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Licensed Therapist (LPHA) - Co-Location (Spring Branch)* Sign on Bonus $2,000*


The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD ("The HARRIS CENTER") is looking for a Licensed Therapist (LPHA) to join our team.

This person is responsible for performing clinical activities such as independent assessments and service interventions as directed by the treatment plan and/or identified consumer need(s).

This position interfaces with Treatment Teams both inpatient and outpatient and authorizes the medical necessity of services as indicated.

This position may provide monitoring

clinical supervision and training of staff at certain clinical sites.

May be necessary to travel to or transport consumers to homes or other field locations in the provision of services.

The ideal candidate will display compassion


proficiency and experience while assisting the patient.

This critical role assists in creating and managing provider care plans and will participate in the evaluation of current and future medical needs of the client.

What you will do:

* Monitors consumer progress with treatment goals to determine effectiveness of interventions.

* Performs clinical assessments to evaluate the individual's priority population diagnostic eligibility and treatment needs.

* Provides cognitive behavioral therapy focusing on the reduction or elimination of symptoms of severe and persistent mental illness and increasing the individual's ability to perform activities of daily living.

* Provides crisis intervention to individuals to reduce symptoms and prevent admission to a more restrictive environment.

* Provides training/education on the nature of mental illness

addressing the symptom related problems interfering with the individual's functioning

the importance of medications

and other medication related information using the TIMA curricula as well as other trainings as designated.

* Performs activities to assist consumers in gaining and coordinating access to necessary care and services based on individual needs

* Responsible for participation in formulation of consumer's treatment (inclusive of assessment of needs

treatment planning

admit/discharge planning and service authorization).

* Ensures all services provided meet eligibility criteria and are authorized in accordance with agency and regulatory guidelines.

* Advocates for consumers to ensure that needs are met both within the MHMRA system and in the community.

* Communicates and works with consumers/visitors/other staff in a manner that demonstrates knowledge of cultural diversities.

* Completes reporting/training as designated in an accurate and timely manner.

* Meets divisional productivity standards

* Demonstrates ethical conduct in all clinical and professional activities.

* Performs related work as assigned.

Adapts to changing work requirements.

* Complies with agency policies and procedures

accrediting/regulatory bodies and performance contract ...