Department of Health and Human Services

Division of Behavioral Health Welcome to the Division of Behavioral Health (BH).
The Division of Behavioral Health administers, provides funding and oversight for community-based services through six local Behavioral Health Regions, Tribes or direct contract for the provision of emergency services, community mental health and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services.  The Division also operates facilities including three Regional Centers in Lincoln, Norfolk and Hastings who serve individuals committed to care by the courts or mental health boards.
The Division of Behavioral Health, through the Office of Consumer Affairs, facilitates consumer involvement in planning, service development and delivery.
Our mission is to provide leadership and resources for systems of care that promote and facilitate resilience and recovery for Nebraskans.

Jun 03, 2022
Full time
$21.77 hourly
Department of Health and Human Services
The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Program Specialist for the Division of Behavioral Health. The DHHS Program Specialist manages the day-to-day operational and technical functions of a health and human services program(s) performing program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program activities. Under limited supervision, a DHHS Program Specialist, plans and coordinates the development, administration and evaluation of a statewide health and human services program(s); serves as a resource and consultant to provide technical assistance/advice to agency staff, clients and service providers; researches and develops program policy and performs quality assurance analysis and evaluation of assigned program(s); performs related work as assigned. The primary role of the Program Specialist in the Division of Behavioral Health is contract management of the six Regional Behavioral Health Authorities. What we can offer you: •...
Jun 03, 2022
Full time
$21.77 hourly
Department of Health and Human Services
The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Program Specialist for the Division of Behavioral Health. The DHHS Program Specialist manages the day-to-day operational and technical functions of a health and human services program(s) performing program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program activities. Under limited supervision, a DHHS Program Specialist, plans and coordinates the development, administration and evaluation of a statewide health and human services program(s); serves as a resource and consultant to provide technical assistance/advice to agency staff, clients and service providers; researches and develops program policy and performs quality assurance analysis and evaluation of assigned program(s); performs related work as assigned. The primary duty of the position is to oversee and manage the state Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) contract and ensures procedural and operational compliance,...