Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)

Job Number: 22-013-6483

Job SummaryThe Integral Care Community Competency Restoration Program (CCRP) provides outpatient competency restoration services to justice-involved individuals who have been found Incompetent to Stand Trial and placed on a 46b commitment, and who have severe mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and/or developmental disorders.  Services are provided by our interdisciplinary team in a residential setting at our Next Step facility, and include: medication management via weekly visits with the medical provider, competency restoration training, intensive case management, Peer support, psychoeducation in illness and management recovery, discharge planning, linkage to ongoing care, and other services and supports as needed.

Outpatient competency restoration (OCR) is an exciting field to be in - we help vulnerable individuals receive care in a positive, supportive environment while also helping them move through the complexities of the behavioral health and justice systems.  Integral Care has been foundational in the OCR program development in Texas as evidenced by the involvement in the pilot back in 2008 and we've just had the opportunity to expand to better meet the need.  Come join our growing team!

Check out this News Release regarding OCR expansion in Texas: https://www.hhs.texas.gov/news/2021/07/hhsc-expands-outpatient-competency-restoration-services-texas.

Also, check out this evaluation of OCR services by the Hogg Foundation: https://hogg.utexas.edu/project/evaluation-outpatient-competency-restoration.

The Crisis Specialist QMHP - Office or Residential Based is responsible for ensuring the provision of recovery-focused, person-centered care with a trauma-informed perspective. This position operates in a dynamic environment, and performs case management, assessment, and/or service coordination work based on the program's guidelines. 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. This position may carry an individual caseload. On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.

Education:

Required:

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

Licenses:

Required:

  • Current and valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.
  • Center certification as a Qualified Mental Health Profession (QHMP). (This certification will be provided by Integral Care if educational requirements are met.)

 Hours: Full-Time; Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm.

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.

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!

Employee Benefits: 

  • 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

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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