Behavioral Health Therapist

Behavioral Health Therapist

United Community Health Center, a federally qualified Health Center, not-for profit organization provides comprehensive, affordable health care to anyone seeking services, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

Under the Director of Behavioral Health Services, the Behavioral Health Therapist, Provides evidence based practice to both adults and children. Responsible for providing behavioral health support to assist individuals in improving health status and managing their illnesses. Perform screening/evaluation of individuals for mental health and substance abuse disorders as well as conducting brief interventions for individuals with behavioral health problems. The BHC will work cooperatively with a patients care team to maximize outcomes by developing joint plans with medical provider on behavioral health aspects of patient care. While the Licensed Clinician will deal with typical mental health problems like depression and anxiety, the work will also include helping patients change behaviors that exacerbate primary healthcare problems such as diabetes, chronic pain, hypertension, etc. as well as delivering preventative care such as smoking cessation, weight management, and stress management education. Has the ability to perform duties consistent with Standards of Practice, goals and philosophy of United Community Health Center.

Qualifications:

  • Masters (preferred)
  • MSW, LCSW, LCPC, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT (Preferred)
  • The Therapist must possess a valid Iowa license.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package to include IPERS as well as continuing educational opportunities.

Applications can be requested by going to our website www.uchcsl.com, calling 712-213-0109 or by e-mailing Maria Ramos at mariar@uchcsl.com - UCHC is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications will be taken until position is filled

UCHC is an equal opportunity employer.