Careers

Why Good Neighbor?

Good Neighbor employees are proud knowing that they are making a difference to the thousands of underserved patients who depend on Good Neighbor to be their primary healthcare providers.  Together, in 2020, Good Neighbor clinics in Columbus and Fremont provided health care services to over 10,000 people from 45 zip codes.

Whether your job is scheduling appointments, providing clinical care, driving patients to and from appointments, or helping someone navigate the ins and outs of the healthcare marketplace, at Good Neighbor, your work matters!

Our Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health clinics strive each day to offer every patient an experience that is patient-centered, culturally competent, and respectful. We use the diverse strengths and experience of our workforce team to provide the excellent patient care our patients expect and deserve.

Working at Good Neighbor provides the benefit of knowing you made a difference to someone everyday.

But our benefits don't stop there.

In addition to a competitive salary, employees who work a minimum of 30 hours a week are eligible for benefits. Coverage begins on the first of the month after their hire date.

Our current job openings are listed below.  You can also access our easy Application for Employment.

Help make a difference in the life and health of your community!  Come join our team!

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Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides interventions as needed to clinic’s patients within area of expertise and limits of credentials.
  2. Completes clinical assessments of patients to establish a foundation for treatment, and provide therapeutic interventions, counseling, and instruction about mental health and/or substance use needs for outpatient therapy.
  3. Maintain appropriate clinical documentation according to State and clinic standards.
  4. Works with patients on a day-to-day basis using professional and clinical judgment with discretion to assure that patients obtain needed services and appropriate care.
  5. Assists in the development, implementation, and revision of individual or family treatment plans; assures that services provided are specified in the treatment plan and monitors progress toward identified treatment goals.
  6. Identifies patient’s insurance coverage or other sources of payment for services.
  7. Identifies, monitors, and addresses patient’s risk factors and/or obstacles to care.
  8. Identifies patient’s needs, current services, and available resources, and then connects the patient to services and resources to meet the patient’s needs and goals of treatment.
  9. Communicates the care preferences of patients, serving as their advocate, and verifying that inventions meet the patient’s needs and goals of treatment.
  10. Serves as a liaison between the patient and their primary care provider to resolve care concerns as they arise and collaborates with the primary care provider to assure care is provided in an integrated manner.
  11. Consults and cooperates with community systems to facilitate linkage, referral, crisis management, advocacy, and follow-up with the focus on attaining treatment goals.
  12. Keeps abreast of new information and materials by reviewing clearinghouse information, newsletters, evidence-based practices, and periodicals.
  13. Researches and designs educational materials as indicated by best practices and patients’ needs to assist in developing and obtaining personal health goals.
  14. Perform all other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, human services, or psychology from an accredited college/university is required. 
  • Certification or Licensure to treat Drug and Alcohol disorders preferred
  • Training in crisis intervention and case management preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Must have a current, unrestricted  Mental Health Provider or Psychologist license in the State of Nebraska. PLMHP's will be considered.
  • Knowledge of signs and symptoms of mental health disorders.
  • Demonstrated clinical decision-making skills appropriate to patient care and safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a care team.
  • Ability to work well with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in use of Electronic Health Records.
  • Understanding of integrated care models.