Texas Tech University Mental Health Clinician H83872 in Lamesa, Texas

Position Description

This a responsible professional position at the unit level. Specific duties include testing, mental health evaluation, conducting therapy, crisis intervention, follow up assessments, and diagnostic services as well as counseling assigned patient caseload. This position functions under the supervision of a higher level licensed psychologist, but the individual has full professional responsibility for higher actions and advice.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Detection of severe mental illness in all P/P interaction.
  • Offender Risk Management.
  • Management of severely mental ill and at risk offenders
  • Processes referrals to medical and mental health providers, along with referrals to other programs.
  • Provide therapeutic services for assigned caseload.
  • Reports OPI and offender threats to others to security as instructed by Safe Prisons Plan.
  • Correct and thorough completion of all types of clinical interviews.
  • Assessments written based upon balanced clinical judgment.
  • Assist in the management of patient treatment.
  • Effectively prioritizing job duties while maintaining risk management as a priority.
Required Qualifications

+Education:. * Master’s degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

The Applicant may have a Master's and a licensure as an LPC or LMFT or Ph.D. in Psychology. Also, an Applicant may have a LMSW or LCSW. Other closely-related degrees may be considered if there is strong evidence that the Applicant demonstrates: the clinical ability to make accurate diagnostic and risk-related treatment decision, will operate within their area of expertise, and will correctly utilize supervision from the Mental Health Clinical supervisors.

The Applicant must have the ability to function effectively and professionally as a part of a multidiscipline treatment team. The Applicant must have knowledge of the principles, ethics, terminology, and procedures of mental health assessment, individual, and group treatment. Must be able to skillfully analyze data and integrate information into appropriate reports or documentation. Must have strong work ethic and follow ethical guidelines.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selectedand budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Mental Health Clinician H83872

Work Location: Lamesa

Org Level 1: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus: HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: Psych Outpatient South

Job Type: Full Time

Job Group: Professionals

Pay Basis: Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate: 19.70

Travel Required: None

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 8868BR