Job Description

Extended Job Title
Section Manager (Psychiatry/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages a section in a department that has institutional oversight. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the section. Represents the section to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Under direction of the TCHATT Psychiatrist, Provide evidence based psychotherapy
  • Provide evidence based psychotherapy to TCHATT identified program participants in the region, in person and via telemedicine
  • Responds to initial assessment inquiry. Meeting at schools to with child and family during Psychiatry appointment; in person and telemedicine
  • Demonstrates knowledge of services available and provide information and referral
  • Employee will provide presentations on the TCHATT Program, referral process and resources
  • Performs administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and program
  • Performs varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and procedures
  • May provide supervision and direction to clerical, paraprofessional or professional staff members
  • Monitors, oversees, executes, evaluates,maintains, and analyzes data for deliverables,progress, and quality of work being performed by staff, projected and program objectives
  • Oversees the daily progress of the TCHATT project. In charge of meeting project goals and objectives and general project management
  • Provide the TCHATT team with leadership and develop work systems and processes that effectively drive productivity, tracking, record,and compile program performance data
  • Develop and maintain relationship with appropriate agencies and attend meetings assisting with project requirements, presentations, education and outreach. Managing long-term goals. Develop an effective plan of action for running the TCHATT program
  • Reporting monthly,quarterly and yearly progress with in depth project analysis
  • Under direction of the TCHATT Psychiatrist, provide evidence based psychotherapy
  • Collaborate with community agencies and providers to ensure access for service in line with Individual Treatment Plans
  • Communicates respectfully with team members and supervisor in a timely manner utilizing direct, complete, and adequate information
  • Communicates with outside social service and government agencies in a professional manner, upholding and adhering to privacy standards on behalf of the patients
  • Communicates effectively and productively with patients' family members as needed and permitted based on current policies
  • When problems arise they are addressed directly with the person(s) involved or speaks with their supervisor exclusively
  • Receives and is open to constructive feedback
  • Seeks feedback from others to improve clinical practice and safety
  • As evidenced by expressed, demonstrated and written evidence of direct, respectful, complete and adequate communication with colleagues and supervisors
  • Works with Medical Director, Project Manager and team regarding programmatic improvements, collaboration with Education Service Centers (ESC), Independent School Districts (ISDs), and future direction of the program
  • Adheres to all TTUHSC EP policies, procedures and processes
    Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork)
  • Other duties as assigned


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred Master's Degree in Mental Health Related Field

HSC - El Paso

Psychiatry Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

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
Business Professionals


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
  • Bachelor's degree required plus four years supervisory experience
  • Licensed Professional Counselors(LPC), LPC-Associate, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or related
Position Specific Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Children and Adolescents in Mental Health Counseling
  • Knowledge on case management. Experience with presenting mental health topics as an expert in the field, including outreach and community engagement skills
  • Must be able to represent the TCHATT Project in the community with ease to develop relationships and solidify MOUs
  • Project Management, results driven, qualitative and quantitative research, time management, proactive, excellent computer and communication skills, analytical skills, works independently and as part of a team, ability to be highly organized and prioritize, positive interpersonal skills, ability to take initiative

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