Fairview Health Services  Behavioral Health Clinician in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Behavioral Health Clinician

Specialty Behavioral Services

Location M Health Maple Grove

Department Clinic- Primary Care

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 05/25/2018

Job Number 18-73114

Job Description:

In 2015, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality named us as one of eight “exemplar” integrated behavioral health care models across the country. Integrated care is a result of an engaged care team and Behavioral Health Clinician providing patient-centered care addressing mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors, stressors, social determinants of health, and ineffective patterns of health care utilization. In our clinics, integrated care is a “team sport.”

We are currently hiring for the Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) position, a key role within the Primary Care Clinic, to provide Integrated Behavioral Health.

We are looking for behavioral providers with strong diagnostic, clinical, team engagement, and patient care skills who enjoy innovation, variability in your work day, and being a part of an exceptional team.

Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) is a fully integrated Mental Health Professional and core member of the care team that works under the direction of the provider(s). The role of the BHC is to support the care team in the early identification, triage, and treatment of behavioral health conditions within the defined clinic population.

The primary functions of the BHC are to:

  • Complete diagnostic evaluations

  • Provide consultation to the team regarding diagnostic impressions, recommendations, and strategies to engage patients in health and behavior change

  • Support the team with the day to day management of complex patients

  • Provide brief evidence-based direct care to patients

  • Engage in population health activities to support risk stratified populations

Job Qualifications:

Masters or Doctorate Degree in social work, or psychology with emphasis on clinical practice. MN state license, eligible to be licensed in the State of Minnesota and eligibility to become a credentialed provider with insurance entities. Experience in providing diagnostic assessments and direct evidence-based clinical services to children and adults. Experience with Electronic Health Record systems preferred.


· Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work or Psychology

· Licensed Social Worker (LICSW) or Doctoral Level Licensed Psychologist (LP)

· 2 years post licensure


· 5 years post LICSW / LP licensure

· Previous experience completing diagnostic evaluations, and providing individual, couples, family counseling for children and adults

· Healthcare experience

· Knowledge of health conditions and common co-morbidities

· Knowledge of the continuum of behavioral health care services (i.e. within surrounding communities)

· Experience with Epic

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 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.

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