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Title:  Family Therpaist

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $45,271 - $58,854
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5181

Title: Family Therapist 

Division:Family & Community Medicine (80001038)  

Department: Family & Community Medicine - Other Contracts (90005510) 

Location: Houston (1100) 

Salary Range: $45,271 - $58,854 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Summary

In 2020, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH) is proud to celebrate 20 years of service to the Houston Community! The mission of Healthcare for the Homeless - Houston is to promote health, hope and dignity for those affected by homelessness through accessible and comprehensive quality care.  We have an immediate opening for a Family Therapist.

 

The Family Therapist with Trauma Specialization will primarily provide therapeutic care within a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) for individuals facing homelessness. The chosen candidate will provide individual or group psychotherapies, including evidence-based psychotherapy modalities: cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and prolonged exposure (PE) as well as other CBT-based, trauma-informed treatment. In addition, this position will include a portion of the time providing direct clinical services within Permanent Supportive Housing programs for adults, children & adolescents facing homelessness. The Family Therapist is accountable to the Lead Behavioral Health Consultant.

Job Duties

•    Carries out the mission of HHH and ensures the quality of services through interaction with patients.
•    Provides support services to patients with physical health, mental health and/or substance abuse diagnoses.
•    Performs assessments of patient needs and with patient and develops a negotiated care plan.
•    Evaluates and/or revises care plan as indicated with appropriate documentation in progress notes and communicates this to relevant multi-disciplinary team members. 
•    Provides evidence-based treatments for individuals with exposure to trauma.
•    Builds and maintains a therapeutic relationship with patients through engagement and negotiated goal setting.
•    Maintains clinical documentation.
•    Maintains organization and patient confidentiality. 
•    Advocates with community service providers to facilitate access of patients to needed services. 
•    Performs other duties as deemed necessary by supervisors. 
•    Conducts group classes and group visits to promote skill building, education and improved health for the patient as needed.
•    Attends and participates in meetings and Quality Improvement activities as required.
•    Participates in evaluation of peers, support staff and supervisor as required. 
•    Sustains productivity expectations established by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • No experience required.
  • Permanent or provisional licensure in marriage and family therapy (LMFT) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field 
  • Practice experience in the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model
  • Familiar with and experience using empirically-supported protocols for trauma treatment such as ACT for trauma treatment, trauma focused CBT, DBT for trauma treatment, EMDR, Prolonged Exposure, and Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Practice experience with trauma-informed care/treating individuals with exposure to trauma
  • Experience and/or interest in working with homeless and/or medically underserved populations 
  • Experience working with both adults and children

We invite you to learn more about our benefits (bcm.edu/careers/benefits) including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, incentive-based wellness program, and more.

 

 

 

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

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