Salary $66,514.63 - $100,441.72 AnnuallyLocation South MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH285MN029
Closing3/17/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionHennepin County’s Mental Health Center (MHC) within Public Health Clinical Services (PHCS) is offering an exciting opportunity for a Therapist to provide outpatient assessment, care coordination, and treatment services as a member of the MHC’s multidisciplinary treatment teams.The Mental Health Center (MHC) is a state-licensed outpatient clinic. The MHC’s team of support and provider professionals provides comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services to adults with adults with serious mental illness as well as those with co-occurring substance use disorders. Additionally, the MHC services children, youth, and families, many of whom are involved with Child Protection or Juvenile Justice. With a current SAMHSA grant, we are pursuing state Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) certification, 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. 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 onsite at the Mental Health Center at 2215 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407, and remotely as job duties require. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some evening hours may be required during the weekday. 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 the 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:
Conduct comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments of children, youth, and adult clients to determine appropriate treatments based on problem identification, current mental status, and diagnostic impressions.
Prepare diagnostic assessment reports, including incorporation of self-report tools, presenting problems, biopsychosocial history, and diagnoses.
Facilitate the development of a person-centered integrated treatment plan based on identified needs and preferences.
Provide individual and group therapy using evidence-based interventions to children, youth, and adult clients who may be involved with child protection and/or juvenile justice.
Document all client and client-related encounters in Epic according to MHC standards.
Provide/oversee care coordination activities to enable and support care pathways.
Participate in multidisciplinary consultation meetings with other mental health professionals and mental health practitioners.
Participate in the MHC’s quality improvement efforts, including those directed toward anti-racism, equity, and trauma awareness.
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.
Must qualify as a Mental Health Professional as defined by the Minnesota Mental Health Act.
Current Minnesota licensure as an independent clinical social worker, professional clinical counselor, or marriage and family therapist.
Nice to have:
Working with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Working with the child protection and juvenile correction systems.
Providing therapy to children, youth, and adult clients.
Engaging in assessment/treatment with children/youth and/or knowledge of early developmental needs, healthy attachment, and healthy parenting practices.
With Epic or another similar electronic health record system.
Bilingual competency (especially needed are Spanish or Somali) and/or experience utilizing interpreter services.
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 at The 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 may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.