<p>OBJECTIVE/OVERVIEW<br /><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">This position will provide psychological and therapeutic services for CUHCC’s patients (diagnostic assessments, psychotherapy, psychological testing, immigration waivers, group therapy, etc.). She/he will work with a wide range of patients and collaborate with psychiatry, psychology and primary care providers. </span><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"> </span></span><br /><br />REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS<br />This is not a supervisory position but may precept clinical trainees and other students/residents. Reports to the Mental Health Director.<br /><br />ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & PERCENTAGE FOR EACH FUNCTION:<br />1. Provide outpatient clinical mental health therapy services (as defined in MN. Dept. of Human Services Provider Manuals) to range children and/or adults. 75%<br />• Provide diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, individual, group, couple and family interventions. <br />• Prepare and complete mandated documentation within prescribed timelines including diagnostic assessments, individual treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, safety assessments, required screenings (CASII/SDQ, PHQ-9, CAGE, etc.). <br />• Engage patient (and family as appropriate) in education and treatment planning as needed.<br />• Adapt interventions to patients’ strengths, skills, and developmental levels. <br />• Review patient progress toward goals, and terminate as appropriate.<br />• Coordinate services with the client’s other mental health service providers, such as case manager, ARMHS worker, psychiatry provider, upon consent of the client. <br />• Meet mandated annual requirements for continuing education per the professional’s licensing board.<br />• Emphasis on brief, outcome-focused psychotherapy models. <br />• Meet set productivity standards: number of expected clinical encounters/week is 28 or more.<br />• Organize data and input data into electronic medical record according to required competencies set by department.<br />• Participate in quality assurance activities, interdisciplinary case consultation and chronic care collaboration.<br />• Comply with licensing board rules and Codes of Ethics. <br />2. Provide psychological evaluations to patients 18 years and older: 15%<br />• INS waiver testing - often involves working with an interpreter.<br />• Cognitive testing.<br />• Competent in cross-cultural assessment.<br /><br />3. Collaboration and consultation with other clinic providers: 5%<br />• Collaborate with primary care providers to address the Health-related behavior of patients, utilizing Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention techniques.<br />• Provide brief consultative visits related to patient’s current health concerns, to patients as requested by their primary care providers.<br />• Provide consultation to the Clinical Leadership staff on quality assurance. procedures and processes, as required in the Rule 29 (State of MN Department of Human Services) license: utilization review, peer review, interdisciplinary case review.<br /> <br />4. Research and training opportunities as developed by department. 5% <br />• Train Behavioral Health staff on specific therapeutic and diagnostic modalities, as needed.</p><p><br /><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;">The University of Minnesota offers a <strong>comprehensive benefit package</strong> including medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, and retirement plans. The University also offers reduced tuition opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition. </span></p><p> </p>
<p>Required Qualifications:<br /><br />-Ph.D. and MN Licensure as a Psychologist (Ph.D. LP) with at least 2 years of experience in directly providing Behavioral/Mental Health services in an outpatient setting.<br />-Experience in providing psychological/neuropsychological evaluations in populations which experience health-care disparities.<br />-Experience in providing psychological/neuropsychological evaluations performed with the aid of an interpreter.<br />-Experience in leading quality assurance activities in an interdisciplinary clinical staff group.<br />-Knowledge of community-based resources.<br />-Proven ability to establish and maintain positive rapport with a diverse variety of clients and professionals.<br />-Ability to respect diversity and integrate issues of culture into case conceptualizations<br />-Commitment to empowering patients to solve their own problems when necessary<br />-Ability to intervene decisively, when necessary, to protect patient safety<br />-Ability to set appropriate boundaries and limits for best practice<br />-Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.<br />-Ability and willingness to provide services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, groups, and families.<br />-Ability to adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.<br />-Fluency in written and spoken English.<br />-Proven technical writing skills to meet Medicaid documentation requirements. <br />-Ability to utilize and complete all documentation processes in an electronic billing and health record format in a timely manner. <br /><br /><br />Preferred Qualifications:<br /><br />-Experience in psychological/neuropsychological evaluation of immigrant, refugee and under served populations.<br />-Training and experience in evidence-based interventions and health psychology.<br />-Experience as a direct service provider in a multi-disciplinary clinical practice.<br />-Meets their individual licensure board’s requirements as an approved supervisor.<br />-Experience in cross-cultural behavioral/mental health service delivery.<br />-Fluency in Somali, or Spanish or any South East Asian language.<br />-Experience in training behavioral health and medical staff in interdisciplinary care.</p><p> </p>
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