**Description:**

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 Universitys 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 CHIhealth.com.



*Job Summary:
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Provides high quality patient care through effective psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, and the provision of individual, group, and family psychotherapy.



*Essential Duties:
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* Completes psychosocial assessments of patients to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
* Processes incoming calls and contacts. Completes initial screenings/assessments to determine suicide/homicide risk, mental status, initial disposition, and for appropriate referrals.
* As member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team, plans care for patients based on assessment data (Inpatient, Subacute & RTC Units).
* Follows assigned patients on units when volume dictates.
* Provides Individual, Group, and Family Psychotherapy for patients as directed by the Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan (Inpatient and RTC units).
* Coordinates and assists with discharge planning.
* Assists with screening, identification, treatment and reporting of victim of abuse, neglect, domestic violence per State of Nebraska laws.
* Participates in on-call or weekend hospital coverage.
* Maintains a working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues that impact patient care, such as advance directives, child or elder abuse, emergency protective custody procedures, and follow-up communication, committal process follow-up communication.
* Maintains a working knowledge of and liaison with community aftercare resources and necessary applications/communication/documentation for psychiatric patients treated at Richard H. Young Hospital.



Hours:
2p-10p / 5, 8 hour shifts per pay period



**Qualifications:**
*Education:*

Masters degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work.



*Licensure:
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Preference that all positions are fully licensed as LMHP or LCWS in the State of Nebraska.
Minimum of (PLMHP) Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner or (PLCSW) Provisional Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Nebraska.
CPR within 3 months of employment for all positions.
Aggression/Assault Management Training provided within 3 months of employment.



*Experience:
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No previous experience required.


Unit positions:
Prefer 2 years experience at least as a PLMHP/LMHP (and PLADC/LADC if applicable for this position) experience as a therapist.



*Professionalism/Growth:
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Overall knowledge of behavioral healthcare, including psychopathology and abnormal behavior.
Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of psychiatric patients and referral sources.
Able to effectively utilize a wide variety of psychotherapeutic approaches with psychiatric patients and their families, including approaches that are short term and solution focused.
Able to perform in and cope with a fast paced work environment.
Able to utilize computers for documentation and treatment planning purposes.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of*Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence*.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

CB




**Job:
** Mental Health (Non-Nursing)
**Primary Location:** NEBRASKA-KEARNEY-RICHARD H YOUNG HOSPITAL
**Shift:** Evenings
**Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:** 40
**Weekends Required:** Occasional
**Req ID:** 2015-R0021600

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