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.
The LPHA Interventionist is primarily responsible for monitoring services and providing intervention to individuals with a positive screening for various measures, especially those centralized around DSRIP. Such interventions include, but are not limited to, tobacco cessation, alcohol, depression, and/or suicidal ideation. The LPHA Interventionist uses a basic knowledge of diagnostic characteristics, symptomology of primary mental illness and knowledge of medications, side effects and benefits to provide services in a person-centered, supportive, office-based environment. The LPHA Interventionist is monitored by periodic supervision.
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)
The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Independent licensure is required – LPC, LCSW.
Ability to operate as a team member, yet able to make positive, individual judgments.
Ability to assess needs of consumers and implement a training plan
Ability to maintain a list of resources in the community.
Ability to recognize and report side effects of psychoactive medications.
Ability to assess a potential crisis situation and ensure the delivery of services at the proper level of care.
Ability to call in clinical information for authorization.
Ability to work collaboratively with co -workers.
Ability to work in a high stress environment, take initiative and be creative.
Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle.
Ability to successfully use an automated clinical record keeping system.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, TRAINING, REGISTRATIONS:
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:
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