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Pediatric Mental Health Therapist (LMHC, LISW) - Sign-on Bonus! Strong Compensation Package!

Medical Associates

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Posted On 05/29/2023

Job Overview


Medical Associates Clinic, located in Dubuque, Iowa, is seeking a Licensed Master’s level Therapist (LMHC or LISW) focused in pediatrics (ages 3-18) to join our well-established, thriving multidisciplinary practice in Pediatrics Department  


As a Therapist, you will assess client's needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods. Devise and monitor appropriate programs of treatment, including therapy, counseling, or advice in collaboration with colleagues.

Responsibilities Include:  

  • Provide outpatient therapeutic services, including diagnostic assessment and therapeutic intervention. Additional roles may include therapy addressing relationship or family concerns, and/or group therapy. 
  • Complete documentation timely and in accordance with clinical and accreditation standards.
  • Consult with outpatient providers, within and outside the department of Pediatrics and          
  • Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Work Schedule: 

Compensation: $34-$40/hr based on years of experience
Full-time therapists will be eligible for a benefits package worth $35,000!

  • $5,000 sign-on bonus with 2-year retention agreement
  • Health Insurance and Dental Coverage with discounted premium rates for wellness program participation
  • 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing)
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (accrue up to 29 days/year) + additional CEU time off and allowance


  1. Provide outpatient therapeutic services in an ethical manner based on current standards of care, within the scope of one’s competence.
  2. Maintain a friendly, respectful, and professional environment for all patient contacts.
  3. Maintain a cooperative, helpful work environment within the department, as well as, with other department and employees.
  4. Respond to telephone calls in a prompt, professional and complete manner.
  5. Follow Clinic policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  6. Maintain confidentiality regarding Medical Associates, its clients and employees.

Medical Associates Clinic Overview:  

  • Over 180 providers and 1,100 staff make up the area’s leading healthcare provider and only multispecialty group practice   
  • 26 specialty departments with two Dubuque campus locations and 9 Family Care Network clinics in IA, WI and IL  
  • Recognition includes MGMA “Better Performing Groups” and U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Health Plans”  
  • Learn more at  

Dubuque, Iowa Community Overview:   

  • Beautiful city overlooking the Mississippi River with a population of 70,000 and a drawing base of up to 250,000  
  • Centrally located with one-hour driving distance to Madison and Iowa City, and only three hours to Chicago  
  • Community & Entertainment: great restaurants, local breweries & wineries, miles of hiking & biking trails, museums and performing arts, live music and festivals, boat/kayak access, nearby downhill skiing, networking groups for all ages and interests!  
  • Schools & Family: outstanding public and private schools, lots of family-centered activities throughout the year, programs for just about every extracurricular interest--sports/arts/music/social  
  • Housing & Living: several options including downtown city lofts, restored single family homes, nearby suburbs in the country, townhouses centrally located *Cost of living 9% lower than national average  
  • Learn more at and  


Education:  Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling, LMHC or LISW full licensure. Iowa license required.

Experience:  Three to five years of similar or related experience. 

Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.

Physical Aspects:

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.
Repetitive Motions - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Medical Associates Clinic & Health Plans is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, or other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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About the Company

Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice.  Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.

In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.

Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.