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.
- 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 momentsBenefits 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.
Other duties as assigned.
* Master's degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university
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.
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.
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.