LPHA (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts)

Job Category: Director
Job Type: Full Time


IA-Veterans Village is looking for employees who are passionate about serving all veterans. Changing the life of a vet takes a whole lot of work. It also takes dedication and commitment to our motto: Leave No One Behind. But the rewards are out of this world! We work hard, but we also enjoy having fun together. If you wish to be a part of this team and are ready to work for a cause, not just a paycheck, then IA-VV is the place to start!

IA-VV has an excellent opportunity for an LPHA (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts) to work with our VRC-DMC program. The LPHA evaluates the client’s assessment and intake information. Verifies assessment, and a counselor completes intake information. Establish/verifies the client meets medical necessity criteria. Substance Use Disorder Diagnosis based on the DSM. Identify the level of care based on ASAM requirements.


LPHA documents the following:

  • Client Admission
    Provider referral Medical Necessity
  • Intake
  • Client health/psych/soc history ASAM Criteria
  • Diagnosis Treatment Planning Progress notes
  • Continuing services
  • Discharge Planning.
  • (Licensed Practitioners will conduct L PHA’s ASAM criteria interviews in the Healing Arts)—or by certified/registered alcohol and drug counselors and reviewed and approved by an LPHA.
  • Staff performing the ASAM criteria interviews must, at a minimum complete ASAM e-training
  • Modules 1 (Multidimensional assessment) and 2 (From Assessment to Service Planning) and provide evidence of successful completion to MHSUS before claiming assessment services
  • Assist in maintaining or improving functioning when necessary to help a client achieve a rehabilitation goal as defined in the treatment plan.
  • Assist clients in accessing needed medical, social/behavioral, educational, and other support services.
  • Provide community-based case management activities to clients or the LAR on the client’s behalf.
  • If applicable, assists the licensed staff in co-facilitating Group Psycho-social Skills Training for recipients, as assigned.
  • Participates in staff training assignments, as requested
  • Assess, review, and monitor a recipient’s status concerning rehabilitation.
  • Submit accurate, legible, and complete client progress notes.
    Participates in the agency’s Performance Improvement initiative.
  • Attends/conducts all training, company, and team meetings.
  • Understands, acknowledges, and agrees to adhere to Medicaid.
  • Acknowledges responsibility to participate in agency growth.
  • Other duties as assigned by the COO or designee


  • An individual who possesses any of the following licenses is considered a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) and is automatically certified as a QMHP-CS:
  • Physician Assistant.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
  • Psychologist.
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ASW/LCSW)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT/LMFT)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (APC/LPC)


  • Ability to bend and lift light objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods while viewing a computer monitor
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Ability to read reports and data.
  • Ability to speak English
  • Must be able to work in a noisy, busy environment.

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