Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - M.L. - Care Coordination Program - May be based in Nacogdoches or Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P# 1201

General Description

The Mental Health Clinician will perform care coordination activities for individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/youth and their families, enrolled in mental health services in the office and community/home settings.  Such activities include, but are not limited to tracking referrals, results, and transitions; aiding in hospital discharge planning; following up on missed appointments; and interfacing with community medical providers as well as insurance company representatives.  The MHC will also provide direct care rehabilitative services to those enrolled in services in the office, home, and/or community.  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 our 12-County Region as assigned. Performs duties under the supervision of the Care Coordination Clinical Coordinator. 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 50 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

Travel reimbursement is provided.