Behavioral Health Practitioner - Inpatient Healthy Lives Program (PLMHP/LMHP/LIMHP) - Omaha Correctional Center
State of Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

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Hiring Agency:
Correctional Services - Agency 46

Location:
Omaha Job Posting

Hiring Rate:
$32.07

Classification Salary Range:
$23.66 - $47.28

Job Posting:
JR2024-00003549 Behavioral Health Practitioner - Inpatient Healthy Lives Program (PLMHP/LMHP/LIMHP) - Omaha Correctional Center (Open)

Applications No Longer Accepted On (If no date is displayed, job is posted as open until closed):
03-13-2024

Job Description:
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating nine institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department's focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, "Keep people safe." Information about the Department can be found at: www.corrections.nebraska.gov. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call 402-479-5812.

License eligible individuals also encouraged to apply, and will be considered at a lesser salary. Additional $3/hour facility differential for hours worked.

PLMHP: $23.661
LMHP: $27.757
LMHP/PLADC: $29.838
LMHP/LACD or LIMHP: $32.075

DUTIES:
Provide group therapy to incarcerated sex offenders in our inpatient treatment unit. Provide individual and group counseling and crisis intervention to inmates. Complete written documentation for assigned inmates in a timely manner. Consult with appropriate staff regarding clinical concerns. Participate in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings. Screen and refer inmates to appropriate programs or treatment. Update/revise treatment plans and recommend changes in case management as inmates' statuses change.

REQUIREMENTS:

BHP I: Provisional license to practice as a mental health practitioner in Nebraska. Licensure requirements pursuant to Nebraska State Statutes 38-2123 and 38-314.

BHP II: Nebraska License as Mental Health Practitioner. Licensure requirements pursuant to Nebraska State Statutes 38-2122 and 38-316.

BHP III: Nebraska license as Mental Health Practitioner AND Nebraska Provisional License as Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Licensure requirements pursuant to Nebraska State Statutes 38-2122, 38-2123, 38-314, and 38-316.

BHP IV: State of Nebraska licenses as Mental Health Practitioner and Alcohol and Drug Counselor OR Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner. Licensure requirements for all levels pursuant to Nebraska State Statutes 38-2122, 38-2124, and 38-316.

  • Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or possess another license that allows the incumbent to provide the above mental health services as required by NE. Rev. Statute 38-2122. Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Development, Psychology, Family Relations, Vocational Rehabilitation, Art Therapy, Divinity, Human Resources, Naturopathy, Mental Health or other field approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in order to become a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner AND 3000 hours of post-degree supervised counseling experience.

PREFERRED:

Experience working with sex offenders. Experience working with major mental illness populations. Experience working with incarcerated populations. Experience providing anger management and/or violence intervention programming. Experience providing individual and group therapy.

OTHER: License eligible candidates must be actively pursuing licensure to become fully licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner within a period not to exceed two years from date of hire, by providing mental health services under the direct clinical supervision of a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner or other qualified professional. Transcripts required upon acceptance of any job offer. Must submit to a background security check. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the pre-employment medical exam and a drug test. Once employed, all incumbents must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Department of Correctional Services pre-service training program.


Benefits


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.


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