Independent Mental Health Therapist - CHI Health

  • CHI Health
  • Openings in Omaha, NE, Papillion/Bellevue, NE, Kearney, NE, Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Aug 30, 2021
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Contact Dave Ohlmann - or apply at

CHI Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 150+ clinics delivering quality care to patients across Nebraska and southeast Iowa. Our full-service network provides a variety of Primary Care & Priority Care Services, including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine, in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.

The incumbent reports directly to the Manager - Outpatient Clinics.  In addition, the incumbent works collaboratively with all staff in Behavioral Services, as well as other departments within the system and external customers. The incumbent will provide mental health clinical services including evaluations, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions and discharge planning for CHI Health Psychiatric Associates patients. The Independent Mental Health Therapist will provide expertise and leadership in the development of clinical functions within the mental health treatment setting.




  • Evaluates and assesses the bio-psycho-social needs of patients.
  • Assists in determining the most appropriate level of care for the patient, and makes appropriate referrals when indicated.
  • Develops comprehensive treatment plans in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Provides supervision to clinical staff as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining currency of patient demographics and insurance information as necessary.
  • Completes assessment documentation within 24 hours of assessment.
  • Documentation reflects progress toward goals as established in the treatment plan.
  • Actively participates in clinical and peer supervision to ensure quality of care and professional performance standards.
  • Utilize expertise to assist in the development and implementation of policy and procedures and identifies opportunities for staff development.

Job Requirements



Prefer three years of post license experience in a mental health/addiction recovery or related field.




A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling, Social Work, Nursing or other related behavioral health field is required.  Must possess LIMHP in state practicing - Nebraska or Iowa.

Other Salary Information

Iowa - $2,500 sign on bonus. All locations - $2,500 CEU benefit.

Loan Forgiveness?


Additional Keywords

Mental health, behavioral health, psychiatric, psych, independent therapist, licensed therapist, social work, LIMHP, LICSW