STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B19

Class No. 4547

INTENSIVE MEDICAL PAROLE OFFICER II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) intensive medical parole supervision and administration work.  Work involves reviewing and approving supervision to medical parolees, conducting medical parole assessments and investigations, and coordinating medical parole administration documentation.  May supervise the work of others.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates and/or conducts intensive medical parole administration activities.

Coordinates and/or monitors intensive medical parolee compliance with conditions of supervision.

Coordinates communication with local law enforcement officers regarding medical pre-parole plans and counsels a medical parolee’s family. 

Coordinates the investigation of medical parole violations and submits violation reports and recommendations. 

Coordinates the use of community resources and specialized programs for medical parolee supervision and treatment.

Evaluates a medical parolee’s adjustment to surroundings and recommends revisions to medical parole supervision plans. 

Performs assessments and investigations to confirm a parolee’s medical condition. 

Prepares and facilitates implementation of intensive medical parole supervision plans.

Prepares medical, social, and developmental histories, evaluations, and recommendations; and documents medical parole supervision activities.

Provides technical guidance to intensive medical parole staff. 

Reviews and evaluates medical parole documentation and recommendations.

May conduct administrative hearings concerning the medical parole revocation process.

May develop and implement medical parole policies and procedures. 

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in medical parole administration work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, nursing, psychology, sociology, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of criminology and penology principles; of the principles, methods, techniques, and practices of parole case management; and of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations related to pardons and paroles.

Knowledge of theory, techniques, and practices of professional nursing care; of medical and psychiatric terminology; and of utilization review and control measures.

Skill in the use of medical equipment and in the use of computers and applicable software.

Ability to interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; to solve problems; to assess a parolee’s medical condition; to develop or modify medical parole casework techniques; to prepare and maintain records; and to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others. 

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Must be licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas or in another state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact.

May be required to be registered as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact.


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Revised 9-1-17