Outpatient Therapist

Job Title:                           Outpatient Therapist 

Job Classification:           Exempt

Supervisor:                      Director of Outpatient Therapy

Location:                          Virginia MN

Status:                              Part-Time 

Benefits:                          Including but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Life, 401k, PTO

About Our Workplace:

 Range Mental Health Center is proud to be a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). The goals of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics program in MN are to 1) increase access to community-based mental health and substance use disorder services (particularly to under-served communities), 2) advance integration of behavioral health with physical health care, and 3) improve utilization of evidence-based practices on a more consistent basis. 

Job Summary:

The Outpatient Therapist provides comprehensive assessment and 1:1 counseling to adults, children, and adolescents, provides referrals and recommendations to assist in service connection, treatment plan development, and coordination of care for individuals, families, and their teams. 


  • Perform initial and comprehensive evaluations
  • Provide outpatient psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups
  • Develop individual treatment plans in collaboration with all members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Provide critical incident stress debriefing services in our local community as needed
  • Administer and interpret psychological evaluations, if qualified 
  • Provide clinical consultation services to area agencies when requested
  • Document all professional contacts in electronic health record with the appropriate degree of detail to meet clinical, insurance, legal and standards
  • When needed, provide insurance companies with appropriate prior authorization information sufficient to document the need for the services
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary case staff meetings
  • Arrange with other RMHC professional staff to ensure that services or supervision are provided in an uninterrupted fashion upon absence
  • Maintain positive working relationships with other area caregivers with whom the RMHC shares clients
  • Maintain compliance with all pertinent regulatory and statutory guidelines
  • Participate in "on call" services according to normal staff rotation schedule
  • Perform public speaking engagements to educate and inform
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Effective interpersonal communications skills, both in computer hardware and software skills sufficient to effectively interact with RMHC software and web-based programs
  • Able to attend to nonverbal cues from a person we support in a therapy setting
  • Able to converse and interact sufficiently to effectively communicate and record information proficiently in person, by telephone, or via tele-health technology
  • Able to interact with people in a pleasant manner
  • Able to handle sensitive situations in a calm, professional manner
  • Flexible and able to prioritize workload
  • Philosophical approach consistent with the Range Mental Health Center’s mission

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree or doctoral degree in social work, psychology, or a related field (Preferred)
  • Able to obtain and maintain appropriate credentials as a licensed provider in the state of Minnesota.
  • Two years post degree experience with appropriate clinical supervision (Preferred)
  • Sufficient skills and experience to be credentialed by the insurance firms with whom the RMHC has contracts

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Sufficient hearing acuity to accurately record information from a person we support, whether on the phone or in person
  • Able to communicate effectively in a clear and respectful manner
  • Maintain a professional level of cleanliness and physical appearance
  • Sufficient visual acuity to utilize a computer monitor 
  • Ability to use a keyboard to accurately record information in the appropriate program