Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • Humboldt County Memorial Hospital
  • Humboldt County Memorial Hospital, 1000 15th Street North, Humboldt, IA, USA
  • May 13, 2022
Full Time Counseling

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be and individual with high ethical standards and a passion for helping those who struggle with life difficulties including mental health, substances use, gender identity, and any other situations. With this position, we are looking for an individual that wants to focus the majority of their work on school aged children. 

•Must have knowledge of the principles of human growth and behavior, complex physiological and psychological problems, and related treatment practice and therapies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in professional assessments, social histories, evaluation, diagnosis, and recommend appropriate treatment and implementation.
  • Practice from a trauma informed, holistic perspective and assess for client strengths and resiliency
  • Assess risk and safety and work with the client and/or their team to minimize these risks
  • Identify environmental factors that impact families and link them to community resources
  • Empower, engage, and build relationships with clients and/or families
  • Be able to intervene effectively in stressful and crisis situations
  • Provides individual, group and/or family therapy
  • Develops an annual comprehensive psychosocial assessment
  • Provides crisis intervention consultation when applicable
  • Able to work independently and as a positive member of a team
  • Knowledge of completing documentation not limited to: treatment plans, assessments and service authorizations
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and familiarity with the internet and email communications
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

An advanced degree in one of the fields of psychology, counseling and guidance, mental health, psychiatric nursing, or social work is required.

•Must be a LISW, LMHC or LMFT 

•At least two (2) years of experience providing therapy in a human service setting or with school aged children experiencing mental health problems is preferred.

•Must be eligible to gain an Iowa license if practicing in a field covered by state licensure law. Shall maintain a current Iowa license as required by licensing standards.

•Must pass a required background check, which includes Child and Dependent Adult Abuse, criminal record, and driving record checks.

Schedule

Monday - Friday