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Behavioral Health Provider (LIMHP/LMHP/PLMHP)

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Gering, NE

Job Description

Behavioral Health Provider (LIMHP/LMHP/PLMHP)

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

$49,753-$58,198 Year DOE

1 Full time position to Work in Gering, Nebraska

Position open until filled

40 hours per week Monday-Friday

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Notice:  A complete job application is required for all applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer


                                       Contact:    Human Resource Department

                                                         3350 10th Street

                                                         Gering, NE  69341

                                                         Phone:  308-635-3089

                                                         Fax:  308-635-0264




Job Title:  Behavioral Health Provider (LIMHP/LMHP/PLMHP)

Reports to:  Behavioral Health Director


Areas of Responsibility:  Identify, triage, and manage patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting; provide skills training through psycho-education and patient education strategies.


Major Duties:

  1. Work with primary care teams to treat and manage patients with emotional and health problems efficiently and effectively.
  2. Provides direct clinical services to mental health clients, including intake, programmatic

education, individual therapy, marital therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and emergency services.

  1. Meets with clients on an emergency basis to evaluate dangerousness to self and others and make recommendations for further care.
  2. Completes intake assessment, collecting information and history on client to formulate

provisional diagnosis, provide interpretive summary and complete documentation.

  1. Teach patients, families, and staff techniques to enhance their care, prevention, and treatment. 
  2. Provide substance abuse screening, education, and brief interventions.
  3. Refer patients to mental health specialists or substance abuse specialists as appropriate;
  4. Participate in Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance efforts.
  5. Maintain current Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR).
  6. Participate in Clinical Behavioral Health on-call coverage schedule
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:     

  • Office 70%, 30% training, meetings, and community interaction.
  • Work is frequently stressful and requires ability to meet tight timelines.
  • Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is average.
  • Some evening and week-end hours.
  • Frequent out of town travel.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend, stoop, swat, crouch, push and pull file drawers.
  • Fine manipulation of hands for repetitive action.
  • Operate office machines.
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability.
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.



Minimum Qualifications:


Grade: 17

  1. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Clinical Counseling, Psychology or related field.
  2. Current Nebraska license as a Provisional/Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Provisional/ Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (P/LMHP), Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); or Psychologist.
  3. Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person, at normal volumes.
  4. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.


Grade: 18

  1. Meet qualifications above, and
  2. Three years’ work experience after licensing with substance abuse, pain management and or primary care setting;


Grade: 19

  1. Meet qualifications above, And
  2. Ph.D. in Social Work, Counseling,  Psychology or related field


Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.


Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).


Location of Position:  Gering, NE

Job Details

Date Posted June 18, 2018
Date Closes July 18, 2018
Address 3350 10th Street
Located In Gering, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 69341
Name Human Resource
Address 3350 10th Street
City, State and Zip Gering, NE 69341
Phone 308-635-3089
FAX 308-635-0264

This job requires the following skills

  • Positive Attitude
  • Medical Case Management
  • In-Home Caregiver