$18.78 - $22.03 hourly
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 21, 2019Full time
What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. The Lincoln Regional Center, a Joint Commission accredited psychiatric facility, is looking for personable and self – motivated professional to join our team as a Mental Health Practitioner II. Provisionally licensed applicants will be considered and will be hired as Mental Health Practitioner I until fully licensed. Work Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays 8am - 4:30pm, Thursdays and Fridays 10am - 7pm, Sundays and Mondays OFF Lincoln Regional Center, Building 3 Licensed Mental Health Practitioners provide individual, didactic and group therapy consistent with the individual patient treatment needs. They provide input into master treatment plan. They assess treatment needs of individual patients, incorporating information obtained through assessments, patient history, and direct observation. They collaborate with the treatment team in planning and evaluating effectiveness of patient treatment, and enhance and adjust the treatment approach and content based on individual and population needs. Shares clinical observations with the treatment team. Therapist compiles patient individual and group progress notes, documenting according to LRC Standards and DHHS/LRC policies and procedures. Therapists participate in team and clinical meetings to address program concerns and needs. Attends and participates in program planning committees, in-service training and monthly LMHP department meetings. These interventions assist the facility in demonstrating compliance to JACHO standards of active treatment. This position also assists with doing campus wide Drug and Alcohol assessments.