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Lead Clinician (11439)

Healthcare | Laredo, TX | Contract

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a Lead Clinician to work with our client. In this role, you will 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.

Job Duties

  • Coordinates the delivery of evidence based behavioral health services and case management to all UC in temporary HHS custody.
  • Maintains clinician staffing levels as defined by the contract.
  • Responsible for providing orientation and training to new clinicians on program policies and procedures, cultural competence training and child welfare best practices.
  • Responsible for team building, coaching, staff appraisals, and performance measures.
  • Adheres to contractual timelines and requirements related to family reunification.
  • Provides oversight of clinicians to ensure quality control over work, ensuring initial assessment, individual care plans, psychoeducation and counseling sessions for the UC are completed and documented timely and accurately.
  • Reviews and monitors individual diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, and progress reports.
  • Oversees coordination with outpatient and inpatient community providers for additional behavioral services.
  • Ensures clinician staff have required background checks prior to providing access to UC documentation and maintain current licensure.
  • Updates and maintains UC records in accordance with contract and procedures.
  • Adheres to program reporting guidelines.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in scheduled meetings.
  • Prepares presentations and or training as needed.
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.
  • Collaborate with other staff members, service providers and professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work, 2 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience or a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement, plus 2 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience/or bachelor’s degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience in the behavioral sciences.
  • Must have previous supervisory experience.
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Texas – LMFT, LMFT-A, LPC, LPC-I, LCSW, or LMSW
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred.


  • CPR (required)
  • EBI - Emergency Behavior Intervention (preferred)

Physical Demands:

  • 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.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.

About InGenesis

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.

EEOC Statement

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