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Behavioral Health Qualified Mental Health Professional

Summary
Provides an advanced level of mental health treatment in both individual and group settings. Primary duties include crisis intervention, risk assessment, diagnostic impression utilizing the DSM, short-term stabilization services as well as individual and group therapy. Treatment is provided based upon sound theoretical principles, with knowledge of the special issues and needs of the population served. The incumbent develops treatment strategies to meet the multifaceted needs of a diverse population, with attention to the policies and procedures of the organization, and is expected to interface with both internal and external treatment providers.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
1. Complies with department and division guidelines.
2. Demonstrates knowledge of current standards of practice, demonstrates competency by performing at professional practice standard.
3. Completes work in a timely, organized and professional manner.
4. Assumes a leadership role in collaboration with their direct supervisor and program.
5. Is able to identify areas for self improvement, pursue necessary education/training and shares knowledge with others.
6. Serves as a clinical resource for others.
7. Promotes quality improvement, staff and patient safety, and cultural diversity through department operations and by personal performance.
8. Provides service in a manner that is appropriate for the patient’s age; demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient’s physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety needs.
9. Presents a courteous and helpful demeanor, appropriate for age, to all patients, visitors, other employees/medical staff members, or any other person an employee encounters while representing the organization.
10. Maintains current knowledge related to applicable statutes, regulations, guidelines and standards necessary to perform job duties in accordance with the requirements of the Corporate Compliance Plan. Complies with the requirements of the Code of Conduct, Corporate Compliance Plan and Compliance Policies and Procedures, including training requirements. Participates in compliance activities under the direction of the Department Manager and Corporate Compliance Officer.

Minimum Requirements
1. Master’s degree or above in counseling, psychology, social work, family therapy or closely related field,
2. Staff with a master’s degree in social work are required to have a MO LMSW
3. Knowledge of psychiatric terminology and the process of psychiatric diagnosis.
4. Must demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of mental health assessment and treatment and
have basic research skills.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as is the ability to function as a member of
a multi-disciplinary team.
6. Must have organizational and leadership skills.
7. Must be able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties and work in a changing
environment.
8. If driving is a requirement for the employee, he/she must meet the requirements specified in the Fleet
Driving Safety and Compliance Policy and must continue to meet these requirements as a condition of
employment.
9. Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or by Leadership, Management or Educators in
the established timeline for continued employment.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999