Fairview Health Services

  • Licensed Mental Health Professional - $2,000 Sign-On Bonus

    Job Locations US-MN-Golden Valley
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/3/2019 2:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Behavioral Services
    Behavioral Healthcare Providers
    Hours per 2 weeks
  • Overview

    This position is scheduled for 32 hours per two week pay period. It is eligible for a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus that comes with a 1 year commitment to Fairview and requires staying on night shift.


    This Licensed Mental Health Professional performs emergency clinical assessment, brief psychotherapy, provider consultation, and crisis call support. Connect clients and/or families who are in need of care, to additional behavioral services. This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide consultation relating to the patient’s next level of care. The services provided by this position may be performed face-to-face or via tele-health. 


    The main site for this position will be Behavioral Health Providers in Golden Valley, but may require travel to other locations (Fairview Southdale, Fairview Ridges, UMMC East and West banks, etc.) depending on coverage needs.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Clinical Services:

    • 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

    Record Keeping:

    • 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


    • 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


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