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Texas Health Resources Behavioral Health Transfer Center Specialist in Arlington, Texas

Behavioral Health Transfer Center Specialist

Are you looking for a rewarding career with an award-winning company? We’re looking for a qualified Licensed Professional Counselor or Social Worker like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 612 E. Lamar Blvd. Arlington, TX 76011 – Travel Required

  • Work environment: Transfer Center

  • Work hours: Full-time, 36 hours weekly working a rotating schedule

  • Salary range: $25.44 - $39.72 per hour (based on relevant experience)

  • Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.



  • Masters Degree in Mental Health Required


  • 2 years of related experience in the mental health field Required

Licenses and Certifications

  • LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor Upon Hire Required Or

  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker Upon Hire Required Or

  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker Upon Hire Required


Behavioral health Pre-admission screening and assessment; DSM diagnostic criteria; exceptional customer service and telephonic skills; data entry, Ability to organize and communicate information clearly. Problem solving and analytical skills. Computer skills, including accurate keyboarding and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Position Responsibilities

  • Facilitates behavioral health transfers throughout the THR system and from other healthcare facilities. Documents cases accordingly and meets departmental metrics related to transfer times and referral guidelines. Relays clinical information and facilitates doctor/nurse reviews. Aware of exclusionary criteria. Promotes the THR Behavioral health transfer center to all potential transfer referral resources.

  • Understands and complies with all regulations including but not limited to TDMHMR, TDH, CMS, EMTALA, and Texas Behavioral Health Marketing Act. Educates hospital staff/ team members regarding regulations as indicated. Understands legal statues relevant to voluntary and involuntary patients. Understands various forms and documents appropriately.

  • Understands admission criteria for various levels of care. Knowledge of community resources including public and private resources for both psychiatric and chemically dependent patients. Communicates pertinent data to receiving provider.

  • Collaborates/communicates/establishes credibility with ED physician, admitting and consulting physician, and all members of provider team. Seeks supervision as needed.

  • Assumes responsibility for professional growth. Obtains required annual continuing education. Keeps professional license up to date.

Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.