The Qualified Mental Health Professional-Clinical Setting (QMHP-CS) provides psychosocial rehabilitative skills training to individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses who may also have co-occurring substance use disorders and/or chronic health conditions utilizing a recovery-based and trauma-informed perspective. QMHPs provide interventions and services in the community and require the use of a personal automobile and cell phone.
QMHPs work in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life outcomes. QMHPs participate in diagnostic evaluations and provide an assessment of strengths, preferences, functional impairments, and symptoms of psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s) at regular intervals to ensure optimal and personalized services. Frequent service coordination with external and internal providers is necessary to support individuals in achieving independent functioning.
QMHPs may also facilitate psychosocial rehabilitative skills training groups and/or utilize other evidenced-based interventions or therapeutic modalities. Although staff members in this position are not licensed; staff members in this position are working under the supervision of an LPC or LPC-S who provides ongoing evaluation and oversight of all assessments, diagnoses, and treatment.
• Medical software — Client information database systems; Patient electronic medical record EMR software
• Office suite software — Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
• Google Apps
• Microsoft Internet Explorer; Netscape Navigator; Web browser software, Chrome
• Responsible of service or individualized treatment plan that is based on an effective assessment
• Provide 24/7 on-call supports for all assigned families.
• Maintain required confidentiality regarding client case materials incompliance with HIPAA standards.
• Documentation and Recording (Progress Notes, Service or Treatment plan, Discharge Summary, Court, Serious and Critical Incident reports, or other contract requested reports or forms)
• Responsible of activity and participation based interventions and approaches that are developed from training materials, experience, families' successes, and peers.
• Provision of a closure and aftercare plan for each family / client.
• Provide the required contact/daily reporting data, reports, plans of service or treatment, and court reports etc., on time and in a form that meets the needs of the family, referring agency and requirements of Family 1st Counseling Center Inc.
• Individual Supervision and Team / Peer Supervision
• Timely attendance and active participation in all meeting components.
• Participate in individual and team supervision as scheduled -- usually weekly.
• Maintain punctuality and frequency of all scheduled supervisions with Program Supervisor or designe and be prepared with the required materials or items
• Staff each case monthly with supervisor.
• Build and maintain positive relationships with personnel from referring / collateral agencies. The requirements associated with this primary responsibility are:
• Maintain weekly contact and respond to all calls and inquiries from the referring collateral.
• Has a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum number of hours that is equivalent to a major 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;
• is a Registered nurse (RN) ~ licensed as a registered nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing in accordance with Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 301; or
• completes an alternative credentialing process identified by the department.