Attention Health Psychologists! We are seeking applicants for a Psychologist position embedded in a Weight Management program!

Responsibilities will include pre-surgical evaluation, psychotherapy support pre and post surgically, and function as a member of the non-surgical weight management team.

Learn more and apply at www.centracare.com

Description Below:

The Behavioral Health Services Integrated Care Team is seeking applicants for numerous roles as Integrated Behavioral Health Clinicians in primary and specialty care clinics.

         The Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician works in primary and specialty care centers as a regular team member and delivers brief, consultation based services to patients and care team providers. The Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician works with individuals, groups, and families providing evidence based interventions for both emotional and physical conditions in people of all ages. In specialty care, psychological assessment (pre surgical or otherwise) may be built into the practice as well. Our team is a cohesive group of providers who meet regularly for consultation and support. 

Applicants should have an interest in or experience with evidence based brief interventions, assessment, team-based care, a wide variety of psychiatric, substance abuse, and behavioral medicine problems, and diverse populations.  Must have a PhD/PsyD in Psychology and be licensed or license-eligible in Minnesota (supervision at the post-doctoral and other levels can be offered as part of this position). Some positions may require Medicare billing eligibility. Similarly, specialty centers with pre-surgical or other evaluations will require licensure at a doctoral level.

The individual in this position must be organized, responsible, comfortable with a flexible schedule, and adept in working closely with medical providers and other team members. 

Other necessary skills include:

-Basic understanding of primary care and specialty care         -Excellent computer skills

- efficiency in an electronic medical record            -Ability to work with diverse patients and staff

- Strong self-management skills, be very well organized         -Works well with a team

This position is specific to Weight Management. 

EDUCATION
Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA accredited program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology required. 

EXPERIENCE
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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
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.