Pediatric Program Therapist II
Company: Children's Hospital Association
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Join our growing Psychological Services team as a Program Therapist
II. We have added two newly created opportunities for Master's
level clinicians as a part of our continuum of care for mental
health services . Positions are hybrid, with one primarily based in
St. Paul, and one primarily based in Minneapolis. Work schedule
includes one evening shift (12 PM - 8 PM), and every other
Saturday; both of which are virtual.
Half of your time will be dedicated toward a "bridging" clinic
where you will see patients for brief therapy as a bridge once they
have stepped down from our Partial Hospital Program PHP or
Inpatient treatment programs, while waiting for an established
The other half will be providing longer term outpatient therapy
with referrals from our Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) team, as
well as from the PHP or Inpatient programs. This role requires
frequent collaboration with the IBH providers and with Inpatient
and PHP providers.
The Psychological Services department provides services on both the
Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Specific services include
individual and family therapy, psychological assessment,
neuropsychological assessment, and inpatient consultation and
liaison. We also have pediatric psychologists embedded in a number
of specialty clinics. Annually, we care for over 2,200 children
with a primary reason for a visit related mental health concern in
our two emergency departments, and complete 23,000+ outpatient
visits in our behavioral health clinics.
-- One year as a program therapist or similar experience providing
counseling in a health care or related pediatric setting.
-- Master's degree in social work, marriage and family therapy, or
clinical counseling is required
-- License/Certification/Registration: Licensed in the State of
Minnesota (LICSW, LMFT, LPCC) required
-- BLS required
*Strong clinical skills with the ability to exercise independent
judgement and work autonomously.
*Ability to manage competing demands in a fast-paced clinic or
*Willingness to provide clinical supervision.
*Exhibits a high degree of professionalism, strong interpersonal
skills, and the ability to work collaboratively.
*Ability to assess and provide intervention services to children
and adolescents in acute crisis / experiencing suicidal
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Compensation and Benefits : We offer a competitive base salary with
benefits package includes health, dental, disability coverage,
retirement plans, solid vacation and CME package and much more!
Children's Minnesota is the 7 th largest pediatric health system in
the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to
provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through
young adulthood. As The Kids Experts TM , Children's Minnesota is
uniquely poised to serve the highly specialized health care needs
of children and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as
a top children's hospital.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, often referred to as the Twin Cities, is the
16th largest metropolitan area in the United States and
consistently ranks as one of the most livable places offering a
high quality of life, world class arts, excellent school systems
,an award-winning culinary scene, vibrant culture, college and
professional sports , outstanding year round recreation with a
bounty of lakes and a half dozen downhill ski areas located within
a one hour drive of the Twin Cities. Through all four seasons there
are plenty of activities to enjoy.
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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an
occupational health assessment, drug screen, background
investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9,
Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires
proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine
preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a focus on
recruitment of candidates from diverse and underrepresented
backgrounds. We encourage individuals from various racial, ethnic,
or cultural backgrounds, individuals who are gender diverse,
veterans, and individuals with diverse abilities to apply.
EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer
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