QMHP Braley & Thompson full time in Roanoke, VA at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Job Description


Title: QMHP Braley & Thompson full time

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 Braley & Thompson full time.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

QMHP Braley & Thompson full time Responsibilities

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 (18 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


  • 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 amongst 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
  • Case 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 trainings 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

Specific Requirements

Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) with the following:

  1. an individual with a bachelor’s degree in human services, a related field, or other degree deemed equivalent to those described, from an accredited college and with at least one year of clinical experience; OR
  2. a Registered Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (RPRP) registered with the International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS) as of January 1, 2001; OR
  3. an individual with at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field with an associate’s degree in a human services field and who has at least three years’ clinical experience; OR
  4. an individual with at a least bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and certification from the International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS) as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP); OR
  5. an individual with at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field that includes at least 15 semester credits (or equivalent) in a human services field and who has at least three years’ clinical experience
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • YSIS Certification
  • Good driving record, valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Must pass Criminal History and background check as identified by VA Code

Additional Information

QMHP qualification or one or more years experience working directly with clients with mental health issues.


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

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