Company Name:

Hennepin County Medical Center


Minneapolis, Minnesota

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Child Psychology

Work Setting:

Hospital/Hospice (including VA Med Centers)

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 5, 2019

Child & Adolescent Psychologist

Hennepin Healthcare seeks a full-time Psychologist to provide outpatient individual psychotherapy, family psychotherapy, and psychological assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic located on the main hospital campus in downtown Minneapolis. The position will include consultation/liaison work with children, adolescents and families in the inpatient medical units. Supervision and didactic instruction of Psychology trainees (interns and fellows) is an additional aspect of this role.


  • Conduct initial diagnostic assessments of clients to determine client needs (e.g. immediate crisis intervention care, therapy, or a referral to another agency), and develop treatment goals and plans

  • Administer, score, and interpret psychological tests, and write comprehensive reports of personality, intelligence, and other test results

  • Provide mental health therapy (e.g. individual, group, and/or family therapy) to children, adolescents, families, and hospital patients

  • Record patient progress notes and attendance

  • Based on records, interviews, behavioral observations, and psychological test results, write comprehensive psychological reports of clients diagnosis and treatment recommendations

  • Provide consultation on diagnosis, treatment, and other psychological issues to mental health professionals, government agencies, community organization, and/or schools

  • Supervise and train Psychology trainees (interns, fellows), entry-level clinical psychologists, graduate students, and/ or resident physicians

  • Review and sign off on diagnostic evaluations, treatment plans, and progress notes compiled by non-licensed psychologists and graduate students

  • Assist in maintaining standards for clinic accreditation by health management organizations, internship program accreditation by the American Psychological Association, and state licensure

  • Complete necessary documentation to bill health management organizations and other payers for client services

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology obtained from an APA-approved program with appropriate clinical training AND

  • Completion of an APA approved internship AND

  • One year of supervised post-doctoral experience as a clinical psychologist in a medical or mental health setting

  • Training appropriate to the area of specialization is required

  • Certified (or eligible for certification) as a Licensed Psychologist in the State
    of Minnesota

Positions at Hennepin Healthcare are credentialed through the Office of the Medical Staff in accordance with its policies.

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