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Mental Health Specialist/Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift:

Third Shift (United States of America)

Nebraska Medicine is seeking a talented individual to join us as a Mental Health Specialist / LMHP or Licensed Mental Health Practitioner for our Psychiatric Emergency Services unit!

Shift:

  • Casual (minimum 2 shifts per month)
  • Location: Main campus
  • 7:00PM - 7:00AM
  • Setting: Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES)

Why Nebraska Medicine:

  • Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.
  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Job Duties: Mental Health Specialist

Under supervision of licensed clinical staff, help determine patient's psycho-social needs, and collaborate with other members of the patient's health care team to reduce symptomatic behavior and facilitate adjustment to illness, including assisting in meeting the social, psychological, rehabilitative, protective, financial, and discharge planning needs of patients requiring continuing care or adjustment to lifestyle changes following discharge.

Required Qualifications: Mental Health Specialist

  • Master's degree from an accredited college in a human services program which provided preparation for professional counseling/psychotherapy required.
  • Organizational and communication skills required.
  • License-eligible as a LMHP/PLMHP in the State of Nebraska, and must obtain LMHP/PLMHP privileges at Nebraska Medicine within 6 months of transfer or hire required.
  • Obtain NMC Privileges as a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) within six months of transfer or hire required.

Preferred Qualifications: Mental Health Specialist

  • Two years of professional therapy/counseling and mental health care experience preferred.
  • Experience in acute psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) preferred.
  • Master of Social Work degree preferred.
  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) preferred

Job Duties: Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Assess patient's psycho-social needs, diagnoses, mental health conditions and provide evidenced-based intervention in collaboration with other members of the patient's health care team to reduce symptomatic behavior and facilitate adjustment to illness. Provide intervention in order to assist in meeting the social, psychological, rehabilitative, protective, financial, and discharge planning needs of patients requiring continuing care or adjustment to lifestyle changes following discharge.



Required Qualifications: Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

  • Master's degree from an accredited college in a human services program which provided preparation for professional counseling/psychotherapy required.
  • Organizational and communication skills required.
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) in the State of Nebraska or Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) dependent on skills and experience required.


Preferred Qualifications: Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

  • Two years of professional therapy/counseling and mental health care experience preferred.
  • Experience in acute psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) preferred.
  • Master of Social Work degree preferred.
  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) preferred.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted September 29, 2022
Date Closes October 14, 2022
Requisition REQ-14803
Address Clarkson Tower
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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