Licenses Professional of The Healing Arts

Longview, Texas

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 794998

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1944 / Week

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

Longview, Texas

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1944 / Week

Job ID: 794998

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

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We are currently searching for compassionate and understanding Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts!


Job Scope:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Crisis Services, the LPHA performs clinical activities including independent assessments and service interventions as directed by the treatment plan and/or identified patient needs. In coordination with the RN on duty, and the Psychiatrist, determines eligibility for admission to the Crisis Stabilization Unit.  This position may provide assessments, crisis intervention, skills training, case management, case monitoring and psychotherapy in the Unit. Monitors patients’ progress with treatment goals to determine effectiveness of interventions until goals are achieved. Actively participates in patient staffing to determine best treatment for recovery. The position provides care to individuals with a mental illness and/or a co-occurring substance use/abuse diagnosis along with individuals with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and intellectual or developmental disability. Responsible and accountable for the adherence to and promotion of the compliance policy.


Education/licensure:

·         Current valid driver’s license in state of residence, proof of automobile liability insurance, and a driving record insurable by the center’s insurance carrier.

·         Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy from an accredited college or university.

Currently licensed and in good standing as a: Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with the State of Texas. Valid Texas Driver’s License.


Experience/Knowledge:

At least one (1) year full-time experience working in a mental health inpatient, residential, crisis stabilization or respite setting preferred 


Physical requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job:

Position requires various activities involving visual, auditory, motor skills to communicate; attend meetings/trainings, carrying charts and assisting with patients (up to 50 lbs.), verbalizes information and responds to complaints, develop and deliver reports.  Must have stamina for long days and able to work under hazardous conditions due to potentially aggressive consumers.  Must be physically able to complete Handle With Care (HWC), CPR, and First Aid.  Must have a driving record insurable by the CHC’s insurance administrator.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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