Senior Counselor

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Mar 28, 2023

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Health Sciences, Healthcare
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Senior Counselor

Provides individual, family, or couples-based counseling utilizing evidenced-based behavioral and psychological interventions and assessment techniques in the provision of clinical care for patients receiving medical services from our palliative and supportive care team.

Applies psychological or behavioral interventions and assessment techniques for clinical programs, and less often research programs. Develops and or delivers individualized psychologically based treatment plans. Maintains appropriate documentation of all clinical activities and protocols. Implements operational procedures maintaining quality assurance. Trains staff, evaluates performance, and provides clinical supervision to trainees.

Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, related counseling degree or Social Work. Three years of post-masters related counseling experience. One of the following: *Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) issued by the state of Texas. *Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued by the state of Texas. *Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) issued by the state of Texas. *Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) issued by the state of Texas. *Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) issued by the state of Texas

Preferred - Experience working in healthcare setting and working with individuals facing chronic disease, death and grief.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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