As the solo therapist in the hospital, provides direct services to outpatients and inpatients, including individuals, couples, families, adolescents, children, and elders. Provides direct counseling services to hospital employees and their families and other organizations through EAP contracts. In addition, manages the Jones Regional Counseling department, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team contributes professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of the care of patients and their families.
Maintains the integrity of the department by adhering to established departmental protocols and state counseling codes. Works at the highest level of professional and personal competency for the benefit of each counseling patient, their families and the community. Seizes opportunities to work across departments, and bring ever expanding knowledge to benefit patients and associates.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, with extensive training in system approaches. Internal Family System training preferred. Must have extensive experience offering individual, group and family therapy in treatment settings. Must have independent level license as a therapist in the state of Iowa. Licensed at the highest level of their degree. Current licensure must be in good standing in the state of Iowa. Knowledge of family system dynamics and the impact of trauma on those dynamics. Computer skills. Must be able to screen callers for high safety risk (triage). Preferred: Internal Family Systems (IFS) certification or training. Experience in treating psychological trauma with one several modalities, and assessing safety risk. LMFT preferred. Knowledge of specific services/agencies in the area. Knowledge of practices of behavioral management care and related experience. Violence management.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will take into consideration experience and number of years in the field.