The Mental Health Center is seeking a Senior Clinical Psychologist to join their team. This position will be responsible for administering both voluntary and court-ordered psychological evaluations to youth (birth to 17) and adults. Fluency in Spanish and/or Somali is desired. The Mental Health Center (MHC) is a state-licensed outpatient clinic and part of Hennepin County's Public Health Clinical Services. The Mental Health Center’s team of support and provider professionals provides comprehensive outpatient mental health services to adults with serious mental illness as well as those with co-occurring substance use disorders. Additionally, the Mental Health Center serves children, adolescents, and families, many of whom are involved with other county programs. Our progress toward CCBHC certification allows us to advance our goals of service excellence and the provision of personalized, coordinated, equitable care for persons we serve. We are growing; we’re expanding our team as well as our services.Candidates who are interested in the National Health Service Corps should know that the Mental Health Center is designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Health care providers that help underserved communities are eligible for scholarship and loan repayment programs. Learn more about the NHSC Loan Repayment Program. Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work! Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page. Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Mental Health Center, located in the South Hennepin County Human Service Center at 2215 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407, and remotely via telemedicine. Staff are required to come on-site for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor or the Mental Health Center leadership may deem necessary (this may include onboarding and new employee training). As much advance notice as practicable will be provided regarding the need to work on-site. Typical work hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; some early evening hours are also possible. No weekend, overnight, or holiday shifts are required. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable after the new employee successfully completes probation.About the position type: This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Psychologist, Senior Clinical. Click here to view the job classification specification. This position is subject to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination. As such, it requires the job offer to be conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law. In this position, you will:
· Conduct court-ordered and voluntary psychological and parenting evaluations (training provided), including administration/interpretation of personality and intelligence tests, to provide a comprehensive assessment of an individual’s mental health needs and to develop treatment recommendations.
· Conduct evaluations focused on intellectual and adaptive functioning for individuals suspected of a developmental disability.
· Provide formal consultation on diagnostic considerations and treatment recommendations to Juvenile Justice and Children's Mental Health Treatment Placement Team.
· Complete necessary documentation to document service provision and bill health management organizations and other payers for client services.
· Provide psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families.
· Provide informal and formal consultation on diagnosis, treatment, and other psychological issues to other mental health professionals, government agencies, community organization, and/or schools.
· Supervise and train entry-level clinical psychologists and graduate students.
· Provide court testimony pertaining to psychological assessments of clients.
Need to have:
· A doctoral degree in psychology from an APA-accredited program with appropriate clinical training and one or more years of post-doctoral experience as a clinical psychologist in a medical or mental health setting.
· Licensed psychologist by the Minnesota Board of Psychology.
Nice to have:
o Working with persons involved in child protection and juvenile justice systems.
o Administering and interpreting comprehensive psychological evaluations to individuals with mental illness, complex trauma, substance use, and behavioral disorders.
o Working with Epic or other electronic health record systems.
Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.
About the department:Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases.About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more atThe Bridge (log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. This position will have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to pass a drug test and background check.
Candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual duties and pay.If you have any questions, please contact: