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Mental Health Clinician

Company: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Mental Health Clinician
Wichita Falls

Position Description
This a responsible professional position with limited administrative and supervisory duties at the unit level. Specific duties include testing, psychological evaluation 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 O/P interaction
  • Offender risk management
  • General O/P management of severely mental ill and at risk offenders
  • Process referrals to medical and mental health providers.
  • Processes referrals to crisis management.
  • Correct and thorough completion of all types of clinical interviews. Completes all daily documentation by the close of business each day.
  • Reports OPI and offender threats to others to security as instructed by Safe Prisons Plan.
  • Processes releases from MHO or release from referral to BHF.
  • Assessments written based upon balanced clinical judgment.
  • Effectively prioritizing job duties while maintaining risk management as a priority. Maintains monthly productivity numbers as set by Behavioral Health Management Team.
  • Follows all TDCJ Health Services, ACA, TTUHSC policies and procedures and Outpatient Behavioral Health guidelines.
  • Professional growth, development and utilization of supervision.
  • Professionally completes other unit specific tasks including Suicide Prevention Screener and Mental Health Chain in reminders.
  • Performs a variety of marginal duties to be determined and assigned by the Regional Manager, Senior Director of Outpatient Services, direct supervisor, local administrator, or designees.
  • Conducts telehealth clinics as assigned by direct Supervisor or Senior Director of Outpatient Services.About Managed Care:
    Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas. We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services. TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care. Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care

    This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the :
    • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
    • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
    • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
    • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
    • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining momentsTake care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best in the state of Texas:
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Training provided
      • Continuing education
      • Loan Forgiveness Program
      • Retiree Insurance
      • Paid Leave
      • Leadership Program
      • State Pension

        Required Qualifications
        * Master's degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university

        To apply, please visit:

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

        The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

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Keywords: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock , Mental Health Clinician, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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