Fairview Health Services Psychology Intern in St. Paul, Minnesota


Under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist and/or Social Worker, conducts initial and follow-up psychological, including cognitive, evaluations of patients referred for psychological services. Independently plans, organizes, implements and documents psychological interventions based on the results of psychological evaluations and in conjunction with the interdisciplinary treatment team.


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

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.

  • Performs inpatient and outpatient consultations including chart review, assessment of cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and psychological aspects of the patient's needs and establishes appropriate goals for treatment with the patients, provides appropriate treatment, and reviews progress toward these goals.

  • Develops liaison relationships with referring providers and participates in the programs of that specialty area, including collaborative rounding and multidisciplinary team meetings.

  • Under supervision, supervises and trains Practicum students. Regularly attends and participates in the Psychology Training Committee.

  • Actively participates in the quality improvement process.

  • Actively participates in utilization review performance improvement.


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree required. Doctoral student with a BA, MA, and/or MS in an APA-accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology program.

  • All coursework required for the doctoral degree must be completed prior to the start of the internship year, as well as any qualifying, comprehensive, or preliminary doctoral examinations.

  • Approval for Internship status by graduate program training director.

  • A minimum of 250 direct intervention and 50 direct assessment hours of supervised graduate level pre-internship practicum experience.

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc).

  • Counseling: Ability to provide counseling on an individual and group basis to achieve individual service plan goals. Ability to resolve issues. Ability to use interpersonal skills and methods to reduce or eliminate conflict.

  • Evidence Based Practice: Evaluates and/or assists in the evaluation of practice in relation to existing evidence identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection.

  • Multi-Cultural Communication: Ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. Cultural competence comprises four components: (a) Awareness of one's own cultural worldview, (b) Attitude towards cultural differences, (c) Knowledge of different cultural practices and worldviews, and (d) cross-cultural skills.

  • Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

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

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2017-9417

Category Other

Contract Status NG

FTE 1.00

Shift Days

Department Mental Health Clinic SJ

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.