LICSW - Behavioral Health - Detroit Lakes, MN

Detroit Lakes, MN
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Apr 17, 2018
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Building Location: St Marys - Detroit Lakes Clinic

Department: 11250 Psychology

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LICSW - Behavioral Health

Detroit Lakes, MN

Looking for a full-time, 1.0 FTE LICSW to collaborate with a well-rounded, collegial Behavioral Health team based in Detroit Lakes, MN. Join this high-quality group of exceptional physicians and advanced practice professionals that focus on achieving emotional, physical, spiritual and intellectual balance and well-being for our patient populations. Reside in the beautiful lakes area and enjoy a community with great schools, safe neighborhoods and a strong economy.

Practice Details/Job Description:
  • 1.0 FTE, full-time position with full-time benefits; Monday-Friday
  • Management of psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases.
  • Application of behavioral principles to address lifestyle and health risk issues.
  • Consultation and co-management in the treatment of mental disorders and psychosocial issues
  • Assists the primary care provider in recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psychosocial issues and acts as a contributing member to the primary care team;
  • Conducts client intakes, focusing on diagnostic and functional evaluations, then makes recommendations to the primary care provider concerning the clients' treatment goals and plan;
  • Provides consultation and training to the primary care providers to enhance their skill and effectiveness in treating mental health problems;
  • Gives primary care providers timely feedback the client's about care, treatment recommendations and progress via documentation in the client's record and verbal feedback;
  • Assists, to the extent feasible, in the clients' community functioning by helping with public benefits, vocational rehabilitation, social support, housing, etc;
  • Appropriately documents the clients' progress and diagnostic information in the treatment chart to sync with EMR interface and billing

Candidate Qualifications:
  • Has excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence based treatments for medical and mental health conditions.
  • Has ability to work through brief client contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
  • Is comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and has strong communication skills.
  • Has good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology.
  • Has the ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions.

Education/Licensure/Certifications required:
  • Graduate of an accredited LICSW program and licensed/ability to obtain license in state of MN.
  • Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.

For more information, contact:

Miranda Glandt | 701.364.8934 |

FTE: 1

Shift Rotation:

Shift Start Time: 0800

Shift End Time: 1700

Weekends: None

Holidays: No

Call Obligation: No


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