Job Description

Extended Job Title
Mental Health Clinician

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691004 - Lamesa Smith Unit

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.

Requisition ID
24175BR

Travel Required
None

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.
 
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
* 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 moments

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lamesa

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.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Lamesa Smith Unit

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Behav Health Care Professional

Occasional Duties
other duties as assigned.
 

Shift
Day

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.

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

Jeanne Clery Act
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: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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