Renewal Services, Behavioral Health Provider
Job Details
Experienced
La Clinica - Saint Paul, MN
1.0 FTE
Bachelors Degree
$68,000.00 - $74,880.00
Regular local travel between MCC sites
Clinic Hours
Healthcare
Descriptions

Provide mental health services focusing on the treatment, prevention and awareness of opioid and other substance use as a member of a multidisciplinary health team.

Responsibilities

  • Expand mental health services and substance use disorder services focusing on treatment, prevention and awareness of opioid and other substance use.
  • Provide mental health services utilizing Integrative Behavioral Health model including completing Diagnostic Assessments and brief interventions.
  • Seeks to understand and meet the needs of clients (patients, families, vendors, coworkers) through respectful, courteous and culturally sensitive interactions.
  • Develop and maintain a consistent model of prevention and intervention with people who use drugs based on relevant research and clinical experience.
  • Provide outreach, assessment, education, intervention, referral and limited case management to individuals and groups.
  • Take initiative in program goal setting, evaluation and problem-solving
  • Coordinate client care with mental health and social service staff to maximize successful outcomes.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy medical charts, encounter forms and tracking of patient activities.
  • Actively participates and works positively, flexibly and cooperatively in a team effort within and across departments to accomplish the goals of the organization.
  • Demonstrates effective, culturally sensitive communication skills and effectively communicates verbally and in writing with a variety of people.
  • Knows, understands and adheres to the organizational policy related to the patients rights for confidential care.

 

Secondary

  • Participate in staff meetings and quality improvement activities
  • Develop cultural competency on a continuous basis to meet the needs of the patients in a culturally sensitive and effective manner
  • Perform other job duties as assigned

Supervision:

  • Does not supervise other staff
  • Works within the scope of the job description with general direction and consults others as needed

 

Infection Control and Safety Program Responsibility

  • Understands and complies with universal precautions and right to know
  • Understand and complies with hazardous waste precautions/handling as appropriate

 

Working Environment

  • Work is performed at multiple MCC sites
  • Hours are flexible dependent on needs of clients, and federal mandate and programmatic changes

 

Who We Are

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Our patients predominantly identify as people of color (80%), low-wealth (61% patients = 200% FPL), and un/under-insured (40% uninsured, 45% publicly insured) (UDS, 2020).

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minnesota Community Care values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Minnesota Community Care is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Qualifications

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Working knowledge of treatment, prevention and awareness of opioid use, people experiencing homelessness, and diverse communities and community resources
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team

Required education, experience and licensure

  • LGSW, LICSW, LMFT, LPC, or LPCC
  • Minimum one year experience working with people who use drugs
  • Knowledge of substance use disorder treatments and harm reduction
  • Proof of COVID vaccination required, religious and medical exemption will be considered

 

Preferred education, experience and licensure:

  • Dual Licensure LACD
  • 2 years experience
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