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Mental Health Therapist

Company: CHI Health
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview CHI Health has an immediate opportunity for a Mental Health Therapist (School based) - Mercy Council Bluffs Psych Associates Clinic. $12,500 sign on bonus $2,500 annual CEU benefit plus bonuses. We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being. With you in mind, we offer the following benefits to support your work/life balance: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Direct Primary Plan (No copay, no deductible, and access to CHI Health provider 24/7) Premium Access to our Family Care Program supporting your needs for childcare, pet care, and/or adult dependent care Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family Paid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and development Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs Adoption Assistance Wellness Programs Flexible spending accounts CHI Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 150 clinics delivering quality care to patients across Nebraska and southeast Iowa. Our full-service network provides a variety of Primary Care & Priority Care Services, including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine, in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients. Responsibilities School based: Working with child/adolsecents through a collaborative program with the Council Bluffs School system Primarily working with a team of professionals in an educational setting, providing group and individual therapies and some work with families Participates in Team meetings with the school program team, assists with behavioral support plans for the classroom, helps the transition from program back into a more traditional classroom setting Hourly position with some flexibility offered in the summer months (assists in other areas in the summer to include Outpatient, Inpatient, Partial and Residential levels of care) The incumbent reports directly to the Manager - Outpatient Clinics. In addition, the incumbent works collaboratively with all staff in Behavioral Services, as well as other departments within the system and external customers. The incumbent will provide mental health clinical services including evaluations, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions and discharge planning for CHI Health Psychiatric Associates patients. The Independent Mental Health Therapist will provide expertise and leadership in the development of clinical functions within the mental health treatment setting. Evaluates and assesses the bio-psycho-social needs of patients. Assists in determining the most appropriate level of care for the patient, and makes appropriate referrals when indicated. Develops comprehensive treatment plans in accordance with policy and procedures. Provides supervision to clinical staff as needed. Assists in maintaining currency of patient demographics and insurance information as necessary. Completes assessment documentation within 24 hours of assessment. Documentation reflects progress toward goals as established in the treatment plan. Actively participates in clinical and peer supervision to ensure quality of care and professional performance standards. Utilize expertise to assist in the development and implementation of policy and procedures and identifies opportunities for staff development. Qualifications Experience Prefer three years of post license experience in a mental health/addiction recovery or related field. Education/Licensure A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling, Social Work, Nursing or other related behavioral health field is required. IA - Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) missioncritical

Keywords: CHI Health, Council Bluffs , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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