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POSITION

Mental Health Professional

Direct Supervisor: Lead Neuropsychologist/Senior Clinic Director

Compensation: Competitive & commensurate with credentials/experience

Great Lakes Neurobehavioral Center (GLNC) is expanding and is excited to announce an opportunity to join its treatment team.  Great Lakes Neurobehavioral Center (GLNC) provides comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological assessment, as well as, interventions to assist parents and families to understand a child’s strengths and challenges. At GLNC we offer evidence based psychological and neuropsychological services to develop skills and provide supports for greater success in the lives of children.  Services are provided under the umbrella of managed care.  Located on the edge of beautiful Centennial Lake in Edina, MN, GLNC is located approximately 15 miles south/southwest of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and provide needed psychological services to both suburban and urban communities. In addition to its clinical services, the clinic has a developing training program that enlivens work at all levels of the organization.

The Position

Clinicians at the GLNC utilize a multi-layered approach to evaluate the child’s cognitive, neurobehavioral, emotional, and individual skills as they contribute to a better understanding of the child’s functioning.  Therapy is provided to children, adolescents and families to address a variety of emotional and behavioral concerns.  GLNC therapists use research-based treatments to address a variety of concerns, such as:

  • Anxiety Disorders (e.g., Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Phobias, etc.)
  • Mood Disorders (e.g., Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder)
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (e.g., Trichotillomania, chronic skin picking, severe nail biting, etc.)

Job Duties

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying psychotherapy caseload as defined by clinic
  • The provision of clinical services including conducting diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, psychotherapy, and discharge planning for patients of the clinic
  • Attending and participating in individual supervision, staff meetings, monthly case consultation, and didactics.
  • business meetings, and other meetings as required by GLNC
  • Compliance with clinic documentation standards
  • Compliance with respective licensing board rules and professional association codes of ethics
  • Maintain professionalism in all interactions with staff, patients, and business associates of clinic
  • Keeping abreast of billing issues and discussing same with patients when necessary
  • Adherence to directives by applicable direct clinical and administrative supervisors
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, or marriage & family therapy from a regionally-accredited academic program.
  • Full, unrestricted licensure as a Mental Health Professional in Minnesota (LP, LPCC, LMFT)
  • Ability and willingness to service patients primarily on an outpatient basis
  • The ability to competently and independently provide psychotherapy to one or more of the following groups as assigned: children, adolescents, or families
  • Flexibility to meet when patients are available to meet
  • Evidence of a high level of professionalism within the field
  • Strong clinical acumen and competence providing outpatient psychotherapy
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to respect diversity and integrate issues of culture into case conceptualizations
  • Ability to engage with patients who may be ambivalent about treatment
  • Ability to adapt interventions to patients’ strengths, skills, and developmental levels
  • Commitment to empowering patients to solve their own problems when necessary
  • Ability to intervene decisively, when necessary, to protect patient safety
  • Ability to comply with clinic documentation standards and best professional practices
  • Previous experience carrying a full outpatient caseload

Benefits

Competitive benefits packages are available, including options for paid time off, medical/dental insurance, access to office staff, and other benefits.  The hiring range for this full-time, exempt, salaried position is competitive and dependent on qualifications, hours, and productivity. GLNC is an exciting, growing practice that includes a training program.  The clinic’s training atmosphere coupled with access to contextually-sensitive, in-house psychological testing make for a truly supportive and exciting work environment for child specialists.

To Apply

To apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to Dr. Sheryl Pleiss, Lead Neuropsychologist.
Applicants who are invited to interview may be asked to provide writing samples.

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