Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - D.R. - Angelina Mental Health Clinic - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #206

General Description

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Newton, and Houston counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services according to the consumer's approved and prescribed treatment plan.  This position also provides services in accordance with Agency and Medicaid standards and requirements. Duties include conducting emergency assessments as warranted.  Proficient and timely documentation, self-discipline, flexibility, and organizational skills are a must.

Traveling within the six-county region 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' 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

Generally, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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.