Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr. Mental Health Clinician TCHATT (Psychiatry/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 50%

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
  • Maintain current information on services available for adolescents and be available to conduct presentations as needed
  • Demonstrates knowledge of services available and provide information and referral. Employee will provide presentations on the TCHATT Program, referral process and resources
  • Provides support to triage team for TCHATT program for patient assessments and treatment plan development.  Participate in evaluation of assessments as a team to develop an individualized treatment plan for TCHATT Participants
  • Collaborate with community agencies and providers to ensure access for service in line with Individual Treatment Plans. Maintain positive community relationship to ensure accurate referral access
  • Obtain all necessary authorization to provide services. 100% of all services will have proper authorization on file
  • Performs all other related duties, within the scope of practice, on an as needed basis or as required by Supervisor.   Employee Is responsible for performing all other relates duties, as assigned. Standard of Expected Performance. Must adhere to deadline and criteria given by the person assigning the ask to ensure completion of such: No more than 2 complaints annually regarding poor service.
  • Communication: 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
  • And as evidenced by direct problem resolution with supervisors and colleagues and constructive response to feedback from supervisor and colleagues regarding safety, clinical and organizational
  • Coordinates and maintains filing / record keeping systems. Files and or records are easily accessed and in organized for easy retrieval of information. Uses TTUHSC EMR for record keeping and Trayt for statewide reporting
  • Adhere to all TTUHSCEP policies, procedures and processes
  • Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork)
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Licensed Professional Counselors(LPC), LPC-Associate, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or related
  • The Applicant must be capable of working on several tasks simultaneously and does so according to designated time frames and level of importance
  • The Applicant must have a strong work ethic and follow ethical guidelines
  • Individual casework practice, crisis intervention, information and referral, case management and
  • Experience working with adolescents

HSC - El Paso

Psychiatry Dept Elp Genl

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
  • Master’s degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university OR Doctoral intern student enrolled in an accredited psychology graduate program
  • 2 years experience

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