Mental Health Clinician – Lubbock

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Published
April 7, 2021
Location
Lubbock, TX
Job Type
 

Description

Position Description

Provides professional assessment and referral services to clients by developing, maintaining, and evaluating a local referral network of treatment resources in the community. Provides short term therapy to clients. Monitors and coordinates client care.

Major/Essential Functions

The employee in this classification will be an essential team member of the CATR (Campus Alliance for Telehealth Resources) Program. This is an innovative multidisciplinary treatment team designed to deliver behavioral health treatment and supports via telemedicine services to public school students in need of mental health services. This Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts (LPHA) is responsible for the delivery of clinical services to children and their families as part of a team working together to provide rapid assessment, triage, stabilization, and connection to community-based providers. This clinician works to assess the child's individual needs, coordinate services with schools and community providers and provides support during crisis. This position will ensure the coordination between school, student, family, and community provider is collaborative, family centered, and committed to an agreed upon treatment plan.

Provide triage, assessment, and brief clinical intervention services to children and their families. Provide care coordination and work with local providers to help identify the most appropriate resources for students. Work with families and providers to support continuity of care. Assist in managing the day-to-day administrative operations of health promotion services.

Oversees and assesses the mental and behavioral health status and needs of referred patients (in-person and/or virtually)
Facilitates expert clinician evaluation (Child Psychiatry team and Child Psychology team)
Maintains regular communication verbally and in written form with patient family members or legal guardian.
Update monthly productivity reports.
Other duties as assigned

Specific Region - Lubbock

Occasional Duties

Ability to collaborate with schools for the CATR: Supported by TCHATT program. Implement treatment protocols, respond to urgent assessment needs, and work as one team.

Required Qualifications

+Education:+ Master's degree in relevant field +Experience:+ Minimum of three years of related experience +Licenses/Certificates:+ Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and 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.

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.

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