Outpatient Therapist (Full-time/Part-time/Independent Contractor)

Organization: Center for Holistic Development Inc (CHD)
Location: Nebraska Omaha
Report To: Clinical Manager or designee
Classification: Employee (full or part-time) or Independent Contractor
Compensation: Employee salary based on experience. Revenue sharing arrangement for independent contractors. Full time (40 hours) or part-time (20 hours). Evenings or weekends
Hours: Independent contractor schedule is flexible as determined by therapist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Outpatient Therapist provides clinical assessment and treatment to individuals and groups with identified behavioral health or substance abuse challenges. Services may be provided in-person and/or through telehealth. Developmentally appropriate and culturally competent services are provided with a holistic (mind and body) approach. The Outpatient Therapist is expected to complete documentation and billing within required timeframes, utilizing an electronic health records system. Group professional liability insurance is provided.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Contact all parties within twenty-four (24) hours after receiving a new referral.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans within four weeks after the completion of the initial assessment.
  • Continually assess client needs and obtain reauthorizations as necessary to eliminate the possibility of a lapse in services for the client(s).
  • Completes necessary documentation to include assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, and discharge summaries. May also include other documentation that is required by a funding source.
  • Maintain appropriate size caseload in meeting productivity expectations.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and confidentiality with client(s) and families, as well as with other team members involved in a particular case.
  • Conduct/fiacilitate group workshops or classes and participate in specialized projects, as assigned.
  • Display professionalism as demonstrated by effective communication with coworkers, supervisors, clients and other interested parties.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITITES:

  • Ability to work well with people of diverse cultures and ages.
  • Strong team/consensus building skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • Strong and timely documentation and assessment skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING:

  • Masters Degree in a behavioral health field, such as psychology, social work or related field required
  • At least one year of clinical experience preferred.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Nebraska fully licensed (LCSW, LMHP, or LIMHP) individuals are preferred for this position.
  • Provisional licensure (PLMHP) may be considered
  • ¬†Nebraska Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC or PLADC), a plus.
  • Specialized framing, a plus.
  • Eligible to be an authorized Medicaid provider, as well as being eligible for other private insurance providers.
  • A valid Nebraska driver’s license and satisfactory driving record, and proof of liability insurance.
  • Drug testing, criminal background and child/adult abuse clearances are required

Centerfor Holistic Development, Inc. (CHD) CHD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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