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Assess/Referral Crisis Clin I

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Physical Location

Cambridge, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

AHG Assessment and Referral

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.


Req ID: 45423
  • Conduct face-to-face and telephone consultation with patients in crisis/psychiatric emergency to assess their clinical condition and to recommend the appropriate level of clinical care
  • Coordinate admissions and/or intakes, including interfacing with insurance and managed care companies for authorization
  • Refer patients to outpatient services, either within or outside the system when necessary
  • Track and enter data regarding client contact, disposition of case, referral outcome and other pertinent information as required


  • Masters of Art/Science in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or other mental health profession



  • Minimum of one year direct clinical experience in a behavioral health stetting


  • Ability to work independently and on a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of psychosocial aspects of age specific human development, particularly as it related to mental illness and coping
  • Effective communication and human relations skills to establish positive relationships with patients/families, physicians and staff of varying disciplines, external payors and care providers
  • Knowledge and skills related to care coordination, community resources and complex internal and external health care delivery systems
  • Ability to conduct mental health assessments and interventions in a condensed time frame
  • Demonstrated strength in evaluating and managing complex situations including conflict management, decision management, and case management


  • Current licensure in the State of Minnesota, preferred

Work Schedule

This position is four ten hour shifts per pay period. 8am-6pm. Every other weekend

Location/Community Information

The increased population and business growth in and around Cambridge have elevated the community to the status of a regional hub in East Central Minnesota for shopping, services, entertainment, employment and education. Cambridge residents enjoy a community that maintains its small town feel, yet is only 45 minutes from the metropolitan Minneapolis-Saint Paul entertainment and sports venues. The community is surrounded by lakes, rivers, and woods and offersresidents a quiet lifestyle with unlimited recreational opportunities. Education is a priority among the residents who take pride inthe excellent schools and community college in Cambridge.


  • Located 45 miles North of Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Population = 7,500
  • Service Area = 30,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Mental Health / Social Svcs