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AbbeHealth Career Opportunities

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Certified Medical Assistant

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Certified Medical Assistant | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

The Abbe Mental Health Center is excited to announce we are expanding! We are seeking a full-time employee to work as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in our Cedar Rapids Outpatient Clinic. A well-organized, energetic individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills is needed to measure vital signs, administer injectable psychotropic medications, facilitate prescription renewals and interface with clients and providers.

Requires certification. Experience working within a mental health / medical office preferred.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screening, driving record and criminal background checks are required. EOE

Certified Medical Assistant

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Certified Medical Assistant | Full-Time | Iowa City

The Abbe Mental Health Center is excited to announce we are expanding! We are seeking a full-time employee to work as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in our Iowa City Outpatient Clinic. A well-organized, energetic individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills is needed to measure vital signs, administer injectable psychotropic medications, facilitate prescription renewals and interface with clients and providers.

Requires certification. Experience working within a mental health / medical office preferred.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screening, driving record and criminal background checks are required. EOE

Certified Medication Aide

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Certified Medication Aide | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Kingston Hill, a Penn Center company and affiliate of AbbeHealth, is a NEW 15 bed Residential Care Facility, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We are seeking applicants for a full time Certified Medication Aide.

If you enjoy working in a team environment and if you are passionate about helping individuals living with mental illness continue on their path of recovery, this is an opportunity you want to explore.

Pay: $15 per hour

Excellent benefit package. We provide extensive on boarding orientation and ongoing training.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Certified Medication Aide

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Certified Medication Aide | Full-Time | Delhi


Penn Center, Inc. Residential Care Facility (RCF) located in Delhi, Iowa is currently hiring for a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Certified Medication Aide. We are seeking caring individuals to work with individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and the elderly in a progressive treatment oriented residential program. We provide extensive orientation and training.

Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background check and driving record check are required. EOE. Excellent benefit package.

Certified Medication Aide

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Certified Medication Aide | Iowa City

Chatham Oaks, Inc. Residential Care Facility, an affiliate of AbbeHealth, located in Iowa City. We are seeking compassionate individuals who desire to help people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and the elderly with medication and daily cares

We provide extensive orientation and training. Please see the following position we are seeking:

• FT- 6 to 2:30 - CMA/RA
• 60%- 6 to 2:30- CMA/RA 2 days a week and every other weekend
• 20%- 6 to 2:30 - CMA/RA every other weekend
• FT – 2 to 10:30- Nurse/CMA
• 40% 2 to 10:30 – nurse/ CMA 1 day a week and every other weekend
• 60% 2 to 10:30 – CMA/RA every Monday and Tuesday and every other weekend
• 20% 2 to 10:30 – CMA/RA every Sunday
• FT - 10:15pm to 6:15 am nurse/CMA
• 40%- - 10:15pm to 6:15 am Nurse/CMA every other weekend
• 40% - 10:15pm to 6:15 am CMA/RA every Wednesday and every other weekend.

CMA – Certified Medication Aide
RA – Aide
Nurse – LPN, RN

Excellent wage and benefit package.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

For questions and rates of pay please call Melissa at 319 887-8701.

Direct Support Professional

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Direct Support Professional | Full-Time & Part-Time | Manchester

Penn Center believes every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve optimal success and independence. We are looking for compassionate individuals who desire to assist people with mental illness learn daily living skills to allow them to live more independently in their own homes and communities. As an organization, we strive to help our employees develop their abilities to best support our clients’ needs.

Community Based Services focus on providing skill teaching and assistance with daily living activities for individuals with mental illness within a 24-hour community setting. This is a great opportunity to start or advance your career in Human Services.

Full time includes at least 40 hours per week. The PRN position is looking for individuals who are available to pick up hours during evenings and weekends. Both positions provide flexibility for those working around school and work schedules.

Direct Support Professionals will develop a rapport with clients and cultivate a safe, supportive and professional relationship. Aid with daily living skills, mental health care and social networks. Recognize and document goal progress and relevant personal interventions in an objective, clear and brief manner.

High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Direct Support Professional

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Direct Support Professional | Full-Time | Iowa City

Chatham Oaks believes every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve optimal success and independence. We are looking for compassionate individuals who desire to assist people with mental illness learn daily living skills to allow them to live more independently in their own homes and communities. As an organization, we strive to help our employees develop their abilities to best support our clients’ needs.

Community Based Services focus on providing skill teaching and assistance with daily living activities for individuals with mental illness within a 24-hour community setting. This is a great opportunity to start or advance your career in Human Services, Chatham Oaks is dedicated to promoting talent from within the organization.

Direct Support Professionals will develop a rapport with clients and cultivate a safe, supportive and professional relationship. Aid with daily living skills, mental health care and social networks. Recognize and document goal progress and relevant personal interventions in an objective, clear and brief manner.

High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Direct Support Professional

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Direct Support Professional | Full-Time & Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

Penn Center believes every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve optimal success and independence. We are looking for compassionate individuals who desire to assist people with mental illness learn daily living skills to allow them to live more independently in their own homes and communities. As an organization, we strive to help our employees develop their abilities to best support our clients’ needs.

Community Based Services focus on providing skill teaching and assistance with daily living activities for individuals with mental illness within a 24-hour community setting. This is a great opportunity to start or advance your career in Human Services, Penn Center is dedicated to promoting talent from within the organization.

Direct Support Professionals will develop a rapport with clients and cultivate a safe, supportive and professional relationship. Aid with daily living skills, mental health care and social networks. Recognize and document goal progress and relevant personal interventions in an objective, clear and brief manner.

High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Direct Support Professional (Crisis)

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Direct Support Professional (Crisis) | Full-Time & Part-Time | Iowa City

Penn Center Inc.is developing a new Crisis Stabilization Residential Services Program in Iowa City. Crisis Services are designed to assist individuals who are in a mental health crisis and need a supportive environment and staff to help them work through the crisis. We provide a stable and consistent environment to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis in a community setting 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Staff role is to collaborate with the individual in crisis to develop and implement a crisis stabilization plan. This plan will assist the individual developing and implementing strategies which will help them to manage the impact of the crisis as they return home.
The direct support professional will create a supportive environment that includes admission process to the program, assessing status and immediate needs in collaboration with the mental health team. The collaborative atmosphere will also include skill development interventions with the individual and documenting observable behaviors and symptoms.

Bachelor’s degree in social work, nursing, psychology or other human services related is preferred. Highschool diploma or 2- year Associates degree will be considered. Two years of relatable work experience in mental health and other human service related positions. We provide extensive orientation and training.

Penn Center, Inc. is an affiliate of AbbeHealth. We are seeking fulltime and part-time for all shifts. Positions include every other weekend rotation.

Crisis Services focuses on providing skill teaching and assistance with daily living activities for individuals with mental illness in a community setting. Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background check and driving record check are required. EOE. Excellent benefit package.

Iowa driver's license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal history and MVR checks are required.

Direct Support Professional (Crisis)

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Direct Support Professional (Crisis) | Full-Time & Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

Penn Center Inc.is developing a new Crisis Stabilization Residential Services Program in Iowa City. Crisis Services are designed to assist individuals who are in a mental health crisis and need a supportive environment and staff to help them work through the crisis. We provide a stable and consistent environment to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis in a community setting 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Staff role is to collaborate with the individual in crisis to develop and implement a crisis stabilization plan. This plan will assist the individual developing and implementing strategies which will help them to manage the impact of the crisis as they return home. 

The direct support professional will create a supportive environment that includes admission process to the program, assessing status and immediate needs in collaboration with the mental health team. The collaborative atmosphere will also include skill development interventions with the individual and documenting observable behaviors and symptoms.

Bachelor’s degree in social work, nursing, psychology or other human services related is preferred. Highschool diploma or 2- year Associates degree will be considered. Two years of relatable work experience in mental health and other human service related positions. We provide extensive orientation and training.

Penn Center, Inc. is an affiliate of AbbeHealth. We are seeking fulltime and part-time for all shifts. Positions include every other weekend rotation.

Crisis Services focuses on providing skill teaching and assistance with daily living activities for individuals with mental illness in a community setting. Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background check and driving record check are required. EOE. Excellent benefit package.

Iowa driver's license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal history and MVR checks are required.


Licensed Practical Nurse

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Licensed Practical Nurse | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Kingston Hill, a Penn Center company and affiliate of AbbeHealth, is a NEW 15 bed Residential Care Facility, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We are seeking applicants for a full time Nurse.

If you enjoy working in a team environment and if you are passionate about helping individuals living with mental illness continue on their path of recovery, this is an opportunity you want to explore.

LPN pay scale $21-23 per hour

RN pay scale $25-27 per hour

Excellent benefit package. We provide extensive on boarding orientation and ongoing training.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Licensed Practical Nurse

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Licensed Practical Nurse | Part-Time | Iowa City

Chatham Oaks, Inc. Residential Care Facility, an affiliate of AbbeHealth, located in Iowa City. We are seeking compassionate individuals who desire to help people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and the elderly with medication and daily cares. This position is part-time 3rd shift. 

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

For questions and rates of pay please call Melissa at 319 887-8701.

LPN

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LPN | Full-Time | Delhi


Penn Center, Inc. Residential Care Facility (RCF) located in Delhi, Iowa is currently hiring for a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Certified Medication Aide. We are seeking caring individuals to work with individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and the elderly in a progressive treatment oriented residential program. We provide extensive orientation and training.

Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background check and driving record check are required. EOE. Excellent benefit package.

Outpatient Therapist

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Outpatient Therapist | Full-Time | Multiple Locations

People are amazing.  They are much more than a diagnosis, our ten o’clock appointment, or a label on a bill.  They are wonderfully important people with names, needs and feelings.  We believe that true wellness is much more than physical well-being.  We're committed to providing solutions that address all areas of health, including mental health.  UnityPoint Health is on a journey to transform healthcare.  We are looking for talented professionals to join us that share our passion for providing the best outcome for every patient every time.  We have behavioral health therapist opportunities in our locations in Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas including Hiawatha, Iowa City, Vinton, and Manchester.  Our care continuum has a variety of exciting practice settings including outpatient mental health clinics, school based services, integrated behavioral health within our primary care medical clinics, and a private practice clinic.

Qualified candidates are required to possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field and professional licensure in Iowa.  Independent level of licensure preferred.  We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.  Some of the special and unique benefits of joining our team include:

Access to evidence based training and certifications at no cost to you.  Examples of trainings have included:  Play Therapy training and certification as a Registered Play Therapist, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), among many others.

For those seeking independent licensure we provide high quality supervision.  We will work with you to learn diagnosis and effective modalities of treatment and develop your innate gift to help others.

For independently licensed practitioners, there is the opportunity to work part of the time in our private practice setting and still receive benefits while working in our Mental Health Center or Outpatient Clinic settings.  This has an estimated combined annual earning potential of $65,000 to $75,000, plus additional benefits.

We are also offering a $1,000 sign on bonus, which will be awarded to new therapists after the first 90 days.

Iowa driver's license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. EOE.
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Peer Recovery Coach

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Peer Recovery Coach | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

WE are expanding! Looking for an individual with lived experience with a mental health condition / substance abuse disorder with skills to engage people with complex needs. Abbe Mental Health Center is seeking a full-time employee to work as Peer Recovery Coach in our newly Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Successful candidates will be able to draw from their own experiences of recovery to provide clients hope and support recovery. Staff in this role will be working with adults, children and families in office, home and community settings.

Job responsibilities include assessing needs, gathering outcome data and follow up with clients related to care transitions, following up with clients at risk due to stressful life circumstances and helping people feel the very best that they can.

Requires ability to draw on personal recovery experiences. Also, ability to complete specialized peer training prior to hire or within 6 months of hire date.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required.

Peer Support Specialist

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Peer Support Specialist | Part-Time | Iowa City

The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is seeking a part-time employee to work as a Peer Support in our Integrated Health Home in the Iowa City area. Peer Support staff uses their own experiences in recovery from mental illness to benefit team and clients by helping to promote a culture that recognizes, understands and respects each client's point of view, experiences and preferences.

Responsibilities include: developing personalized health goals and symptom management skills with clients, accessing community resources, coordinating care and working in a team environment.

Qualifications: Dependable, Strong Telephone and Computer Skills, Enthusiastic and Excellent People Skills, Team Player.

Additional Qualifications: Must be willing to self-disclose about your personal mental health recovery experience. Must have completed or agree to complete a state sanctioned peer support specialist training no later than 6 months after one's start date

Requires an Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.


Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City are accepting applications for our Outpatient Office. Requires RN and Iowa Nursing License. Experience working with individuals with mental illness is preferred. Positive attitude, ability to work in a team environment and commitment to quality required.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, and criminal history background checks including motor vehicle record are required. EOE.


Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse | Full-Time | Iowa City

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health in Iowa City is accepting applications for our Outpatient Office. Requires RN and Iowa Nursing License. Experience working with individuals with mental illness is preferred. Positive attitude, ability to work in a team environment and commitment to quality required.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background checks including motor vehicle record are required.

Social Worker

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Social Worker | Full-Time | Iowa City

Chatham Oaks Residential Care Facility is located in Iowa City, Iowa.  We are seeking applicants for a full time Social Worker.

If you enjoy working in a team environment and if you are passionate about helping individuals living with mental illness continue on their path of recovery, this is an opportunity you want to explore.  

Excellent benefit package and wages.  We provide extensive on boarding orientation and ongoing training.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.


Social Worker

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Social Worker | Full-Time | Delhi

Penn Center Residential Care Facility is located on a beautiful acreage outside of Delhi, Iowa (Delaware County). We are seeking applicants for a full time social worker.

If you enjoy working with a great team and if you are passionate about helping individuals living with mental illness continue on their path of recovery, this is an opportunity you will want to explore.

We offer an excellent benefit package and wages. We provide extensive on boarding orientation and ongoing training.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required. AbbeHealth and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.