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Fairview Health Services Behavioral Health Clinician in Saint Paul, Minnesota


Join our team in driving a healthier future.

M Health Fairview is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 35,000 employees. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health—superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

In 2015, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality named Fairview Clinics as one of eight “exemplar” integrated behavioral health primary care models across the country. Integrated care is a result of an engaged primary care team and Behavioral Health Clinician providing patient-centered care addressing mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors, stressors, social determinants of health, and ineffective patterns of health care utilization. At Fairview, integrated care is a “ team sport .”

We are currently hiring for the Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) position, a key role within a multi-disciplinary team in the Integrated Behavioral Health model. We are looking for behavioral providers with strong diagnostic, clinical, team engagement,and patient care skills who enjoy innovation, variability in your work day, and being a part of an exceptional team.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) is a fully integrated Mental Health Professional and core member of the primary care team that works under the direction of the primary care provider(s). The role of the BHC is to support the primary care team in the early identification and treatment of behavioral health conditions within the defined clinic population. The primary functions of the BHC are to:

  • Complete diagnostic evaluations

  • Provide consultation to the team regarding diagnostic impressions, recommendations, and strategies to engage patients in health and behavior change

  • Support the team with the day to day management of complex patients

  • Provide brief evidence-based direct care to patients

Engage in population health activities to support risk stratified populations


Masters in social work or psychology with emphasis on clinical practice. MN state license, eligible to be licensed in the State of Minnesota and eligibility to become a credentialed provider with insurance entities. Experience in providing diagnostic assessments and direct evidence-based clinical services to children and adults. Experience with Electronic Health Record systems preferred.


  • Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work or Psychology

  • Licensed Social Worker (LICSW) or Doctoral Level Licensed Psychologist (LP)

  • 2 years post licensure


  • 5 years post LICSW / LP licensure

  • Previous experience completing diagnostic evaluations, and providing individual, couples, family counseling for children and adults

  • Healthcare experience

  • Knowledge of health conditions and common co-morbidities

  • Knowledge of the continuum of behavioral health care services (i.e. within surrounding communities)

  • Experience with Epic

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago (12/3/2019 2:54 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-45205

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location Fairview Clinics-Roselawn

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Mental Health Clinic - St Joe