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Psychiatric Social Worker

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Coordinate activities related to the placement of patients into the organization including highly prioritized external facility referrals to ensure efficient and appropriate placement, customer service and satisfaction, adherence to nursing admission guidelines, bed allocation policies and processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years medical-surgical hospital nursing experience required.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.
  • Proficient with computer to include keyboarding, basic navigation, and use of email applications required.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.


*Exception details:

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the appropriate levels of operational leadership, nursing professional practice leadership and the Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.


EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

Job Details

Date Posted April 12, 2018
Date Closes April 27, 2018
Requisition 295
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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