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Amergis LMHP | $50/hr | Corrections in Lincoln, Nebraska

The Licensed Mental Health Practitioner/LicensedProfessional Counselor provides individual and group therapeutic services in avariety of settings across the age span and works collaboratively as part of amultidisciplinary team. The LicensedMental Health Practitioner / Licensed Professional Counselor administers anassortment of assessment tools and develop programming as needed to assist inthe treatment of a variety of behavioral disorders and disabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides mental/behavioral healthcare for persons withmental health concerns, substance use issues, cognitive disabilities, and othermental/physical conditions

  • Evaluates patient’s physical or mental condition

  • Treats patients in an inpatient or outpatient treatmentfacility or in a correctional/forensic facility using a multidisciplinaryapproach

  • Provides individual and group therapeutic services

  • Provides targeting counseling designed to help theindividual overcome their mental health concerns or substance abuse issues

  • Remains knowledgeable of the latest methodologies incounseling to provide patients with the best possible care

  • Refers patients to other mental healthcare or medical providersas necessary

  • Develops and implements treatment plans

  • Provides a range of brief prevention, treatment and recoveryservices, as well as long-term treatment and support

  • Provides documentation to include, progress notes,assessments, and treatment activities that will be required

  • Knowledgeable with treatments such as dialectical behaviortherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, andcomplicated grief

  • Maintains confidentiality of records relating to patients’treatment

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or LicensedProfessional Counselor in state practicing required

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.