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Psychologist-PhD or PsyD

Requisition #

54703BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

02-Oct-2019

Dept. Name

AMHS United Outpatient Clinic

Hours Per Week

40

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.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 54703
  • Conducts psychological assessments and interventions in the primary care setting
  • May serve child, adolescent and adult populations
  • Provide 36 patient contact hours per week
  • Provide direct clinical care in psychology, including brief assessments and interventions, in a primary care setting
  • Develop behaviorally-focused, outcomes-based treatment plans of care that address mental health, functional impairment, and co-occurring addictive or medical disorders
  • Engage the patient and family to develop treatment plans that address identified goals in psychotherapy
  • Assess and utilize various treatment modalities (individual, family, group or focused/short session psychotherapy)
  • Champion primary care behavioral health, a model of integrated care that focuses on the full spectrum of patient health through close collaboration with multi-disciplinary primary care teams
  • Consult with primary care providers to assist with ongoing management of the behavioral health needs of their patients
  • Develop and lead staff education in psychological issues
  • Participate in relevant and ongoing professional training
  • Demonstrates and adheres to Allinas commitment to care

Education

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years licensed practice in psychological services preferred
  • Experience in the field of health psychology and/or the primary care environment would be highly desirable

Skills

  • Team-oriented
  • Relates well with patients, families and multi-disciplinary clinical partners
  • Practices evidence-based decision making and supports clinical quality improvement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates empathy and sensitive listening/questioning abilities
  • Exhibits time efficiency, flexibility and ability to manage in a high paced environment

Licensure/Certification

  • Licensed in the State of MN

Work Schedule

Typical business hours 8a-5p with flexibility in serving patients early evening on a Mon or Tues when the clinic is open until 8p on Mon and 7p on Tues.

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 287,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine

Star 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.


Requisition #

54703BR
Mental Health / Social Svcs