UnityPoint Health

Counselor-BHGMHC

Requisition ID
2022-117768
Category
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
3251 W 9th St
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
MHC - Clinic
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8 hours
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Counselor

UnityPoint Health – Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center

Shift: Full-time 40 hr./wk.; M-F; 8 hr. shifts

Benefits Eligible 

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 paid over 1 year

 

UnityPoint Health – Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center is comprised of a team of dedicated mental health professionals, offering a wide-range of services for children and adults with a variety of mental health concerns. We are seeking a master’s level licensed social worker or mental health counselor to join our committed treatment team to provide diagnostic services and outpatient therapy. Applicants should have a desire to work with a diverse population, effectively care coordinate across departments and agencies, a drive to therapeutically address the needs of our community and those with mental health concerns.

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

Responsibilities

  • Performs diagnostic evaluations on new clients through Open Access, routine scheduling, or work in the primary care clinic.
  • Provides individual, group, couples and/or family therapy to clients using a brief, solution focused approach to behavioral health problems.
  • Completes all required/requested documentation as outlined by BHGMHC standards, insurance and/or managed care company requirements, state standards, etc.
  • Provides a wide range of care coordination/case management activities including information and referral, consultation with others, etc.
  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • 1-3 years in the mental health field
  • Familiarity with the DSM 5
  • LMSW, or TLMHC, or TLMFT in the state of Iowa
  • Diagnostic skills using the DSM 5.
  • Ability to form working relationships with clients.
  • Familiarity with community resources.
  • Actively engaged in licensure supervision while LMSW, TLMHC or TLMFT in accordance with regulatory standards.

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