomplishment: acts resourcefully to ensure work is accomplished within specified time and quality parameters. Is able to focus effectively on more than one task or project at a time.
•    Proven track record and requisite skill set: has a demonstrated track record and/or possesses the requisite skill set required to accomplish the goals and objectives set forth by the network. The skills and expertise required include: an understanding of the delivery of local health care, and an understanding of government, regulations, policy and programs.
•    Leadership: Exudes confidence in serving as a champion in the formation and implementation of the Network’s objectives.


•    Responsible for the implementation of the goals and objectives set forth and adopted by the Lafayette County Children’s Mental Health Tax Board (Board).
•    Provides support and oversight to Board grantees with regard to coordination and follow up of programs and services to children receiving mental health services through Board grants.
•    Provides timely and relevant reports to the Board regarding the status of the goals and objectives established by the grantees.
•    Assists in developing and maintaining an objective, reliable and consistent feedback to the Board regarding care coordination and improved processes for all mental health providers in the county.

•    Flexible, versatile and comfortable in a rapidly changing environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
•    Act as a principal steward of the organization’s resources.
•    Ability to motivate and direct volunteers, community members and staff in multiple roles effectively.
•    Ability to plan and organize several projects, programs and/or initiatives simultaneously.
•    Enjoys public speaking and has strong skills in preparing presentations, proposals and narratives.
•    Uphold the mission, values, and principles of the organization at all times. 
•    Ability to see the big picture and understand the consequences throughout the system.
•    Values assessment and measurement in order to improve quality, efficiencies and effectiveness of programs and staff.

Physical - Moving, walking, balancing, kneeling, crouching, stooping, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.

Mental - Forecasting, analyzing, synthesizing, explaining, adapting, comprehending, interpreting data, organizational skills, public speaking, conflict resolution, active listening skills, and flexibility

Sensory - full vision and hearing acuity


Community Food Innovation Coordinator

Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri - Lexington, MO

HCC's Community Food Innovation Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating local community food efforts in Lafayette County, MO, including farmers markets, food pantries and promotion of the federal SNAP program.

Must be hard working, punctual, curtious and professional at all times.

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Required experience:
Community Development: 1 year

HCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization. This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.