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Robert Young Center is a family of people who are pleased to make the Quad Cities region their home. Our teams enjoy high employee satisfaction scores and careers offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Professional development is important to us, so we offer opportunities to our people so they may learn and grow in their professions.
Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, Child & Adolescent Services, the LMHP will provide: diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, and consultations to individuals, families, and/or groups identified as having psychiatric disorders. The LMHP will develop treatment plans to include individualized, patient centered therapeutic modalities and interventions, coordinate treatment plans with other providers, and provide care coordination as indicated for patients. LMHP may provide crisis evaluation as needed. The LMHP is recognized as a Licensed Mental Health Professional as defined by code in the States of IA and IL.
The LMHP will work in an integrated team including: nurses, BHTs, MHPs, QMHP’s, OTs, physicians, psychiatrists, APN’s and others. LMHP may work in a child, adolescent, or adult, outpatient or inpatient psychiatry or substance abuse setting. LMHP may work a rotating shift to include coverage on weekends and holidays. LMPH may provide transportation of patients as needed.
The LMHP will actively practice Trauma Informed Care Guiding Principles as defined by Robert Young Center. The LMHP will adhere to the code of ethics as defined by their respective governing boards: National Association of Social Workers (NASW), American Counseling Association (ACA), or American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
Clinical & Practice Expertise
· Conduct comprehensive diagnostic and psycho-social assessments.
· Develop and implement patient centered, strengths-based, and trauma informed treatment plans.
· Provided therapeutic interventions to support patients and families both emotionally and behaviorally across a variety of settings including: outpatient, inpatient, school based, and other community based settings.
· Provide assessment and treatment for patients and families in crisis situations and emergencies as needed.
· Provide therapeutic groups on a variety of wellness and mental and behavioral health topics.
· Build relationships with patients and families to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
· Advocated for services and resources that meet patient’s needs and preferences.
· Act as a liaison and resource between the community and patient; coordinate treatment goals with community agencies, primary care physicians, court system, and managed-care entities.
· Maintain records and documentation according to RYC, accreditation standards and regulatory bodies.
· Provide supervision to QMHP or MHP clinicians who perform assessment and treatment.
· Provide supervision to social work, counseling, or other students/interns assigned to department.
· Participate in routine and newly emerging clinical practice, in-service and competency training as direct by Clinical Manager.
· Provide coverage in other Child & Adolescent service line departments as requested.
· Provide on-call coverage as scheduled or needed throughout the Child & Adolescent service line.
· Participate in RYC work groups, task force, or committees as requested by Clinical Manager.
· Actively participate and contribute to UnityPoint Health – RYC Strategic Plan Goals.
Service Line Accountability
· Meet service line productivity targets.
· Achieve dual licensure in Iowa and Illinois as needed to maximize work assignment in bi-state area.
· Actively embrace and support the practice philosophy of RYC Child and Adolescent Services.
· Continuously stay abreast of best practice therapeutic skills through active learning and professional education.
Preferred or Specialized
Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a related field.
Two years of experience in a community mental health or inpatient psychiatry or substance abuse setting.
Previous experience providing individual, family and group therapy to children, adolescents, adults and families, who are experiencing symptoms of serious mental illness, substance abuse and/or behavioral health issues.
Holds a current independent clinical license from the Illinois and/or Iowa Department of Public Health in one of the following: Social Work, Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy.
Valid Driver’s License.
Dual independent licensure in Iowa and Illinois
Additional certifications i.e.: EMDR, RPT, COS, YMHFA
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence certificate of training
Any “trainer” certification i.e.: Youth Mental Health First Aid, Circle of Security
Demonstrates an ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to a range of client situations.
Is able to recognize signs of suicidal behavior and assess for lethality.
Is able to accurately assess and diagnose; mental health conditions and develop treatment plans and interventions with clients.
Proficient in providing clinical supervision
Possesses interpersonal skills, professional attitude and understands the ethical standards of behavioral healthcare.
Able to interpret rules and regulations.
Possesses good written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work independently, plan and organize daily work.
Understanding of major mental health diagnosis and clinical treatment pathways.
Knowledge of child/adolescent physical and social-emotional development.
Basic understanding of common treatment medications.
Trauma informed care training or coursework.
Sexual Assault/domestic violence education
Human Trafficking education
Adverse Childhood Experience Study
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.