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Team Leader/2nd Shift - LRC

Company: Government jobs
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description

You have the passion, we have the opportunities - let's make a difference for Nebraskans!

INCREASED HIRING RATES! We want you to join our team!

The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a full-time Team Leader/Mental Health Security Unit Supervisor for the Division of Behavioral Health at Lincoln Regional Center.

What we can offer you:
--- Stable Employment Opportunity
--- 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
--- Opportunity to make a difference
--- Respect as a valued team member

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, http://dhhs.ne.gov.

Lincoln Regional Center

2nd Shift: 2:45pm-11:15pm, rotating day off and every other weekend. Examples of Work

Team Leader job duties include:
--- Supervises, Plans, schedules, assigns and evaluates the work activities of Mental Health Security Specialist staff in an assigned mental health unit including recommending personnel actions related to selection, discipline, performance, leaves of absences and work schedules and assignments.
--- Trains staff in security policies and procedures of the mental health unit to ensure safety of staff and patients and improve and maintain job performance levels of employees.
--- Directs day-to-day mental health security unit activities to meet individual patient needs as identified by individual treatments plans and the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
--- Directs and monitors staff in assisting patients in areas of personal activities of daily living; leads group activities and assures patients adhere to work schedules.
--- Processes patient admissions and discharges.
--- Works directly with professional staff in the development and implementation of patient therapy programs and unit policy.
--- Monitors the safety and security of individuals within an assigned unit.
--- Interacts with patients to assist with individual and program goals; provides assistance with basic care activities as needed; may administer medication or first aid treatment.
--- Escorts and transports individuals to appointments and activities inside or outside the facility.
--- Responds to emergency or crisis situations and may intervene in verbal disputes and/or provide physical intervention. Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training in human services, social/behavioral sciences, mental health care or related field OR experience providing direct care services to patients with mental illness or other disability. Experience leading, coordinating, directing, monitoring and/or supervising others. Must be at least 19 years of age to work with adult client populations; at least 21 years of age to work with adolescent client populations.

PREFERRED: Previous supervisory and/or behavioral health experience. Experience with Lincoln Regional Center policies is a plus, but not required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: the principles and techniques of supervision; security measures required in the care of criminal and dangerously insane patients; techniques of caring for physically and/or mentally ill patient; human behavior and performance; principles and methods for instructing individuals and groups.

Skill in: listening and understanding; communicating effectively as appropriate for the intended audience; teaching others how to do something.

Ability to: manage human resources, plan, assign, direct, and evaluate work of staff; learn, interpret and apply applicable State and federal regulations; work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel in giving total patient care; prepare pertinent and accurate reports of patient care and other unity activities; carry out established security measures for protection of patients, employees, and the community; make decisions and act quickly in situations involving patient care or safety; lift, push, pull, or bend to assist patients in meeting their needs and maintaining safety within the facility/unit.

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.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit: https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/index.html#benefits

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