Catholic Health Initiatives Program Therapist - Behavioral Health - Days in OMAHA, Nebraska

Program Therapist - Behavioral Health - Days


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Job Responsibilities

The incumbent reports directly to the Manager of the assigned program. The incumbent works collaboratively with program staff, patients and their families, medical staff, other departments and Healthcare entities.

Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:

  • 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 CHI 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.

  • Complete assessments, progress notes, group notes and treatment plan updates in accordance with charting policy and procedures

  • Respond to crisis situations and provide crisis intervention to patients in assigned program.

  • Make appropriate referrals in collaboration with the care manager in the discharge planning process for each patient’s follow-up Mental Health/Substance Abuse care.


Job Requirements


Education and Experience

Preferred: One year of therapy experience as mastered prepared clinician.



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.

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule 6:30a-7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0167832

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.