The Hennepin County Mental Health Center (MHC) within Public Health Clinical Services (PHCS) is offering an exciting opportunity as a Senior Psychiatric Social Worker to provide outpatient clinical assessment and treatment services to adults with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders as a member of the MHC’s multidisciplinary treatment team.
The Mental Health Center is a state-licensed community mental health clinic. The MHC’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 Center serves children, adolescents, and families, many of whom are involved with other county programs. Our recent certification as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) is allowing 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 service menu.
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!
Location and hours:
This position is hybrid and will be performed both onsite at the Mental Health Center at 2215 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407, and remotely as job duties require. Typical hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some early evening hours are possible. Weekend, overnight, or holiday shifts are not required. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin.
In this position, you will:
Conduct biopsychosocial evaluations of clients to determine appropriate treatments based on the initial problem, current mental status, and diagnostic impressions.
Prepare diagnostic assessment reports, including self-reporting tools, presenting problems, biopsychosocial history, and psychiatric/co-occurring disorder diagnoses.
Provide direct clinical services using evidence-based interventions to adults with psychiatric disorders, substance use disorders, and complex treatment needs, including individual and group therapy.
Prepare reports, case records, billing documents, and correspondence using an electronic health record.
Provide/oversee care coordination to enable and support care pathways for mental health and substance abuse treatment as well as resource needs.
Participate in multidisciplinary consultation meetings with psychiatrists, APRNs, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health practitioners and professionals.
Participate in the MHC’s quality improvement efforts, including those directed toward anti-racism, equity, and trauma awareness.
Need to have:
Master's degree in social work or closely related field and two years of post-master's degree experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.