Fairview Health Services Psychotherapist 1 - ED in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Assesses and treats the behavioral, psychological, social, spiritual and emotional aspects of the patient's needs; establishes with the patient appropriate goals for treatment, and reviews progress towards these goals per DHS/Medicare requirements. The psychotherapist in the ED setting assesses and treats the behavioral, psychological, social, spiritual and emotional aspects of the patient's needs; establishes with the patient appropriate goals for treatment and disposition to appropriate level of care per DHS/Medicare requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Assessment and Diagnosis. Completes crisis psychotherapy and brief diagnostic assessments to diagnose, identify needs and establish initial goals

  • Completes documentation that includes all required elements as defined by DHS and incorporates information from collateral resources

  • Emergency Department Psychotherapists: Completes a diagnostic assessments to diagnose, identify needs and establish immediate risk of harm to self, risk to others and appropriate level of care

  • Incorporates information from available collateral resources when developing plan of care

  • Completes documentation that includes all required elements as defined by DHS

  • Makes and communicates care recommendations and determines level of care to patients, physicians, nursing staff and other involved parties

  • Facilitates completion of the plan of care in consultation and collaboration with emergency department staff

  • Performs counseling and psychotherapy: Based on the diagnostic assessment develops a comprehensive treatment plan that includes measurable goals and objectives which is updated in subsequent ED visits

  • Assists clients/families in adjusting to and decreasing symptoms of mental illness following the treatment plan

  • Completes timely and accurate documentation of patient encounters per DHS and HE compliance requirements

  • Competes ongoing consultation with leaders and team psychotherapist, and communicates with patient families to ensure understand of treatment recommendations and anticipated disposition

  • Emergency Department Psychotherapists: Remains current with resources in the community including reporting protocol for maltreatment reports, domestic violence, sexual, fetal loss, homelessness, medical and financial assistance, medical and dental providers

  • Assists client/family in utilizing relevant and appropriate community resources

  • Maintains contact with community agencies to promote the exchange of information facilitate use of these services on behalf of clients

  • Responsible for tracking, reporting, and meeting the requirements for the 1 hour of 1:1 and group supervision provided per month

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree or higher degree from an accredited university or college

  • License Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) through MN Board of Social Work

  • Eligible for or working towards hours required for licensure as an Independent Clinical Practitioner fulfills the requirements as set forth by the Minnesota Board of Social Work/Behavioral Health

  • Works under the supervision of a Licensed Independent Clinical Practitioner

  • Experience Internship in clinical psychotherapy Reports To Clinical Manager, Crisis Social Work Lead, or Administrator of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine Clinic

  • Direction of Others: Provides supervision to student interns

  • Assessment, Planning, Evaluation: Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings

  • Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes

  • Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change

  • Computer Skills Advanced: Skilled in specialized computer software

  • Ability to use more advanced functions, formulas and other special elements of the specific program or application

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

  • Patient Education: Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

Job ID 2018-10692

Category Physician/Practitioner/Provider

Contract Status ND

FTE 1.00

Shift Evenings

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