DescriptionThe Behavioral Health Clinic at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center is hiring a Mental Health Therapist to join their team. This position will provide clinical mental health services to child, adolescent, and adult patients at NorthPoint. This position will conduct clinical interviews, complete diagnostic assessment reports (to include presenting problems, psychosocial and medication histories, psychiatric diagnoses), create treatment plans, and provide psychotherapy. Candidates who are looking to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) will be pleased to know that NorthPoint's score is 21. Health care providers that help underserved communities are eligible for scholarship and loan repayment programs. For more information visit employee referral program.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 employee referral program.Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center at 2220 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411 and remote as job duties require. Work hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 upon completion of 6 months of employment. About this position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Social Worker, Senior Psychiatric.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:
Provide direct clinical services including diagnostic assessments and individual, group, and family therapy.
Provide consultation and training to staff; take part in client-related meetings with staff or other providers and professionals.
Provide general case management; prepare reports, case records, correspond clinically, and bill for services.
Participate in weekly, multidisciplinary staff case consultations with psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health providers.
Complete timely documentation of mental health services provided to meet Minnesota DHS Rule 29 requirements and to bill for services.
Confer and consult with employees in community social service, mental health, educational, and other human services systems.
Work as a member of a multidisciplinary, integrated care team consisting of medical, dental, behavioral health, and other ancillary care providers, providing both internal and external referrals for patients.
Need to have:
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field and two or more years of post-master's degree experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
Current licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) by the Minnesota Board of Social Work, Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health, and/or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Nice to have:
Experience using the Epic electronic health records system.
Experience with crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
Knowledge of clinical interview techniques to be used with children and families.
Knowledge of resources available through Hennepin County and the community.
Skill in working with patients of varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds including patients who may require the use of an interpreter.
Establish effective therapeutic relationships with patients and their families.
Gather and interpret pertinent psychosocial and psychological data in cases characterized by complex problems and the ability to use this data to inform diagnostic considerations and develop effective therapeutic interventions.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other professionals, and the public.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
About the department:NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center sets a standard of excellence in providing culturally responsive, integrated, holistic primary health and social services that strengthens our community and the lives of the people we serve. We are leaders and partners in a shared vision of a healthy, environmentally safe, and economically stable, self-reliant community. 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 at The Bridge (select 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.