Job Number: 21-1026-8095
Job Summary: The Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts (LPHA) provides assessment, triage, and treatment to individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses who may also have co-occurring substance use disorders and/or chronic health conditions using a recovery based and trauma-informed perspective. LPHAs work in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life outcomes. LPHAs conduct diagnostic evaluations and provide assessment of strengths, preferences, functional impairments and symptoms of psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s) at regular intervals to ensure optimal and personalized services. LPHAs deliver therapeutic evidence-based and best practice interventions including, but not limited to: skills training through psycho-education and patient education strategies, individual, family and/or group services, and delivering crisis services with linkages to crisis resources as needed.
This position may have additional duties associated with providing bilingual communication services and may require the completion of a language competency test. On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.
This position serves as a clinical team member of the Expanded Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (EMCOT). The Expanded MCOT is designed to be immediately available to respond to clients at the site of the crisis, usually with first responders, to collaborate on cases. The goal is to ensure that individuals get the right care, at the right time. Primary clinical operations of the unit include providing community-based crisis assessments, interventions, and brief follow-up and service linkage to adults and children/youth in community settings. Expanded MCOT works in partnership with Emergency Medical services, Austin Police Department, the Travis County Sheriff's Office, and criminal justice systems. Locations rotate between 5015 S IH 35; Austin State Hospital; and various Emergency Medical Service stations. There is extensive latitude for the exercise of independent judgement.
Hours: Two days, Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-12:00am. Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm.
Salary: $55,602 - $63,616 annually, depending on licensed experience. Plus an additional Crisis Service Pay.
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)
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