Careers

Mental Health Therapist *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Employment Status

Full-Time or Part-Time

Deadline

Open Until Filled

Location

Boone, IA
We are YSS:

Our therapists provide individual, family, and group therapy to youth, families, and adults through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified mental health, behavioral, and/or substance use problems.

What we offer:
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus
  • Energetic, supportive team environment
  • Gain rewarding experience to support professional growth
  • Mission-driven work
  • Insurance coverage options
  • Wellness program offerings
  • Paid time off & leave programs
  • Flexible shift and hours
  • Training and development opportunities
The role:

YSS is seeking a licensed Mental Health Therapist for our expanding Outpatient Services Program in Boone, Iowa. YSS offers a competitive salary, supportive work environment, clinical supervision toward licensure, and training in evidence-based therapy models.

What you will need:
  • A Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology with a temporary license to practice the profession in the state of Iowa is required.
  • Experience working with young children and families is highly preferred.  Knowledge and training in the identification and treatment of substance use disorders are also desired.
What you will do:
  • Through the assessment process, determine the client’s/family’sfamilysstrengths, need for treatment, need for additional assessment, and make appropriate referrals for additional services and supports.
  • Establish with each client/family an individualized and client-centered treatment plan designed to guide the therapeutic work with the client/family.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment in individual, group, and family sessions.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date, and professional clinical documentation.
  • Document all client interactions as per agency using proficient computer skills.
  • Meet agency established expectations for an average of client services provided in a week/month.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with coworkers, clients, families, and other entities involved in the care and treatment of the identified client.
  • Advocate for and secure other services, supports, and resources as needed for clients to address identified problem areas.
  • Participate in required activities to maintain fidelity of evidence based practice.
  • Provides crisis intervention for clients and families in emergency situations.
  • Submit court testimony when appropriate or required.
  • Assist Clinical Director/Designee with quality assurance and utilization review processes.
  • Handle confidential paperwork with care and discretion.
  • Provide consultation and professional support to clinical team members.
  • Provide trainings to other departments or within the community as determined necessary.
  • Share “on-call” rotation periodically to support outpatient clinic after hours and on weekends.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships within outpatient services and with other YSS programs.
  • Meet consistently with assigned supervisor.
  • If temporarily licensed, seek independent licensure in the State of Iowa.
  • Maintain licensure to practice identified profession in the state of Iowa.
  • Ability to travel to schools and clinics within 25 miles of any YSS office location.
For questions about this position, please contact Andrea Dickerson at adickerson@yss.org

All applicants are required to submit a YSS application.
YSS hires nicotine-free staff only. EOE