Psychotherapist - Unlicensed - $2500 Sign On Bonus

Fairview Health Services

Saint Paul, MN 55119

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Psychotherapist in an adolescent dual-diagnosis intensive outpatient program. This position provides diagnositc assessments, group, individual, and family therapy as part of a multi-disciplinary team to adoelscents with mental health and substance abuse diagnoses. The therapist is responsible for all aspects of care and works collaboratively with the program psychiatric providers, RN, and other therapists/counselors. THis position works full time 10 month per year and has 2 months off in the late summer/early fall.

**Responsibilities/Job Description**

Conducts therapy services with teens and families. Conducts multi-axial diagnostic assessment, determines clinical interventions, facilitates therapy and provides education for patients and their families. Facilitates treatment planning and manages each case. Responsible for development of transition/discharge plan. Communicates effectively and respectfully with others, including interdisciplinary team and all other contacts. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member.

Demonstrates clinical competence in the treatment planning process.

+ Facilitates treatment planning and oversees management of each case.

+ Coordinates/facilitates the development of treatment plan by collaborating with patient, family and interdisciplinary team.

+ Develops an individualized plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

+ Implements, reassesses and adjusts treatment plan as necessary.

Demonstrates clinical competence to assess individual patient needs.

+ Completes an interdisciplinary assessment tool with each patient.

+ Updates interdisciplinary assessments tool each week.

Demonstrates clinical competency to partner with multi-disciplinary team in the treatment planning process.

+ Assists in developing an individualized plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

+ Implements, reassesses and adjusts treatment plan as necessary.

+ Communicates frequently and effectively with interdisciplinary team to ensure continuity and coordination of care.

+ Documentation is thorough, timely, legible and clinically appropriate and meets regulatory requirements.

Demonstrates competence in developing a clinically relevant transition/discharge plan.

+ Collaborates with patient, family, and provides input to interdisciplinary team in developing a discharge plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis and level of functioning and other relevant needs.

Demonstrates clinical competence in conducting group therapy, family therapy and psycho-education groups.

+ Provides individual, couples and family therapy.

+ Ensures thorough, timely, legible and clinically appropriate documentation.

Demonstrates the ability to advance evidence based practice by utilizing standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information into practice to continually improve care and practice so that patient outcomes are enhanced.

Promotes a culture of evidence based practice by participation in any of, but not limited to, the following activities:

+ Utilizing evidence based policies in clinical practice

+ Attends and participates in learning opportunities about evidence based practice

+ Membership in hospital or unit based practice council/research council


**Required Qualifications**

+ MA/MS/MSW in Social Services related field and in process of obtaining licensure

+ LADC licensure

+ 30 hours of adolescent development instruction

+ 150 or more supervised hours in adolescent treatment program

+ 12 hours of co-occurring training

+ Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification

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_Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota._

_Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education._

**_Vaccination Update_**

_As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis._

_EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status._

**Job Locations** _US-MN-Maplewood_

**Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date** _1 month ago_ _(8/17/2021 10:15 AM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2021-78318_

**_Profession_** _Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)_

**_Speciality_** _Behavioral Services_

**_Location_** _Maplewood Outpatient Program_

**_Shift_** _day_

**_Hours per 2 weeks_** _80_

**_Department_** _CD Adol OP Maplewood_

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