Lead Therapist - Behavioral Heath (Nebraska)

$56,500 - $71,400 yearly
  • Heartland Family Service
  • Papillion, NE, USA
  • Feb 29, 2024
Full 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. 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The therapist who is given duties at a lead clinician level is recognized for their clinical expertise. This is an opportunity to gain experience in clinical and program leadership.  Lead Therapists may be assigned to tasks such as the following, depending on program needs, crisis availability for their location, documentation review and compliance, clinical program change projects, monitoring of program fidelity, QI reports, or other tasks. They may be assigned to provide, orientation of new staff, licensure supervision, or supervision of interns. In programs with a small number of clinical staff, (usually, fewer than three) a Lead Therapist may be assigned to provide onsite clinical supervision.   In Nebraska and for this posting, this person will assist with conducting Initial Diagnostic Impressions (IDIs) with Medicaid clients and providing case supervision.  Assignments may entail a wide knowledge base, decision-making, problem solving and the ability to be flexible with scheduling. The ability to work with a wide range of employees and clients is necessary for this position. The lead clinician must be detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines. Organized, constructive, and team-oriented problem-solving ability is critical.

Compensation: between $56,500 and $71,000 (dependant on years of experience)
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • *Maintain an advanced clinical practice and have experience in working with youth, meeting assigned productivity standard and meeting relevant documentation timelines in their own work.
  • *Provide Diagnostic Impression (IDIs) services for Medicaid youth/adult clients and provide monthly case supervision.
  • Assist Program Director and Associate Clinical Director in implementing program changes to meet fidelity with youth/adult programming, contract, audit, or other requirements.
  • Provide supervision of clinical interns and/or other assigned staff with licensure related supervision needs.
  • As assigned, provide orientation to newly hired therapists
  • Provide backup/crisis availability in assigned location and group coverage as needed.
  • *As designated, review clinical documentation to ensure appropriateness and training progression.
  • Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance and will work 2 late evenings to meet program needs.
  • Always display a courteous and caring attitude to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of Heartland Family Service.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Abide by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develop 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 are to be performed on company physical work site.
  • Perform other program related duties as assigned.

                                                                     *DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling with three years of experience.
  • LIMHP/LICSW and LADC preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license/ acceptable driving record.

 

What you’ll love about us:

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. When you work at Heartland Family Services, you will benefit from:

  • Trauma Informed work environment
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Work From Home Option (for some positions)
  • Clinical Supervision provided at no cost
  • Employer paid training opportunities on Clinical topics, modalities, and Evidence-Based Practices
  • Flexible Leave (between 20-25 days) 
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational loan assistance
  • Health Insurance includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Critical Illness, and Accidental coverage. 
  • Paid FMLA (up to four weeks)
  • 401K Retirement (up to 7% match)
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Length of service cash awards

Other Salary Information

Salary is dependant upon years of experience.

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes

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