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 QMHP-C&A Intensive position provides skills and case management services to children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance in an effort to improve functionality within the community, including school and home. Services may include, but are not limited to, assessment, development of measurable recovery goals and objectives, referral, linkage, advocacy, monitoring, crisis intervention, transportation, and continuity of care. Traditionally, while children are in school, services will be outside the traditional work day. In addition, the QMHP-Adult Intensive position will provide on-call coverage rotation coupled with routine hospital admission/discharge planning. The overall goal of this position is to maximize the individual’s potential level of functioning, reduce hospitalization and aid in the successful reintegration of individuals into the community, school, and home.
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:
Bachelor’s degree in human services with 1 to 3 years experience in MH/MR or related field or Masters degree with 0 to 2 years experience in human services.
**NOTICE ON POSITIONS THAT REQUIRE TRAVEL TO/FROM VARIOUS WORKSITES**
Positions that are “community-based,” in whole or part, require the incumbent to travel between various worksites within his/her workday/workweek. The incumbent is required to have reliable transportation that can facilitate this requirement. The incumbent is further required to meet the criteria for insurability by the Center’s risk management facilitator; and produce proof of minimal auto liability coverage when applicable. Failure to meet these terms may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, contract or other status with Metrocare.
The work environment describe here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is a record of major aspects of the job, but is not an all-inclusive job contract. Dallas Metrocare Services maintains its status as an “at-will” employer and nothing in this job description shall be interpreted to guarantee employment for any length of time. Additional tasks may be assigned as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor. The position’s status conforms to the Fair Labor Standards Act as amended, and the employee has agreed to the standards methods of compensation in compliance with Center’s procedures and Federal Law.
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:
Re-imbursement for clinical supervision hours up to $1,500 per year
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