PrairieCare LLC Associate Therapist, Assessment & Intake Department (AID) - (SIGN ON BONUS) in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Description The Associate Therapist in the Assessment and Intake Department is responsible for triaging crisis phone calls, assessing and consulting with the on-call physician to determine level of care and coordinating admission to appropriate level of care. Responsibilities: Complete admissions based diagnostic assessments to develop provisional diagnoses with clinical oversight of a licensed supervisor Facilitate admission to appropriate level of care including the inpatient unit, residential care, partial hospital programming, or intensive outpatient programming Coordinate direct admissions to the inpatient unit with referring professionals from other hospitals or within the community Provides effective customer relations pursuant to the policies of PrairieCare Be oriented and education in gender, cultural differences, and age appropriate care for the assigned department. Able to provide back-up for therapists and perform other clinical duties within scope, as needed Hours: 1:30 pm - midnight; Tuesday through Friday Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely-related therapeutic field required Currently pursuing licensure in state of Minnesota and receiving clinical supervision toward such Two years of experience in behavior healthcare preferred Knowledge of DSM-5 criteria and willingness to continue refining diagnostic skills within an assessment arena Interviewing and assessment skills Culturally responsive and inclusive lens, oriented and educated in diverse care factors such as gender identity, culture, race, and age Ability to communicate clearly and effectively within multidisciplinary teams both within PrairieCare as well as externally within other organizations with collaboration and patient experience at the center Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate in written and verbal form Ability to smoothly and rapidly shift between dissimilar tasks Ability to react quickly and calmly as part of a team to handle volatile and potentially emergency situations Ability to make effective decisions while in stressful situations and circumstances After training, ability to manage disruptive and explosive patients Driven by our values and commitment to safety and quality care, PrairieCare will be joining every major health system in Minnesota with our plans to require a COVID-19 vaccine for all team members, or an approved exemption limited to medical or religious accommodations PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operated psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Twin Cities. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the State's largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or employment. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies. PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services, adolescents and their families. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.