Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - K.B. - Care Navigation Program - Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic - Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P #237

General Description

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/adolescents and their families, enrolled in services with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. The MHC will perform services according to the individual's approved and prescribed recovery plan, and according to Center and Medicaid standards and requirements. This worker will perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Proficient and timely documentation skills are required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must.  Service provision will occur to individuals residing in our 12 County Region as assigned. Performs duties under the supervision of the Care Navigation Registered Nurse. As this position will require some travel to remote areas, reliable transportation is required. 

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university

Experience

Preferred: Six (6) months of direct care experience in an adult mental health setting, inclusive of some mental health crisis evaluation and intervention

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Preferred: LBSW

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity

Hours

Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Salary

$32,924 - $34,160 annually

Travel reimbursement is provided.