As part of M Health Fairview, Behavioral Healthcare Providers (BHP) is a nonprofit behavioral health care organization dedicated to helping people and communities. BHP isfocused onprovidingexcellent clinical services, promoting an unbiased understanding about mental illness, and educating professionals about the benefits of early intervention.
At BHP, wehave been positively impacting the community since 2002. We helpyouthand adults receive timely and compassionate care during periods of crisis.We provide face to face services inEmergency Departments in theMinneapolis/St. Paul metro area and telehealthEDservices to greater Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin.We are firmlycommitted to improvingcommunityhealth and aretransforming the ways in which crisis assessments and behavioral health services are availablethroughtechnologicalinnovationand community partnerships.
As a leader in behavioral health, BHPutilizesservices and innovations for the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse that address a persons emotional, physical, andcognitiveneeds.As a Diagnostic Evaluation Center (DEC)Assessor, youre energized by providing excellent clinical care andensuring we can coordinateservices for youth and adults during and after a crisis. This is a perfect role for a stronggeneralistLicensed Mental Health Professionalwho also has experience with crisis interventionand who isflexible and eager to use their skills in a new setting.
This role provides face to face behavioral crisis assessments within an Emergency Department setting. Position is scheduled for a minimum of 48 hours per two weeks and is located at the University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Benefit eligible.
Completes a comprehensive crisis assessment in person to identify patient needs and to recommend a level of care
Provides coordinated care by initiating client centered consultation with internal and external providers involved in care or services. Responsible for obtaining the necessary releases
Provides crisis call support and determines appropriate level of care, as needed, for clients
Provides brief crisis interventions for clients
Assesses and completes the DEC (Diagnostic Evaluation Center) assessment form for all crisis patients
Determines appropriate disposition, coordinates care, and provides discharge summaries for patients
Collaborates with the patient, medical doctor, and family to create a treatment plan based on medical necessity and the patients preference for care
Provides primary communication to collaborating partners, e.g. Hospital emergency departments, schools, primary care clinics, assisted living, and other treatment providers
Adheres to all policies and procedures
Maintains knowledge of available community resources and procedures for hospitalizations
Obtains all necessary documents, information, and signatures from patients in order to complete assessments and coordinate care
Conducts risk assessments, de-escalation techniques/suicide prevention, and/or mental status evaluation
Promptly and accurately documents patient information, the major crisis or treatment issues and expectedoutcomes based on medical recordkeeping standards. Documents/charts according to department standards, policy and regulatory and accrediting bodies requirements
Service to Internal and External Customers:
Responsible for responding to queries pertaining to services that can be provided to best meet the needs of the patient
Troubleshoots technical issues with telehealth sites
Locates and schedules routine and crisis appointments for patients within the established timeframe
Establishes and maintains positive and professional working relationships with internal staff, external service providers and other state and county agencies
Engages in appropriate professional development through continuing education, membership in professional organization and licensure as eligible
As requested, participates in nonclinical activities such as committee work, quality improvement teams, performance improvement and grant initiatives
Masters Degree, from an accredited school, in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related discipline
Basic Life Support Certification
Valid Minnesota drivers license, access to a car during designated hours, proof of auto insurance coverage
One of the following licenses in good standing in the State of Minnesota:
Licensed Psychologist (Doctoral or Master's)
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Doctoral or Masters)
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Doctoral or Master's)
Good working knowledge of electronic health records as well as a comfort level and willingness to utilize computer-based platforms for assessments along with proficiency with computers
Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and to quickly switch from one task to another
Three or more years experience in crisis counseling/situations or clinical therapy
One to three years leadership experience in a behavioral related field, managed care or call center
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.