Licensed Mental Health Professional - Telemedicine - Golden Valley
As part of M Health Fairview, Behavioral Healthcare Providers (BHP) is a nonprofit behavioral health care organization dedicated to helping people and communities. BHP is focused on providing excellent clinical services, promoting an unbiased understanding about mental illness, and educating professionals about the benefits of early intervention.
At BHP, we have been positively impacting the community since 2002. We help youth and adults receive timely and compassionate care during periods of crisis. We provide face to face services in Emergency Departments in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and telemedicine ED services to greater Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin. We are firmly committed to improving community health and are transforming the ways in which crisis assessments and behavioral health services are available through technological innovation and community partnerships.
As a leader in behavioral health, BHP utilizes services and innovations for the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse that address a person’s emotional, physical, and cognitive needs. As a Diagnostic Evaluation Center (DEC) Assessor, you’re energized by providing excellent clinical care and ensuring we can coordinate services for youth and adults during and after a crisis. This is a perfect role for a strong generalist Licensed Mental Health Professional who also has experience with crisis intervention and who is flexible and eager to use their skills in a new setting.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week)position is scheduled Monday - Friday 1pm - 9:30pm. The office location is in Golden Valley, MN and this role provides behavioral crisis assessments via telemedicine.
Provides coordinated care by initiating client centered consultation with internal and external providers involved in care or services. Responsible for obtaining the necessary releases
Provides crisis call support and determines appropriate level of care, as needed, for clients
Completes a comprehensive behavioral assessment in person or virtually via telehealth to identify patient needs and to recommend a level of care
Provides psychotherapy for clients
Assesses and completes the DEC (Diagnostic Evaluation Center) assessment form for all crisis patients
Determines appropriate disposition, coordinates care, and provides discharge summaries for patients
Collaborates with the patient, medical doctor, and family to create a treatment plan based on medical necessity and the patient’s preference for care
Provides primary communication to collaborating partners, e.g. Hospital emergency departments, schools, primary care clinics, assisted living, and other treatment providers
Adheres to all policies and procedures
Maintains knowledge of available community resources and procedures for hospitalizations
Obtains all necessary documents, information, and signatures from patients in order to complete assessments and coordinate care
Conducts risk assessments, de-escalation techniques/suicide prevention, and/or mental status evaluation
Promptly and accurately documents patient information, the major crisis or treatment issues and expected outcomes based on medical recordkeeping standards. Documents/charts according to department standards, policy and regulatory and accrediting bodies’ requirements
Service to Internal and External Customers:
Responsible for responding to queries pertaining to services that can be provided to best meet the needs of the patient
Troubleshoots technical issues with telehealth sites
Locates and schedules routine and crisis appointments for patients within the established timeframe
Establishes and maintains positive and professional working relationships with internal staff, external service providers and other state and county agencies
Engages in appropriate professional development through continuing education, membership in professional organization and licensure as eligible
As requested, participates in nonclinical activities such as committee work, quality improvement teams, performance improvement and grant initiatives
Master’s Degree, from an accredited school, in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related discipline
Basic Life Support Certification
Valid Minnesota driver’s license, access to a car during designated hours, proof of auto insurance coverage
One of the following licenses in good standing in the State of Minnesota:
Licensed Psychologist (Doctoral or Master's)
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Doctoral or Master’s)
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Doctoral or Master's)
Good working knowledge of electronic health records as well as a comfort level and willingness to utilize computer-based platforms for assessments along with proficiency with computers
Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and to quickly switch from one task to another
Willingess to become licsensed in the state of Wisconsin
Three or more years’ experience in crisis counseling/situations or clinical therapy
One to three years’ leadership experience in a behavioral related field, managed care or call center
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Min...nesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.