Performs mental health services for severe adult mentally ill clients.  Work involves conducting clinical interviews and psychosocial assessments; site-crisis coverage for referrals and, provision of continuity of care to referred mental health individuals seeking services. Also provides community outreach work as needed. Works under moderate supervision of the Program Manager of Assessment Services, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment in carrying out details of the work.


EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:          

  • Conducts clinical interviews and psychosocial assessments determining eligibility for Adult MH services;
  • Provides crisis counseling and supports as deemed necessary;
  • Coordinates referrals to community based providers;
  • Provides continuity of care services with all area providers;
  • Prepares progress notes and other required documentation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis based on DSM V, psychosocial assessments and crisis intervention;
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers;
  • Skill in interviewing and reporting results of interviews;
  • Must have the ability to exercise tact and perform good judgement in dealing with consumers and their relatives;
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for entering clinical documentation;
  • Skill in time management required in order to meet service goals;
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, and occasional  lifting up to 15 lbs.;
  • Ability to be CPR/First Aid and PMAB certified;
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology or related field with ability to obtain and maintain Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing is required;
  • Fully licensed applicant preferred

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with possible variations per client need

Salary: $37,450-$52,000 annually DOQ

Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance

Payroll Direct Deposit
12 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings) **Certain Requirement Needed**

 

Location: Clifton Street Clinic - Waco, TX

 

Department: Clifton Street Clinic
This is a full time position

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