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Clinician

Company: PermiaCare
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to work for an agency that makes a difference in the lives of people in your community every day? Join our team of dedicated and passionate staff and use your talents and skills to help others. Work one on one and as part of a team with kids or adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, HIV or substance abuse diagnoses, assist from behind the scenes in any one of our administrative departments, or provide necessary support for the direct care staff. Be an asset to your community while getting paid for it!The Clinician will provide counseling and eligibility determination services to individuals with mental illness in our Midland/Odessa Specialty Care Clinics by assessing, identifying, and diagnosing client mental health conditions and disorders through interviews, observations, and evaluation tools. Counsel clients through best practices techniques, ranging from psychotherapy to cognitive/dialectical behavioral therapy, EMDR, and more.Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, conditions and addictions, including severe mental illness in adults.
  • Uses various treatment methods, including evidence-based treatment modalities i.e. Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, EMDR, Brief Problem-Solving Therapy, etc. in the provision of individual therapy.
  • Provide individual counseling utilizing professional counseling standards.
  • Provide outpatient mental health assessments and develop treatment plans for identified individuals.
  • Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions and make appropriate referrals.
  • Consult with psychiatric providers regarding the patient treatment plan.
  • Effectively communicate with and educate clients on treatment options, methods, and techniques.
  • Establish and obtain client rapport by presenting a helpful, engages and empathetic approach.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and to DSHS established documentation standards.
  • Maintains compliance with Texas state laws, federal laws and ethical guidelines defined by one's credentialing board with respect to patient confidentiality, conflicting interests, reporting of abuse and patient terminationEducation Required: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field including, but not limited to, psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, or educational psychology and certification as an LPC or LMSW-ACP. An LPC -Intern may be hired for the position of clinician; however, the candidate must obtain their full licensure within 180 days of employment.Experience Required: At least 1 year of experience working with individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities preferred.Position Requirements: Valid Driver's License, proof of auto insurance, and insurable through PermiaCare. Required to pass criminal history and background checks as well as pre-employment drug screen.Full Time/Part Time: Full-time positionSalary: $61,889 per year. Sign on bonus may be available.PermiaCare is a public agency that provides a comprehensive array of services to persons experiencing mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. We deliver high quality services to eight counties in Texas, serving the community as effectively and efficiently as we can. PermiaCare provides four main services: Mental Health (MH) Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Services, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services.PermiaCare knows that quality healthcare is important to maintaining a healthy life and providing proper care for your family. Health insurance through BCBS is provided free of charge to each full-time employee at PermiaCare, with the ability to purchase coverage for your family. Dental, vision, Colonial and AFLAC offerings are also available through payroll deductions for any PermiaCare employee for themselves and their family. Retirement, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Paid Time Off, Long Term Disability and Workers Compensation benefits are also covered by the agency. PermiaCare provides training and development through New Employee Orientation and ongoing training requirements. Educational assistance is also provided for qualified employees.PermiaCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and State laws pertaining to employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.PM22PI202066656

Keywords: PermiaCare, Midland , Clinician, Other , Midland, Texas

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