Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic - Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P #91

General Description

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to enrolled individuals with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. Will perform services according to the individual's approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Center and Medicaid standards and requirements. Proficient and timely documentation skills required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must. Service provision will occur to individuals residing in Nacogdoches, San Augustine, and Shelby Counties. Performs under the supervision of the unit Clinical Coordinator. This position will require some travel to remote areas.

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' direct care experience working with children or adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or educational setting.  Knowledge of growth and development.  Familiarity with DSM-IV diagnostic criteria.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Preferred: LBSW

Special Requests or Comments

Required:  Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules. Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have a reliable personal vehicle and travel routinely within the service area.

Physical Requirements

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

Hours

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

However, this position may require occasional after-hours work to complete job responsibilities.

Salary

$32,924 - $34,160 annually, depending on qualifications and experience

Travel reimbursement is provided.