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Truman Medical Centers Licensed Qualified Mental Health Professional - Recovery Health Services in Kansas City, Missouri

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Licensed Qualified Mental Health Professional - Recovery Health Services

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

Recovery Health Services

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Community Mental Health Center

Position Type

Full time

Work Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Hours Per Week

40

If you want to work where the action is, University Health (UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. UH is comprised of three campuses:

UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, University Health serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health 1 building, UH’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We have just opened University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building , located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

The Licensed QMHP provides an advanced level of leadership in the agency and their work unity and exhibits a high level of clinical leadership and independent practice. 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, coordinates discharge planning activities, 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 Truman Medical Center, and is expected to interface with both internal and external treatment providers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree or above in counseling, psychology, social work, family therapy or closely related field. Missouri Licensed as Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

  • Knowledge of psychiatric terminology and the process of psychiatric diagnosis.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of mental health assessment and treatment and have basic research skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as is the ability to function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Must have organizational and leadership skills.

  • Must be able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties and work in a changing environment.

  • Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or by Leadership, Management or Educators in the established timeline for continued employment.

  • 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.

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