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Clinical Psychologist - Lincoln, York, Tecumseh


Assist in the development, establishment, implementation and evaluation of psychological and other mental health services for various inmate populations as needed. Provide clinical supervision to mental health staff. May assist the Behavioral Health Administrators for Mental Health in the supervision of other non-licensed psychologists, students and other mental health practitioners. Provide training to other mental health and correctional staff as needed. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating 10 institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department’s focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS Values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, “Keep people safe.” This in an at-will position. $95,000 minimum starting salary for fully-licensed Psychologists. License-eligible individuals are also encouraged to apply and will be considered at $85,000 minimum starting salary. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, call 402-479-5812.

Please apply today:
If candidates prefer, please submit resume to Dr. Johnna Williams at
Location of position: Lincoln, York, Tecumseh
Work schedule: M-F Days

Examples of Work
Provide clinical supervision to mental health staff. May assist the Behavioral Health Administrators for Mental Health in the supervision of other non-licensed psychologists, students and other mental health practitioners. Provide training to other mental health and correctional staff as needed. Assist in the development, establishment, implementation and evaluation of psychological and other mental health services for various inmate populations as needed. Assist in developing policies and procedures, program evaluation and research as related to mental health services. Review and interpret psychological testing results. Assist in administering and interpret various risk assessments and provide treatment recommendations and/or develop treatment plans to address risk areas. Develop or supervise the development of behavioral plans for high risk or special needs inmates. Provide and supervise psychotherapy and treatment services. Provide psychological services to inmates including observation, crisis intervention and mental status evaluations. Provide crisis management/intervention services. Perform comprehensive psychological evaluations directed toward the determination of diagnosis, risks and needs, with subsequent appropriate course of treatment. Participate on involuntary medication hearings as well as screen/monitor individuals who may need to be considered for involuntary medication. Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings as required. Participate/supervise the preparation of information for, and participate in, various clinical review teams as needed. Maintain and complete paperwork, reports and other documentation according to policy and as needed and required. Maintain current Nebraska licensure.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed to practice psychology in the state of Nebraska.

PREFERRED: Completed required APA accredited clinical internship. Management experience. Supervisory experience with psychological and other mental health professionals. Forensic experience. Experience working with incarcerated individuals. Experience working with major mental illness populations. Experience assessing inmates convicted of sexual offenses. Experience testifying in Mental Health Board Hearings. Experience working on multi-disciplinary teams. Bilingual English/Spanish desired and assessed.

OTHER: License eligible candidates may be considered if actively pursuing licensure to become fully licensed as a Clinical Psychologist within a period not to exceed 2 years from date of hire. Proof of licensure and transcripts required upon acceptance of a job offer. Must submit to a security background check. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the pre-employment medical exam and a drug test. Once employed, all incumbents must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Department of Correctional Services pre-service training program.
(Posted 4/27/22)


Psychologist - Norfolk Regional Center

Job Number 25521020

Description:  The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a full-time Psychologist for the Division of Behavioral Health at Norfolk Regional Center.

What we can offer you:

  • 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

Hiring rate of position:  Negotiable
Location of position: Norfolk Regional Center 1700 N. Victory Rd. Norfolk, NE 687012
Work schedule: 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday-Friday - occasional weekend
Examples of Work: Psychologists take leadership roles on treatment teams, Medical Staff, and various other committees within the hospital. They provide consultation to staff during treatment team meetings and on behavior plans, and provide training for staff. They write initial comprehensive treatment plans and are an integral part of the treatment planning team. Psychologists provide individual and group therapy for patients. They complete psychological evaluations addressing psychological functioning, intellectual ability, and personality as well as assessments of risk for elopement, suicide, violence and sexual re-offense. Along with Psychiatry, they make patient diagnoses in Diagnostic Staff. Psychologists also provide testimony for mental health board hearings. Program development is also needed at times.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed to practice psychology in the state of Nebraska.
PREFERRED:  A doctoral degree in psychology is required. Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Nebraska is preferred, but may have a provisional NE license as a Psychologist. One year post-doctorate experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicants should have knowledge of and experience with common psychological tests and risk assessment measures. Flexibility in working with an interdisciplinary team as well as a diverse population of sex offenders is needed.
Special knowledge in working with lower intellectual functioning, learning disabled, or personality disordered populations is preferred. Applicants should possess a training orientation to help educate front line staff about working with a sex offender population. The psychologist should develop knowledge of the sex offender commitment act and the mental health commitment act. View position on NE DHHS site
(Posted 4/15/22)


Job Opportunity: Neuropsychologist – Omaha, NE

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals is currently hiring for a full-time position available in the Neuropsychology Department of our Omaha, NE Campus. 

Clinical responsibilities of this position include outpatient neuropsychological assessment and consultation. The psychologist will perform detailed testing using standardized neuropsychological assessment procedures. Madonna works with a broad range of diagnostic groups, including persons with traumatic brain injury, mild TBI, stroke, dementia, and other neurological disorders. Madonna provides several outpatient multidisciplinary clinics which provide opportunities for briefer assessments and teamwork.

Training and experience in neuropsychology is required. Experience across the entire spectrum of age groups, including pediatrics and geriatrics is a plus, although not required. Board certification or eligibility is a helpful qualification, although not required to be considered for the position. A doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program is expected.  Must possess current NE licensure or eligible to obtain licensure within 14 months of hire.
The psychologist would join a collegial and experienced department of psychologists and rehabilitation counselors. Frequent opportunities for departmental didactic training as well as transdisciplinary interaction and are available. We typically have practicum students training in our facility through our relationships with several local colleges. Opportunities often exist for the supervision of trainees, as well as research involvement with our Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering. Please see Madonna’s website for much more information on our hospital and community:

To apply for this position, please contact: Ann Schweiss, Human Resources, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 402-401-5333; or Dr. Jacqueline Farris, Director of Neuropsychology (Madonna Omaha Campus), 402-401-3560, or apply online at

Please send a copy of your resume to Kelly Cope
(Posted 5/9/22)


Licensed Mental Health Professionals are needed at two of our locations in Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska: PRN, Part-time and Full-time positions available!

$2500 Sign-On Bonus for Full-time!

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do the Right Thing!”

Job Description:
Licensed Mental Health Professional will be responsible for providing screening, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic interventions such as brief therapy using evidence-based practices to inmates in accordance with all applicable licensure standards as well as state and federal rules and regulations.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Other Related Mental Health discipline
  • Unrestricted, current license in NE – ex. LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMHC, Psychologist - Must maintain all licensures, certifications, continuing educational requirements, etc.  Will consider provisional or associate licensure.

Lancaster County Correctional Facility - 3801 W O St., Lincoln, Nebraska 68528
Douglas County Department of Corrections - 710 S 17th St., Omaha, Nebraska 68102

Compensation:  $60,800 - $74,300 (Dependent on experience)

Please send a copy of your resume to Kelly Cope at at www.wellpathcareers.comor apply directly online. 
(Posted 4/22/22)



Lancaster County
Mental Health Crisis Center

Lancaster County is searching for an experienced clinician to be the staff psychologist for the Mental Health Crisis Center.

This experienced clinician will need knowledge of psychopathology and community treatment resources in the area and will perform evaluations and provide professional testimony as required by the Mental Health Commitment Act. This position will conduct timely forensic assessments, working as a member of a treatment team, communicating client’s mental status and risk potential and will aid in discharge planning and collaborate with Region V Behavioral Health providers.

In addition to a solid and secure working environment, Lancaster County offers a wide array of excellent benefits including a competitive salary, excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, paid leave and holidays and a defined contribution retirement plan.  All of these benefits in addition to aiding and providing important services for the overall well-being of our community and its citizens.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a doctoral degree program in psychology plus 6 to 9 years experience conducting psychological assessments and counseling services to clients in a mental health program including experience in a responsible supervisory capacity.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Possession of a valid license to practice as a psychologist.

HOW TO APPLY:  Online applications can be submitted at

(Posted 3/22/22; 1/19/22)


Extended Day Treatment Program Part-Time Licensed Psychologist

HopeSpoke is seeking a fully licensed Psychologist to provide part-time Supervising Practitioner services to children and families in the Extended Day Treatment Program (EDTP). This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, skilled, and dedicated team of professionals and to impact the lives of families within our community. The services needed include completion of Initial Diagnostic Interviews, monthly supervisions with clients and oversight for a clinical team consisting of both licensed and provisionally licensed therapists. Duties can be completed in approximately 8 hours a week, but this is flexible.

EDTP is the only program of its kind in our community for elementary age children, following a trauma and attachment centered treatment approach. HopeSpoke has been the largest provider of children’s mental health services in Lincoln since 1949. To apply for this position or to request additional information, please send a resume and writing sample to the following address.

Send your resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Jackie Prater, LICSW
EDTP Director
2444 O Street Lincoln, NE 68510

or email, in Word format to:

Contact Human Resources at 402.475.7666 with questions. HopeSpoke is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 3/17/22)



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