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UnityPoint Health Therapist-LISW in West Des Moines, Iowa

$7,500 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates

Therapist - LISW/LMHC

Lakeview Counseling & Psych - Primarily at West Des Moines Family Med Clinic

Full Time w/Benefits

Dayshift Hours: M-F 8 am to 5 pm

This therapist would work primarily in UnityPoint Family Medicine Clinic in WDM. They would see patients referred from the med providers at this clinic. This therapist would see patients at Lakeview Counseling and Psych once a week for 4 hours.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you 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 like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance 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.

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Direct Patient Care:

  • Complete psychosocial evaluations and validate family and support systems for patients.

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding for psychosocial evaluation regulatory requirements patients.

  • Provide counseling, support and follow-up to recommendations with identification and resolution to barriers contributing to access, adherence and financial issues.

  • Contribute to on-going treatment plans, compliance with medications, treatment regimens; offering solutions with facilitation, follow-up and monitoring for psychosocial plans.

Assessment and Planning:

  • Work collaboratively with other care providers for patient evaluations, recommendations, follow-up and treatment.

Administrative Functions:

  • Work collaboratively with the billing specialist when health benefit gaps are identified by facilitating identification and pursuit of health benefits, supplemental programs for medication coverage and assistance with out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Maintain effective working and collaborative relationships with psychosocial resources and available community resources and services to facilitate development and implementation of plans for patients.


LISW, Masters of Social Work


Minimum of two years of experience preferred.


Current license to practice in the state where care is provided.

BLS & Mandatory Reporter

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Requisition ID: 2023-138026

Street: 6000 University Ave

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: Counseling and Psych- Lakeview

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 8-5

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