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Qualified Mental Health Professional

JOB TITLE: Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP-C)

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OF VIRGINIA is looking for experienced, self-motivated, hard working QMHP's who are passionate about working with individuals and families with mental health illnesses. So why not join our team of dynamic professionals with the same objective.

We offer health, dental and vision insurance for full time employees. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide direct and indirect care to program participants.
Meet for weekly supervision with Clinical Supervisor
Assist clients in developing acceptable habits and attitudes, in managing their behavior and in meeting goals and objectives of their service plan.
Provide progress notes for each meeting with clients to document progress or barriers toward reaching goals and objectives of client’s service plan.
Assist in training client and family techniques that facilitate effective communication, mutual respect, and building lasting relationships.
Maintain knowledge, characteristics, and concepts of DSM-IV-TR diagnoses and related emotional manifestations.
Maintain current CPR, First Aid, and Behavioral Management Techniques certification

 

To be considered for this position you must meet the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (I) A Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Social Work from accredited college or university with minimum of 1 year of documented clinical experience with children and adolescents. (II) Be a doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia. (III) Have a master’s degree in psychology from an accredited college or university with least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents. (IV) Be a registered nurse with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents. (V) Have at least a bachelor’s degree in a human services field or in special education from an accredited college with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents. (VI) Be a licensed mental health professional. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Experience in providing psychiatric or mental health services to children who have a mental illness. Must possess strong listening and interviewing skills; as well as basic computer/typing skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Certification in CPR- infant, child, and adult. TB test required. Must also have reliable transportation and car insurance.

 

***Clinical experience means providing direct services to individuals with mental illness, mental retardation, or receiving gerontology or special education services. It includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience.

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