The Mental Health Practitioner will serve as the Program Coordinator for the outpatient behavioral health services at Community Hospital and will be primarily responsible for the overall coordination, administration and management of the service. The Mental Health Practitioner will work collaboratively with the Nurse Practitioner to provide high quality services in individual, family and group settings. May also provide masters level services in the acute care, swing bed, and home health and hospice settings.
Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or Limited Independent Mental Health Practitioner by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulatory Board and licensure required.
Licensed as a Masters Social Worker by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulatory Board and Licensure preferred.
Previous experience in clinical counseling required.
Administrative, marketing, and healthcare management with an emphasis on experience in the field of psychiatric or behavioral science modalities preferred.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) validation preferred
Internal Number: 1323
About Community Hospital
Community Hospital is a 25-bed critical access, not-for-profit, DNV accredited facility located in McCook, Nebraska. As a regional hospital, Community Hospital is equipped to care for the more than 30,000 people who live throughout southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas. This critical access facility excels in surgery care, rehabilitation programs, obstetrics, emergency care, and offers a wide range of visiting specialists. Community Hospital is very progressive in the services it offers and houses a very busy outpatient injection/infusion department coupled with a radiation therapy department to serve the needs of oncology patients near and far. Community Hospital has proactively embraced the latest technologies, employs the most qualified medical professionals, and encourages their staff to pursue continuing education. As a result, those who work at Community Hospital find it professionally gratifying, and their patients benefit from quality care close to home.