General Statement of Responsibilities (broad definition):
The Psychotherapist provides psychotherapy services to the eligible clientele of the Boynton Mental Health Clinic. The Psychotherapist serves as a Consultant for other members of the Health Service staff, the faculty and staff of the University community. The Psychotherapist must abide by the by-laws of the Boynton Health and policies or regulations as established by the Medical staff, the Regents of the University of Minnesota and the laws of the State of Minnesota.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Provide urgent/crisis counseling services to UMN students M-F during regular clinic hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) via phone, telehealth, and in-person in the clinic.
Responsible for monitoring and responding to the Clinic’s urgent care phone line during regular clinic hours.
Provide crisis stabilization and bridging therapy services to students while they wait to be connected to services in the community or to students who may need more intensive services in the community and are unable to access the services due to a variety of barriers. such as financial needs.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team within the clinic that includes medication prescribers, therapists, and clinical care coordinators to provide urgent/crisis counseling services.
Offer consultation and assistance to clinic staff with students in crisis including with the hospitalization process of a students when needed.
Coordination of services with campus partners (e.g., UMN Care Team, BCT, DRC, ISSS, UMPD) to provide urgent/crisis counseling services to students.
Collaborate with the MHC leadership team in the development and implementation of urgent/crisis counseling services, hospitalization protocol and workflow, and assist in developing clinic and campus initiatives to address the urgent/crisis services needs of UMN students.
Participate in Boynton Health and University-wide committees as assigned.
Attend continuing education programs to maintain licensure, expand clinical skills and contribute to the field of mental health.
Several schedule options:
Full time year round
Full time during the academic year, part time summer
Full time during the academic year, off during the summer (“B appointment”)
University paid contribution to your retirement account.
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays.
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
Boynton Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community
Join our growing team of engaged and talented mental health professionals and put your knowledge, skill, and passions to work! The Boynton Mental Health Clinic at the University of Minnesota is seeking enthusiastic and committed therapists to join us as we respond to the growing demand for mental health services on our campus. Ideal candidates should have strong clinical skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures, and a genuine commitment to support the University’s goal of creating a positive, equitable, and inclusive campus climate for all by advancing equity and diversity.
We are currently adding an urgent/crisis counselor position (independent license required)
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree with license to practice independently in the state of Minnesota
Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion.
Experience in urgent and crisis counseling.
Experience working with individuals with higher acuity needs.
Preferred qualifications include:
Experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated experience with trauma-informed, culturally responsive care.
Proven ability to work effectively with students from underserved populations and backgrounds.
Proven ability to provide individual and group therapy to our growing community of international students.
At least two years of professional mental health practice.
Strong clinical experience in mental health triage and crisis counseling.
Experience in a college health setting.
Demonstrated proficiency with electronic health records.
Internal Number: 337316
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