Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)

Job Number: 19-360-11159

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

Description: The Crisis Specialist QMHP - Community Based is responsible for ensuring the provision of recovery-focused, person-centered care with a trauma-informed perspective. Services are designed to be immediately available to respond to clients at the site of the crisis.  This position is actively responsible for securing successful linkage of Integral Care services to identified psychiatric discharge patients.  This position works in close conjunction with and in support of Austin State Hospital (ASH), Integral Care's Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) and the Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) of the Austin Police Department (APD) and Travis County Sheriff's Department (TCSO) providing assessments, interventions, brief follow-up and service linkage to adults and children/youth in non-clinical community settings.  There is extensive latitude for the exercise of independent judgment.

This position follows identified strategies for achievement of unit performance measures and ensures the highest quality of care while effectively utilizing resources.

This position may carry an individual caseload.  On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.  Minimum of three years performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment.  Bilingual preferred

License(s): Center certification as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is required.  Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required. 

Hours: Four 10 hour shifts 8:00am-6:00pm, rotating days off, weekend included in rotation; Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-8:00pm, receives shift differential. 

Salary: Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $38,479-$40,739 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder. 

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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