CHI Health Behavioral Health Specialist - Plainview or Nebraska City

  • CHI Health
  • Missouri Valley, Corning, Nebraska City, Blair, Plainview, or Schuyler
  • Jul 24, 2024
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Locations with opportunities:  Plainview and Nebraska City

Contact Dave Ohlmann - or apply at

  • Assists the primary care physicians in recognizing, treating and managing mental health, substance use, and psychosocial issues.
  • Contribute and participate as a member of the primary care team.
  • Provide consultation and education/training to the primary care providers and staff to enhance their skill and effectiveness in treating mental health problems.
  • Provide brief, focused interventions for clients in need of mental health and substance use services within the primary care setting.
  • Advise and assist the primary care provider about the best place of service for patients with mental health/chemical dependency problems, either in the primary care setting or referral to specialty treatment.
  • Conduct brief screening or intake interviews to determine diagnoses and functional assessment to work with primary care physician to create and implement integrated care plans. 
  • Provide crisis intervention services when required.
  • Assist in detection of high risk patients and develop collaborative plans to prevent worsening of conditions.
  • Work in conjunction with primary care provider, where indicated, to effect behavioral changes in patients with, or at risk for, physical disorders/medical conditions to help them make healthier lifestyle choices


We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being. 


With you in mind, we offer the following benefits to support your work/life balance:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Direct Primary Plan (No copay, no deductible, and access to CHI Health provider 24/7)
  • Premium Access to our Family Care Program supporting your needs for childcare, pet care, and/or adult dependent care
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Flexible spending accounts

Job Requirements



Prefer two to three years of post license experience in a mental health/addiction recovery or related field.  Experience with Health Psychology desirable.




LCSW strongly preferred but would also consider a Masters degree from an accredited educational in Counseling or other related Behavioral Health Field. Acceptable licenses include LCSW, LISW, LIMHP, PhD, PsyD.

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Additional Keywords

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