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Outpatient Therapist

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604 Lafayette St
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
United States
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Position:                     Outpatient Therapist

FLSA Status:             Exempt, Salary

Salary:                        $45,000-55,000

Supervision:               Clinical Director

Hours:                        8 am to 5 pm (may vary based on needs)

 

Position Description: In your role as the Outpatient Therapist, you will provide direct mental health and substance use disorder assessments, interventions, and consultations to members and/or groups identified as having psychiatric disorders; plan treatment modalities, coordinate treatment plans, and follow members or groups through the treatment process. You will provide comprehensive mental health assessments and assist with the utilization review process needed to maintain funding authorizations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Provide direct, intensive psychiatric therapy to members, families, and/or groups identified as having psychiatric and substance use disorders.

        Treat crisis situations and emergencies as needed.

        Evaluate members.

        Perform psychosocial assessments, collect diagnostic information, determine immediate treatment plans for members.

        Be willing to provide clinical supervision for therapists obtaining licensure.

·         Develop treatment plans and goals: Establish measurable & appropriate long-term goals and short-term goals, utilizing knowledge of the diagnosis and developmental needs appropriate for the age of members.

·         Complete all necessary documentation in a timely fashion

        Complete evaluations within the specified timeframe, including long- and short-term goals.

        Complete progress reports on all patients within specified timeframes

        Complete all objective documentation in accordance with department and Elevate policies.

        Respect confidentiality of member records and treatment

Other duties as required and assigned by treatment team or clinical director

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

         Minimum LMSW seeking licensure.

        LISW, LMHC, LMFT licensed in the State of Iowa -Preferred

        Experience treating mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders.

     A big heart and a true desire to help improve the quality of life and have a meaningful impact on the individuals you serve.

     Ability to be flexible in a new growing agency

 

 

This is a Full-time position with very competitive salary and benefits. ELEVATE CCBHC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for all employment; free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferences, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.