Child Intake Clinician-Woodbury, 1.0D - Woodbury - job 1198282

Regions Hospital

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Woodbury, Minnesota

Employment type: Full-time


POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:


We are currently recruiting for a Child Intake Clinician for our Woodbury location. We are looking for a clinician with experience assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad age-range of children and adolescents with a special emphasis on early childhood developmental disorders. This position will support the department in completing an initial diagnostic assessment for young children age 2-18 and their families seeking services for difficulties related to developmental delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, trauma, etc. The position will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team including a Developmental Pediatrician, Child Psychologists, and Psychiatrists. This position may also carry a small caseload of on-going therapy services to children and adolescents and support the team in care coordination efforts.


Service excellence is to be centered on patient care and patient relationships. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. Therapists provide a broad range of behavioral health services to patients with primary behavioral health problems. The person in this position provides mental health assessments and psychotherapeutic treatment, establishes treatment plans that may include coordination with other professional services, and provides consultation and education about behavioral health issues and treatment.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education: Master's degree in a recognized behavioral health field


Experience: Two years of supervised clinical experience with a broad range of presenting problems and therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused brief therapy


Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: License to practice independently as a mental health professional in Minnesota: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • Knowledge of the values, principles and methodologies in the treatment of mental illness.

  • Familiarity and competence with providing diagnostic assessments.

  • Ability to integrate social, medical and psychotherapeutic data in order to form a treatment plan and provide appropriate interventions (therapy, psychoeducation, crisis intervention, skill training, etc.)

  • Experience and/or training in pain management techniques

  • Background in both child and adult services

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients, families, co-workers and other organizations.

  • Sensitivity and competence of cross-cultural issues.

  • Ability to work within a dynamic and continuously changing healthcare environment.

  • Excellent problem identification, problem solving and follow-through skills.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize workload

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Position-specific qualifications are attached when appropriate


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience as a behavioral health clinician in a managed care setting





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