Company: Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual D
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Corpus Christi, TXTo create a safe and collaborative environment
empowering individuals to build resiliency and independence.*This
position will remain open for seven (7) calendar days or until
filled.* (posted 12/31/2020)(repost 4-20-2021)(rp.9-15-21)(rp.
12-1-2021)Salary: Psychological Associate III, LPC, LCSW, LMFT
$49,789.42 - $59,134.21 Yr.or Psychological Associate I, LPCA -
$18.99 to $20.26 hr.General DescriptionUnder the supervision of the
Director for Intake Services, provides screening and assessments to
determine eligibility for intakes and admission to adult mental
health services. Completes intake including the biopsychosocial,
diagnostic impression and ANSA. Consults and communicates with
Intake Supervisor or other available LPHA in the clinical setting.
Crisis assessments/interventions are completed as needed in a
timely manner. Responsible for linkage to internal and external
providers based on individuals needs with focus on discharge to the
least restrictive environment. This position provides authorization
for treatment through diagnostic evaluation, needs and strengths
assessment and other clinical assessments to determine the lowest
restrike level of care. Certified or will obtain certification in
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through HHSC required instruction and
supervision. This position offers CBT to individuals who meet the
state's level of care criteria. Facilitate groups as needed and
provide any other tasks as needed and/or assigned. Intern completes
the diagnostic evaluation for authorization and signature of the
Intake Supervisor (LPHA).Minimum QualificationsMaster's Degree from
accredited college or university with major in counseling,
psychology, social work or other field related to human behavior.
Must be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed
Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist by
the State of Texas (LPC, LCSW, LMFT or PhD) or with 1 year of
completing the internship to be fully licensed.Must have at least
two years' experience working with adults or youth in mental
health. Experience in social and rehabilitative work. Must have a
Valid Texas Driver's License and good driving record.Preferred:
Bilingual (English/Spanish). Certified in Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy and/or Cognitive Processing Therapy. Have knowledge of the
principles and practices of clinical supervision, management and of
local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to the
program area. Good computer skills-ability to enter information
into electronic medical record and use of Microsoft Office
products. Reliable transportation.Knowledge, Skills, and
- Knowledge of mental illness, psychotropic medications, their
uses and typical side effects.
- Knowledge of mental Health Code and community resources.
- Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of professionals
- Knowledge of assessment techniques and documentation
- Ability to prepare concise reports ad communicate
- Knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, psychological assessment
and treatment planning.
- Knowledge of individual's with mental illness. Good counseling
skills. Computer literacy.
- In the course of being employed, understands and implements
trauma informed care practices.We are a tobacco free
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