Therapist IV, LMHP

  • Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
  • 124 South 24th Street, Omaha, NE, USA
  • Oct 30, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

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

-then-

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. 

Community Relations 

  • 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. 

Clinical Supervision 

  • May provide clinical supervision to students in field placement and/or less experienced therapists to broaden community resources for persons in crisis.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Human Service field from accredited college
  • Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) in the State of Nebraska
  • Knowledge of assessment techniques and determination of mental health status using the DSM IV criteria and guidelines.  
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and ability to drive for organization business
  • Commitment to the mission of Lutheran Family Services

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes