Needs Assessment Counselor, PRN

Brooklyn Park, MN
Nov 30, 2017
Mar 15, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

As a Needs Assessment Counselor, you will:

  • Triage crisis phone calls

  • Assess and consult with the on-call physician to determine correct level of care

  • Coordinate admissions and make appropriate referrals for outpatient services when needed

  • Provide effective customer relations pursuant to the policies of PrairieCare

  • Provide back-up for therapists and perform other clinical duties as needed

 The hours for this opportunity are various and rotating shifts


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely related field strongly preferred

  • Two years of experience in behavioral healthcare preferred

  • Oriented and educated in gender, culture, and age appropriate mental health care

  • Knowledge of DSM-5 criteria

  • Interview/assessment skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clinical directors

  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook

  • Reliable transportation and telephone

PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operation psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the State’s largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families.

 No phone calls please

PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment.

 PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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