Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker/LMHC - Therapist (Mason City)

Community Health Center of Mason City, Inc - Iowa (30+ days ago)4.0

The Community Health Center of Fort Dodge is a non-profit medical, dental, and behavioral health clinic that has been serving the community for over 10 years. The mission of CHCFD is to provide quality healthcare services to all. Our vision is that all people will have access to quality healthcare services through the CHCFD.

  • Provides psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strength and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
  • Formulates, develops, and implements a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions. Interventions may include crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, marital, and family and/or group therapies.
  • Provides therapeutic crisis intervention and emergency services as required.
  • Participates in periodic staff conferences to present case histories: confer with internal/external members of therapy teams to develop comprehensive evaluations or plan pertinent therapy programs to proved maximum benefits for each patient.
  • Prepares and maintains a case record for each patient to describe the nature of social problems and services suggested or provided.
  • Provides education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
  • Maintains working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
  • Provides consultative services to health care team members within scope of care definitions as needed.
  • Documents assessment plan, interactions, and interventions according to the Community Health Center of Mason City's guidelines and standards.
  • Maintains confidentiality around patient and family information.
  • Maintains records and statistics in accordance as required by legal agencies and the Community Health Center of Mason City.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications: Work requires a Master's degree in behavioral science or other related discipline and professional licensure in Iowa with three years of experience in a health care setting or social service agency.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle for feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must have the ability to transfer or lift patients to exam table from chair or floor. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment; While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to moderate, The employee is subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.).

Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Vision plans, 401K. Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year