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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 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 & Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

Penn Center, Inc. has developed a NEW SUBACUTE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The subacute treatment setting provides a protective environment that includes stabilization, support diagnostic evaluation and treatment, wellness, and transition to ongoing services provided 24 hours per day 7 days per week. This facility provides short-term, intensive, recovery-oriented services and are designed to stabilize the individual.

We are seeking individuals for the following position. We provide extensive orientation and training.

Certified Medication Aide with a minimum of 1 year of mental health experience
Wage: $15.00-$16,00 per hour

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 | 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.

Crisis Peer Support

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Crisis Peer Support | Full-Time & Part-Time | Multiple Locations

Crisis Stabilization Peer Support Specialist/ Direct Support Staff
Seeking:
• Full-time 1st and 2nd shift swing
• Part-time 1st and 2nd shift swing
• Part-time 3rd shift

Penn Center Inc.is a 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.

As a Peer Support Specialist, you will incorporate your training of providing support, introduce recovery oriented activities, coaching and teaching, empowering and advocating while working collaboratively with the individual in crisis. The focus of crisis services is to create a plan for stabilization while helping the individual with developing and implementing strategies which will help them to manage the impact of the crisis as they return home. The collaborative atmosphere will also include skill development interventions with the individual and documenting observable behaviors and symptoms.
Requirements: Peer Support Specialist certification with one year of experience in behavioral or mental health services.

We provide extensive orientation and training. Penn Center, Inc. is an affiliate of AbbeHealth. 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.

Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background check and driving record check are required. EOE. Excellent benefit package.

This is a great opportunity to jump start or advance your career in the Human Services field while helping individuals live more independently in the community of their choice

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 Social Worker

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Licensed Social Worker | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is EXPANDING our Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT). If you have your LMSW, LISW, LMHC, LMHC, or LMFT and are looking for the opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary treatment team this position is for you! Assertive Community Treatment is an evidenced based practice for adults with serious mental illness living in the community. This model of care features Psychiatry and Physician’s Assistant, Nurses, Master’s Level Clinicians, Bachelor Level Case Managers, Employment, Substance Abuse, and Peer Support on one team collaborating for the benefit of an identified pool of shared clients. Licensed Master’s Level Clinicians provide assessment and therapy services as well as other community based supports that promote resiliency and recovery.

Iowa Driver’s License. Pre-employment drug screening, MVR check and background checks required. EOE.

LISW

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LISW | 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 - LISW 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.

• Opportunities to enrich your practice with leadership. We want to help you grow your career to be a resource for our community within your area of specialty, providing presentations to the community, and or providing teaching to other therapists.

• 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 up 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.

Know how much you matter to this world.

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.

LPN

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LPN | Full-Time | Iowa City

Chatham Oaks, Inc. Residential Care Facility, a subsidiary of AbbeHealth, located in Iowa City, Iowa.  We are seeking compassionate individuals who desire to help people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and the elderly.   We provide extensive orientation and training. 

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

LPN or CMA

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LPN or CMA | Full-Time | Manchester

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
The Abbe Mental Health Center is excited to announce we are expanding! We are seeking a full-time employee to work as either a CMA or an LPN with a valid Iowa Nursing License in our Outpatient Clinics that serve Anamosa, Independence, and Manchester. 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. Competitive pay and great benefits.

Requires certification or licensing.

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

Office Support

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Office Support | Full-Time | Iowa City

Do you enjoy helping others? The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health Center in Iowa City is seeking applicants to join our team! The Support team is responsible for creating a welcoming and friendly environment. Specific duties will include answering incoming calls, checking in appointments, registering clients, assessing client needs, verifying insurance information, working with medical records, and providing support to the clinical staff.

Candidates that are well-organized, detail oriented, flexible, and have exceptional interpersonal and computer skills are encouraged to apply. Medical office experience and multi-line telephone experience required. Mental Health experience preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Iowa drivers license, pre-employment drug screen, MVR and and criminal background checks are required. EOE

Peer Support Specialist

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Peer Support Specialist | Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

Are you in recovery from serious mental illness? Are you good with people? Do you want to make a difference? The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is looking for part-time Peer Support Specialists. Peer Support Specialists are people who know firsthand what it is like to struggle, and recover, from a serious mental illness because they have lived it. Peer Support Specialists take that lived experience, plus state certified training, support people through our Club 520 and Together Not Alone Wellness Centers, Warm Line, and Home/Community Based services. Applicants must be comfortable telling their personalized recovery story, committed to working scheduled hours, and, depending on the position, completing paperwork quickly and accurately.

Lived recovery from serious mental illness required. State of Iowa Peer Support Certification upon hire preferred; will consider non-certified applicants with plan for certification upon hire.

Iowa Driver’s License. Pre-employment drug screening, MVR check and background checks required. EOE.

Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Penn Center, Inc. is seeking Registered Nurse candidates for our NEW subacute mental health facility. 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, then this will be an opportunity you will want to explore.

Shifts vary with every other weekend required. Minimum 1 year experience in mental health required.

Salary range $27.50-$30.00 per hour.

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

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

Site Leaders

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Site Leaders | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Penn Center Inc.is seeking a dynamic multi-tasking professional to be responsible for developing and implementing Community Based Services for individuals with a chronic mental illness.

We are seeking an individual with excellent communication skills to work in a progressive setting with an emphasis in providing skills training in the areas of social, leisure, interpersonal and community living.

Responsibilities of the Site Lead position:
Recognizes early symptoms of physical and mental illness and preforms appropriate interventions and/or referrals in accordance of an identified crisis plan.
Provides services with the flexible work schedule which may include day, evening and weekend hours.
On call duties as assigned on a rotation basis.
Coordinates with client case managers and collaborates with community resources.
Primary role in quality improvement of daily documentation and accurate billing practices.
Serves as orientation specialist and mentor for new staff.
Demonstrate leadership abilities.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Excellent computer skills.


Experience and Training:

1 year experience in mental health/human services or licensed to practice professional nursing in Iowa with on year experience in mental health preferred.
Experience working within Medicaid Waiver Programs preferred.

Substance Abuse Counselor

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Substance Abuse Counselor | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

Looking for a mental health/substance abuse professional with skills to engage people with complex needs. Abbe Mental Health Center is seeking a full-time employee to work as an Outreach Team Member in our newly Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Successful candidates will be well-organized, energetic, creative and welcoming. Staff in this role will be working with adults, children and families in office, home and community settings. Job responsibilities include completing substance use assessments, assessing for unmet needs, making referrals, gathering outcome data, following up with clients at risk due to stressful life circumstances and helping people feel the very best that they can.

Required:
- Bachelor’s degree human services related field with Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) OR licensed at the master’s level
-Minimum of one year experience working with adults or children with mental health and/or substance use disorders.
-Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background and driving record checks required.

Send resume to AbbeHealth, Attn: Human Resources Director, 740 N 15th Ave, Ste A. Hiawatha, IA 52233 or apply online. EOE.