Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA)

Job Number: 19-002-10219

Education: Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field is required

About Integral Care:

As the largest provider of community based 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. 

Integral Care's mission of Healthy Living for Everyone promotes a philosophy of greater independence and improved quality of life for the people we serve.  We aim high.  If you do too, we want to talk to you. 

Description: For more information about the Judge Guy Herman Center for Mental Health Crisis Car, click here http://integralcare.org/en/hermancenter/#1519062197044-fc0b6efe-1cad

The Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts (LPHA) position is at Integral Care's The Judge Guy Herman Center Mental Health Crisis Center. This is an intermediate level of residential crisis care for individuals who are either voluntary or involuntarily needing treatment.  The LPHA in one of a number team members who will work with an individual at the Herman Center. The LPHA identifies, assesses, triages and provides treatment for consumers with behavioral health and/or co-occurring medical conditions. Provides an array of appropriate, person-centered, evidence-based, best practice therapeutic interventions to consumers, which may include, but are not limited to: skills training delivered through psycho-education and patient education strategies.  Interventions may also be provided in individual or group settings, and in delivering crisis services with linkages to crisis resources as needed.

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. Occasionally, may require a flexible work schedule.  Minimum of three years' experience performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment preferred. 

The Candidate we are looking for is:

  • Energetic and motivated to work closely with a multi-disciplinary treatment team and vulnerable individuals in psychiatric crisis.
  • Has knowledge or experience in mental health and crisis services.
  • A self-starter and enjoys having a career where no two days are the same. 
  • An effective communicator, with excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Organized and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Detail oriented and excels in documentation, time management, and delegation.
  • Timely and responds effectively to deadlines.
  • Skilled in Microsoft office applications and can easily learn additional software skills.
  • Most importantly, someone who is looking to make a difference in peoples' lives.

License: Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT is required.  Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required.

Hours:Monday-Thursday, 10:00pm-8:00am.

Salary:  $55,602 - $63,616 annually, depending on licensed experience.

Integral Care benefits include:

  • Paid holiday, sick and vacation time 
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Competitive pay

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.

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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