Mental Health/Substance Abuse Clinician

  • Western Alternative Corrections, Inc.
  • Kearney, NE, USA
  • Jan 28, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

Job Title: Clinician (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC)

Normal Working Hours: Monday through Friday - hours vary. Required to work the hours necessary to perform the functions of the position. Must be available by phone outside of regular working hours on a rotational basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct substance abuse and mental health assessments.
  • Provide individual sex offender, substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population
  • Provide group substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population.
  • Complete weekly treatment schedules.
  • Maintain client related documentation such as clinical treatment plans, attendance records, monthly progress reports, program evaluation forms, discharge summaries, etc.; meet required documentation deadlines
  • Utilize Evidence-Based programming and treatment strategies according to the directive endorsed by referral source
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively with a varied population including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds. This may include persons for whom English is not a primary language, persons with developmental and learning disorders or individuals with a wide variety of psychiatric and physical disorders.
  • Demonstrate consistent sound judgment and decision makings skills.
  • Be adaptable to change and demonstrate effective organizational skills.
  • Apply policies and procedures rigidly without manipulation by clients.
  • Fulfill a number of clerical and administrative duties.
  • Attend meetings and training as needed.

Job Requirements

Education, Job Experience and/or Required Licenses:

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other closely related field.
  • Possess and maintain appropriate license/certification to provide clinical treatment services, as required by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services licensing authority (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC).
  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders and/or sex offenders is preferred.
  • Valid drivers' license

Other Requirements:

  • No felony convictions or pending charges
  • Approved by the referring entity for employment
  • Successful completion of drug and alcohol testing
  • Successful completion of background check

Loan Forgiveness?

No