QMHP-CS:Qualified Mental Health Professional-Community Services
Posted: April 2nd, 2020
Region: Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Beaumont, San Antonio, Tyler
QMHP- CS: Qualified Mental Health Professional – Community Services Job Description
Texas Care is looking for someone who can assist adults and children to thrive who constantly battle with the feelings of depression, anxiety, anger, emotional and behavior issues. The QMHP main focus with helping adults is to assist them with learning functional and independent living skills, find community resources and provide support and/or linkage to support. The QMHP main focus with helping children is to provide training to increase appropriate communication skills, practice appropriate problem solving, anger management, social skills, and interpersonal interaction, etc.); The majority of the QMHP time will be spent providing services to adults and youth in the family home, and other community settings. We are looking for someone who has an unmatched passion for people, solid leadership/mentoring skills, and solution-oriented mindset.
Job Environment: The Qualified Mental Health Professional (CS) will generally perform the job in the office, community and home environment. However, the majority of services provided will be in the client’s community and home environment.
Minimum Qualifications: QMHP-CS must be:
(A) has a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum number of hours that is equivalent to a major (as determined by the LMHA or MCO in accordance with §412.316(d) of this title (relating to Competency and Credentialing)) in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education, or early childhood intervention;
(B) is a registered nurse; or
(C) At least 2 years of experience providing therapeutic services for children/adolescents with behavioral challenges on an intensive level
About Your Role:
As a QMHP, you will be responsible for providing strengths-based training utilizing an evidence-based curriculum that will help develop and build skills that will help the adult or child have a more successfully existence. The QMHP will work with their QMHP Supervisor to provide the following services: Skill Training & Development, Medication Training & Support Services and Crisis Intervention Services. The QMHP will implement the Service/Treatment Plan that is focused on the adult or child and family needs and recognizing their strengths. The plan will address all the client needs that have been identified by the adult, family, child and any collateral information.
As the QMHP your key responsibilities will involve:
- Responsible for providing skill building training in the home or out in the community: one-on-one skills sessions at home, at the office, or in the community relating to goals and objectives using evidence-based practices and curriculum.
- Provides support and crisis/emergency services for the child/adult/family through face-to-face contact, phone contact or availability by an on-call system (all time spent on crisis assessment and planning, crisis linkage and follow-up, and stabilization must be documented as crisis hours)
- Maintains all client documentation in the electronic record and write progress notes that are adhering to requirement set by the Texas Administrative Code.
- Utilize effective listening skills to establish rapport with client, family members and other individuals close to the client; provide emotional support and encouragement and engage family members in the service process.
- Maintains records in accordance with regulatory/agency standards. Enters data in a clear, accurate, and timely manner. Also, promptly submits documentation needed for the tracking of output/outcome measures. May be asked to assist in record review or qualitative review processes.
- Responsible for keeping the family and team members informed on progress toward achieving Service Plan goals
- Provide assistance to clients with daily living tasks such as behavior management, counseling services to the client, budget management, independent transportation assistance, time management skills and other tasks to promote independent living.
- Collaborates with court/probation, tribal/community agencies, families and other natural support systems to ensure client’s needs are met. Develops a strong working relationship with community partners.
- Assist clients in practicing effective communication, problem-solving and anger management techniques in their daily lives.
- Participate in staff meetings, monthly training, company programs, professional development training as required.
****** Potential Staff Member must have own vehicle, cell phone and access to a computer/laptop at home (laptop or access to a computer and printer outside of office use).******
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $20.00 to $24.50 /hour
- Bachelor's (Required)