Integrated Health Specialist/ IHS QMHP
Compass Health Network

Union, Missouri


Compensation: $20.24 Bachelors, $21.51 QMHP

Position Purpose

The School Based Integrated Health Specialist is a mental health professional who is based in the school/community.  This individual serves as a liaison between children/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services, depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family.

Essential Functions

  • Act as a liaison and ambassador for Compass Health Network to and between the agency and School Districts
  • Serves as a consultant to school systems’ staff, providing mental health consultation and information on a wide range of mental health topics
  • Actively collaborate with other systems’ staff regarding assigned children and their families, and participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family
  • Provide individualized behavioral health services based upon strengths, needs, abilities and preferences identified collaboratively with client/family, focused on supporting client’s movement toward recovery/resiliency goals
  • Assist client/family in the development of the Wellness Plan
  • Provide services from a holistic, person-centered, strengths-based perspective, incorporating coaching surrounding the Eight Dimensions of Wellness; supporting client/family in completion of goals.
  • Assist the family with accessing, locating and arranging services and resources to assist in achieving their goals
  • Provide educational information and skill building to client/family and school staff regarding areas of concern such as daily living skills, education, symptom management, communication/relationships with focus on improving functioning
  • Assist client/family in developing natural support systems including work with family members, school staff, legal guardians, etc.
  • Complete of all required documentation within the required timeframe, according to agency policy
  • Meet service provision expectations per client needs and agency guideline
  • Assist with completion of initial and annual assessments and Wellness Plans as directed by Supervisor
  • Complete all mandatory documentation to monitor client’s progress toward achievement of individual treatment plan goals
  • Work with parents to engage and participate in treatment with child is required and necessary for improved clinical outcomes
  • Attend all training as required by Compass Health Network, Accreditors and Funders
  • Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency client and family
  • Driving is an essential function of the position
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 



QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Teamwork

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field required
  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation/vocational/pastoral counseling, family therapy or closely-related field preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The completion of a practicum or at least one (1) year of experience under the supervision of a QMHP preferred
  • All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
  • A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

  • QMHP preferred

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant. 


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