Opportunity: Bilingual (English and Spanish) School-Based Behavioral Health Specialist - Houston
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Social Worker - General
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Job Position Code: 245863  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 3/23/2021 3:13:36 PM  
Locum Stop Date:    
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 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience. 

Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC

Vacation: Vacation and PTO included
CME: 2.5 days and up to $750 a year
Other Benefits:

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

  • Health, life, dental and optical insurance available
  • Vacation and PTO days
  • FTCA Malpractice Insurance
  • Retirement plan available
  • Flexible spending account

 Job Description

In Houston, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Bilingual (English and Spanish) School-Based Health Specialist (BHS) to provide services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned students at the designated school location and will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the student and school. This fully licensed psychotherapist will provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults and families.

Job Overview:

  • Provides individual and family therapy to adults, adolescents, and children experiencing biopsychosocial stressors
  • Provides consultation services to school staff regarding mental health issues of students
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments
  • Re-assess and completes new treatment plans as indicated
  • Conducts appropriate discharge of students
  • Ability to work a full-time schedule. Provide 8 hours of direct patient care
  • EHR: EPIC

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 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Texas licensure in profession required  (Psychologist, LMFT, LPC, LCSW) 
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the social or behavioral sciences required 
  • 2 years of experience required with strong emphasis on effective treatment for childhood disorders
  • Abides by respective licensing board Code of Ethics and maintains in good standing with credentialing board.
  • Experience in the medical field and or school setting working with mental health issues preferred, as well as with families, groups, and diverse cultural, ethnic and socio-economic settings

Bilingual in English & Spanish Required!

Come join us in Houston!
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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: 2
Practice Description :

This center was established in 1994 as a social service organization with an initial focus on early childhood development. In 2003, we expanded its services to include primary care by merging with another local clinic. Upon receiving FQHC status in December 2003,we began providing primary care. Over the next several years, we continued to expand its services. Today, we provide primary care, women’s health, dental care and behavioral health care services three health center locations.

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.