Salary:$62,108.80 – $96,075.20 Annually
Location: Marshalltown – 50158 – Marshall County, IA
Job Type: Full-time, Agency, 671 Iowa Veterans Home
Job Number: 21-02807
Closing: 5/20/2021 11:59 PM Central
LinkedIn Tag: #LI-POST
Point of Contact: Denise Balot – 641-753-4372 or Carol Ward 641 753-4400
The Iowa Veteran’s Home is a 500 bed long-term care facility for veterans and their spouses operated by the State of Iowa with multiple levels of care, including secured memory units, nursing care and residential care.
We are seeking a licensed psychologist, licensed mental health counselor or licensed independent social worker who has an interest in geriatrics, cognitive impairment, and chronic mental illness.
Our multidisciplinary mental health team is tight-knit and collegial. Counseling is an important aspect of the position, and common themes include loss of independence, coping with physical or mental disability, and end of life issues.
Experience with substance abuse treatment and/or neuropsychological testing would be desirable. Candidates should be capable of working closely with multidisciplinary teams to develop behavior management plans and assist in managing complex family dynamics. Staff education is also expected.
Although program coordination is involved, this is not a supervisory or administrative position. There are opportunities available to work with students.
40 hour weekly schedule with no night or weekend duties required. Excellent benefit plan. Student loan repayment is a possibility.
*** All applicants are subject to a Criminal Background Check, Dependent Adult Abuse and Child Abuse Check
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctorate degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling, and experience equal to two years of full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling, and experience equal to four years of full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program.
Possession of a license to practice psychology from the Iowa Board of Psychology.
Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes eighteen months of full-time work as a Psychologist 2.
Additional Qualification Requirements:
Designated positions at the Glenwood and Woodward Resource Centers require certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, or require such certification within a period of time after hire as determined by the appointing authority.
Designated positions may require licensure by the Iowa Board of Psychology Examiners, as determined by the appointing authority.
Agency: State of Iowa
Agency: 671 Iowa Veterans Home
Address: 1301 Summit St; Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158