Job Announcement: Qualified Mental Health Professional-Truman Medical Centers, Inc.
If you share our passion for healthcare excellence, take your place among the best at Truman Medical Centers. Named one of the nation’s top academic medical centers, TMC is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Health Sciences and is particularly distinguished for its care in asthma, bariatrics, diabetes, women’s health, and trauma services. TMC is a two-hospital, combined 354-bed not-for-profit hospital, which is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Kansas City, Missouri. As a comprehensive, multi-faceted, not-for-profit health care system, TMC serves all patient demographics, regardless of the ethnic or socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Qualified Mental Health Professional 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-IV, 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 Truman Medical Centers, and is expected to interface with both internal and external treatment providers.
Master’s degree or above in counseling, psychology, social work, family therapy or closely related field.
Staff with a Master’s degree in Social Work are required to have a MO LMSW
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.
For Inpatient Mental Health Services, must obtain PRO ACT training within 90 days of hire and maintain training during employment.
Must be fluent in American Sign Language.
MO LCSW or MO LPC