Sexual Medicine Psychotherapist

Posted: April 16, 2018


HealthPartners has an exciting new opportunity for a Sexual Medicine Psychotherapist. This position will support the HPMG Sexual Medicine program and work directly with our lead physician/Urologist. We are seeking a Licensed Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary care team. We provide medical and behavioral health services for a diverse patient population for sexual health concerns. In this collaborative clinic based position, you will evaluate patients, develop treatment plans in conjunction with medical professionals, and provide therapy for individuals, families and groups. At HealthPartners, you’ll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly, partnership. By working together, we will improve health and wellbeing, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Provide direct care behavioral health services, including assessment, psychotherapy, group therapy, emergency services and crisis intervention to patients presenting with primary behavioral health problems.
2. Provide coordination and continuity of care when multiple modalities of behavioral health care are required by patients, or when multiple providers are involved in the patient’s care.
3. Maintain communication with HealthPartners medical personnel and with outside professionals, agencies, and institutions as needed to coordinate the behavioral health care of patients.
4. Provide day time emergency call coverage on a rotating basis.
5. Maintain records and reports documenting all contacts with patients in accordance with departmental and professional standards.
6. Provide case consultation to other HealthPartners behavioral health and medical staff, utilizing specialized skill and knowledge, such as knowledge of particular clinical issues, populations, treatment approaches and assessment methods.
7. Actively manage his/her caseload in order to meet individual and team productivity goals. Be responsive to the needs of the patient population. Collaborate with other team members, service area members and management staff in planning most effective division of clinical work. Shift focus of practice according to changing needs of the department and patients.
8. Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team, of a service area, of a professional discipline, and of the department in various planning, program development, professional development and quality improvement activities. Participate in intra- and inter-departmental committees, task forces and projects, as requested by management.
9. Provide training, clinical supervision and mentorship to other behavioral health staff, as requested by management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Doctoral Degree in a recognized behavioral health discipline.
2. Licensure at the doctorate level from the appropriate state board permitting the full scope of practice defined in the job description.
3. Two years of supervised clinical experience with a broad range of presenting problems and therapies, including solution focused brief therapy and cognitive behavior therapy.
4. Experience and/or training in pain management techniques.
5. Familiarity and ability to conduct diagnostic assessments.
6. Background in both child and adult services.
7. Position specific qualifications are attached when appropriate.

Staci Darling
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Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.