CommonSpirit Health Mental Health Therapist I in Des Moines, Iowa
Mental Health Therapist I
MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterDes Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-264055 Employment Type Full Time Department Medical Staff Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 8:00am - 4:30 pm Remote No Category Mental Health
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
Provides therapy services in individual and group sessions.
Provides crisis intervention and conflict resolution assistance.Demonstrates ability to differentiate between emergency and non-emergency tasks and responds accordingly.
Provides immediate supportive counseling and necessary assistance to clients dealing with a crisis or emergency situation.
Provides continuum of services that includes appropriate mental health supports, etc.
Completes an initial assessment through utilization of proven tools including the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM).Obtains bio-psychosocial history information and identifies client needs by interviewing the client, reviewing available records, conferring with other professionals and appropriate House of Mercy staff, and contacting other information sources as necessary and appropriate. Analysis and evaluation of client situation consistently reflects advanced competency in psychosocial assessment and diagnosis.
Master’s Degree in a human services related discipline, required.
Temporary license to provide mental health therapy in the State of Iowa or LMSW (licensed master social worker)
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within first 30 days of employment.
Understand medical terminology and communicate effectively with healthcare professionals.
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