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Mental Health Therapist

Requisition #

38251BR

Business Unit name

Mercy (including Unity) Hospital

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

14-Nov-2017

Schedule Type

Casual

Dept. Name

UNY MH Adult Partial Unit

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

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.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 38251
  • Complete a psychosocial assessment for each patient assessing for symptoms and underlying issues to help determine treatment plan
  • Working with patient and treatment team establish plan and goals
  • Establish therapeutic alliance with the patient and family
  • Adapt interventions to meet individual needs
  • Demonstrate varied repertoire of therapeutic skills for varied patients
  • Creates safe therapeutic milieu
  • Working with treatment team, develop an on-going treatment plan for patient
  • Demonstrate initiatives and processes that support continuous quality improvement in patient care and education
  • Meet documentation requirements, WHODAS, LOCUS assessment, etc.
  • Maintain communication with patients, family and other treatment team members to optimize success for patient and family
  • On going coordination of care with community care providers
  • Consistently monitors the treatment plan, goals and discharge plan to ensure appropriate utilization of resources to meet patient and families as needed
  • Facilitate daily process groups.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups

Education

  • Masters degree in psychology, family therapy, social work or counseling related field

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Must have demonstrated clinical experience in providing patient assessment, group psychotherapy and education to mental health patients in acute crisis

Licensure/Certifications

  • LPCC
  • LMFT
  • LICSW
  • LP

Work Schedule

Casual position to cover for MHT absences in both the Partial Hospitalization Program and Adult Mental Health Day Treatment, (AMHOP). M-F 8:00-4:30 pm

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

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.

Campus/Facilities

Mercy (including Unity) Hospital

Requisition #

38251BR
Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Mental Health / Social Svcs