Behavioral Health Therapist

Requisition Number: 2021-3814

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: St Paul, NE

Overview

We are seeking a Nebraska licensed therapist/counselor for our program at Howard County Hospital in St. Paul, Nebraska.    

The therapist/counselor provides guidance to senior adults who are dealing with behavioral health issues. 

To be considered for the Therapist/Counselor position, you must be licensed in Nebraska as one of the following:  

  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP)   - or
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP)  Required - or
  • Licensed Mental Health Social Worker (LMSW)   - or
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Your specific duties will include:
    • All clinical duties of patient care.
    • Providing therapy: individual, group, and family via comprehensive assessment and individualized treatment goals.
    • Completing documentation under medicare regulations.
    • Case management/Coordination of care.
    • Communication skills with Physicians.
    • Maintain appropriate boundaries and adhere to all ethical considerations for the mental health practitioner.
    • Community Outreach.

    Requirements/Qualifications

    Skills needed: 

    • Clinical/case management tasks
    • Critical thinking and decision making skills
    • Clinical emergencies/crisis intervention
    • Mental health services - treatment plans
    • DSM-IV TR (DSM V) - Diagnostic tool/Patient assessment
    • Good communication skills - oral/written
    • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with diverse patient/staff populations
    • Teamwork
    • Compliance with federal, state, and agency regulations

    Education:

    Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling (Psychology, Counseling, and Marriage Family Therapist) or related field from an accredited program and behavioral health experience (post-graduate) from an accredited program and completion of clinical training hours necessary to achieve independent licensure.

    Licensure/Certification- Current Nebraska license as at least one of the following:

  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP)   - or
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP)  Required - or
  • Licensed Mental Health Social Worker (LMSW)   - or
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)