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 4-20-18

 

YOUTH EMERGENCY SERVICES & SHELTER
918 SE 11th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309


JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Mental Health Therapist


REPORTS TO: Chief Behavioral Health Officer


CLASSIFICATION: Full time, Production Based Pay


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Mental Health Therapist position provides assessment and therapy services to children, teens and/or families on an outpatient basis. Counseling services may include: outpatient mental health therapy through private insurance, Medicaid, or private pay; substance abuse services (with appropriate licensure); and short term counseling. This position may also provide therapy services and assessments to youth while they are residing in shelter.


QUALIFICATIONS:
*Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field
*Licensed in the state of Iowa; Applicants working toward independent licensure in their
field will be provided weekly individual and group supervision
*Clinical/counseling experience working with children and/or families
*Demonstrated ability to develop positive and collaborative relationships with clients,
families, colleagues and others in the human services field
*Ability to work flexible hours
*Excellent written and oral communication skills


DUTIES SPECIFIC TO THE POSITION:
*Provide evidence-based therapy services to youth and/or families on an outpatient basis
*Conduct intake and mental health assessments (as appropriate per licensure/credentials)
and make appropriate referrals
*Conduct individual and/or group therapy services for youth within the shelter if
appropriate
*Maintain complete and up-to-date files for all clients
*Attend team meetings, clinical consultations, supervision, and other appropriate
meetings as assigned
*Meet billable expectations
*Clinical on call as assigned
*All other duties as assigned


BENEFITS:
*Health Insurance
*Prescription Drug Program
*Vision Discount Program
*Dental Insurance
*Life, accidental death, & dismemberment insurance
*Long-term disability insurance
*401(k) plan with employee match
*Employee Assistance Program
*Professional Development/Training Opportunities


To learn more about Youth Emergency Services and Shelter (YESS), our staff, and the services we provide to youth, visit our website at www.yessiowa.org.


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
*The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*The work environment requires an ability to sit or stand for extended periods. Work involves walking and running, talking and hearing to exchange information, and using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
*The work environment requires the employee be capable of pushing, pulling or lifting and/or carrying up to 25 pounds.
*The work requires an ability to perform techniques of Safe Crisis Management as needed and appropriate
*Noise level in work environment is generally low to moderate.


** Youth Emergency Services & Shelter reserves the right to modify, interpret or apply this job description as needed to meet the needs of the agency, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains at-will. These job requirements are subject to change to reasonable accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.


Please send your resume and letter of interest to:
Sara Swansen, Ph.D.
swansens@yessiowa.org
Licensed Psychologist
Chief Behavioral Health Officer
Youth Emergency Services and Shelter (YESS)
515-282-9377

 

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 4-13-18

 

Licensed Therapist

 

Anderson, Arnold, and Partners, L.L.P., is looking for full or part time Iowa licensed therapists (Ph.D., Psy.D., LISW, LMHC, LMFT) to join us in Iowa City.  We are seeking a licensed therapist to conduct psychotherapy with children, adolescents, parents, and families in an outpatient setting.  We are also looking for a generalist to work with adults.  It is important that candidates for this position be organized, detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work well independently.  Minimum of 2 years experience managing a caseload in an outpatient mental health setting preferred.

 

Please contact us for further information about the position, our practice, benefits, and our collaborative consultation model.  Our website is www.andersonarnold.com.  Please send resume, letter of interest, and statement of theoretical approach to therapy to Holly Sanger, Psy.D. at 209 East Washington Street, Suite 202, Iowa City, IA 52240 or to hsangeria@gmail.com.  If you would like additional information prior to applying, please contact Dr. Sanger at her e-mail address or 319-354-3232.

 

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 4-13-18

 

Director of Resident Services

Rochester, MN

What if your career could change your life?     

 

Working at Mayo Clinic Health System is making a difference. It's providing the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of patients first. At Mayo Clinic, you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career.  

You are invited to be a part of Charter House, Mayo Clinic’s only Retirement Community, as the Director of Resident Services. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults, consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services.

 

The Director of Resident Services is responsible for the direction and supervision of the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluation of programs and services to meet the physical, spiritual, social, recreational, educational, and social services needs of Charter House residents. This individual facilitates the successful orientation and transition of new residents into Charter House and the optimum stay of all residents in the apartments, Health Center, Assisted Living and Supportive Care Centers. Facilitation of information by collaborating with departments throughout Charter House.

 

A Bachelor's Degree is required or equivalent education in Social Work or Human Services with an emphasis on gerontology and/or health administration preferred; Must have at least two years’ work experience in a long-term care facility or retirement living center in social services.

 

Current LSW - Minnesota with board approved supervision competency and/or Nursing Home Administrator's License -- preferred. Current Nursing Home Administrator's License - preferred. Current certification in Aging Services or Housing Management preferred.

 

Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2017-2018), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Being a part of Mayo Clinic allows for more work-life balance, competitive compensation and generous benefits, career security and the ability to manage and coordinate patient care in the most efficient ways possible.

 

CLICK HERE to apply online and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you.

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 4-6-18

 

Job Title:                    Student Support and Family Service Coordinator   

 

Job Goal:                   To assist consortium schools in providing school-based mental health

                                    services and consultation, and assist in linking children and their families

             in need of services with the appropriate community agencies.

 

Qualifications:           Must possess School Counseling license/endorsement and/or Licensed

 Social Worker or equivalent. Experience working with high risk students  preferred.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Perform mental health risk assessment on students; collaborate with school/family/student to develop a treatment plan
  • Creating and/or updating district protocols for crisis management and follow-through and will include checklists, release of information forms, the intake and referral process, reentry to school for students, media releases, etc.
  • Develops protocol for districts to utilize when Student Support and Family Service Coordinator is unavailable
  • Hold regular meetings with consortium schools leadership, including building level assistance teams when possible
  • Serve as the district access point for community providers, educators and parents
  • Acts as liaison between families and community agencies and coordinates school services with those of the agency, when necessary
  • Case management and follow-up
  • Visit homes when appropriate
  • Provides in-service resources and helps coordinate training for staff on building level procedures for recognizing, intervening and referring mental health issues
  • Facilitates home and school communication
  • Facilitate reentry coordination with treatment agencies
  • Assist in the development of parent and community education opportunities
  • Compiles data on referrals, services provided, etc.
  • Maintain an office schedule within consortium schools

 

The consortium of schools includes the AGWSR, Aplington-Parkersburg, Dike-New Hartford, and Grundy Center Community School Districts.  All four districts are located along Highway 20 in the Cedar Valley area and are within 35 minutes of Cedar Falls and Waterloo. 

 

Application Process:

            Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:

                        Mr. Jon Thompson

                        610 North Johnson Road

                        Parkersburg, IA  50665

           

            Or email Mr. Jon Thompson at

jon.thompson@a-pcsd.net

 

 

Application deadline is April 30, 2018.

 


3-30-18

OUTREACH THERAPIST

 

Job Summary 

Outreach Therapist is responsible for (under supervision of the Behavioral Health Program Clinical Director (BHPCD) and in compliance with Primary Health Care, Inc. and regulatory standards, policies and procedures, is responsible for providing therapy to improve the overall health of the patients, with a focus on chronically homeless individuals.   Works in cooperation with other health care providers, clinic staff, community partners, and PHC support staff to address mental health and behavioral health needs of our patient population.  Responsibilities include providing brief and ongoing therapy, assessment and behavioral interventions. Contact may occur in nontraditional settings. Working outdoors in various weather conditions may be necessary.  

 

Characteristic Duties of All Primary Health Care Employees

1.     Supports a service oriented atmosphere.

2.     Improve work processes and clinical outcomes including disparity and quality improvement initiatives. 

3.     Follows PHC’s policies and procedures and reports needed changes.

4.     Develops and maintains own competence.

5.     Maintains a safe working environment and practices safe working habits.

6.     Protects patients’ rights by maintaining patient confidentiality per HIPAA and the PHC Corporate Compliance Program.

7.     Participates in cross training and works as a team to facilitate patient care.

8.     Consistently meets assigned work schedule.

9.     Demonstrates PHC’s iCare values in daily work.

10.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a Masters level Social Work, Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling or related clinical field.

 

Experience: No minimum experience required.

 

License/Certifications:

1.     Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (LISW, LISW), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Marital and Family Therapist (T-LMFT, LMFT) from the State of Iowa.

2.     *Current Mandatory Reporter Training: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health.


 
Preferred Qualifications

Education: Doctor of Psychology.

 

Experience:

1.     Community Health Center experience.

2.     Previous clinical experience.

3.     Experience working with indigent populations.

4.     Experience working with clients who need assistance relating to domestic violence, mental health, chemical dependency, homelessness, or crisis intervention.

 

License/Certifications:

1.    CADC, IADC, tCADC

 

Questions can be directed to:

Rachael Miller, Human Resources Specialist

PHC

1200 University Ave STE 200 l Des Moines, IA  50314

O: (515) 248-1490 | F: (515) 248-1440

rmiller@phcinc.netphciowa.org

 

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3-20-18

RURAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, LLC

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE OPPORTUNITY for LISW:

 

Full or part-time private practice with LOTS of support.  3 primary care medical offices (7 primary care providers) that provide office space, receptionist, billing and referrals from medical providers.  External referral development also.  Above average reimbursement.  Picturesque towns in northeastern Iowa. 

 

Contact:  Dave Jolly at Rural Behavioral Health, LLC. 423-596-1949, dwjolly@aol.com

 

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