Healtheast Care System Psychotherapist 1 - ED in St. Paul, Minnesota

Psychotherapist 1 - ED Job LocationUS-MN-St. Paul | US-MN-Woodbury | US-MN-MaplewoodJob ID 2018-10692 Category Physician/Practitioner/Provider Contract Status ND FTE 1.00 Shift Evenings 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