Clinical Therapist - The Health Plan

Position: Clinical Therapist - The Health Plan

Job ID: 155077

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Social Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Clinical Therapist  for The Health Plan at our Southwest location— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will utilize a collaborative approach, to assess, plan, implement, deliver, monitor, and evaluate options and services required to meet an individual's health needs. You will provide comprehensive ongoing therapeutic services members, and ensure optimal member outcomes that address quality, service, customer satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness. Lastly, you will assist the member/member's family in coping with illness by optimizing the member's/family's self-care abilities and supporting their consumer rights.


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Responsibilities :

  • Provide evidence-based client-centered, solution and recovery-focused patient and family and crisis interventions
  • Educate staff and providers on the screening and early assessment and diagnosis of common psychological/behavioral ailments
  • Arrange and monitor appropriate care and services for the members
  • Liaise with schools, and other outside organizations to maintain consistent care for patients and families
  • Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
  • Practice an independent ability to conduct a range of interventions to include individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy to achieve treatment goals
  • Collaborate with other members of the health care team to provide integrated care
  • Assist in the screening for high risk developmental and behavioral health conditions


  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling required
  • BLS certification and LCSW, LMFT, or LPC certification required
  • Minimum of 2 years’ clinical experience in a medical or behavioral health setting
  • Experience in quality assurance/testing preferred

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