Candeo Seeks Out-Patient Therapist (Temp or Full License)

August 18, 2021

    Out-Patient Therapist: LMHC, LMHC-t, LISW, LMSW, Ph.D.
    Candeo is accepting applications for a licensed or temporary licensed therapist to join our team!
    We offer the flexibility of an independent practice with the support of an agency. Candeo is dedicated to helping others to “Shine Brightly”, and we are seeking individuals with experience working with children and teens, substance abuse experience and/or play therapy experience is a plus.
    We offer supervision for both Mental Health Counselors and Social Workers in addition to credentialing and billing services. Salary is 50-60% commissioned based, during the first 3 months of employment a stipend of $2,000 will be paid bi-weekly.
    Other benefits include paid training and vacation days, health, and dental insurance (traditional and HSA), Short and Long-Term Disability, life insurance, and other voluntary benefits. Generous PTO package including 5 weeks paid vacation after 90 days.
    Qualified candidates must have, or are obtaining one or more of the following licensees: LMSW, LISW, TLMHC, LMCH, TLMFT, LMFT, and/or Ph.D. – Psychologist
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UCS Healthcare Seeking Counselor

August 10, 2021

    Are you passionate about recovery, physical and emotional health and cultural equality? At UCS Healthcare, our values guide our culture. We embrace diversity and inclusion and seek colleagues who desire to work in an environment where everyone is accepted and their unique characteristics are celebrated.
    Our Co-occurring counselors assist patients in achieving goals through counseling services. Operates in alignment with UCS Healthcare core values. We are looking for someone who is a team player, provides patient centered care and strives to provide the highest level of care. This person also should operates in alignment with UCS Healthcare core values, is a team player, provides patient centered services and strives to provide the highest level of care. UCS has great benefits and a competitive salary.
    General Duties: Includes but are not limited to
  • Follow all Federal, State of Iowa, and agency policies and laws, including those pertaining to patient confidentiality, including HIPAA/ 42CFR part 2 and CARF requirements Implement assessments from referring agencies
  • Coordinate delivery of treatment modalities including co-occurring and mental health issues
  • Coordinate treatment functions with outside agencies
  • Complete mental health assessment when applicable
  • Individual therapy with co-occurring patients
  • Facilitate mental health specific groups e.g. "Living with Stress" etc.
  • Facilitate co-occurring groups
  • Conduct screening, intake, initial assessment, orientation, admission and transition planning
  • Develop individualized treatment plans. Evaluate treatment plans and redefine goals with patients served as required by level of care
  • Maintain patient charts and data as mandated by state, federal and agency requirements.
  • Evaluate progress of patients served in relation to the treatment applied on an ongoing basis.
  • Apprise supervisor of problems encountered in case loads
  • Participate in quality assurance meetings and patient staffing
  • Attend approved conferences and meetings to secure and maintain credentials.
  • Monitor and provide coverage for agency crisis line.
  • Additional duties as assigned
    Special Requirements:
  • Implement any curriculums identified as appropriate by management
  • Interpret referral paperwork to determine appropriate level of care
    Education, Experience, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Master's Degree in related field.
  • Licensed as an independent clinician or be working on independent licensing.
  • Background and degrees in mental health related field.
  • Must excel in a team environment and must adhere to agency policy and procedures
    Certification/Licenses: Certified or working towards CADC certification within one year of hire. LISW, LMHC or temporary LMHC.
    Work Schedule: Depending on the program assigned to working hours will vary from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. including Saturdays. Work may be assigned at any of the agency office locations (Des Moines, Ankeny, and Knoxville).
    Need Assistance? Applicants that requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Human Resources .
    UCS Healthcare is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.
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School Based Therapist Wanted

August 9, 2021

    If you are a dedicated mental health professional who is passionate about improving client outcomes and helping Iowans to access mental health services, we want you to join our team!
    We offer:
    Generous Full Time Benefits: PTO, Holiday Pay, Health Insurance, Disability Insurance and Long Term disability insurance
    Integrative Counseling Solutions, Inc. seeks a licensed therapist with an LMHC (or Temp LMHC), LMFT (or Temp LMFT), LISW or LMSW, to join our growing School Based Team. Positions available in Dallas, Story, Madison, Warren, Marion, Jasper, and Polk County Schools as well as offices in West Des Moines, Indianola, Ankeny, Webster City and Knoxville, Iowa.
    We are a dedicated, innovative and multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals who are breaking down barriers to help Iowans access mental health services in Central Iowa.
    The ideal candidate will have over 2 years experience as a licensed therapist, additional training in a therapeutic method, experience treating children, teens, adults, and families. EMDR Training, CADC and/or Registered Play Therapist (RPT) are a plus!
    Duties include:
    Evaluating and assessing children, parents, and families and developing specific mental health treatment plan. Providing individual and family therapy services with an emphasis on dealing with trauma and building resilience. Collaborating with school staff to meetneedsof children and families.
    Interested candidates should send in a cover letter and resume to:
    Integrative Counseling Solutions, Inc.
    Attn: Cheryl Garland, Clinical Director
    1200 Valley West Drive #508
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    or email:
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Grand View University; Prof. of Psych desired

August 4, 2021

    Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.
    Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.
  • An earned doctorate in counseling or counseling-related area from a CACREP accredited school.
  • Licensure in Mental Health Counseling, or ability to earn licensure within first six months of employment.
  • Two to five years of teaching experience in Counselor Education program.
  • Prior experience with course design and online teaching.
  • Familiarity with CACREP and NBCC accreditation standards
  • Active involvement in ACA and mental health advocacy efforts
  • Established research, publications OR presentations.
  • Prior experience providing clinical mental health counseling and a fully licensed counselor or LMHC license eligible for state of Iowa.
  • Five years of teaching experience including courses in counselor education.
DUTIES: The successful candidate is expected to meet the teaching, scholarly and service expectations of a tenure-track faculty member. These include the following:
  • Teaching a minimum of 24 graduate level Mental Health Counseling hours (eight courses) per year
  • Successfully engaging with students from a wide range of backgrounds, races, cultures, ethnicities, sexual preferences, abilities, and nationalities in a manner that positively promotes the communication field’s impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Advising graduate students in the program.
  • Engaging in research/scholarly activity appropriate to their discipline
  • Actively supporting the management and administration of the CMHC program; including assisting with department accreditation tasks and course curriculum audits
  • Maintaining membership and actively participating in the work of appropriate professional organizations
  • Leading the planning and providing instruction and support for the program’s annual residency.
  • Serve on university committees, will support the university’s strategic initiatives.
    Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled. All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement explaining the applicant’s teaching philosophy and the contact information for at least three professional references.
    All applicants must apply through our online application system.
    Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.
    A pre-employment background check is required.
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Remote Teletherapy Opportunity for Iowa LMHCs

August 4, 2021

    Tava Health is a new, 100% online mental health clinic that puts patients first by reducing costs, improving quality, and increasing access to therapy.
    We are on a mission to improve emotional health through frictionless, technology-enabled care, and we need passionate, qualified therapists to rally around our cause.The quality of our care rests heavily on the shoulders of the therapists we work with. As Tava grows, our network of outstanding mental health care providers needs to as well. If you are a licensed therapist looking for a flexible opportunity to make a difference, please read on.
Why work with us?
  • Let it be no surprise, we care about your mental health and that means we believe in work-life balance. Enjoy the flexibility of setting your own hours.
  • All visits take place via online video chat; say goodbye to commuting!
  • Team Tava is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate, and hardworking people. Joining the ranks means you’ll have an automatic network to turn to for best practices, professional development, and opportunities to share your expertise.
  • We do the dirty work and leave the rewarding part for you. All marketing, patient scheduling, and billing are taken care of by Tava so you only have to worry about what you do best: helping people heal.
  • Provide world-class teletherapy to patients experiencing mild to severe depression, anxiety, and other possible diagnoses including stress and relationship issues.
  • Thoroughly document all visits with patients in the Tava electronic medical record.
  • Ensure that your calendar availability is accurate and up to date.
  • Keep communication open with Tava’s medical staff including psychiatrists and nurse practitioners to coordinate care for patients who are also being prescribed medication.
  • Celebrate patient success and encourage continued healing and growth.
  • A master’s level degree from a regionally accredited university.
  • An active social work, counselor, marriage and family therapy, or psychologist license (LISW, LMFT, LMHC, *PsyD, PhD, etc.) from one or more states allowing you to provide unsupervised mental health therapy services.
  • Three or more years of experience providing clinical psychotherapy to adults
  • Experience and training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based practices.
  • Proficiency in intake assessments, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment planning.
  • Excellent writing skills for documentation of sessions.
  • At least eight hours per week of availability to dedicate to seeing Tava patients.
    If you check all these boxes, Team Tava is looking forward to receiving your application!Please note that this is a contract, part-time, and remote (work from home) opportunity.As a recruiting team, we do our best to communicate with all candidates. If you have not received an email from Tava within a few days of submitting your application please check your spam filter.
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Office Manager Wanted

July 22, 2021

    R & R Counseling Solutions is looking for a part time office manager. The right candidate will have good personal skills and be able to communicate in a professional manner verbally and in written form. They will need to have knowledge of computers and applications needed in a office setting. They need to have good phone skills and the ability to handle difficult client when communicating with them. They need the ability to produce forms when needed and help with office management such as ordering supplies and driving to pick up supplies. Having some knowledge of insurance billing could be beneficial. This person will be willing to help the CEO with other tasks as needed.
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Medication Management Position Open

July 22, 2021

    R & R Counseling Solutions is looking for a self motivated candidate to provide Medication Management to people with Mental Health needs. The right person will not need supervision and have vast knowledge in psychiatric medications. They need to have great personal skills along with written and computer skills. They will also need to have communication with other staff members and complete all documentation in a professional and timely manner. They also need to have the required Iowa license and ability to keep it up to date.
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LMHC Desired-Temp license possible

July 22, 2021

    R & R Counseling Solutions is looking for qualified people to provide Licensed Mental Health Services. Supervision is possible for the right candidate but must have passed the NCE or equivalent exam to be able to obtain licensure in the State of Iowa.
    The candidate must be self-motivated and be able and willing to complete all required documentation in a timely professional manner. They must have good personal skills and adhere to the ACA Code of Ethics. They must have good communication skills and be able to handle stressful situations. Computer skills are also a must due to documentation being done mostly electronically. They must be willing to work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. May help individuals deal with family issues, parenting, marital problems, suicide, stress management, anger management, problems with self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health among many others.
    Skills needed include:
  • Active listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
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DSM University Seeking Staff Counselor

July 9, 2021

    Staff Counselor
    Des Moines University seeks a Staff Counselor who will be responsible for providing psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. The Student Counseling Center (SCC) provides clinical services in-person, via phone, and through a secure video platform.
    The mission of SCC is to provide a range of psychological services that serve to empower, support, and assist students in the pursuit of their personal, professional, and academic endeavors. In pursuing the mission of the organization, the SCC makes policies, decisions, and strategic plans in alignment with the following values: integrity and ethical practice, social justice and multicultural competence, holistic approach, and collaborative partnerships.
    Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a premier medical and health sciences institution comprising of three colleges– College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences – that offer nine graduate degree programs. The programs share a collective strength — an inclusive campus community where students and faculty come together in pursuit of knowledge, research and innovation. Join us as we impact the future of medicine and healthcare in our new state of the art campus opening in West Des Moines in 2023.
Qualifications include:
  • Master's or doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or related field.
  • At least two years post-degree experience required. Experience providing psychological services in a university counseling center preferred.
  • Current license in the state of Iowa preferred. Consideration will be given to candidates who have obtained temporary licensure status; candidate must obtain full licensure within six months of hire.
    For complete job description, benefit summary, or to apply visit Please submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references at time of online submission. Application review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
    Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
    Des Moines University is a tobacco- and smoke-free campus environment, and the use of tobacco products anywhere on University/Clinic property is prohibited.
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Clinical Manager at Prelude in Iowa City

June 30, 2021

Outpatient Clinical Manager
    Prelude Behavioral Services is seeking a driven and organized Outpatient Clinical Manager for our substance abuse and mental health treatment programs in Iowa City. The manager will collaborate with counseling staff to ensure Prelude can provide excellent outpatient care. We are seeking someone who has a strong clinical background and who has a passion for educating and leading others.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
  • Supervise outpatient staff including counselors, therapists, case managers, peer recovery coaches and practicum students or interns by providing initial and ongoing training; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching; problem solving and providing solutions for staff needs
  • Oversee counselor and therapist patient caseloads through consultation, case review and weekly staffing meetings.
  • Provide training on the appropriate evidence-based practices relating to patient treatment, counseling techniques, and clinical procedures.
  • Directs and oversees grants and contracts within the outpatient program to ensure services are made available to those without insurance coverage.
  • Assists with the development of policies and procedures related to the clinical assessment and treatment of patients and other areas relevant to outpatient services.
    Qualified candidates will have a Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field. Qualified candidates will also have a substance abuse counseling certification, i.e., CADC or IADC from the Iowa Board of Substance Abuse Certification or a state that has reciprocity. Preferred candidates will be Independently Licensed with a LISW, LMHC, or LMFT. Candidates must have 4 years of experience as a substance abuse counselor or similar role; candidates with 2 years of supervisory experience are preferred.
    Candidates must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment drug screen prior to beginning employment. A valid driver's license is required for this role.
    Salary and Benefits
    Candidate’s pay will be commensurate with experience, certification and education. Full-time employees receive a full suite of benefits that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k with a company match. We also offer a competitive PTO plan with 21 days accrued in your first year! Prelude is also considered a qualified employer under the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
    If you are interested in the opportunity to have an impact on the adults we serve and to play an integral role in ensuring a positive recovery experience for our patients, we invite you to apply.
    Prelude Behavioral Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabilities
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