Ellipsis is hiring talented and motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in our caring community.

We’re always looking for deeply passionate people who refuse to give up in the face of adversity. If this sounds like you, please search our opportunities and contact us to learn more.

Youth Care Worker - Full Time - Day & Over-night Shifts AVailable 

Work with other dedicated professionals providing services that allow our youth and families the opportunity to find their path to independence. Must be energetic, highly motivated, willing to learn, and have the desire to make a difference.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High school diploma and experience working with youth and/or families required. College degree preferred.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Youth Care Worker - Part Time Over-Night Shift

Work with other dedicated professionals providing services that allow our youth and families the opportunity to find their path to independence. Must be energetic, highly motivated, willing to learn, and have the desire to make a difference.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High school diploma and experience working with youth and/or families required. College degree preferred.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Therapist

This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in a behavioral health field from an accredited college or university. This person must also be licensed as an LMSW, Temporary LMFT, or Temporary LMHC. Preference is given to individuals with independent licensure (LISW, LMFT, or LMHC). It is expected that the person filling this position will demonstrate emotional stability, maturity, and be capable of working with and establishing appropriate relationships with youth who have problem behaviors or emotional difficulties, and with their families. This person will also possess leadership ability, good judgment and common sense.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

IT Coordinator 

The IT Coordinator acts as the first line of defense in responding to IT requests and issues at Ellipsis. This role educates the staff on appropriate use of technology, coordinates with a variety of vendors and audits vendor performance, manages hardware inventory, responds to all help desk tickets through resolution or escalation, researches and procedures software, and manages IT projects.

· Works to understand leadership’s goals around technology strategy and determines how these goals translate into technology policies and practices

· Makes daily decisions in support of technology strategy

· Communicates technology-related changes to leaders with instructions about how and when the information should be shared with employees

· Proactively supports leaders in managing technology inquiries and activities

Policies, Procedures, and Education

· Adheres to organizational policies related to the organization’s technology best practices; may develop and/or refine procedures to support those policies

· Creates and provides training to ensure appropriate use of technology (for example, how to avoid phishing, malware, etc.)

· Identifies opportunities for external technology training where needed for skills development

· Maintains the day-to-day relationship with the organization’s IT, telecom, phone system, and badge access vendors and acts as the liaison between employees and those vendors

· Works with the vendor to recover items from backup when needed

· Acts as the main point of contact with regard to network, internet, or phone downtime

· Maintains an inventory of hardware owned by the organization

· Identifies a list of software approved for use within the organization

· Audits users to ensure compliance with software standards and ensure that non-approved software is not used

· Assists in budgeting for IT expenses, including the purchase of new equipment

· Implements a plan for repair or replacement of computers and other technology as needed

· Submits requests to technology vendor partner to creates, modifies, disables, and delete user accounts and their profiles across IT infrastructure and business applications

· Audits to ensure user accounts are maintained in accordance with those requests

Help Desk and Incident Reporting

· Provides onsite support for use of company-owned hardware and software

· Ensures employees understand how submit and escalate service requests, and makes sure that users are able to access the support they need

· Escalates improper use of technology to the Chief Administrative Officer as needed

· Assesses requests for enterprise software solutions

· For approved projects, supports leaders by documenting key requirements, identifying software vendors, evaluating capabilities, and selecting new tools

· Assists in the installation and integration of new tools

· Oversees the retirement of archived software

· Maintains the company’s IT disaster recovery plan

· Coordinates major upgrades

· Coordinates IT projects, including planning, project management, and execution

Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

· Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

· Knowledge of IT systems and applications required

· Critical thinking ability, including the ability to understand end-user problems and convey them in technical language to IT vendors

· Proven project management experience, with demonstrated ability to plan, execute, track, and report on project progress

· Problem solver who demonstrates decision-making and time-management skills

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Able to work independently, with minimal oversight, and with high ethical standards

· Able to deal tactfully with youth, family members, visitors, government agency representatives and the general public

· Able to provide positive role modeling for residents in areas of communication, decision-making, and problem solving

· Willing to make decisions based on what’s best for kids and families

· Willing to participate in all scheduled meetings, trainings and supervision sessions as requested

· Basic computer skills including experience working in Microsoft Windows and Office products

· Clear criminal and child abuse background checks

· Acceptable driving record

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

RN (Nurse Care Coordinator)

The ideal candidate for our Registered Nurse position will have a background in pediatric and general psychiatry care. We're looking for someone who understands the pressures of working in a clinic as well as the busy routines of a hospital. The successful candidate should also be familiar with various patient care procedures including diagnosing, treating and administering medication to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical, emotional, and educational support to patients and their families.
  • Act as a liaison between the hospitals, clinics, and patient's families.
  • Perform a variety of nursing tasks, including giving injections, taking vital signs, performing CPR, monitoring a patient's condition, communicating with other healthcare professionals about a patient's condition.,Communicating with nurses and doctors in other locations.,Provide emotional support to the patient and their family.,Be sensitive to the needs of the patient and their family.

Qualifications

  • Currently licensed in the State of Iowa as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems and clinical recordkeeping requirements
  • Knowledge of community resources, especially physical health resources
  • Evidence of emotional stability, maturity, and judgement in high-stress situations
  • History of working with and establishing appropriate relationships with youth who have problem behaviors or mental and emotional difficulties, as well as relationships with their families, staff member, and other care providers
  • Critical thinker and problem solver who demonstrates decision-making and time-management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently, with minimal oversight, and with high ethical standards
  • Able to deal tactfully with youth, family members, visitors, government agency representatives and the general public
  • Able to provide positive role modeling in areas of communication, decision-making, and problem solving
  • Willing to make decisions based on what’s best for kids and families
  • Willing to participate in all scheduled meetings, trainings and supervision sessions as requested
  • Basic computer skills including experience working in Microsoft Windows and Office products
  • Clear criminal and child abuse background checks
  • CPR/First Aid training
  • Acceptable driving record

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org