Mental Health Clinician

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Public Health

Job Description

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

  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Follows all TDCJ, ACA, and TTUHSC policies and procedures and audit guidelines.
  • Adheres to the use of approved templates, database and EMR procedures.
  • Correct and thorough completion of all types of clinical interviews.
  • Correct and thorough completion of self-harm risk assessments (SHRA).
  • General O/P management.
  • Management of offenders with self-harm threats or gestures.
  • Conducts psychological testing and assessment.
  • Professionally completes other unit-specific tasks.
  • Professional growth, development, and utilization of supervision.
  • Works cooperatively with Mental Health Department and all other unit staff.
  • Coordinates Tele-psychiatry (if applicable).
  • Professional Conduct. Assists the unit's Incident Commander during emergency situations (when applicable).
  • Performs a variety of marginal duties to be determined and assigned by the Regional Director of Psychological Services, local Administrator, or designees.
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

Benefits Offered
• Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
• 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
• Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
• State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
• State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
• Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
• And much more.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

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

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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Job Address

Wichita Falls, Texas United States View Map