Metrocare Services

  • Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts- LPHA

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/12/2018 12:44 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.


    Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.


    The LPHA provides intake, counseling, service coordination and developmental interaction patients in the TCOOMMI program. The LPHA provides direct services, functions as community liaison and as an interdisciplinary team member. Provides clinical leadership to other staff and functions to provide supervision to Counselor-Interns, which may be assigned to unit with consideration to current caseload.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)

    • Responsible for screenings, intake, information and referrals
    • Organizes and conducts assessments and service plans
    • Completes accurate, timely documentation.
    • Provides case work, counseling and case management services
    • Provides information on community resources, family systems and service delivery systems.
    • Maintains charts, benches and training, as required.


    The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    • Self-motivating, professional acumen, problem solving, respect for confidentiality, good communication skills for public speaking and presentation skills.
    • Must be able to speak in front of unfamiliar people and groups of people.
    • Passionate in advocating for and educating for children
    • Must be familiar with State, local, DADs, ECI and Metrocare Services rules and regulations, procedures and policies.
    • Ability to work with Askesis, TKIDs, and Microsoft Office tools
    • Organized and able to meet deadlines and frequent changes in procedures.




    • Masters degree in psychology, counseling, social work, early childhood development or related field;
    • Licensed by the state of Texas as a LPC, LCSW, or RN
    • Two years experience working in a child and family setting; 
    • Experience working with an interdisciplinary treatment team in providing services and intervention for birth to 36-month population and their families; and
    • Bilingual in Spanish and/or American Sign Language a plus. 


    • Ability to work with reports and numbers. 


    • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs.


    • Experience in Metrocare computer software (PsychConsult, Northstar, TKIDs, Word, etc.)

    Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:

    • Medical/Dental/Vision
    • Paid Leave
    • Paid Holidays
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Retirement Plan, including employer matching
    • Health Savings Account, including employer matching
    • Professional Development Allowance
    • Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
    • Many other benefits

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


    Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.


    No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters


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