Therapist iii - IV

Salary Grade: 5

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor
Status: Exempt
Department:River Hills

Job Group: 1100-07

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish therapeutic relationships with patients.
  • Facilitate individual and group therapy as assigned.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment, treatment planning and discharge of patients.
  • Coordinate services with referral sources and other community resources.
  • Develop and maintain the confidential patient record.
  • Advocate for patients and families, and promote destigmatization of the disease of addiction.
  • Maintain professional, personal, and emotional balance through continuous self-examination, supervision and feedback.
  • Act as a resource and model of professional growth for other staff.
  • Assist in program development and implementation.
  • Assume leadership role in clinical meetings and staffings.
  • Participate in community meetings and organizations.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Human Services Field with 2-3 years of experience providing therapy
  • Independently licensed LISW or LMHC preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Bi-lingual skills (preferred). 

Conditions For Continued Employment:

  • Maintain CPI certification.
  • Attainment of IBC Certification or Iowa Licensure within 15 months.
  • Attend required Training/In-services.
  • Attendance at Adult/Child Abuse training.
  • Maintain PSO privileges and required CEU’s.
  • Remain open to clinical supervision and opportunities for growth.
  • Meet Jackson attendance guidelines.

Objective Outcomes of Job:

  • Productivity: Maintain at least 50% personal productivity on a monthly basis.
  • Documentation: Maintain 100% compliance with departmental standards.
  • Clinical Service: Average group size of 8.
  • Patient Outcome: WMA % of at least 60%
  • Attendance: Meet HR Policy guidelines. 
  • Financial Accountability: 100% of patients participate in payment plan.
  • Customer Satisfaction: 60% of WMA participation.
  • Length of Stay: Maintain an average length of stay determined for each level of care.

Recovery Counselor
Reports to: Milieu Coordinato
Locations - Child & Adolescent Recovery Hospital

Establish working relationships with patients and families, facilitate recovery groups as assigned, monitor and direct patient milieu at all times, monitor and direct activities in Learning Lab.  Document patients participation in treatment activities, monitor and document appropriate passing of medications.  Report out of the ordinary situations to the supervisor or on-call manager, transport patients as needed in company vehicles.

Job Specifics

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Criminal Justice.
  • Experience in the addiction field (preferred).
  • Solid written and verbal communications skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills.
  • Bi-lingual skills (preferred).


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