CentraCare Health
Long Prairie

Job Description

As part of the primary care or behavioral health treatment team, the Staff Psychologist provides diagnostic assessment, psychological testing, and psychotherapy services for patients and families with medical and behavioral health problems. The Staff Psychologist works to strengthen motivation and commitment to specific change goals through a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication using motivational interviewing and evidence-based psychotherapy. Psychotherapy services include individual, marital, couples, family, and group therapy to patients in one of our outpatient behavioral health or primary care clinics. The Staff Psychologist provides psychological testing services in one of our outpatient or primary care clinics, multidisciplinary diagnostic clinics, partial hospital programs, or in the inpatient mental health unit. May assist in staff development through consultation, education and supervision as well as assist in program development when requested. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family and Community Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers.

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology required.

Minimum of one-year full-time internship required. Familiar with laws regarding commitment, confidentiality, vulnerable adult, child protection and patients' rights. Knowledge about resources for outpatient and supportive care, and public policy regarding mental health in Minnesota.

Licensure by the State of Minnesota Board of Psychology must be obtained within 18 months of employment. Licensure at the time of employment is preferred. Successful compliance with Minnesota Law, Chapter 372 relating to sexual exploitation of patients by staff providing psychotherapy services.

CentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

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Employment Type

Casual Part-time


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