Are you looking for a full-time position where you can:
make a difference in your community
work in a flexible-diverse environment
& have a competitive compensation package
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska is where you want to be.
Lutheran Family Services Crisis Response Program is seeking a full time Licensed Mental Health Provider (LMHP) to provide timely therapeutic crisis response, mental health assessment and short-term intervention services when someone experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
The essential job duties of this therapist:
Service DeliveryEvaluate and assess the severity of mental health symptoms, to include substance abuse.
- Review and up-date client safety plan.
- Refer to and coordinate necessary psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring to ensure client stabilization.
- Provide short-term therapeutic intervention to reduce the primary symptoms and stabilize the client.
- Educate clients on their illness and, if on medication, the necessity to take psychotropic medication as directed to reduce symptoms.
- Assist the promotion of agency behavioral health (BH) crisis services, workshops and classes.
- Develop and maintain working relationships with Douglas, Dodge and Washington Counties law enforcement, The Salvation Army, LFS Urgent Care, and other professionals.
- Develop working knowledge of area resources and professional service providers for client referral and coordination of services.
- Assist clients in discharge planning to ensure stabilization, use of natural support systems and the least restrictive level of care.
- Provide on-call services on a rotational basis as required by program.
- Participate in appropriate community committees designed to develop and evaluate current continuum community services for the mentally ill.
- Participate in appropriate committees and projects to strengthen the program and Agency’s image and enhance the quality of community life.
- Maintain positive working relationships with appropriate public and private human services organizations.
- Maintain positive relationships with law enforcement and post-crisis services.
- May provide clinical supervision to students in field placement and/or less experienced therapists to broaden community resources for persons in crisis.