Crisis Specialist (QMHP)

Job Number: 22-754-11479

Job Summary: 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 ATCIC services to identified psychiatric discharge patients.  This position works in close conjunction with and in support of Austin State Hospital (ASH), ATCIC'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.

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:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field. 

Preferred:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree, with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related 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; 8:00AM-4:00PM or 9:00-5:00PM. Workdays; Monday - Friday

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

This position is eligible for shift differential pay and 10% Crisis Stipend.

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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