Mental Health Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-112491
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Behavioral Health
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8a-5p
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health
Location
IA-COUNCIL BLUFFS

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Mercy School Based Transitions Program - $2,500 sign on bonus

 

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 Catholic Health Initiatives!

 

 

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.

 

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

 

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