Careers

Mental Health Practitioner II

  • Job Title: Mental Health Practitioner II
  • Direct Supervisor: Clinical Manager
  • Compensation: Competitive & commensurate with credentials/experience

The Position
Lorenz Clinic is known for its distinctive approach to child and family psychology that integrates
developmental, systemic, experiential, and trauma-informed models. The clinic realizes the distinctive
role relationally-focused child and family providers have within the mental health profession. With four
locations located on the outer edge of the metro area, the clinic works to expand access to mental
healthcare services for all in need. The Mental Health Practitioner II position is designed for mental health
practitioners who are qualified as clinical trainees to provide Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports
(CTSS) services, and is part of Lorenz Clinic’s formal training program.

Job Duties
Job duties include:
• Provide clinical services including conducting diagnostic assessments, treatment planning,
psychotherapy, day treatment, and discharge planning for early childhood, child, adolescent, and
early adult clients
• Carry and maintain a psychotherapy caseload as defined by clinic, in-home or center-based as
needed
• Provide Crisis assistance as needed
• Attend and participate in individual and/or group supervision, monthly case consultation, Grand
Rounds, business meetings, and other meetings as required by the Clinic
• Comply with clinical documentation standards and deadlines as outlined by the Clinic
• Utilize the Clinic’s electronic health record to maintain the clinical chart
• Maintain HIPAA compliance at all times
• Strictly comply with licensing board rules and APA and AAMFT Codes of Ethics
• Maintain professionalism in all interactions with staff, patients, and business associates of the
Clinic
• Bill appropriate procedural codes accurately and timely
• Keep abreast of billing issues and discuss with patients when necessary
• Assist in intermittent peer-reviews of patient files
• Adhere to additional directives by applicable direct clinical and administrative supervisors
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Must comply with requirements for licensure or board certification as a mental health
professional including supervised practice in the delivery of mental health services for the
treatment of mental illness, or
• Be a student in a bona fide field placement or internship under a program leading to completion
of the requirements for licensure as a mental health professional
Professional Requirements
• Ability and willingness to provide services to patients on an outpatient basis
• Flexibility to meet when patients are available to meet
• Evidence of a high level of professionalism within the field
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage and navigate communications through email, voice mail, in-person, or through
the mail in a timely and efficient manner
• Ability and willingness to provide services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, or families as
assigned
• Ability to respect diversity and integrate issues of culture into case conceptualizations
• Ability to engage with patients who may be ambivalent about treatment
• Ability to adapt interventions to patients’ strengths, skills, and developmental levels
• Commitment to empowering patients to solve their own problems when necessary
• Ability to intervene decisively to protect patient safety
• Ability to comply with clinic documentation standards and best professional practices
• Ability to maintain and carry a full caseload as defined by the Clinic
• Has working knowledge of child protection reporting requirements
• Demonstrates perfect interpersonal boundaries with patients and other clinic staff

Other Requirements
• Ability to sit for long periods of time
• Reliable transportation to get to work
• Ability to use a computer for long periods of time
• Ability to be reliable, punctual, and dependable
• Ability to pass a criminal background check
• Eligible to participate in government programs (is not excluded by the OEG or state)
• Preference will be given to bilingual candidates

Benefits
All benefits are subject to the current Lorenz Clinic Employee Handbook. These benefits include:
• Paid time off (at 30 hours or more per week)
• Paid holidays (at 30 hours or more per week)
• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance offerings (at 30 hours or more per week)
• Clinic paid short-term disability, long-term disability, accidental death, and life insurances (at 30
hours or more per week)
• Opportunity to apply for other positions in the clinic as they become available

To Apply

To apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to Dr. Chad Lorenz, CEO & Interim Clinical Director, employment@lorenzclinic.com. In addition to your strengths, cover letters should broadly outline your professional goals, commitment to the common good, and a brief narrative of your
experience providing clinical supervision. Applicants who are invited to interview may be asked to provide writing samples. More information about the clinic can be found at www.lorenzclinic.com

*Hiring for both our Victoria and Prior Lake offices.*