Careers

We're Looking for Champions

Join our growing team in Iowa to help reshape the Behavioral Healthcare landscape through the production of exceptional service and leadership.

Questions, resumes and job applications can be emailed to: careers@championmind.org
Job Application can be downloaded here: Job Application

Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Champion State of Mind, PLLC is seeking a full-time and/or part time Licensed Mental Health Therapist - Telehealth and/or In-Person Providers!
Or maybe you want to open your own location? We may be able to help you do just that!

Shift/Hours: FLEXIBLE! - Generally, Monday through Friday, Day Hours. We believe in the work, life balance. It's important to take care of yourself! We are happy to work with you and your schedule
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Location: Estherville and/or Spirit Lake, Iowa
Outpatient mental health services would be provided to clients in an in-office setting, with the possibility of adding other locations (office or school). We are looking for someone who is a hard worker, but knows how to have fun while at work- we can't take life too seriously- Our main office location is in Estherville, Iowa, however, CSM holds 6 other office locations across NW Iowa which may provide the opportunity for other providers to work in these locations (or within surrounding schools). Furthermore, licensed applicants may also have the opportunity to open up a new office location in the town of their choice (if qualified).
Therapeutic Scope: Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with both adults and children as well as families and couples.
Supervision: LMHC and LISW Clinical Supervision available through Champion State of Mind
Pay: Amount is contingent on completed units. There is no standard quota of units required of providers. Bottom line: how hard you work equals how much you make. We believe in paying our providers more per unit than our competitors. You've worked hard to get where you are, you should earn what you are worth! There are no caps on how much you can earn. We help you build your caseload to keep you rollin! Average PT to FT Pay: $40,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year
Loan Forgiveness: Champion State of Mind, PLLC Estherville location is an approved-site for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Forgiveness Program. Clinicians employed with Champion State of Mind are eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance which may include up to $50,000 in loan repayment for an initial service commitment. https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-loan-repayment-program.html
Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or similar program
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • in the State of Iowa, provisionally-licensed and independently-licensed will both be considered
  • Ability to complete electronic charting and documentation
  • Willingness to learn and to be challenged
  • Excitement and passion for the Mental Health Field and the desire to have fun at work too!
Job Description:
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings, discuss what is happening in their lives,helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems
  • Prepare as well as maintain all required client treatment plans, assessments, documentation, records and reports
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or assessments
  • Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve crisis situations
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience knowledge
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans
  • Evaluate client's physical or mental condition based on review of client information
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, or other interested parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on client’s progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives
  • Plan or organize structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, or social activities for clients
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in client’s status
  • Learn about new developments in counseling by reading professional literature,attending courses as well as seminars, or establishing maintaining contact with other social service agencies
  • Discuss with individual clients their plans for life after leaving therapy
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy
  • Monitor clients use of medications
  • Plan or conduct programs to improve community health or counseling services
  • Assess clients for risk of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- state-mandated
  • forms, client diagnostic records, insurance documentation and progress notes
  • Supervise other counselors, social service staff, assistants, or graduate students
  • Coordinate or direct employee workshops, courses, or training about mental health
  • issues
  • Perform crisis interventions with clients
COVID-19 considerations:
Currently we are offering our services via telehealth and in-person therapy sessions based on COVID-19 regulations.
Job Application can be downloaded here: Job Application

Certified Substance Use Counselor

Certified Substance Use Counselor

Champion State of Mind, PLLC is seeking a full-time Substance Use Counselor
Shift/Hours: FLEXIBLE! - Generally, Monday through Friday, Day Hours. We believe in the work, life balance. It's important to take care of yourself! We are happy to work with you and your schedule
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Location: Estherville and/or Spirit Lake, Iowa
Substance Use Services would be provided to clients in an in-office setting. We are looking for someone who is a hard worker but knows how to have fun while at work- we can't take life too seriously- Our main office location is in Estherville, Iowa, however, CSM holds 6 other office locations across NW Iowa which may provide the opportunity for other providers to work in these locations.
Therapeutic Scope: Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with both adults and children as well as families and couples.
Supervision: Substance Use Clinical Supervision available through Champion State of Mind.
Pay: Amount is contingent on completed units. There is no standard quota of units required of providers. Bottom line: how hard you work equals how much you make. We believe in paying our providers more per unit than our competitors. You've worked hard to get where you are, you should earn what you are worth! There are no caps on how much you can earn. We help you build your caseload to keep you rollin! Average PT to FT Pay: $30,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency counseling, or a bachelor's degree in a related field such as Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services, and Criminal Justice
  • Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services, or Criminal Justice is also acceptable
  • Hold one of the following State of Iowa certifications
    • Temporary Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (tCADC)
    • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
    • International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC)
    • International Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IAADC)
  • Previous experience with the treatment of substance use disorders.
  • Familiarity with electronic health record systems.
  • Experience with co-occurring health and mental health problems.
  • In-depth knowledge of drug and alcohol testing to monitor treatment plans and medical instructions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.
  • Willingness to learn and to be challenged.
  • Excitement and passion for the Behavioral Health field and the desire to have fun at work too!
Job Description:
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems
  • Prepare as well as maintain all required client treatment plans, assessments, documentation, records and reports as required by the Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Counsel clients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or assessments
  • Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve crisis situations
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience knowledge
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans
  • Evaluate clients physical or mental condition, based on review of client information
  • Coordinate services with psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, doctors, probation officers, law enforcement, department of human services or other interested parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process
  • Monitor, collect, process, and follow laboratory drug testing procedures
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
  • Perform OWI/DUI evaluations based on Department of Transportation requirements
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on client’s progress in resolving identified problems moving towards defined objectives
  • Identify behaviors that interfere with treatment and recovery
  • Plan or organize structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, or social activities for clients
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in client’s status
  • Learn about new developments in substance use counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses as well as seminars, or establishing maintaining contact with other social service agencies
  • Discuss with individual clients their plans for life after leaving substance use services
  • Gather information about community substance use and addiction needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy
  • Monitor clients use of medications
  • Plan or conduct programs to improve community health or counseling services
  • Assess clients for risk of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, insurance documentation and progress notes
  • Supervise other counselors, social service staff, assistants, or graduate students (as requested)
  • Coordinate or direct employee workshops, courses, or training about substance abuse issues
  • Perform crisis interventions with clients (if deemed necessary)

COVID-19 considerations:
Currently we are offering our services via telehealth and in-person therapy sessions based on COVID-19 regulations.
Job Application can be downloaded here: Job Application