Job Summary:In a career as Outpatient Therapist, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will provide psychotherapy to youth and their families on an outpatient basis which includes but is not limited to individual and family therapy. In accordance with the outpatient services' policies and procedure manual, this position is responsible for completing initial assessments, developing and reviewing treatment plans, completing necessary documentations in a timely manner and devising discharge plans as they are appropriate.
Completes an initial assessment for each youth and review of the record as per hospital standards. Consults with the supervising practitioner to determine course of treatment.
Provides individual and family therapy to youth and their families.
Develops an initial treatment plan in collaboration with the supervising practitioner, reviews and updates the treatment plan per hospital standards.
Completes necessary documentation to include assessments, progress notes, treatment and discharge planning, correspondence, and discharge summaries. This will also include documentation that is specifically required by a funding source.
Provides telephone consultation for youth and families in emergent situations for coordination of scheduling and availability of clinicians.
Collaborates with Boys Town Pediatricians to complete Behavioral Health assessments, providing recommendations for intervention and/or services, coordinating those services and completing follow up communication within a timely manner.
Assists in coordination of aftercare and outpatient services for youth discharging Boys Town Behavioral Health programs.
Maintains appropriate ethical compliance. This includes the provider's obligation as a licensed mental health practitioner to notify appropriate authorities when a report of abuse and/or neglect has been made. This also includes the ethical responsibility to maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality.
Is credentialed through various insurance boards. Is proficient in the use of the electronic medical record, meeting all billing standards for outpatient treatment.
Displays professionalism as demonstrated by effective communication with coworkers, supervisors, and consumers. Professionalism will also be maintained by meeting continuing education requirements so that clinical knowledge and skills can be advanced.
Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work
Two years' experience working with behavioral disordered youth and training in cognitive behavioral therapy, preferred
Certified or eligible for certification by the State Department of Health as a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Certified or eligible for certification by the State Department of Health as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, preferred,
Ability to work flexible schedule in order to reasonably accommodate the needs of families served
Must receive CPR certification
Must be 20 years of age or older.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: August 4th, 2022
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.