M Health Fairview is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 35,000 employees. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value healthsuperior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.
In 2015, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality named Fairview Clinics as one of eight exemplar integrated behavioral health primary care models across the country. Integrated care is a result of an engaged primary care team and Behavioral Health Clinician providing patient-centered care address ing mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors, stressors, social determinants of health, and ineffective patterns of health care utilization. At Fairview, integrated care is a team sport .
We are currently hiring for the Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) position located in the Grand Itasca Primary Care Clinic, a key role within a multi-disciplinary team in the Integrated Behavioral Health model. We are looking for behavioral providerswith strong diagnostic, clinical, team engagement,andpatient care skillswhoenjoy innovation, variability in your work day, and being a part of an exceptional team.
A Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) is a fully integrated Mental Health Professional and core member of the primary care team that works under the direction of the primary care provider ( s ) . The role of the BHC is to support the primary care team in the early identification and treatment of behavioral health conditions within the defined clinic population. The primary functions of the BHC are to :
Complete diagnostic evaluations
Provide consultation to the team regarding diagnostic impressions, recommendations, and strategies to engage patients in health and behavior change
Support the team with the day to day managementof complex patients
Provide briefevidence-based direct care to patients
Engage in population health activities to support risk stratified populations
Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work or Psychology
Licensed Social Worker (LICSW) or Doctoral Level Licensed Psychologist (LP)
2 years post licensure
5 years postLICSW / LPlicensure
Previous experience completing diagnostic evaluations, and providing individual, couples, family counseling for children and adults
Knowledge of health conditions and common co-morbidities
Knowledge of the continuum of behavioral health care services (i.e. within surrounding communities)
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 netwo...rk 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.