Title:  Behavioral Health Specialist

Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251-$70,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2476
Job Purpose

Position will provide assessment and therapy services to patients with mental health and substance use problems at community health clinics of HCHD.

Job Duties
  • Provide Assessment for behavioral health problems for patients referred
  • by health care providers at community clinics: elective appointments or
  • walk-ins of patients in crisis or with urgent needs.
  • Develop treatment plans for patients to address their mental health and
  • substance use problems.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions of individual, group and family
  • therapy for mental health and substance use problems.
  • Liaison with physicians, nurses, and psychiatry staff regarding patient
  • care and treatment.
  • Complete required documentation and statistical reporting in a timely
  • manner.
  • Provide curbside consultations to the primary care team.
  • Accommodate walk-in patients in crisis or with urgent needs.
  • Attend center staff meetings as required.
  • Attend CBHP faculty meetings.
  • Attend training classes or orientations as required by HCHD or BCM.


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.
Experience: None Required.

Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current LCSW, LPC or LMFT or completing professional licensure requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: LCSW

Preferred: Bilingual; Spanish speaking





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.