Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 9/8/2022

This position evaluates psychiatric patients in the Emergency Department and makes recommendations to the Emergency Department Physician as to the disposition of those patients. Consults with attending psychiatrists as needed.

This position also evaluates patients throughout the organization, as requested or urgently, who are in need of mental health assessments.

This position facilitates or recommends appropriate referrals or preventative services, treatment and support for populations with alcohol, drugs and/or substance abuse.


Education: Master’s degree (MA, MS, MSW) or Doctorate in Psychology or Social Work.

Experience (Type & Length): 1-2 years’ direct experience required.

Certification/Licensure: Licensure at the independent level in the state of Texas; Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) are encouraged to apply.


Skilled in the assessment, diagnosis, and disposition of Behavioral Health patients

Knowledgeable about services available to Behavioral Health patients

Microsoft Office / Computer skills are essential

Ability to read, write, and speak English

Additional Information


  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Employee Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K w/match after 1 year of service
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Up to 20% Employee Cafeteria and Café Discount
  • Discounted Tuition with affiliated University
  • Inexpensive Parking
  • Easy accessibility from Houston Freeways
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Ancillary Insurance

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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