New Job Community Counselor In Nebraska

Community Counselor
Community Counselor

Community Counselor

Company : Nebraska Methodist Health System
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nebraska

Full Description

  • Purpose of Job
      Provide professional counseling services that may include individual, marital/couple, family, and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, consultations, and educational presentations.
  • Job Requirements
      • Master's Degree in counseling, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related human services field required.

      • Minimum of 3 years counseling experience required.
      • Experience with school or community based mental or behavioral health services preferred.

      • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) required.
      • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) designation in process or completed preferred.
      • Participates in mandatory in-services, and continuing education programs as mandated by the Health System, and State of Nebraska licensure requirements.
      • Clearance through Child Protective Services Central Registry, as well as applicable law enforcement departments required.

      • Ability to travel in all weather conditions between various locations to perform work-related duties required.
      • Ability to work in professional mental health practice conditions working in a multi-disciplinary setting with the usual demands of middle school/high school, and community/church-based practice environments.
      • Requires the ability to provide transportation to other campus and/or work-related locations within a reasonable timeframe.
      • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to build and maintain program counseling session requirements.
      • Ability to complete necessary paperwork/file work along with other productivity demands per policy or agreement.

      • Requires Medicaid, and private insurance eligibility for billing purposes.
      • Maintain mandatory updates with payers for ongoing reimbursements.
  • Physical Requirements
      Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

      Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Hearing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting

      Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
      Essential Functions I

      • Provide professional mental health counseling services at designated Omaha Public Schools and community locations.
        • Works within a multidisciplinary setting to provide individual, group, couple, and family counseling.
        • Assesses, diagnoses and treats clients for emotional and mental health problems.
      • Refer clients to appropriate treatment and coordinate care with provider.
      • Ensure records (e.g., IDI, MHE, TxPlan, TxPlan Reviews, Progress Notes, Safety Plans, etc.) of all counseling transactions are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
      • Maintain established counseling session productivity standards.
      • Provide educational programing to school and community groups, focusing on relevant issues to the audience.
      • Build and maintain effective working relationships with school staff and community representatives.
      • Assist management with developing presence in the community and schools.
      • Comply with all applicable Program and Health System policies including mission, vision, core values, and Employee Standards of Behaviors.
      • Maintain and broaden clinical knowledge and skills through continuing education.
      • Ensure all billing is completed for services provided in a timely manner.

      Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
      • Other duties as assigned.

Location: Nebraska Methodist Health System · Community Counseling
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, Monday - Friday Days