M Health Fairview is hiring a Licensed Mental Health Professional. This position is a 0.8 FTE. This position performs emergency clinical assessment, brief psychotherapy, provider consultation, crisis call support, and connects clients who are in need of care, and/or families, to additional behavioral services. This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide consultation relating to the patient’s next level of care. The services provided by this position may be performed face-to-face or via tele-health. Coordinates care with other medical and mental health professionals, peer support, and entities included in the care of clients.
May require travel as needed to provide face-to-face evaluations at other locations.
This position requires after-hours rotation and may be scheduled as determined by needs and requirements of the on-call team.
We have two casual opportunities to work day/eve/overnight as needed, primarily at Riverside West Bank but must be able to float to Fairview Southdale or Fairview Ridges. The schedule is done about a month in advance and there's opportunity to flex up in hours. The casual commitment is at least two day/evening shifts/ month or at least one overnight shift/ month.
Provides coordinated care by initiating client centered consultation with internal and external providers involved in care or services. Responsible for obtaining the necessary releases
Provides crisis call support and determines appropriate level of care, as needed, for clients
Completes a comprehensive behavioral assessment in person or virtually via telehealth to identify patient needs and to recommend a level of care
Provides psychotherapy for clients
Assesses and completes the DEC (Diagnostic Evaluation Center) assessment form for all crisis patients
Determines appropriate disposition, coordinates care, and provides discharge summaries for patients
Collaborates with the patient, medical doctor, and family to create a treatment plan based on medical necessity and the patient’s preference for care
Provides primary communication to collaborating partners, e.g. Hospital emergency departments, schools, primary care clinics, assisted living, and other treatment providers
Adheres to all policies and procedures
Maintains knowledge of available community resources and procedures for hospitalizations
Obtains all necessary documents, information, and signatures from patients in order to complete assessments and coordinate care
Conducts risk assessments, de-escalation techniques/suicide prevention, and/or mental status evaluation
Promptly and accurately documents patient information, the major crisis or treatment issues and expected outcomes based on medical recordkeeping standards. Documents/charts according to department standards, policy and regulatory and accrediting bodies’ requirements
Service to Internal and External Customers:
Responsible for responding to queries pertaining to services that can be provided to best meet the needs of the patient
Troubleshoots technical issues with telehealth sites
Locates and schedules routine and crisis appointments for patients within the established timeframe
Establishes and maintains positive and professional working relationships with internal staff, external service providers and other state and county agencies
Engages in appropriate professional development through continuing education, membership in professional organization and licensure as eligible
As requested, participates in nonclinical activities such as committee work, quality improvement teams, performance improvement and grant initiatives
Master’s Degree, from an accredited school, in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related discipline
Basic Life Support Certification
Valid Minnesota driver’s license, access to a car during designated hours, proof of auto insurance coverage
One of the following licenses in good standing in the State of Minnesota:
Licensed Psychologist (Doctoral or Master's)
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Doctoral or Master’s)
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Doctoral or Master's)
Good working knowledge of electronic health records as well as a comfort level and willingness to utilize computer-based platforms for assessments along with proficiency with computers
Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and to quickly switch from one task to another
Three or more years experience in crisis counselingsituations or clinical therapy
One to three years’ leadership experience in a behavioral related field, managed care or call center
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit health system driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. Founded in 1906, Fairview provides exceptional care to patients and communities as one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in Minnesota. Through a close relationship with the University of Minnesota, Fairview offers access to breakthrough medical research and specialty expertise as part of a continuum of care that reaches all ages and health needs.