Independently Licensed Therapist - Nebraska Behavioral Health

  • Heartland Family Service
  • Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • Apr 18, 2022
Part time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.

Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce, and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.

If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.

Intense therapeutic responsibilities begin at this level. Educational requirements are very specific. Decision making skills and problem-solving capabilities are critical. Highly developed interpersonal skills and case management capabilities must be present. High production standards are especially required at this level. The therapist assigned is expected to have a high level of skill in adolescent/adult assessments. This position will support Nebraska Behavioral Health programs with completion of mental status exams, review of diagnostic impressions, and case conceptualizations. This position allows for schedule flexibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• *Determines whether client is appropriate for agency services; determines needed level of care; refers (internal or external) to appropriate level of care.
• *Conducts a comprehensive pre-treatment assessment, including 5 axis diagnostic impression and treatment recommendations; refers if other services are needed.
• *Establishes a treatment plan, with client participation, which specifies treatment structure, outcomes, goals and objectives; within first 2 sessions.
• *Provides educational workshops, classes and presentations on family life and other related topics as assigned.
• *Provides counseling to individuals, couples and families in group or individual settings, within the framework of the treatment plan; monitors progress.
• *Provides mental health crisis intervention as needed.
• *Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
• Meets clinical requirements of third party payers (authorizations, reviews, documentation) and provides information necessary for prompt and accurate billing.
• Maintains relationships with referral sources.
• Coordinates care when provided by multiple practitioners.
• Refers to other Heartland Family Service programs and other community services, as necessary either concurrent with services or for aftercare; follows up to complete referral.
• Completes all case documentation for clinical and billing purposes.
• Maintains clinical record, meeting established standards of timeliness and completeness.
• Is prompt and accurate in completing all required reports, statistics and other requirements.
• Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
• Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
• Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
• Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
• *Creates, maintains and shares as appropriate a dynamic self-care plan.
• *Strives to make connections between the agency and the larger community whenever possible in order to contribute to the agency’s ongoing fundraising and friend-raising efforts.
• *Essential functions of this job is to be performed on company physical work site.
• Performs other program related duties as assigned
                                                                                   *DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Job Requirements

• Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy
• Two or more years of experience
• Independently Licensed in NE (LIMHP, LICSW)
• Valid drivers license/ acceptable driving record

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