Job Number: 21-1052-6035
Job Summary: The Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) provides case management, advocacy and service coordination that may include: linkage to substance abuse treatment programs, HIV medical care and other social service providers in the community for HIV positive individuals who are living with a mental health disorder and/or a substance use disorder. The position provides coordination of community resources to assist clients in accessing medical, social, educational, financial and other appropriate services that help the individual achieve an improved quality of life. Services may include: psychiatric rehabilitative skills training in symptom management and medication management, development of the skills necessary to obtain services, which include but are not limited to: medical care, dental care, food, clothing, utilities, financial assistance, transportation, legal assistance, housing and the coordination of these services to assist the client in obtaining and maintaining these services. This position may also provide counseling services in accordance to the position's licensure and accepted scope of practice.
The QMHP is also responsible for preliminary assessment and diagnosis of a client's presenting Axis I psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s), development and implementation of a person centered care plan to provide services and treatment sought by the client, ongoing review of progress towards treatment, ongoing assessment, and coordination of appropriate services to facilitate each client's success in achieving and maintaining the maximum possible level of independent functioning. Also responsible for administering the HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS) Program in accordance with procedures and objectives set forth by the funding source. Staff in this position may also facilitate or co-facilitate psychoeducational groups. Work is performed under moderate supervision with moderate latitude for the use of judgment and initiative. Although staff members in this position are not typically LPHAs, staff members in this position are working under the supervision of the treating psychiatrist and a LPHA who provide ongoing evaluation and oversight of all assessment, diagnosis and treatment. At this level, assignments may be of moderate complexity and are handled with considerable independence, and complicated cases receive closer clinical review and supervision. Work is performed under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Hours: Full-Time; Monday - Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
Salary: Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is $38,479-$40,739 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder.
Sign-on incentive: Integral Care looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.
Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave
Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
403(b) retirement account
401(a) employer contribution retirement account
Gold's gym membership discount
Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)
QMHP Keywords: Qualified Mental Health Professional, QMHP, Case Manager, Rehabilitation Specialist, Service Coordinator, Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Specialist, Social Worker