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Counselor

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Provide professional counseling services that may include individual, marital/couple, family, and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, consultations, and educational presentations. This is School-Year (10-month) counseling position.
    • Provide professional counseling services that may include individual, marital/couple, family, and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, consultations, and educational presentations. This is School-Year (10-month) counseling position.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Master's Degree in counseling, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related human services field required.

    • Experience
      • Minimum of 3-4 years prior counseling experience required.
      • Prior School-based or community-based mental or behavioral health services experience preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Mental Health Practice Licensure (LMHP) in the State of Nebraska required.
        • Practitioner may not function outside of his/her licensure.
      • Independent Mental Health Practitioner License (LIMHP) preferred or obtainment of LIMHP within 3 years of hire required.
      • Participates in mandatory in-services, and continuing education programs as mandated by the Health System, and State of Nebraska licensure requirements.
      • Clearance through Child Protective Services Central Registry, as well as applicable law enforcement departments required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Ability to travel in all weather conditions between various locations to perform work-related duties required.
      • Ability to work in professional mental health practice conditions working in a multi-disciplinary setting with the usual demands of middle school/high school, and community/church-based practice environments.
      • Requires the ability to provide transportation to other campus and/or work-related locations within a reasonable timeframe.
    • Credentialing

      • Requires Medicaid, and private insurance eligibility for billing purposes.
      • Maintain mandatory updates with payers for ongoing reimbursements.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Hearing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I


      • Provide professional mental health counseling services at designated Omaha Public Schools, and community locations.
        • Works within a multidisciplinary setting to provide individual, group, couple, and family counseling.
        • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats clients for emotional, and mental health problems.

      • Refer clients to mental health, or specialized treatment when appropriate, and communicate with treatment provider to ensure coordinated care.

      • Maintain timely, well-documented, and confidential records of all counseling transactions according to Program's policies and procedures.

      • Provide education programs to school, and community/church groups as requested by the groups or assigned by the Program supervisor or manager.

      • Provide timely, and accurate program, and services information according to Program's policies and procedures.

      • Maintain satisfactory professional working relationships with Omaha Public Schools (OPS), and community/church-based Program representatives, and colleagues.

      • Support, and assist Program management with developing, and maintaining the OPS, and community/church-based counseling offices.

      • Participate in school, community/church, Program, Best Care Employee Assistance Program, and Health System meetings as required.

      • Comply with all applicable Program, and Health System policies, including mission, vision, core values, and Employee Standards of Behaviors.

      • Obtain, and maintain State of Nebraska (Independent) Mental Health Practitioner license.
        • This includes completing the necessary continuing education hours required for licensure.

    • Essential Functions II


      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted August 30, 2017
Date Closes October 29, 2017
Requisition 6624
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist Hospital
Department Community Counseling
Shift
Hours Full Time (7:30am - 4pm) with Varied Evenings, as needed hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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