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Psychotherapist (LCSW)- Temple

at BaylorScott & White Health

Posted: 4/4/2019
Job Reference #: 18014451
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

The Psychotherapist provides psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and their families, including group modalities, and assists in assessing psychotherapeutic needs of patients referred for service. The Psychotherapist reviews and evaluates senior staff's orders, patients' medical records, and performs diagnostic assessments to determine psychotherapeutic treatment required.

The Psychotherapist job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviews the appropriate medical records and patient history in a timely manner.
  • Selects and accurately performs appropriate evaluation tests and measurements using the proper tools and techniques.
  • Creates meaningful programs that are consistent with the physicians' prescriptions, directions, and goals.
  • Maintains effective communication and coordinates with superiors and other patient care givers regarding patient care decisions.
  • Fulfills continuing education and/or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications.
  • Takes responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provide Baylor Scott & White with the necessary documentation on such requirements.
  • Orients patients on department policies regarding compliance with treatment, cancellations and no-shows.

The ideal candidate for the Psychotherapist role will be able to provide emergency intervention and assessment as required, and also, contribute to academic endeavors of the divisions.

The Department of Psychiatry's adult Mental Health Clinic in Temple seeks a licensed clinical social worker to work as a psychotherapist.  The LCSW should be able to provide psychotherapy according to a structured, evidence-based model or should be willing to be trained to provide such therapy.  We are eager to help motivated, growth-minded LCSWs learn to provide evidence-based therapy.  The LCSW should be able to conduct an appropriate interview and form a reliable assessment.  The LCSW will collaborate with other psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists.  The LCSW will participate in formal self-assessment projects with other clinicians and strive to continuously improve.

  • Location/Facility – Temple, Texas

For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

  • Specialty/Department/Practice – Psychiatry
  • Shift/Schedule – Full Time
  • Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes*:
    • 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.


Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH)  is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.  With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, the mission of Baylor Scott & White Health is to promote the well-being of all individuals, families and communities. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!


  • Master'sDegree
  • 2 Years Experience
  • LicensedProfessional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or aLicensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) Certification