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Licensed Mental Health Therapist- $5000 Sign On Bonus Included!

Company: Community and Family Resources
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000 sign on bonus eligible! -Community and Family Resources serves candidates with a variety of mental health and substance use concerns. We are seeking candidates for a Mental Health Therapist to provide outpatient treatment services to adolescents and adult clients. The person in this role will also serve clients referred through our employee assistant program. - This position is supervised by a dynamic LMHC with a large knowledge skill base that she is ready to share. CFR offers a wide variety of training opportunities for someone who wants to grow in their clinical skills. - Come check out our program!Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts clinical assessments and provides diagnosis, treatment and referrals when indicated
  • Carries a treatment caseload; provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups as appropriate; -
  • Actively participates in therapy unit planning and functioning
  • Accurately and punctually completes needed clinical documentation and insurance authorization requests
  • Provides education to the community as requested
  • Provides consultative services to the community as requested
  • Maintains appropriate client and pre-client case records
  • Provides clients and families with referral resources for the services not provided by this agency or when this agency's services are not appropriateSchedule:
    • Type: Full-time
    • Hours: 40+ hours each week, M, W, F, 8a-5p, and T, Th, 12p-8p.Education and Experience Qualifications:
      • Master's degree or PhD from an accredited university in the social or behavioral sciences is required.
      • Current Iowa Licensure as a Psychologist, Social Worker (LISW or LMSW), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) is required. Temporary licenses can be considered.Required Knowledge and Abilities:
        • Knowledge of the theories, principles, and techniques of mental health and substance abuse treatment (co-occurring treatment)
        • Familiarity with local resources.
        • Knowledge of quality assurance, utilization review, and program evaluation.
        • Knowledge of the principles of recording and report writing.
        • Knowledge of 42CFR and how it applies to Community & Family Resources.
        • Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations.
        • Ability to establish good working relationships with clients and staff.
        • Ability to discern and report relevant client information to clinical staff for appropriate management of client care.
        • Ability to complete written reports and form completion in a timely manner and accurate manner as needed.
        • Must possess basic computer skills and the ability to document client information, as requested or required into the computer system.
        • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
        • Ability to communicate effectively, regularly, and fluently in English; bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are preferred but not required.
        • Ability to move between agency buildings, from office to office, to enable conferring with other staff members,
        • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals,
        • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, and
        • Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or agency employees.Benefits:
          CFR offers a comprehensive benefit package, including IPERS, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off (4 weeks during the first year of employment), 9 paid holidays, 401(k), paid training, and more!Application Process: -Candidates interested in applying should submit an application and resume. Candidates will be required to complete a background check, drug screen, and TB test prior to starting employment. Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption. CFR is a nicotine free employer.Equal Opportunity Employer: -Community and Family Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employers and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. - The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable person(s) with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Community and Family Resources, Iowa City , Licensed Mental Health Therapist- $5000 Sign On Bonus Included!, Healthcare , Iowa City, Iowa

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