Careers

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

Employment Status

Full-Time, Part-Time, or PRN

Deadline

Open Until Filled

Location

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 jhansen@yss.org

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.