Serenity Mental Health Services is a mental health agency providing CTSS, ARMHS, and outpatient & in-home therapy services to the residents of Hutchinson, Buffalo, and surrounding areas. SMHS is seeking qualified licensed mental health professionals to work from our agency. The Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing culturally competent mental health services while working directly with clients, and maintaining a professional relationship with staff and other agencies involved in client's care. The Mental Health Professional will be responsible for conducting intake (Diagnostic Assessments) for clients receiving CTSS and ARMHS, and outpatient therapy (in-office or telehealth). You will have your own private office, located at our central location. This is a commission-based position.*We offer the most competitive commission-based salary in the area!*
Provide mental health assessment and evaluation of clients
Provide individual, family, couples, and/or group therapeutic services
The provision of clinical services including conducting diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, psychotherapy, and discharge planning for clients of the agency
Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
Attending and participating in monthly case consultation, and other meetings as required by the agency
Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
Facilitate training on mental health-related issues as requested
Compliance with clinic documentation standards, set by DHS
Compliance with licensing board rules and Codes of Ethics
Maintain professionalism and open communication in all interactions with staff, clients, and other professionals involved in client's care
Adherence to directives by applicable direct clinical and administrative supervisors
Setting and maintaining work schedule.
Other duties as assigned
A master's or doctoral degree in Psychology, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Social Work from a regionally-accredited academic program.
Full, unrestricted licensure as a Mental Health Professional in Minnesota
Ability and willingness to service clients in-home, telehealth, or in-office
The ability to competently and independently provide psychotherapy to families and children of all ages
An individual NPI
Flexibility to meet when clients are available to meet
Evidence of a high level of professionalism within the field
Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team
Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
Ability and willingness to provide services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, or families as assigned
Ability to respect diversity and integrate issues of culture into case conceptualizations
Ability to engage with clients who may be ambivalent about treatment
Ability to adapt interventions to clients' strengths, skills, and developmental levels
Ability to comply with clinic documentation standards and best professional practices
Completion of Masters degree course work and internships in a behavioral/social science field (e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling) from an accredited college or university and current licensure in the state from the appropriate state licensing board in Minnesota.
Two years clinical experience working with adults, children, and adolescents with mental illness.
Professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.
The Mental Health Practitioner will provide culturally competent mental health services (skills training) to adults diagnosed with mental health conditions as documented by a comprehensive diagnostic assessment. Skills training is provided primarily in the client's home. Our company is based out of Hutchinson, but we offer services in throughout the state of MN.
Secure client information per HIPAA standards
Maintain case files that are up to date
Review diagnostic assessment completed by a MH Professional prior to initiating services
Develop and implement a culturally appropriate treatment plan and crisis plan for each client
Track and ensure that all necessary paperwork is current and compliant
Review treatment plans with consulting MH Professional every 180 days
Administer Functional Assessments as required
Maintain progress notes
Work closely with counties, psychiatrists, therapists, medical professionals and other community service providers in coordinating services by following coordination of care procedures
Attend, at a minimum, one clinical consultation group per month.
Participate in agency quality improvement activities
Complete 10 hours of continuing education every calendar year
Other duties as assigned
Must meet Mental Health Practitioner criteria, per MN statute (minimum of 2000 hours of supervised work with adults/children in a mental health setting). Must be proficient with computer, email, and Microsoft applications.
Must have the ability to travel (reliable car with insurance and valid drivers license) and sustain attention to detail.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.