Therapist

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Location:

Omaha, NE 

Category:

Licensed Mental Health Professional
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Job Views:

177

Zip Code:

68104

Employment Type:

Full time

Loan Forgiveness?:

No

Posted:

11.07.2018
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Job Description:

Position Summary:
Provides mental health services consistent with scope of practice, ethical guidelines and Agency Policies and Procedures.  Provides professional counseling, clinical assessments and problem identification, treatment planning, and case management to adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families according to professional standards, program procedures, and consistent with  Catholic Social Teaching. Provides comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessments, level of care determinations, and chemical dependency evaluations.
 
Essential Job Functions:
ResponsibilityPercentage of Time (5% or more)
  • Provides consultations, assessments, therapy, support, and referrals for clients using trauma-informed and evidence-based practice.  Ensures services are provided in a safe, timely, and efficient manner, consistent with professional, and Agency standards of practice and grounded in Catholic Social Teaching.
 
  • Maintains professional quality documentation of services as required per established program regulation, Agency and National standards.
 
  • Collaborates with colleagues and actively participates in solution-focused interventions and problem solving, to address consumer issues.
 
  • Participates in faith-based educational opportunities and activities, takes responsibility for continued professional development, and maintains professional licensure and credentials.
 
  • Provides education and training to clients, families, peers, and stakeholders
 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Reliable attendance is an expectation.
  • 40%
 
 
 
 
  • 30%
 
  • 15%
 
 
  • 10%
 
 
  • 5%
 
 

Job Requirements:

 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate excellent clinical knowledge, and understanding of evidenced best practices, standards, and laws related to Behavioral Health
  • Ability to keep timely, accurate and appropriate records/documents using skills in effective interpersonal relations, verbal and written communications.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • Ability to show sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Demonstrate strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and knowledge of current Evidenced Based Practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of multidisciplinary professionals, referral sources and client advocates.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI)/Personally Identifiable Information (PII).  This position has access to PHI/PII and is limited under the minimum necessary rule to the amount of information necessary to perform assigned duties. 
Required of All Positions:
  • Knowledge and support of Catholic Charities’ purpose, mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.
  • Knowledge and support of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, and all relevant compliance procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
 

 
Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mental health or co-occurring disorders service provision required.
 
Education Level:
XGraduate Degree
 
Licensure, Certifications, and other Designations:
  • Valid Nebraska Driver’s License and Insurability.
  • Valid Nebraska mental health license (LMHP or LIMHP)
 
 
Physical Requirements:
 0 -24%25-49%50-74%75-100%
Seeing: Must be able to read reports and use computer.   X
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with others.   X
Standing/Walking:

 

 

X

 

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling:

X

 

 

 

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing:

X

 

 

 

Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to write, type, and use phone system.   X
 
 
Working Conditions:
  • Position functions in a community-based outpatient Mental Health setting. Delivery of services may also occur in school or parish settings.
  • Some travel may be required within city/regional area.
 
The statements within this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by an employee, and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities or required skills. Additionally, this job description does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
 
 
 
Company Info
Catholic Charities of Omaha 3300 N. 60th St
Omaha, NE, United States

Phone: 402-829-9220
Web Site: https://www.ccomaha.org/

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