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AbbeHealth Career Opportunities

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Administrative Secretary

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Administrative Secretary | Full-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

Chatham Oaks is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Iowa City, Iowa. 

Community Based Recovery Services

Administrative Secretary

The Abbe Mental Health Center is seeking to hire a full-time Administrative Secretary for Community Based Habilitation services in Iowa City.  This position is housed within the Chatham Oaks Residential Care Facility in Iowa City.  Ideal candidates will possess excellent organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include providing administrative support in an efficient and confidential manner to the management team of multiple Community Based Habilitation programs. This position provides support to managers and employees through a variety of tasks, including but not limited to payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general administration. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.

This position holds primary responsibilities for staff scheduling needs in our Community Based Programs while collaborating with the management team on employee schedules. This position is responsible for ensuring intra-office protocols, streamlining procedures, and inventory control.

Candidates for this position will have the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email and will ensure that all duties are completed accurately and timely.

Qualifications

This position requires at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years of experience in office administration/human resources/accounting or related field required.

Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Policy. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Case Manager

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Case Manager | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Abbe Center offers several specialty services for adults living in the community with severe/persistent mental illness. The Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) is one of these services. PACT is a nationally recognized, evidence-based practice featuring an interdisciplinary treatment team including psychiatric medication prescribers, nurses, therapists, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, peer support specialist and case managers. The team meets daily M-F to coordinate interventions amongst treatment team members to ensure that all clients receive services outlined in their treatment plan and based on their changing needs. Most services take place in the community or client’s home and include the development of a natural support network.


Responsibilities
Provide whole person care incorporating physical and mental health needs to adults with severe/persistent mental illness in client’s homes or community. Ensure access to housing, clothing, food, preventative/urgent healthcare, transportation, and natural supports. Assist client with implementing individualized service plan that might include development of independent living skills (ie: budgeting, meal planning, self-care, housing, navigating public transportation, time management, etc.), positive social skills, pursuing/keeping employment, implementing doctor recommended treatment such as medications/therapy, etc.

Qualifications
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 30 semester hours in a human services field. At least one year of experience supporting persons in recovery from mental illness, helping people with disabilities secure employment, and/or providing substance abuse services is preferred. Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screening, and driving record and criminal background checks are required. Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Hours/Benefits
No late nights; limited weekends. Four days per week hours are 8:00am-4:30pm; one day per week hours are 11:00am-7:00pm; every fifth week hours are Saturday OR Sunday 8:00am-4:30pm. This is a fulltime position. Generous paid leave and health insurance for all fulltime employees.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Certified Medical Assistant

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Certified Medical Assistant | Full-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Anamosa, and Manchester.


Responsibilities
Measure vital signs, administer injectable psychotropic medications, facilitate prescription renewals, interface with clients and provider/providers, and perform other duties within the scope of practice and under the supervision of the Director of Nursing.

Qualifications
Requires Medical Assistant Certification. Experience working with individuals with mental illness in an outpatient setting is preferred but not required. Must pass records and driving checks, and pre-employment drug screen.

We provide new employees extensive onboarding orientation and ongoing training to assist in filling these roles.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Certified Medication Aide | Chatham Oaks

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Certified Medication Aide | Chatham Oaks | Full-Time & Part-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Penn Center | Chatham Oaks Residential Care Facility, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Iowa City, Iowa.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, administering daily medication, maintaining patient records, accurately recording when medications have been dispensed and adding other care notes as necessary, scheduling medical appointments for residents, monitoring of physical changes and psychiatric behaviors, and assisting nursing staff with resident care as needed.

Qualifications
This requires successful completion of a state or nationally certified course for Medication Aides. A minimum of one year’s experience working with individuals with mental illness is preferred. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.



Certified Medication Aide | Crisis

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Certified Medication Aide | Crisis | Full-Time & Part-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. 

-      Up to $5,000 Sign On Bonus

-      Creative Scheduling Options

Linn County Mental Health Access Center in Cedar Rapids and GuideLink Center in Iowa City are seeking compassionate Certified Medication Aids to assist individuals with mental health crisis and need a supportive environment and staff to help them work through the crisis.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, administering daily medication, maintaining patient records, accurately recording when medications have been dispensed and adding other care notes as necessary, scheduling medical appointments for residents, monitoring of physical changes and psychiatric behaviors, and assisting nursing staff with resident care as needed.

Qualifications

This requires successful completion of a state or nationally certified course for Medication Aides. A minimum of one year’s experience working with individuals with mental illness is preferred.  Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Community Support Specialist

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Community Support Specialist | Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   

First Episode Support Recovery

Community Support Specialist

Responsibilities

Be a part of a cutting edge, evidenced based practice designed to help people lead lives of their own choosing! Today, there is more hope than ever that people with thought disorders can work, enjoy happy relationships, and live in the community. NAVIGATE is a treatment team that engages people with early signs of mental illness to improve long term outcomes (www.navigateconsultants.org). The Community Support Specialist works as a part of a multidisciplinary team of Team Leader, Psychiatrist, Individual Resiliency Therapist, Family Education Therapist, and Supported Education Employment Specialist to empower and improve the lives of clients and families. The Community Support Specialist welcomes new clients, connects clients with needed resources, schedules appointments with other treatment team members and supports regular attendance with said appointments, participates in treatment team meetings, and documents interventions.

This is a half time position; great hours for parent of school age kids. Potential to be fulltime if combined with responsibilities of other teams within the organization.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with at least 30 semester hours in human services field. Prefer at least one year experience helping people with serious mental illness. Compassion, creative problem solving, and belief in recovery required. Strong organizational and communication skills imperative. Must pass background checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Direct Support Professional | Cedar Rapids

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

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Penn Center Community Based Services, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids and Marion, Iowa.


Responsibilities
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.

Direct Support Professionals will work with clients teaching daily living skills, assisting them in developing skills which will allow them to live in the most independent way possible, supports community integration activities and helps them to develop natural supports in the community. Staff are responsible for participating in the development of the person centered care plans and daily documentation of activities completed with the clients each shift.

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Direct Support Professional | Iowa City

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Direct Support Professional | Iowa City | Full-Time & Part-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Chatham Oaks Community Based Services, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and surrounding areas.


Responsibilities
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.

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Direct Support Professional | Manchester

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

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Penn Center Community Based Services, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Manchester, Iowa.

Responsibilities
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.

Direct Support Professionals will work with clients teaching daily living skills, assisting them in developing skills which will allow them to live in the most independent way possible, supports community integration activities and helps them to develop natural supports in the community. Staff are responsible for participating in the development of the person centered care plans and daily documentation of activities completed with the clients each shift.

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. No experience necessary, we provide extensive training. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Director of Nursing | Residential Care Facility

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Director of Nursing | Residential Care Facility | Full-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services provides services for two 16 bed residential care facilities; Kingston Hill Residential Care Facility, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Chatham Oaks Residential Care Facility, located in Iowa City, Iowa. We are seeking a Director of Nursing to provide nursing leadership and nursing support to both facilities.

Salary to commensurate with experience

Responsibilities

This RN would be a compassionate individual who desires to provide support and guidance to individuals in mental health recovery and the team which supports those individuals. The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the overall supervision of direct care services within the facility. Responsibilities also include, hiring, orientation, ongoing training, and scheduling of all direct care staff, participating in the referral and admissions process for individuals seeking RCF level of care assisting in discharge planning for residents, implementation of mental health and primary care services as ordered by a primary care provider and/or psychiatrist and consulting with either as the need arises, assisting in the development of person-centered plans, providing support within the scope of practice to residents experiencing psychosocial crisis, adherence to the requirements of the Department of Inspections and Appeals and the Department of Human Services as it pertains to the RCF, oversight of emergency plans and infection control program for the facility and attending meetings, patient conferences, and planning sessions.



Qualifications

A successful candidate must possess a current registered nurse license for the State of Iowa. Seeking individual with leadership experience. Mental Health experience a plus.
Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Policies. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Director | Outpatient Services

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Director | Outpatient Services | Full-Time | Manchester

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


We are seeking an Individual with good communication and organizational skills to Lead our clinical team in our Independence/Manchester offices. Candidate must enjoy building a team environment and have a desire to mentor other staff to grow professionally. Candidate must be enthusiastic about helping individuals of all ages who struggle with a mental health condition, to achieve recovery and wellness. Position would include 50% Administrative duties and 50% providing therapy.

Responsibilities
• Demonstrates the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Organization
• Works collaboratively with Leaders from across the AbbeHealth organization.
• Hires, trains, mentors, and supervises the performance of assigned staff.
• Provides clinical consultations to all staff for emergency or urgent needs.
• Participates in organizational Quality Improvement activities.
• Develops key relationships with community partners.
• Assist in the clinical implementation of Evidenced-Based Practice models of care.
• Provides direct services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, person-centered or family-centered treatment planning, and treatment of clients.
• Provides continuity of care through collaboration with other treatment team members.
• Makes referrals based on screening protocols and assessed needs of clients.
• Completes documentation according to procedure manual.

Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field and professional licensure in Iowa. Independent level of licensure (LISW preferred) with previous supervisory/leadership experience. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license. Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Employment and Education Specialist

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Employment and Education Specialist | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   

First Episode Support Recovery

Supported Employment and Education Specialist (SEE)

Responsibilities

Meaningful work and education are an important part of living a satisfying life. The SEE Specialist welcomes people into services, collaborates with people around employment and education interests, and connects with employers to assist people with experiencing success in the community. The SEE Specialist works as a part of a multidisciplinary team of Team Leader, Psychiatrist, Individual Resiliency Therapist, Family Education Therapist, and Community Support Specialist to empower and improve the lives of clients and families. The team engages people with early signs of thought disorders to improve long term outcomes. More information about the model of care can be found at www.navigateconsultants.org.

This is a fulltime position, no weekends, late nights, or holidays.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with at least 30 semester hours in human services field. Prefer at least one year experience helping people with serious mental illness or helping people with disabilities work and learn. Applicants without a BA degree but with two years of helping people with disabilities on work or educational goals considered. Compassion, creative problem solving, and belief in recovery required. Strong organizational and communication skills imperative. Must pass background checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Environmental Service Worker

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Environmental Service Worker | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Abbe Mental Health Center's Kingston Hill Residential Care Facility is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Responsibilities

Participates in resident care through the cleaning, sanitizing, deodorizing of each individual’s area.
Ensures all resident bedrooms, including furnishings, are cleaned and sanitized before use by another resident.
Ensures laundry services are properly cleaned, organized and attended to.
Completes documentation on an on-going basis for areas listed on cleaning checklists.
Participates in mandatory educational programs.
Attendance is an essential part of this position.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Housekeeping/custodial experience preferred. Willingness to learn and flexibility with multi-tasking important. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Habilitation Lead

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Habilitation Lead | Full-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services.

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is hiring a Habilitation Lead for Home Based Habilitation Services in Linn, Delaware, and Johnson Counties. This position is designed to assist adults with serious mental illness to live in a supportive living environment in the Cedar Rapids and Marion communities. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication skills to work in a progressive setting with an emphasis on responsibilities of day-to-day operations within a community-based setting, as well as program development and oversight.

Responsibilities
Recognizes and teaches team members the early symptoms of physical and mental illness and performs or coaches staff to perform appropriate interventions and/or referrals in accordance with an identified crisis plan. Provides leadership and clinical consultation to team members working directly with members, assistance with skill development, and mentoring to staff and identifies staff training needs and provides or assigns training as applicable.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field with 1 year of related experience; Associates degree in a human service related field with 3 years of related experience; or High School Diploma with 5 years of related experience. Experience working within Medicaid Waiver Programs preferred. Prior management/leadership experience preferred.

Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen, and have a valid Iowa driver’s license. Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Policies.

IHH Care Coordinator

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IHH Care Coordinator | Full-Time & Part-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services. We're seeking Care Coordinators in both Cedar Rapids and Manchester. 


Responsibilities
This position is responsible for being well-organized and energetic with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Duties include focusing on the whole health of individuals-both physical and mental health, writing assessments of needs and goals, making referrals, coordinating care and working in a team environment.

Qualifications
B.A. Degree in Social Work or a Human Services or related field with a minimum of one year of experience working with individuals with mental illness. Hourly rate is based on level of education and years of experience. Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.




Life Skills Facilitator

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Life Skills Facilitator | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids


AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Responsibilities

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is accepting applications for a Group Facilitator with our LifeSkills Day Habilitation Program. This position includes planning group activities that strengthen community living and inclusion skills, implementing plans, and Medicaid required documentation for adults with mental illness. LifeSkills is a small program where client input is valued, and programing is developed to directly address needs/wants/desires of people utilizing the service. As such, the LifeSkills Group Facilitator is responsible for empowering clients to be active partners in their own treatment.

This is a half time position with the potential to be fulltime if combined with responsibilities of another position within the organization.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with at least 30 semester hours in a human services major. Prior experience helping people with severe/persistent mental illness, strong verbal and written communication skills, creative thinking, self-starter, compassionate demeanor, and belief in recovery are required. Must pass background checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Nurse | Chatham Oaks

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Nurse | Chatham Oaks | Full-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Penn Center’s Chatham Oaks Residential Care Facility is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Iowa City, Iowa. Chatham Oaks provides mental health services to individuals who are working towards recovery and helps them return to living more independently in the community. We are looking for team-oriented nurses to provide care to individuals who are working on mental health recovery.

Both RN and LPN positions available!

Responsibilities
This nurse will be responsible for completion of mental and physical health assessments, medication management to include medication administration and patient education. They will facilitate medical and psychiatric clinics and provide nursing support to primary care provider and mental health prescribers. They will also participate in the development and implementation of individual service plans and documentation of nursing assessments and interventions, including outcomes.

Qualifications
Must be a graduate of accredited nursing program and hold a current state nursing license, pass record checks for criminal history and motor vehicle record, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.



Nurse | GuideLink Center

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Nurse | GuideLink Center | Full-Time & Part-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

GUIDELINK Mental Health Access Center is a new and innovative facility serving individuals in a mental health or substance use crisis. Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is seeking Registered Nurse candidates who desire to be a part of this new collaborative model of service in Johnson County. These candidates will support the 23-hour crisis observation program. This is an opportunity for RNs to be a part of an innovative team of experts working collaboratively to provide care to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis within our communities, who may need short term community-based crisis care.

Up to $15,000 Sign On Bonus

Full and Part-time / Weekend Packages Available

This RN would be a compassionate individual who enjoys working in a team environment in a collaborative setting and are enthusiastic about helping individuals living with mental illness continue their path of recovery within the newest model of care in Iowa.

Responsibilities may include:

The RN will be responsible for directing the patient care to include implementation of person centered plan, medication management, medical and mental health assessments, consulting with physicians and medical director as indicated, assisting with scheduling of referrals to community resources as needed, leading crisis support staff, completion of all required documentation. Work collaboratively with other GuideLink partners in the delivery of mental health services.


Qualifications
Must be a graduate of accredited nursing program, pass background records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license. 24/7 coverage required with every other weekend hours. Minimum of one-year experience in mental health required. We provide new employees extensive onboarding orientation and ongoing training to assist them in filling these roles.

We have an excellent benefit package and exceptional wages. Weekend package offers a $3.00 per hour incentive.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Nurse | Kingston Hill

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Nurse | Kingston Hill | Full-Time & Part-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Kingston Hill Subacute Mental Health Facility and Residential Care Facility is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kingston Hill provides mental health services to individuals who are working towards recovery and helps them return to living more independently in the community. We are looking for team-oriented nurses to provide care to individuals who are working on mental health recovery.

Seeking: Full time LPN or RN. Creative scheduling options available.

Responsibilities
This nurse will be responsible for completion of mental and physical health assessments, medication management to include medication administration and patient education. They will facilitate medical and psychiatric clinics and provide nursing support to primary care provider and mental health prescribers. They will also participate in the development and implementation of individual service plans and documentation of nursing assessments and interventions, including outcomes.

Qualifications
Must be a graduate of accredited nursing program and hold a current state nursing license, pass record checks for criminal history and motor vehicle record, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Nurse | Penn RCF

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Nurse | Penn RCF | Full-Time & Part-Time | Delhi

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.


Penn Center, Inc. Residential Care Facility is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Delhi, Iowa. Penn Center RCF provides mental health services to individuals who are working towards recovery and helps them return to living more independently in the community. We are looking for team-oriented nurses to provide care to individuals who are working on mental health recovery.

Seeking: Full time LPN or RN Varied shifts

Responsibilities
This nurse will be responsible for completion of mental and physical health assessments, medication management to include medication administration and patient education. They will facilitate medical and psychiatric clinics and provide nursing support to primary care provider and mental health prescribers. They’ll also participate in the development and implementation of individual service plans and documentation of nursing assessments and interventions, including outcomes.

Qualifications
Must be a graduate of accredited nursing program and hold a current state nursing license, pass record checks for criminal history and motor vehicle record, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.


AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Outpatient Office Nurse

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Outpatient Office Nurse | Full-Time & Part-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We're looking to add compassionate nurses to our team in our Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Manchester offices.  

Responsibilities

Provide whole person, integrated care with primary focus on the treatment of mental health conditions within an outpatient clinic. Work collaboratively with psychiatric providers, reception and scheduling staff, care coordinators, and other team members to ensure client needs are met. Job tasks include rooming patients, completing health questionnaires (vital signs, medications, mental health symptoms, concurrent physical health or substance use disorders, etc.), processing refill requests, communicating assessment results, lab reports, pharmacy inquiries, and client concerns with psychiatric providers.

Qualifications

Iowa LPN required; RN preferred. Additional experience with persons in recovery from mental illness and/or substance use disorders preferred. Must demonstrate creative and solid decision-making skills, compassion, and contribute to a positive office culture. Iowa driver’s license, pre-employment drug screening, driving record and criminal background checks are required. 

Hours/Benefits

No late nights, holidays, or weekends. Strong commitment to 40-hour work week to promote work life balance. Positions are fulltime but would consider part time applicants.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Outpatient Therapist, LISW

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Outpatient Therapist, LISW | Full-Time | Multiple Locations

AbbeHealth Outpatient Therapist

Salary

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 Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Iowa City, Manchester and Vinton clinics. 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.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate level degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Licensed Mental Health Counseling (LMHC), or Licensed Master Social Work (MSW).
  • Licensed or able to complete licensing requirements to provide outpatient therapy services in the state of Iowa.  Independent license preferred; however, temporary licensed providers are welcome to apply. For those seeking independent licensure we provide high quality supervision – we will work with you to learn diagnosis and effective modalities of treatment to develop your innate gift to help others.

Why AbbeHealth

  • Reasonable Expectations. A full-time therapist is expected to see an average of 26 sessions per week.  
  • Bonus Incentive Program.  For those who choose to see additional patients, we have a generous monthly bonus program.
  • Flexible Service Delivery. Therapists can see patients in person or via telehealth.  
  • Integrated Team. Therapists work with an integrated team, including psychiatry, medical support and community support professionals to have real time impacts on your patients’ holistic needs.
  • Real Community Impact. Come join us in our effort to bring healing to those that are facing multiple challenges in their lives. 
  • Billing & Marketing Support. No need to market your own patients. We provide a full patient caseload within a few weeks, at your pace, and have a team of marketing, and billing professionals.
  • Administrative Support Staff. We have you covered when it comes to office support. Our team will assist your patients with completing intake forms, insurance questions, and scheduling needs. 
  • EHR System. To ease your load, we provide a user-friendly electronic health record (EHR) system and tech support for any hiccups.
  • Professional Development. We believe in continually learning and developing our skills. We provide opportunities for paid trainings/certifications annually at no cost to you. Some of the most popular options have included certification as a Registered Play therapist, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), among many others.
  • Private Clinic Opportunity. Independently licensed practitioners have the option to work in our private practice setting and still earn full time benefits through the Community Mental Health Center.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including health, vision & dental Insurance, earned paid time off, 401k retirement savings account, life insurance, and flex spending account.
  • Public Loan Forgiveness – Employment at our Community Mental Health locations is eligible for the Federal Public Loan Forgiveness program.

PATH Specialist

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PATH Specialist | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. 

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   


Responsibilities

PATH (Projects for Alternatives to Homelessness) provides support to people experiencing homelessness and mental illness through the Abbe Center in the Cedar Rapids/Marion/Hiawatha area. The PATH Specialist will work closely with area safety net providers (homeless shelters and street outreach programs, free meal sites, hospitals, law enforcement, federally qualified health centers, local behavioral health access centers and crisis programs, etc) to identify individuals experiencing homelessness and help them gain access to mental health services. The PATH Specialist also connects clients to resources for basic needs (food stamps, etc), referrals for substance abuse and physical health providers, jobs, school, and housing. PATH meets quarterly with other PATH providers across the state, is an integral part of the local Continuum of Care, and participates at least biannually in the local homeless count. The PATH Specialist performs data entry tasks accurately and efficiently as required by the program.

This is a fulltime position, primarily days with occasional evenings related to specific client needs.


Qualifications

BA in human services field or AA plus at least 2 years human services work experience or firsthand lived experience without housing plus at least 3 years human services work experience. Capacity to build rapport and trusting relationships with people who have experienced high levels of trauma, struggle with mental illness, and/or substance use disorders. Ability to meet clients in the community, outside, and in a variety of settings where people experiencing homelessness can be found. Warm welcoming and patient demeanor required.

Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen, and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Policies.


Respite Provider

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Respite Provider | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. Aging Services is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services serving Linn and Johnson Counties.
Aging Services is looking for an in-home care provider to assist people 60 and over with personal cares, cleaning, laundry, and companionship in order to give their loved ones a break. The in-home care provider will be an independent contractor, not an employee of Aging Services, and will work directly with families to set wages and hours worked. Experience with the aging population and caregiving preferred. Aging Services will complete an interview, background check, reference check and then will work to match the in-home care provider with families who need care.
Qualifications
Must pass records and driving checks, pre-employment drug screen and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.
Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Safety Technician

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Safety Technician | Full-Time | Iowa City

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

GuideLink Center is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services and is located in Iowa City, Iowa. GuideLink Center is a community-initiated collaborative designed to offer a welcoming space where experienced staff can deliver 24/7 services, including rapid assessment, triage, stabilization, and follow-up resources for adults experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include providing a safe environment for patients and assigned departments by demonstrating an awareness of patient and personal safety, accurately documenting safety rounds, preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately, and utilizing de-escalation skills and intervention methods to patients that are behaviorally escalated.

Qualifications
High School diploma or post-secondary education required, post-secondary degree in criminal justice, counseling or other human service degree preferred. 1-3 years working in a related field is required. Must pass background checks and pre-employment drug screen.

AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Employment with AbbeHealth requires compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Substance Use Counselor

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Substance Use Counselor | Full-Time | Cedar Rapids

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Abbe Center Substance Abuse team is looking for a SUD Counselor (CADC) to join our outpatient team. The Abbe Center offers several substances use services including Assessment/ASAM, Extended Outpatient Services (individual sessions), Peer Recovery Coaching, Medications for Addictions Treatment (MAT) from our Cedar Rapids office and needs another counselor to meet growing demand.

Responsibilities
Provide Substance Use assessment and counseling using harm reduction, moderation, and/or abstinence approaches depending on client goals, preferences, and risks within an outpatient clinic. Use positive engagement, motivational interviewing, and stage matched interventions to assist clients with making changes in various areas of life impacted by substance use. Work collaboratively within the SUD team, and the broader mental health center, to address a variety of unmet needs and social determinants of health. Make efficient use of time to complete accurate but succinct documentation as required by licensure, funders, and best practices.

Qualifications
Job qualifications include certification in Iowa as and alcohol and drug counselor. Willingness to meet clients “where they are at” in change process, support client driven goals, and efforts to provide culturally responsive services required. Prefer experience helping people with co-occurring difficulties including substance use disorder, mental illness, poverty, homelessness, and physical health disabilities/conditions. People with first hand, lived experience in recovery encouraged to apply.

Background checks, pre-employment drug screening, and valid identification is required. AbbeHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.