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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:49 PM

Working for Metrocare isnA?t just a job. ItA?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 52,000 adults and children annually. For more than forty:nine (49) 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 and Research and our software initiative, XenatiX, we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County. The QMHP working at the Grand Prairie Center can provide services to adults, teens, and children. Offers medication management, counseling, case management and skills/rehab training. provides psychosocial/rehabilitative service to persons with mental illness. This is an office based position, with minimal travel. Services may include, but are not limited to, assessment, development and measurable treatment goals and objectives, referral, linkage, advocacy, monitoring, crisis intervention and continuity of care. Provide individual, marriage, family and group counseling. The overall goal of this position is to maximize the consumerA?s potential level of functioning, reduce hospitalization and aid in the successful reintegration of consumers into the community.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.) Provide overall service coordination, referral, linkage, and advocacy to consumers with varying needs. Perform duties in concert with other members of an interdisciplinary treatment plete a psychosocial assessment on each new admission. Upon assessment as clinically indicated. 100 compliance expected. Formulate individual service plan based on assessment findings on all new admission. 100 compliance expected.Develop measurable objectives and goals agreed upon by the consumer.Actively assist in obtaining and modifying goals as needed.Document attempts to involve consumer, service providers, and caregivers unless opposed by the consumer) in service plan process.Review service plans every three months or as clinically indicated. 100 compliance expected.Participate in interdisciplinary team staffing. Present psychosocial assessment findings. Encourage consumer to attend staffing. Update team on progress or lack of progress in reaching agreed upon goals. Provide relevant information that might effect treatment.Follow:up assigned consumers who miss a scheduled clinic appointment. Document attempts to contact consumer. Report repeated unsuccessful efforts to contact the treatment team.Follow:up within 24 hours on assigned consumers who access emergency services. Report status:disposition to treatment team. 100 compliance expected.Provide crisis intervention. Make home visits, initiate mental illness warrants, work with police and other public servants as a needed to address crisis.Facilitate inpatient admission upon request of the treatment team. Provide continuity of services throughout inpatient stay. Participate actively in discharge planning. Meet with the consumer within 5 days of discharge into the community.Provide individual, family, and group rehabilitation sessions. Evaluate progress of counseling session, solicit feedback from consumer(s), and consult with colleagues and team leaders when dealing with unfamiliar/uncomfortable issues.Co:facilitate family education workshops.Identify and assist consumers in obtaining entitlements by providing referrals, advocacy and negotiation, as PETENCIES: The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Analytical skills, professional acumen, business ethics, thorough understanding of continuous improvement processes, probl


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