Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

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

Position Number

P #236

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 Polk County as assigned. The MHC will perform duties under the supervision of the Care Navigation Nurse Extender. 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 25 pounds, prolonged standing, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity. 

Hours

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

Salary

$36,524 - $37,760 annually; depending on education and experience.

Travel reimbursement is provided.