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Licensed Mental Health Counselor - Lubbock RHC

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Counseling and Psychological Services


Position Description

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Values-Based Culture
Carnegie Classification
Hispanic-Serving Institution

Provides individual, family, and group counseling services to patients to address various mental health and wellness-related issues. Conducts assessments and helps patients to problem-solve areas of need. Helps to develop coping strategies and action-based goals and objectives for patients. May specialize in a particular area of counseling.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
The mental health counselor will be an essential team member of the brand new, state-of-the art Pediatric Relational Health Center. Within this Center, the employee will work within an innovative, stepped-care model that includes outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization mental heath services. The employee will work with a team of interdisciplinary clinicians to provide comprehensive, evidence-based care for children, adolescents, and families with a range of behavioral and emotional difficulties. The employee will conduct assessments and provide individual, family, and group therapy services to child and adolescent patients, and their caregivers, to address various mental health and wellness-related issues.
  • Administer and interpret assessments and measures.
  • Develop treatment plans, in accordance with established standards, consistent with assessment, and in conjunction with patients and family, to include goals, intervention, necessary support or referral service. 
  • Lead evidence-based individual, family, and group psychological interventions with child/adolescent patients (and their caregivers).
  • Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions (e.g., suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, etc.) and makes appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Consult and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of providers.
  • Maintain communication (verbal and written) with caregivers, school personnel, primary care providers, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and updated documentation of assessments, interventions, and recommendations, and discharge plans.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal requirements.
  • Maintain communication with clinical supervisor.
  • Update monthly productivity reports.
  • Maintain and update professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, supervisions, staff meetings, workshops, and serving on special committees.
  • Follow policies and procedures of the department.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
Education: Master's degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or related field. Three (3) years of related experience required.

Current licensure in the State of Texas in one of the following: 
* Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) 
* Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate (LPC - A) 
* Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
* Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)  must be working towards LCSW
* Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) 
* Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - Associate (LMFT-A) 
* Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA)

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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