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

Client Care Coordinator

Ellipsis believes that a total team approach is necessary to provide the best individual Service Plan for each youth in its care. The IHH Care Coordinator is a member of an interdisciplinary team for the Ellipsis Integrated Health Home (IHH) program and plays an active role in coordinating services and designing an integrated Service Plan for youth and their families in cases where the youth was diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance. As the main point of contact for these youth, the IHH Care Coordinator is responsible for completing assessments, entering authorizations, making and tracking referrals, and coordinating with internal team members and other professionals on the youth’s Care Team.

  • Coordinates services for assigned youth and their families and/or caregivers to ensure the youth stays in the community and prevents stays at a higher level of care
  • Completes comprehensive assessments and/or coordinate with Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) and/or Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to ensure assessments are completed
  • Completes required face-to-face and monthly contacts with the youth as identified in state requirements
  • Enters service authorizations into the IME/MCO portals, then monitors and re-authorizes services on a quarterly and annual basis as required
  • Develops and monitors individual Service Plans with the youth, their family, and their Care Team with specific goals in accordance with state guidelines
  • Participates in wraparound planning process for DHS
  • Coordinates services between multiple systems and care providers for youth and their families
  • Schedules and tracks referrals and appointments

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, such as sociology, psychology, human services, or other degrees
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in care coordination or case management with children and families in a community-based program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and available outpatient mental health services
  • Strong leadership ability, good judgement, and common sense
  • 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 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