Behavioral Health | Laredo, TX | Contract
InGenesis is currently seeking a Clinician to work with our client located in Laredo, TX. In this role, you shall provide on-site services related to supporting the unique needs of the Unaccompanied Children (UC) population. Support UC behavioral health including referral and access to counseling and other supportive services, as well as all activities relating to the unification of UC with an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) vetted sponsor.
If you meet the qualifications outlined below, apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!
Why choose us?
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for full-time employees.
- Additional rate per hour for Health & Welfare to help with insurance costs.
- 2 weeks of paid time off (PTO) for full-time employees.
- Enjoy 11 Paid Federal Holidays.
- Sick leave.
- Exciting bonus every 6 months.
- Conduct intake interviews and initial child assessments within the required timeframe.
- Participate in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children.
- Develop individualized care plans/treatment plan specifically for each child.
- Assess progress and update treatment plans as needed.
- Enter clinical data into a government database within the required timeframe.
- Maintain accurate and current child records and files.
- Provide data to support staff regarding admission/discharge of children.
- Meet predetermined deadlines that allow for timely processing and reunification of unaccompanied alien children.
- Assist in discharge planning.
- Prepare and maintain reports in accordance with agency policies and procedures and applicable licensing and contract standards.
- Deliver services in a manner that is sensitive to the age, culture, native language, and needs of each unaccompanied child.
- Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.
- Comply with all applicable State Child Welfare laws and regulations, and all State and local health and safety codes.
- Conduct individual and group counseling sessions.
- Conduct psychoeducation and skill building sessions.
- Provide focused intervention for identified higher risk children.
- Coordinate with outpatient and inpatient providers in the community to provide additional behavioral health services for children when needed.
- Adheres to program reporting policies.
- Prepare goal-oriented psychosocial diagnostic assessments, service plans and progress reports.
- Participate in scheduled meetings.
- Prepares presentations and or training as needed.
- Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or requested by position supervisor.
- Collaborate with other staff members, service providers and professionals.
- Work with minimal supervision both independently and as a member of a team.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in social work with clinical experience in the program, or master’s degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement, or a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience.
- Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Texas – LMFT, LMFT-A, LPC, LPC-I, LCSW, or LMSW
- Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred.
- Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.
- CPR (required)
- EBI - Emergency Behavior Intervention (preferred)
- Required to respond to any medical emergency, fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.
- Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.
- Must have the ability to assist sick, injured, or aging patients exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling, or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).
- Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).
- Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing. (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).
- Must be able to lift, push, and carry 30 pounds.
- Must be capable of standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time.
- Frequently required to operate a computer and file and retrieve written documentation.
- Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
- Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
- Pass all pertinent required background checks and child abuse and neglect checks.
- Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.
InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at https://www.ingenesis.com/careers/site-accommodations.