Ankeny Family Counseling – Hiring LMHC, LMFT, LISW full time, part time, temp/full license

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Duties and Responsibilities – A Therapist’s main responsibility is to provide the necessary care and support to help clients who have a mental health condition with a medical condition resolve and manage issues in their lives. Some key Therapist job duties include:

  • Conducting initial consultations to gather patient information.
  • Using a trauma informed approach to assist individuals in reaching their goals.
  • Helping clients on a variety of issues such as adjusting to injury, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, emotional lability, cognitive challenges and more.
  • Attending continuing education.
  • Assessing clients’ emotional and mental health and developing treatment plans to meet them.
  • Collaborating with a team who works together to provide a transdisciplinary approach to the mental health journey.
  • Asking questions and listening to help clients explore their thoughts and feelings.
  • Leading clients through mental exercises and role-playing activities when beneficial.
  • Counseling and advising clients on issues of importance to them.
  • Intervening with emergency care techniques and protocols when clients are in crisis.
  • Providing referrals for additional care or services when required.
  • Maintaining detailed confidential records.

Skills and Qualifications – Therapist careers usually require a certain skill set. Some common qualifications of high-quality candidates for Therapist positions include:

  • Extensive knowledge of mental health conditions and best practices for psychological treatment.
  • Knowledge and willingness to attend continuing education on helping clients adjust to injury, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, emotional lability, mental and behavioral challenges and more.
  • Well-developed listening and interview skills to explore patient needs and administer treatment plans.
  • Strong oral communication skills to counsel and advise clients.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective treatment plans.
  • Coaching skills to help patients make positive changes.
  • Organization skills to maintain up-to-date, easy-to-navigate patient files.
  • Familiarity with privacy, health and safety laws.
  • Computer skills to operate record keeping, scheduling, email and word processing software.

A career at Ankeny Family Counseling isn’t just about a job that pays the bills. It’s about helping others, being part of a great team of professionals and growing professionally. We believe that your wellbeing is just as important as our clients wellbeing. Our mission is to help people live satisfied and successful lives, and we believe that integrity and quality care are what is most important. We support our therapist so they can be accessible to clients and do what therapists do best. A high performing therapists can expect to earn between $80K to $90K.

Hiring LMHC, LMFT, LISW full time, part time, State of Iowa fully licensed or temp State of Iowa licensed therapists.

Ankeny Family Counseling Offers:

  • Paid orientation
  • Training and development opportunities
  • No-Show Protection
  • Full clinical caseload typically established within the first 60 days
  • Employer contribution to health insurance
  • Generous 401K Match
  • Supervision
  • A W2 employment model
  • Access to “motivated” patient population
  • No required call
  • We provide credentialing
  • Support team for scheduling and client service
  • Marketing
  • A fun and dynamic collaborative team
  • Autonomy, but with access to case consultation group
  • Amazing team culture and clinical supports

What We Need:

  • A partnership
  • Individuals who enjoy being a part of a great team
  • Individuals that will collaborate with a team
  • Independent and self determination to complete your notes inside of 48 hours
  • Integrity, kindness, adaptability and quality of care

Hours: Some flexibility on hours |  Job Type: Full-time