• Psychotherapist2-LICSW-Part-Time

    Job Location US-MN-Maplewood | US-MN-Maplewood
    Contract Status
    MH & CD Admin
  • Practice Description

    HealthEast is seeking a part-time (0.4FTE) Psychotherapist 2 in the St. John's Hospital ED. Hours are every other weekend (Fri - Mon), 4:00pm to 12:30am. The Psychotherapist in the Emergency Department setting assesses and treats the behavioral, psychological, social, spiritual and emotional aspects of the patient's needs; establishes with the patient appropriate goals for treatment and disposition to appropriate level of care per DHS/Medicare requirements.


    Detailed Responsibilities:

    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
    • Completes comprehensive crisis psychotherapy and brief diagnostic assessments to diagnose, identify needs and establish initial goals. Completes documentation that includes all required elements as defined by DHS and incorporates information from collateral resources.
    • Emergency Department Psychotherapists: Completes a diagnostic assessments to diagnose, identify needs and establish immediate risk of harm to self, risk to others and appropriate level of care. Incorporates information from available collateral resources when developing plan of care. Completes documentation that includes all required elements as defined by DHS. Makes and communicates care recommendations and determines level of care to patients, physicians, nursing staff and other involved parties. Facilitates completion of the plan of care in consultation and collaboration with emergency department staff.
    • Performs counseling and psychotherapy: Based on the diagnostic assessment develops a comprehensive treatment plan that includes measurable goals and objectives which is updated in subsequent visits to department. Assists clients/families in adjusting to and decreasing symptoms of mental illness following the treatment plan. Completes timely and accurate documentation of patient encounters per DHS and HE compliance requirements. Competes on going consultation with leaders and team psychotherapist, and communicates with patient families to ensure understand of treatment recommendations and anticipated disposition.
    • Emergency Department Psychotherapists: Remains current with resources in the community including reporting protocol for maltreatment reports, domestic violence, sexual, fetal loss, homelessness, medical and financial assistance, medical and dental providers.
    • Assists client/family in utilizing relevant and appropriate community resources.
    • Maintains contact with community agencies to promote the exchange of information facilitate use of these services on behalf of clients.


    • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited unviersity required
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) licensure from the MN Board of Social Work required
    • 1 to 2 years experience in clinical psychotherapy or direct mental health care in a clinical setting in community clinic, hospital group

      practice or independent practice preferred

    About HealthEast

    At HealthEast, patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.


    We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. HealthEast is an organization with 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus.

    Community Information

    With a population nearing 300,000, St. Paul is the capital and second-most populous city in MN.  Located less than 8 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport near the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, St. Paul boasts a healthy downtown core that houses plenty of activity both day and night.  The area's housing stock showcases the history of early St. Paul, including nationally recognized brownstone row houses and ivy-covered Victorian homes inter-twined with new, modern housing options.  Higher education institutions within St. Paul include 3 public and 8 private colleges and universities and 5 post-secondary institutions.  St. Paul is proud home of the MN Wild, St. Paul Saints, the Science Museum of MN, and the Ordway Center.  The METRO light rail line connects the suburbs to both St. Paul and Minneapolis providing an easy opportunity to take in events within both beautiful cities.




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