Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) - IDD Crisis

Position: 22-554-11742

Job Summary: IDD crisis staff provide crisis prevention and management to individuals and their systems of support who are diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.  Individuals served may also have co-occurring disorders such as severe mental illnesses, substance use disorders and/or chronic health conditions. IDD crisis staff operate in a dynamic environment, develop extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and cultivate a clinical skill-set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members.  Interventions and services are typically provided in the community and require the use of a personal automobile and cell phone.

IDD crisis staff work in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life outcomes.  IDD crisis staff may participate in 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.  Frequent service coordination with external and internal providers is necessary to support individuals in preventing and managing crises.  IDD crisis staff may provide all or some of the following: deliver therapeutic interventions fostering skills necessary to manage symptoms/crises, provide support/training to the system of support, or to obtain services such as school, medical care, nutritional assistance, financial assistance, transportation, legal assistance, and resources fulfilling any basic need.  Although staff members in this position are not typically LPHA's, staff members in this position are working under the supervision of an LPHA who provides ongoing evaluation and oversight of all assessments, diagnoses and treatment.  Additional job duties maybe as assigned to meet the needs of the program.

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. May require a flexible work schedule. 

Integral Care employees are to be committed to fostering an open, inclusive, and supportive environment that welcomes and embraces diversity in all forms. Integral Care defines diversity broadly to include race, ethnicity, abilities (mental/physical), gender, gender identity, immigrant status, language, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, age, and other groups.

Integral Care employees are to strive to maintain a trauma sensitive workplace, to embrace trauma sensitive and informed practices, and to foster a supportive and welcoming environment of care.

Education: 

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field is generally required

License:

Required:

  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

Hours: Part Time; work days: Monday - Friday Hours; 8:00AM - 5:00PM (20-25 hrs per week)

Salary$22.35 - $23.47 an hour based on education.

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!

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)