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Team Leader

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description

What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. Lincoln Regional Center is looking for a Team Leader with time management and communication skills. If you possess these qualities, don't wait any longer. Join #TeamDHHS today!

Hours; 3pm - 11pm
Under limited supervision this position performs supervisory and administrative work involving the director of assigned staff (approximately 12) and their activities in the patient care area for a specific shift and or program. This position is responsible for and participates in direct patient care assuring that safety and security in the patient care areas is maintained. This position is a working supervisor position and monitors the environment for compliance with program/facility policies, procedures, and regulations. Work responsibilities include but are not limited to: Plans, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of assigned staff. Provides day-to-day leadership and direction to assigned staff to meet the individual patient needs, follow and implement scheduled daily activities, and follow through with active treatment as directed by the Treatment Team. Performs administrative supervision of staff, including performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, time records, and hiring processes. Maintains supervisory files. Assures staff training and competency requirements are met. Positions are subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g. severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.) or for shortages of personnel.
REQUIREMENTS; Coursework/training in human services, social/behavioral sciences, mental health care or related field OR experience providing direct care services to patients with mental illness or other disability. Experience leading, coordinating, directing, monitoring and/or supervising others. Must be at least 19 years of age to work with adult client populations; at least 21 years of age to work with adolescent client populations.

PREFERRED: Previous supervisor experience.
Knowledge of: the principles and techniques of supervision; security measures required in the care of criminal and dangerously insane patients; techniques of caring for physically and/or mentally ill patient; human behavior and performance; principles and methods for instructing individuals and groups. Skill in: listening and understanding; communicating effectively as appropriate for the intended audience; teaching others how to do something. Ability to: manage human resources; plan, assign, direct, and evaluate work of staff; learn, interpret and apply applicable State and federal regulations; work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel in giving total patient care; prepare pertinent and accurate reports of patient care and other unity activities; carry out established security measures for protection of patients, employees, and the community; make decisions and act quickly in situations involving patient care or safety; lift, push, pull, or bend to assist patients in meeting their needs and maintaining safety within the facility/unit.

Job Details

Date Posted January 8, 2018
Date Closes February 7, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Behavioral Health
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $18.96
SOC Category 29-2053.00 Psychiatric Technicians
Zipcode 68509
Name Nichole Newland

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

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