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Midwest Regional Health Services Omaha, NE
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Provide mental health counseling support to organization’s Patient-Centered Medical Home goal of having healthier patients by instructing and coaching patients to a healthier way of life.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and adapt wellness objectives to overcome barriers to good mental and physical health.
  • Utilize standardized assessment tools to determine a patient’s ability to change or readiness for behavioral health intervention.
  • Contact and perform interviews with patients who are identified as candidates who could benefit from behavioral health intervention and health coaching services.
  • Encourage patients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them develop insight into themselves that may facilitate a deeper understanding of how having good mental health will support overall health.
  • Assist primary care team in providing a safe and positive environment for patients to comfortably address potential behavioral health barriers in our chronic disease management programs.
  • Help patients define personal goals and action plans.
  • Run workshops and courses about mental health issues.
  • Participate and collaborate with a patient’s personal primary care provider in joint visits and the development of an individualized care plan.
  • Guide patients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their health problems including teaching life skills.
  • Assist in efforts to coordinate patients with other healthcare services and community programs that address potential barriers to care.
  • Develop and conduct group sessions or seminars to promote aspects of healthy living with patients and their families.
  • Utilize face-to-face, telephone and telehealth opportunities to support patient efforts to healthier living or treatment barriers related to mental health issues.
  • Learn about new developments in the field by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars and establishing and maintaining contact with social service agencies.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting a patient’s treatment journey when necessary.
  • Maintain regular appointment schedule to protect additional patient access to care opportunities.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all facets of daily functions.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward patients and peers.
  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation of therapy visits within the Electronic Medical Record
  • Complete all tracking and reporting requirements for outcomes measurement.
  • Advanced understanding of the Plans of Care adopted by our Patient-Centered Medical Home for Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia and our “At Risk” patient population which includes obesity and ER overutilization
  • Support efforts to fully integrate mental health treatments in the MRHS Patient-Centered Medical Home structure.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Active license in the state of Nebraska (LMHP or LIMHP)
  • Minimum 1year experience as a Mental Health Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

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Date Posted June 23, 2022
Date Closes July 23, 2022
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week; Flexibility to build your own schedule!
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68144
Name Sandy DiMinico
Address 2727 S 144th Street, Suite 280 Omaha, NE
Phone 402-745-1145

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Holiday Party
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