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Mental Health Clinician OP north/Behavioral Health

Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Extended Job Title

Mental Health Clinician OP north/Behavioral Health

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

691001 - Amarillo Clements Unit

Position Description

This a responsible professional position with limited administrative and supervisory duties at the unit level. Specific duties include testing, mental health evaluation and diagnostic services as well as counseling assigned patient caseload. This position functions under the supervision of a higher level licensed psychologist, but the individual has full professional responsibility for higher actions and advice.

Requisition ID


Optional Attachments

Professional License/Certification

Travel Required


Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Major/Essential Functions

• Detection of severe mental illness in all O/P interaction.
• Offender Risk Management
• General O/P management of severely mental ill and at risk offenders.
• Processes referrals to medical and mental health providers.
• Processes referrals to Crisis Management.
• Reports OPI and offender threats to others to security as instructed by Safe Prisons Plan.
• Correct and thorough completion of all types of clinical interviews.
• Assessments written based upon balanced clinical judgment.
• Facilitates the essential program elements of the PAMIO/CMI as assigned.
• Effectively prioritizing job duties while maintaining risk management as a priority.

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
• ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
• KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
• INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
• VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
• BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

Benefits Offered
• Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
• 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
• Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
• State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
• State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
• Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
• And much more.

Grant Funded?


Pay Grade Minimum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis


Work Location



HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care


Amarillo Clements Unit

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Business Professionals

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.



EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

+Education:+ * Master’s degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: .

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