Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)

Job Number: 21-586-8201 

This position and scope of work does qualify as clinical hours toward pursuing a LCSW or LPC.

Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) Job Summary: This QMHP position is within our crisis services division and housed at our Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) clinic. The position is a great fit for an experienced bachelor level or new master level counselor looking to expand on skills in bio psycho social assessments, risk of harm formulations, crisis intervention, and community mental health. You will be joining a diverse, multi-disciplinary team of both licensed and unlicensed counselors and case managers, peer support specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and a psychiatrist. The QMHP's duties may include and are not limited to providing continuity of care services, linking consumers and families to all needed resources, and coordinating, monitoring, and updating services and consumer goals. Providing necessary skills training, assisting in crisis prevention, and/or providing community outreach are additional roles. As a team member of programs in crisis services, the QMHP coordinates crisis intervention tools to address client's needs utilizing assessment, multidisciplinary coordination, and efficient clinically appropriate utilization of agency resources. Duties include collaboration with consumers, first responders, and community stakeholders to address immediate mental health crisis and plan for future crisis relapse prevention.

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

Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) 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.
Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) License: 


  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record. 
  • Center certification as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).

Hours: Full-time; 12p-10pm, Rotating days off with weekends in the rotation OR fixed schedule Sun-Wed OR fixed schedule Wed-Sat.

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. Plus an additional 10% crisis service stipend.

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!

Employee Benefits: 

  • Excellent 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
  • Mileage reimbursement

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