Sanford Health

Integrated Health Therapist - Psych Clinic

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Oct 31, 2017
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Serve patients as a full member of a patient-centered medical home dedicated to helping patients get well and stay well. Provide diagnostic assessment, onsite crisis assessment and crisis intervention, determining ongoing care according to level of clinical ability, medical and psychosocial complexity, brief counseling, referrals, and education services across the continuum of care. Deliver comprehensive team-based health care with improved identification of needs, access to the right care at the right time in the right location, improving outcomes of care, and working to achieve the highest level of recovery and optimal wellness for our patients.Serves as an integral core team member within the inter-professional patient centered medical home team in the Sanford primary care model of care. Important resource for patients and team members for issues related to mental and behavioral health, chemical health, and psychosocial aspects of health and disease, and lifestyle management to support optimal patient functioning.Must possess skills that promote excellence in communication, flexibility, team-based care and decision making. Considerable commitment to an inter-professional environment and recognition of a bio-psychosocial conceptualization of patient health concerns is necessary.Will provide diagnostic assessment; determine disposition triaged according to level of clinical acuity and medical and psychosocial complexity, onsite crisis assessment and crisis intervention, brief counseling, referrals, and education services across the continuum of care. Follow-up to ensure continuity of care and those patients are receiving appropriate behavioral health management.Assist individuals in achieving comprehensive team-based health care with identification of needs, access to the right care at the right time in the right location, increase quality standards of care and outcomes of care, and opportunities to achieve the highest level of recovery and optimal wellness.Has a good understanding of human behavior; be familiar with legal issues, ethical issues, insurance regulations and protocols for proper referral or application for various programs. Be knowledgeable in medical care and emergency services. Must be comfortable providing coverage across all potential age populations.


MSW-PIP or LPC-MH is required for position. Will provide counseling/psychotherapy for clinic patients. Will have scheduled patients/own patient base, Monday-Friday 8-5.


Licensed for social work practice in respective state(s) of practice (LCSW). Certified Private or Licensed Independent practitioner must have appropriate certifcation or licensure for third party reimbursement (CSW - PIP). LAC (Licensed Addiction Counselor) recognized by the South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (BAPP) with independent practice. State certification for Qualified Mental Health Professional. LPC, LPC-MH, LCSW, LSW-PIP. Master's degree required in a behavioral science field from an accredited post-secondary institution. Continuing education is required to maintain certification and licensure. Private Independent addiction counselor must meet the following requirements: completed a minimum of two years of qualifying supervised work experience in the field of addiction counseling. The work experience must be years accrued after initial certification of licensure.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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