Learn more about our Austin expansion

New hospital coming in early 2024

Social Worker

Behavioral Health Clinician (Emergency Center support)

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Behavioral Health Clinician (Emergency Center support)
    Talent Area: Social Worker
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Psychology Administration
    Shift: 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM possible weekends
    Job ID: 408817

We are searching for a Behavioral Health Clinician for Emergency Center support-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop, plan, and deliver evidence-based assessment and therapy services to youth and families.  Engage in social work services to assist patients and families in identifying and utilizing health care and community resources optimally.  

Think you’ve got what it takes?

•   Provides evidence-based and developmentally appropriate screenings/assessment, and focused patient/family counseling/therapy in accordance with the patient’s/family’s right to self-determination and principles of confidentiality
•   Coordinates with Psychiatrists and Psychologist to develop plan of care
•   Develops, implements and/or updates comprehensive care plans
•   Facilitates patient and family next step in care by coordinating services with the care team
•   Pursues Professional Development

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
•   Master’s degree in social work or related field required
•   LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, TBHEC) OR
•   LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor (by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, TBHEC) OR 
•   LMFT – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist required (by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, TBHEC)
•   2 years of social work, professional counseling or marriage/family therapist experience required
•   Previous employment in health care, a health care specialization in schooling, or a fieldwork practicum in health care preferred
•   Previous Emergency Center experience preferred

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Join Us


More Opportunities

Risk Attorney

Professional - Non-Clinical
Houston, TX

Philanthropy Advisor III - Corporate Relations

Administrative Support
Houston, TX

Patient Care Assistant-IRU

Patient Care Assistant
Houston, TX