Behavioral Health Therapist

  • Diamond Healthcare
  • Dec 02, 2021
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

We are seeking a Nebraska licensed therapist/counselor for our program at Howard County Hospital in St. Paul, Nebraska.     

The therapist/counselor provides guidance to senior adults who are dealing with behavioral health issues. 

To be considered for the Therapist/Counselor position, you must be licensed in Nebraska as one of the following:  

  1. Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP)   - or
  2. Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP)  Required - or
  3. Licensed Mental Health Social Worker (LMSW)   - or
  4. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Job Requirements

Your specific duties will include:

  • All clinical duties of patient care including individual and group therapy. Some family therapy. 
  • Completing documentation under medicare regulations.
  • Case management/Coordination of care.
  • Communication skills with Physicians.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and adhere to all ethical considerations for the mental health practitioner.
  • Community Outreach.

Skills needed: 

  • Clinical/case management tasks
  • Critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Clinical emergencies/crisis intervention
  • Mental health services - treatment plans
  • DSM-IV TR (DSM V) - Diagnostic tool/Patient assessment
  • Good communication skills - oral/written
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with diverse patient/staff populations
  • Teamwork
  • Compliance with federal, state, and agency regulations

Education:

Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling (Psychology, Counseling, and Marriage Family Therapist) or related field from an accredited program and behavioral health experience (post-graduate) from an accredited program and completion of clinical training hours necessary to achieve independent licensure.

Licensure/Certification- Current Nebraska license as at least one of the following:

  1. Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP)   - or
  2. Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP)  Required - or
  3. Licensed Mental Health Social Worker (LMSW)   - or
  4. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Other Salary Information

Competitive Salary, benefits

Loan Forgiveness?

No

Additional Keywords

BHT, Behavioral Health, Therapist, counselor, social worker, LCSW, LSW, Behavioral Health Tech