Project TEACH Program Manager - (LICSW, LIMHP, LMHP, PMHNP, PhD, or PsyD)

  • Children's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Mar 01, 2023
Full time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensed Mental Health Professional Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP) Psychologist

Job Description

Project TEACH Program Manager - (LICSW, LIMHP, LMHP, PMHNP, PhD, or Psy.D)

Schedule:  M-F 8a to 5p

Are you a behavioral health professional looking to make an impact and develop new programs that help children in our community?

Children's is searching for a Project TEACH Program Manager, in collaboration with the program’s Medical Director, is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of Project TEACH.  Provides direct support to Primary Care Provider’s, facilitates curriculum development in partnership with the Medical Director, and oversees referral and linkage services within the program.  Monitors programmatic budgets, implements program evaluation, and crafts annual reporting.  Actively supporting the program’s instructors and related training events.


Responsible for researching, planning, developing, and implementing Project TEACH programming in coordination with the Project TEACH Medical Director:

  • Supports collaborative decision-making across staff and partners, ensuring program policies and practices are implemented, services and communication is coordinated, activities are aligned, and needs are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Serves as liaison between Project TEACH staff and organizational leadership and departments, including Behavioral Health, Digital Health, Human Resources, Patient Safety & Experience and Marketing
  • In collaboration with Project TEACH Medial Director and program evaluators, sets program goals, operationalize practices to support data collection, reporting and monitoring of program outcomes, and identify operational benchmarks to inform progress towards goals.
  • Implement Project TEACH quality improvement activities identified by Medical Director and Patient Quality & Experience
  • Prepares and submits an annual programmatic budget; monitors budget in partnership with Project TEACH Medical Director, and ensures budgetary goals are achieved.
  • Seeks feedback from community partners, Primary Care Providers, and key stakeholders, to understand and as appropriate act upon challenges and opportunities. 
  • Organizes and oversees the program’s Primary Care Provider recruitment; coordinates communication regarding upcoming learning opportunities, identifies opportunities to present program information, and serves as the program’s primary point of contact for inquiries from professionals and community organizations.
  • Participates in internal and community-based meetings, task forces, etc. to represent Project TEACH
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with public, private and government agencies engaged in pediatric mental health throughout the state.

Conducts Primary Care Provider intakes and therapeutic consultations:

  • Completes and triages all initial intake calls from Primary Care Providers throughout the state to identify best service model.
  • Responds to therapeutic questions from Primary Care Providers as appropriate and informs patient referrals.
  • Manages, documents and schedules requests for e-consults and telehealth visits with Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and facilitates connections to Project TEACH Care Navigators as warranted.

Supports Primary Care Provider education within Project TEACH programming:

  • Collaborate with Medical Director to create Core Training curricula, identifying learning opportunities and resources to close knowledge and comfort gaps within the state’s Primary Care Providers around pediatric mental health.
  • Supports the recruitment and on-boarding of instructors.
  • Serves as an instructor for Core Trainings as needed and monitors Primary Care Provider feedback to identify training needs and trends.
  • Works closely with Office of Education and/or CME Contractor to apply for course credit/approval, track course completion and CME documentation for Primary Care Providers completing Intensive and Core Trainings



  • Knowledge of psychological and therapeutic principles, child and adolescent development, inter-relational dynamics, individual and group behavior, and behavior modification techniques.
  • Deep working knowledge of the pediatric and adolescent behavioral health and mental health landscape in Nebraska.
  • Demonstrated success developing innovative programs and crafting operational plans to bring the program to fruition.
  • Managerial/leadership skills including communication, organizational skills, time management, coping skills, motivation, problem-solving, autonomy supervision, performance evaluation, and supporting the team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Adept at fostering strong relationships with clinical providers, clinic staff and community-based organizations; able to guide collaborative problem-solving when issues arise.
  • Ability to foster professional growth and skill development in others and adapt instructional practices to meet the learner needs.

*Interested applicants will need to apply on our website to be placed into consideration: 

Job Requirements


  • Degree from an accredited college or university in psychology or Psychiatric APRN certification, or master’s level social work or counseling (LICSW, LIMHP, LMHP).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a licensed mental health practitioner in a child or adolescent environment required, preferably in an outpatient mental health setting.


  • Requires current and valid certification in the state of Nebraska, or eligible, in social work (LICSW, LIMHP, LMHP), psychology, APRN or related licensure.
  • Valid state driver’s license.


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Additional Keywords

Social Work, Mental Health Therapist, Psychologist, APRN, Grants, Program Management, Primary Care