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Encompass - Mental Health Practitioner

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

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First Shift (United States of America)

Nebraska Medicine is seeking a talented individual to join us as a Mental Health Practitioner for our Encompass program!

Position Highlights:

This role works directly with victims of violence enrolled in the hospital-based violence intervention program, Encompass Omaha.

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.

Encompass Omaha provides culturally competent intensive case management to provide medical, behavioral, and social support services to reduce recidivism of violent reinjury and increase protective factors once the patient is discharged.

Shift Details:

  • Full time, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible
  • First Shift

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
  • Recognized in Forbes Magazine's list of Best-in-State Employers four years straight

Required Qualifications:

* 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:

* 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

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 November 13, 2022
Date Closes November 28, 2022
Requisition REQ-15808
Address Kiewit Tower
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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