QMHP-A Braley & Thompson Roanoke in Roanoke, VA at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Roanoke, VA
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Job Description


Title: QMHP-A Braley & Thompson Roanoke

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a QMHP-A Braley & Thompson Roanoke.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) QMHP-A Braley & Thompson Roanoke you will: 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide professional services to Individuals who have been referred for MHSS. The goal of these services is as follows: MHSS: To provide services to those individuals (21 years of age and older) with severe/ pervasive mental illness that cause impairments in daily functioning to help them achieve and maintain community stability and independence in the least restrictive environment possible.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Using only that Individual information present in assigned Individual(s)’s chart(s), this position:
  • Provides direct service delivery in a professional capacity to Individuals referred to CFS for services
  • Implements various treatment modalities
  • Attends meetings concerning the Individual as needed
  • Records data as instructed and submits regularly
  • Makes corrections on documentation as requested
  • Provides pertinent information both written and verbal to the supervisor concerning the Individuals
  • Provides training, supervision, psycho education, therapeutic skill training, and supportive counseling services as required by the Individuals/guardians or referral sources
  • Attends supervision as required
  • Makes collateral contacts and assists in treatment coordination as needed for their cases
  • Assesses Individual’s needs and mental status on an ongoing basis
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Attends court appointments as subpoenaed
  • Provides transportation as requested
  • Completes other duties as assigned by supervisor

Position Requirements


  • Community resources and activities
  • Capabilities and limitations of Individuals
  • Service requirements/limitations
  • Legal/Human rights pertinent to the programs
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Full understanding of mental illness
  • Knowledge and understanding of behavioral issues among related populations and behavioral techniques.
  • Crisis management
  • Importance of professional therapeutic Individual relationship and rapport


  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Listening skills
  • Time management skills
  • Clinical writing skills
  • Implementation of various teaching, training, psycho-educational and supportive techniques and interventions
  • Implementation of a wide range of behavioral interventions
  • Crisis management
  • Assessment of Individual’s mental status, symptoms, needs, strengths and progress


  • Communicates effectively with staff, Individuals, family members and other contacts
  • Maintains required confidentiality
  • Multi-task oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain or renew all mandatory training and certifications
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism with collateral contacts, Individuals, and family members
  • Ability to observe, recognize and promote individual strengths and abilities
  • Exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to give and receive feedback appropriately

Additional Information

QMHP-A to provide community based interventions, training for independent living skills and assisting with providing support for adolescents and adults with mental health diagnosis in the Roanoke area. Must have a least a Bachelors degree and one years of clinical experience. Board certified required by 12/31/18.


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2965 Colonade Drive Suite 100 & 130 , Roanoke, VA 24018-3541 USA