Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - M.W. - Angelina Mental Health Clinic - May be based in Lufkin or Jasper, TX

Position Number

P #69

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. Will perform services according to the individual's approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Burke and Medicaid standards and requirements. This worker will perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Proficient and timely documentation skills required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must.  Service provision will occur to individuals residing in Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Newton and Houston counties. Performs under the supervision of the unit Clinical Coordinator.  This position will require 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) month's direct care experience working with adults in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting. 

Preferred: Familiarity with DSM IV diagnostic criteria.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Preferred: LBSW.

Physical Requirements

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

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. Driving record must be insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have reliable personal vehicle and travel routinely within the service area.

Hours

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

May require occasional after-hours work to complete job responsibilities.

Salary

$34,724 - $35,960 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.