Mental Health Therapist


  • Location: Coon Rapids, MN
  • Posted: Apr 9, 2019

Job Description


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 Childrens Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and womens and childrens services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nations 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: 53585
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
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

Education

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

Qualification/Skills

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

Licensure/Certifications
LPCC
LMFT
LICSW
LP

Work Schedule

Provide coverage primarily at Mercy Campuses, serving adults in the day treatment and partial hospitalization programs. Occasional cross-system coverage serving adolescents and adults.

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.

Schedule Information


Hours: 20

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