Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - C.O. - Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic - Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P #116

General Description

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to enrolled individuals with chronic mental illness in the community/home setting.  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 Nacogdoches, San Augustine, and Shelby Counties. The MHC 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) month's direct care experience working with adults in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting.  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.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have reliable personal vehicle and travel routinely with the service area.

Hours

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

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

Salary

$36,524 - $37,760 annually, depending on qualifications and experience