Opportunity: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Houston
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Social Worker - General
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Region: 88 , Urban
Job Position Code: 247208  
Openings: 5
Last Updated: 7/14/2021 2:00:12 PM  
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 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience. 

Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC

Vacation: 10 Holidays + Personal Holiday, 15 days PTO
CME: $500 and 2 days/fiscal year
Other Benefits:

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes: 

  • Health, life, dental and optical insurance
  • 10 Holidays + Personal Holiday, 15 days PTO annually 
  • $500 and 2 days/fiscal year for CME
  • Retirement plan available
  • FTCA Malpractice Insurance

 Job Description

In Houston, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker who will serve as an advocate to help clients gain access to resources while confronting their personal issues such as mental illness, addiction, and abuse. Considerable independent judgment is required to carry out assignments that have significant impact on the health center’s services and programs. The LCSW is responsible for assessing problems and determining appropriate types of intervention methodologies. Works in conjunction with other health service providers.

Job Overview: 

  • Provides group work treatment and social casework for health center patients.
     
  • Provides individual and group therapy, outreach, crisis intervention, social rehabilitation, and teaching skills needed for everyday living.
     
  • On an ongoing basis evaluates needs for clients’ continuation in the program with quarterly reviews and annual reassessments.
     
  • Maintains records and prepares verbal and written reports and correspondence related to the work.
     
  • Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to an emergency response team.
     
  • EHR: e-Clinical Works

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 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Texas licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker required
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field is required.
  • Experience in a similar health center setting preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge of community resources

Bilingual in English & Spanish preferred but not required


 Client Overview
This facility is a private, non-profit community health center providing quality and affordable healthcare services to the underserved community in Houston. Our mission is to increase the number of healthy families in our community by providing high quality, comprehensive healthcare services. We offer an integrated and comprehensive service delivery system for the provision of health care, mental health, dental referrals, and substance abuse services that is client-driven, culturally sensitive and family-focused. We strive to provide the most cost-effective, preventive and caring services to those in the community with the greatest health needs, while at the same time ensuring the continuity of care and coordination between services.
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Community Overview

You could spend a lifetime in Houston and still not experience everything this city has to offer! From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly entertainment, you'll find what you're looking for in Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States of America and the largest in the state of Texas. The city has a population of over 2 million people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. Houston is multicultural in part because of its many academic institutions and strong industries as well as being a major port city. Over 90 languages are spoken here. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sector. Only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters.

Recreation: Houston is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. There is a thriving visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District, offering year-round resident companies in all major performing arts and attracting many touring Broadway acts, concerts, shows and exhibitions. In addition, a 17-block area in the center of downtown is home to the Bayou Place entertainment complex, filled with restaurants, movies, plazas, and parks. If that's not enough, there's always the beach! Less than an hour's easy drive from Houston you'll find beautiful beaches that are great for running, swimming, surfing and more. 

Education: Seventeen school districts exist within the city of Houston. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has 112 campuses that serve as magnet or vanguard schools—specializing in such disciplines as health professions, visual and performing arts, and the sciences. There are also many charter schools that are run separately from school districts. In addition, some public school districts also have their own charter schools. The Houston area encompasses more than 300 private schools, many of which are accredited by Texas Private School Accreditation Commission recognized agencies. The Houston Area Independent Schools offer education from a variety of different religious as well as secular viewpoints. The Houston area Catholic schools are operated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. There are four separate and distinct state universities in Houston: University of Houston, University of Houston–Clear Lake, University of Houston–Downtown, and Texas Southern University. In addition, there are several private institutions of higher learning, from smaller liberal arts colleges to Rice University, widely recognized as one of the top twenty universities in the nation. Three community college districts exist with campuses in and around Houston, as well, two of which are within the 10 largest institutions of higher learning in the United States. 

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 Contact Information
Contact: Marcia Falloure, Provider Services Specialist
Texas Association of Community Health Centers
5900 Southwest Parkway
Building 3
Austin, TX 78735
Email: mfalloure@tachc.org
Phone: (512) 329-5959
Fax: (512) 329-9189

 Practice Information
Number of physicians in group: 3
Practice Description :

This  Community Health Center has community health centers in the Spring Branch, West Houston, Katy, and Cy-Fair area ready to meet all your healthcare needs. Our state-of-the-art facilities offer affordable, high-quality healthcare to serve your entire family with services that range from family medicine, women's healthcare, pediatrics, dental care, back-to-school vaccinations, flu shots, and physicals.

If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.