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

Employment Status

Full-Time, Part-Time, or PRN


Open Until Filled


Mason City, 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
  • Clinical supervision toward full licensure/certification
  • Fun team environment
  • Mission-driven work
  • Wellness program offerings
  • Discounts on pet insurance
  • Flexible shift and hours
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Development of employment skills that you can take with you anywhere: teamwork, problem-solving, adaptability, communication, leadership, creativity
The role:

YSS is seeking a licensed Mental Health Therapist for our expanding Outpatient Services Program in Mason City, Iowa. YSS offers a 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.
  • A license (LISW, LMFT, LMHC, LMSW) to practice in the State of Iowa, or a temporary license with the intent to seek independent licensure.
  • One (1) year of experience in individual, group, and family therapy, and formal training in the field of behavioral health is required.
  • Ability to travel to schools and clinics within 25 miles of any YSS office location.
What you will do:
  • Through the assessment process, determine the client’s, need for treatment, and additional assessment, and make appropriate referrals for other services and supports.
  • Establish an individualized and client-centered treatment plan to guide the therapeutic work with the client/family.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment in individual, group, and family sessions while maintaining accurate, up-to-date clinical documentation.
  • Meet agency established expectations for an average of client services per week/month.
  • Advocate for and secure other services, and resources as needed for clients to address identified problem areas.
  • Provide 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.
  • Provide consultation and professional support to clinical team members.
  • Provide training to other departments or within the community as needed.
  • Share “on-call” rotation periodically to support the outpatient clinic after hours and on weekends.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships within outpatient services and with other YSS programs.
  • Maintain licensure to practice in the state of Iowa.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Full-time employee benefits include:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Supplemental accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Retirement
  • Birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Years of service recognition
  • YSS is a qualified employer under the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
For questions about this position, please contact Jen Hansen at

All applicants are required to complete an online application. YSS hires nicotine-free staff only.
YSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.