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CommonSpirit Health Mental Health Therapist - Mercy Psych Associates in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at

Responsibilities

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.

FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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. Must possess Independent License in the state of Iowa

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Skills & Experience: mental health, behavioral health, psychiatric, psych, geriatric patients, geri psych, geriatric psych, adult psych, psychosocial, psychotherapy, anxiety, phobias, mood disorders, bipolar, depression, dementia, substance abuse, coping skills, compassion, patience, caring, understanding, treatment, collaboration, planning, pharmacology, therapist, independent therapist, licensed therapist, social work, LIMHP, LICSW

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-127460

Employment Type Full Time

Department Behavioral Health

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8a-5p

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-COUNCIL BLUFFS

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