Transition Specialists QMHP

HopeLink

Job Overview

PRS, Inc. is recognized as one of the 50 Best Nonprofits to work for in the US. We are a community-based nonprofit organization that serves individuals living with behavioral health care challenges and individuals who face life crises. PRS offers a culture where employees enjoy coming to work, are accountable, and can excel in the services they provide. We are currently seeking a Transition Specialist (Qualified Mental Health Professional) to join our team!

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF A TRANSITION SPECIALIST (Qualified Mental Health Professional):

Under the direction of Regional Director of Recovery Academy, the Transition Specialist (Qualified Mental Health Professional) is responsible for conducting psycho-educational groups that emphasize recovery, health and wellness, enhance independent living and interpersonal skills, and prepare clients to return to school or volunteer placements. This position will involve care coordination with County Service Boards case managers, health care providers and educational institutions when applicable.

SCHEDULE/ LOCATION /SALARY:

  • Monday – Friday- 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Fairfax Recovery Academy: 3026 Javier Road, Fairfax, VA 22031
  • $46,000-$47,000- Estimated salary based on qualifications and related experience.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • PTO and Sick Time, Birthday Time (Up to two (2) hours of leave the week prior to, week of, or week after birthday)
  • 403 b with Employer Matching
  • Supportive Team in an Office Setting
  • Potential for Licensure Supervision for Qualified Candidates!!

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Develop Recovery/Transition Plans that are person-centered and empower each client to make informed decisions about goals and to take responsible action in attaining identified goals and objectives.
  • Develop and conduct culturally relevant psycho-educational curricula directed at assisting clients to improve health and wellness, build independent living and interpersonal skills, as well as, transition to school or volunteer placement.
  • Provide crisis intervention.
  • Provide direct skill teaching in a variety of settings including the Recovery Academy and in the community.
  • Provide individual/group counseling and dual diagnosis focused services including training on the interplay between substance use and mental illness.
  • Screen for additional services or supports clients may need such as substance use treatment, academic supports, medication management, and physical health needs. If the provider detects a need for additional services, collaborate with the client’s case manager and determine who will make referrals when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related human services field with work-related experience with adults with mental illness, substance use disorder, mild intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, or any combination of these preferred.
  • Qualified Mental Health Trainee (QMHP-E) required; Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP-A) preferred.
  • Strong clinical written communication and presentation skills with ability to build rapport quickly with client and internal/external providers.
  • Self-starter; ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and well organized.
  • Experience with electronic health records (EHR) or ability to learn quickly EHR software. Experience with Credible EHR is a plus.

If this sounds like a job for you, please complete an application now!

“Changing Lives. Saving Lives.”

Equal Opportunity Employer. Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/3230751-888214

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