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Psychologist - LRC

Company: State of Nebraska
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description : The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a full-time Psychologist for the Division of Behavioral Health at Lincoln Regional Center. Lincoln Regional Center is a Joint-Commission accredited state psychiatric hospital for adult patients. Are you a Psychologist with experience in behavioral health? If so, WE NEED YOU! -What we can offer you: -

  • Career Development and Learning -
  • Tuition Reimbursement -
  • 156% match of first 4.8% contribution to Retirement Plan -
  • 13 Paid Holidays -
  • Generous Leave Accruals and benefits -
  • Opportunity to be part of a caring organization -
  • Flexible schedulesHiring rate of position: - Negotiable -Location of position: -Lincoln Regional Center, 801 W. Prospector Pl., Lincoln, NE 68522 -Work schedule: -8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday-Friday -Examples of Work :The psychologist in this position provides clinical and forensic services to individuals committed to the Lincoln Regional Center by the courts or mental health boards. This requires knowledge of clinical treatment and assessment methods for adults with serious mental illness, personality disorders, substance use disorders, sex offending behaviors, and other dangerous behaviors towards self and others. It also requires specialized knowledge of working with forensic populations, including competency to stand trial, insanity, sex offender populations, and risk assessment instruments/protocols. The psychologist will provide psychological testing, treatment and discharge planning. Provide court and mental health board testimony. -Qualifications / Requirements : REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed to practice psychology in the state of Nebraska. A doctoral degree in psychology is required. Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Nebraska is preferred, but may have a provisional license as a Psychologist. -PREFERRED: Preferred experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, personality disorders, or sex offending behaviors. Preferred experience working in a psychiatric hospital, forensic mental health unit, or correctional environment. -OTHER: Valid driver's license -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Computer skills; Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing. Knowledge of relevant laws, ethical codes, and regulations. -DHHS State of Nebraska values our employees as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics. For more information about the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Division of Behavioral Health, please visit our website, - -#CB

Keywords: State of Nebraska, Lincoln , Psychologist - LRC, Healthcare , Lincoln, Nebraska

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