Job Description

Extended Job Title
Mental Health Clinican - H84377

Requisition ID
4086BR

Work Location
Amarillo

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
This a responsible professional position with limited administrative and supervisory duties at the unit level. Specific duties include testing, mental health 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
  • Detection of severe mental illness in all O/P interaction.
  • Offender Risk Management
  • General O/P management of severely mental ill and at risk offenders.
  • Processes referrals to medical and mental health providers.
  • Processes referrals to Crisis Management.
  • 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.
  • Facilitates the essential program elements of the PAMIO/CMI as assigned.
  • Effectively prioritizing job duties while maintaining risk management as a priority.


Occasional Duties
As assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications
The Applicant must have the ability to function effectively and professionally as part of a multidiscipline treatment team. The Applicant must have knowledge of the principles, ethics, terminology and procedures of psychological assessment, individual and group treatment. Must be able to skillfully analyze data and integrate information into appropriate reports or documentation. Must have a strong work ethic and follow APA ethical guidelines.

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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification
Resume / CV


Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate
18.79 (Negotiable)

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.

Travel Required
None

Shift
Other

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Professionals

Removal Date
12/31/2018

Application Instructions