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Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator

The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator to join our Health Services unit within the Medicaid and Long-Term Care Division.

In this position you will be coordinating for the Behavioral Health and Substance Use Program and assure compliance with State and Federal requirements.

If you are licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) or (LIMHP) with billing and clinical experience, WE NEED YOU!

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
• Flexible Schedules

Nebraska State Office Building - Lincoln

M-F, 8am-5pm

Examples of Work
As a Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator, you will:
• Act as a resource for other staff, clients and providers regarding Behavioral Health and Substance Use Program
• Conduct research and attend meetings to address areas of concern and needs
• Will serve as a subject matter expert for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services in regard to system change requests
• Will have knowledge of regulations, review, analyze, and responsible for implementing requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
• Serve as a liaison with various federal and state authorities, agency staff, and divisional personnel
Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, social/behavioral sciences, health sciences, public health, education, law or related field OR experience in the development of operational policies and procedures, performing quality assurance analysis/evaluation of programs; grant writing, contract management, or leading community based health/social care groups. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor's degree on a year-for year basis.

Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) or Licensed Independent Mental Health Professional (LIMHP)
At least 5 years of clinical and billing experience.
Experience working with Medicaid Clientele
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of public administration; procedure and policy development; methods and techniques of program planning; federal and state laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to health and human services programs; public funds and budgeting methods; quality assurance mechanisms; principles and techniques of planning, monitoring and evaluating human services programs and service delivery systems.

Skill in: interpreting and/or clarifying policy to interested groups; conducting formal presentations to provide education and share information.

Ability to: plan, organize and direct a major program; work collaboratively in a team setting; analyze, develop and organize materials; establish and maintain positive relationships with agency staff, service providers.