Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

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

Position Number

P #1313

General Description

The Coordinated Specialty Care program is a specific team based program designed to provide early intervention services for individuals with first episode psychosis between the ages of 15 to 30.  The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care Supported Employment, Supported Education, and Case Management services to enrolled adults with chronic mental illness in the community/home setting.  This position performs services according to the individual's approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Burke 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 all Burke Mental Health service area.  This worker will perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Performs under the supervision of the Coordinated Specialty Care Program Service Director.  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

Required: One (1) year of direct care experience working with adults/adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting.  Familiarity with DSM V diagnostic criteria.

Preferred: Two (2) years of direct care experience working with adults/adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting.  Familiarity with DSM IV diagnostic criteria.

Licenses/Certifications

Required - Valid Texas driver's license.

Preferred - LSW.

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 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, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., but will require occasional after-hours work to complete program requirements.

Salary

$42,540 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.  Travel reimbursement is provided.