Catholic Health Initiatives PROGRAM THERAPIST II Emergency Room FT (0.9) CHI Health Immanuel in OMAHA, Nebraska

PROGRAM THERAPIST II Emergency Room FT (0.9) CHI Health Immanuel


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

The Program Therapist is responsible for providing psychosocial assessments, conducting psychotherapeutic sessions with patients, reviewing cases in peer supervision, collaborating with consulting physician and treatment team in the formation of treatment plans and discharge plans, performing consultation and education services and referring and collaborating with other community agencies, significant others, family members and providers within Alegent Behavioral Health Services to meet the needs of the patient.

Job Summary:

  • Provides evaluation, psychosocial history and assessments.

  • Conducts therapy sessions with patient by doing individual, group and family and/or significant other counseling and education to assist these individuals in achieving defined treatment goals.

  • Refers and collaborates with other internal and external agencies and significant others having a joint interest in meeting the needs of the client.

  • Participates in the Alegent Health System and Behavioral Service Line quality initiatives to measurably demonstrate quality clinical outcomes. Collaborates with patients, families and internal and external customers to ensure excellence in satisfaction with services.

  • Collaborate with consulting physician and treatment team in the formation of comprehensive treatment plans and discharge plans. Serves as a resource specialist for unit staff.

Hours: 3 12 hours shifts per week 11a-11p, rotating holiday and weekends.





One year of therapy experience as mastered prepared clinician.

Education/Licensure – Masters Level


Master’s Degree, Mental Health Counseling/Social Work

Must have a current license/certification in one of the following areas:

Licensed Mental Heath Practitioner (LMHP) in Nebraska

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Iowa.

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Iowa

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Iowa

Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Iowa

Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW)

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP)

Licensed Independent Mental Heath Practitioner (LIMHP) in Nebraska

**License must be held in the state you provide services.

Will obtain the following within six (6) months of employment:

-CPI Certification

-Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting (if working in Iowa)

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Job Mental Health (Non-Nursing)


Daily Schedule 11a-11p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0116258