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Mental Health Therapist

Requisition #


Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

Mental Health Mgmt Program

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.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 58440
  • Assess for symptoms and underlying family dynamics to help determine treatment plan
  • Working with patient, family and treatment team establish plan and goals
  • Establish therapeutic alliance with the patient and family
  • Adapt interventions to meet individual or family needs
  • Facilitate family sessions or care giver/support person session as needed for patients
  • Facilitate groups as appropriate/needed
  • Demonstrate varied repertoire of therapeutic skills for varied patient and family population
  • Creates safe therapeutic milieu
  • Working with treatment team, develop an on-going treatment plan for patient and family
  • Demonstrate initiatives and processes that support continuous quality improvement in patient care and education
  • Meet documentation requirements
  • 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 family needs


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



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


  • LPCC
  • LMFT
  • LP

Work Schedule

  • This is a casual position that will pick up open shifts on the inpatient Mental Health Units.
  • There is 1 Child/Adolescent unit + there are 3 Adult units.
  • Shifts available are Monday - Sunday.
  • Shifts available are Day Hours and Evening Hours (mainly Day Hours during the week and on the weekend).

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

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