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Mental Health Therapist 


$54,000- $66,000 Starting Wage PLUS $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Waubonsie Mental Health Center is looking for an Iowa Licensed (or ability to be licensed), master's-level professional therapist serving a diverse population in a rural community mental health center. WMHC has added a $5,000 sign-on bonus to our existing 5% employer contribution retirement package, paid holidays, and generous vacation and sick time accural. Also paid life insurance and short term disability is paid by WMHC. Position will require good communication and organizational skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, provision of therapy services, referral, and discharge planning.
  • Individual, conjoint and family therapy services
  • Documentation of all services provided utilizing electronic health records.
  • Experienced in working with diverse population
  • Case conceptualization, consultation with care team.
  • Knowledge of community resources helpful.Leadership, i.e., organizational skills; use a team approach, assure adequate service delivery, compliance with all policies and procedures, etc.;

Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of master level the Mental Health professional;
  • Current State of Iowa Licensure (provisional accepted)
  • Communication, relationship and time management skills;
  • Ability to work cooperatively, respectfully from a team approach;
  • Honest, dependable, self-motivated and dedicated; and
  • Values congruent with this agency’s philosophy and mission.

Job Type: Full-time


  • mental health: 1 year (Preferred)


  • LMHC, LISW, State or Iowa or able to obtain Iowa license


Other Requirement:

  • Valid Drivers’ License, with good driving record
  • Extensive Background Check, also Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry, and Criminal History Check


*The statements in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Mental Health Counselor  
Req Number PRO-22-00001  
Location Clarinda, Shenandoah, & Red Oak  
About the Organization
Waubonsie Mental Health Center strives to empower people to achieve their hopes, dreams, and quality of life goals by delivering quality, integrated, trauma-informed behavioral health care. We opened in 1982, and became an accredited Community Mental Health Center in 1984. Since that time, we have seen incredible growth within our organization- as well as in the people we serve! We offer our clients a comprehensive set of services- ranging from outpatient therapy to drop-in peer support services. We currently have offices in Clarinda, Red Oak, and Shenandoah, Iowa.  
EOE Statement Waubonsie Mental Health Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment at WMHC, including decisions to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are based on merit, competence, performance, and organizational needs. WMHC does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.  

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