Psychotherapist II

in Temple, TX

Psychotherapist II Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Job Location

    Temple, TX 76508, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area


  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

Baylor Scott & White Clinic-Temple , Psychiatry  | 2401 S. 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508  - Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist

In addition to BSWH benefits, our department will be offering psychotherapists:

-          5 days of paid time off for continuing education

-          Up to $1,500 annual allowance of reimbursement for continuing education and licensing 

-          Flexible day shift work schedules: Clinician can work four (4) – 10 hour shifts, or five (5) – 8 hour shifts-  Monday-Friday 

 Note: Clinic hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8a – 5pm  shifts  


The Psychotherapist 2 will provides psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and their families, including group modalities, and assists in assessing psychotherapeutic needs of patients referred for service. This position will also develop and implement strategies for the care of psychotherapy patients, to include developing new models of care and foster key relationships to improve quality care and patient satisfaction. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program.


  • Develops and monitors Psychotherapy metrics and goals, and aligns to system goals, across the region.
  • Serves as the lead Psychotherapist, assisting with daily operations, staffing and program development through mentoring, counseling and training of personnel. Oversee interns for the Psychotherapy clinic. Oversees the Embedding Mental Health Program, serving as a resource and liaison. Reviews patient charts and notes to ensure standardized care is provided.
  • Reviews and evaluated senior staff orders, patient medical records, and performs diagnostic assessments to establish psychotherapeutic treatment required. Evaluates treatment efficiency and patient progress to aid in establishing or revising specifics of treatment.
  • Performs all duties of a staff Psychotherapist by providing psychotherapy and counseling to applicants and their families, including group modalities, utilizing psychotherapeutic techniques consistent with the physician's prescriptions, directions and goals established for the patient's benefit. Provides emergency intervention and assessment as required. Utilizing the proper tools and techniques, selects and accurately performs appropriate evaluation tests and measurements that will lead to correct diagnosis and treatment of the patient's problems or progress while maintaining professional standards.
  • Provides patient orientation on department policies regarding compliance with treatment, cancellations and no shows. Monitors patient cancellations and fills vacant appointment times from patient cancellation list. Enforces no show policy with patient according to patient station. Contributes to teaching activities as assigned.
  • Maintains effective communication, and coordinates with supervisors and other patient care givers regarding patient care choices.
  • Fulfills continuing education and\or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications. Take responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provide the necessary documentation on such requirements.


  • Knowledge of psychotherapy and related tests, measures, and recovery techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of counseling and therapy techniques.
  • Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data.
  • Ability to conduct singular and group psychotherapy.
  • Ability to examine behavioral deficits.
  • Ability to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities, skill acquisition and behavior management.
  • Demonstrated communications and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in team development strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and balance team and personal workloads through effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


  • EDUCATION - Masters'
  • EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience

       Lic Chemical Depend Counselor (LCDC), Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lic Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Lic Professional Counselor (LPC): Must have one of the following:

  • License Chemical Depend Counselor (LCDC) or
  • License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or
  • License Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) or
  • License Professional Counselor (LPC).

Job Skills

  • psychotherapy
  • mental health
  • patient care
  • medical records
  • program development
  • reviews
  • technical requirements


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