The Staff Clinician II will be responsible overseeing individual counseling, group counseling, and psycho-educational support to all staff and administrators as requested or required. The Staff Clinician II will conduct and/or oversee assessments as needed, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and review of treatment plans for all staff requesting. When not providing support services to staff, the Clinician II will assist with the clinical milieu for the Emergency Shelter, Turning Point, or Meadowland as necessary.
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or psychology is required
CREDENTIALS: Minimum newly licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum newly licensed with 18 months post-masters internship experience.
- Experience in a residential, shelter, community-based, or hospital setting preferred.
- Prior counseling experience with adults preferred.
- Clinical knowledge of best practices in counseling adults in the workplace preferred.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Time management and organizational skills.
- Ability to maintain compliance with applicable Texas licensure rules, regulations and laws that govern behavioral and mental health services ensuring that the highest standards of generally accepted clinical, ethical, and professional standards are followed.
- General understanding of Department of Family Services (DFPS) licensing and operating requirements preferred.
- Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers, and other professionals.
- Knowledge of insurance documentation and billing requirements, particularly Medicaid.
- Experience with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and client management databases.
- Ability to work independently.
- Available to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and schedule on-call shifts.
- Successful clearance of a criminal background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing.
- Oversee the counseling, support services and interventions for program staff and administrators.
- Oversee and monitor the completion of all staff treatment/service plans.
- Provide training to employees assigned to the clinical milieu.
- Provide indirect guidance to direct care staff regarding clinical programming and treatment expectations.
- Work directly with the Chief Program Officer and other senior staff to ensure effective and safe counseling and support services for staff are being provided at all times.
- Provide on-going counseling, case consultations, and/or crisis interventions for staff.
- Maintain therapeutic services within RMYA guidelines.
- Prepare and monitor treatment plans, diagnostic assessments, service plans, and progress reports for staff
- Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of client tracking and status reports while ensuring staff confidentiality is safeguarded.
- Maintain professional and ethical standards as prescribed by RMYA and the professional code of ethics for your license.
- Maintain professional licensure and certifications; attend and participate in all required professional training, workshops and or continuing education.
- Maintain confidentiality in all areas of client and program operations.
- Breach of confidentiality will be mandated if the client discloses present self-harm or harm to others. This information should be reported to the CPO.
- Represent RMYA in a professional manner at approved events in the community.
- Perform special projects as assigned by Chief Program Officer.
- Be supportive of all RMYA policies and procedures.
SALARY: $40,000 – $42,000