San Jose Clinic

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Jul 14

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Serves as a primary care Behavioral Health Consultant team member providing consultation for patients and their primary care providers within the collaborative care model

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Not a conclusive description as this is an overview):

  1. Develops, implements, reviews, and regularly improves Clinical Treatment Plans to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and best practices
  2. Discharge planning & manages facility relationships with aftercare providers to ensure each patient is set up for continued success in his or her recovery journey
  3. Biopsychosocial Evaluations and Individualized Treatment Plans; understands chemical dependency and
  4. Participates in Treatment Team meetings to evaluate progress of all patients and make recommendations for adjustments to Treatment Plan
  5. Conducts individual patient therapy sessions, provides brief, same-day consultations and crisis intervention as needed
  6. Provides direct support to clinic medical staff
  7. Conducts trauma informed care and Human Trafficking care
  8. Utilizes behavioral health screening tools as part of patient care (e.g., PHQ-9, GAD-7, PSC-17, Social Determinants of Health)
  9. Conduct CANS Assessment; conducts other psychosocial assessments, as needed
  10. Records and maintains progress notes for all encounters
  11. Conducts appropriate discharge of patients and makes appropriate referrals for patients, including psychiatric
  12. Provides traditional individual, family or group psychotherapy services, as needed
  13. Performs case management duties as necessary
  14. Participates in case staffing and administrative meetings with clinical supervision and seeks peer consultation as needed
  15. Ensures delivery of medical care in accordance with the Catholic Moral and Ethical Directives
  16. Follows all HIPAA, OSHA, and licensing guidelines, regulations and code of ethics
  17. Maintains confidentiality of patient information/records at all times
  18. Maintains established San José Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  19. Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the San José Clinic Mission and Code of Conduct and is supportive of San José Clinic cultural diversity objectives



  1. LPC/LCSW – licensed in the State of Texas and functions within the Code of Ethics
  2. Master’s degree in counseling psychology, counseling, Social Work or equivalent field, preferred
  3. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a clinical role within Chemical Dependency or Human Trafficking field with a minimum of 2 years managerial experience
  4. At least 2 - 4 years of experience in the medical field or within an integrated primary care setting, working with behavioral health issues related to chronic disease management, depression, anxiety and trauma
  5. Must be committed to drug-free lifestyle and responsible alcohol use
  6. Must have previous counseling experience with strong clinical skills with adults, children, and adolescents and knowledge and experience in family systems
  7. Must have strong clinical and assessment skills, cultural competence and basic casework skills with referrals and advocacy
  8. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking and effective use of time
  9. Able to handle and complete multiple tasks or projects with multiple deadlines
  10. Able to deal professionally, courteously and efficiently with public and all levels of the organization
  11. Able to operate computers, scanners, and copier faxes
  12. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and practice management system software application
  13. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills
  14. Demonstrates effective customer relation skills, working with diverse populations, often in stressful fast paced environments
  15. Bilingual in English/Spanish, required


  1. Ability to sit, stand, bend and stoop for (long) periods of time
  2. Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally/ frequently
  3. Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations
  4. Exposure to noise
  5. Exposure to blood and/or fluids

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San Jose Clinic

Providing comprehensive, affordable healthcare for Houston's uninsured since 1922.