Sexual Health & Gender Focused Clinician

Now Hiring Sexual Health & Gender Focused Clinician

Job Summary:

Job Title: Sexual Health & Gender Focused Clinician
Reports to: Sexual Health & Gender Program Director
Department: Clinical
Effective Date: September 2022

Seeking clinician with a graduate degree in mental health who is either experienced or seeking more training within the clinical fields of sexual health and gender. Previous training experiences in mental health are required. This job opportunity is available to both licensed providers and providers currently seeking licensure. The Sexual Health & Gender Program at Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions offers training opportunities that allow for the development of specialty skills within the fields of sexual health and gender. Opportunities are also available to acquire supervision hours that count toward AASECT sex therapy certification for those that are interested (https://www.aasect.org/aasect-certified- sex-therapist-0). In some cases, these hours can be acquired concurrently with required licensure supervision hours (when applicable). The Sexual Health & Gender Program provides both therapy and evaluation services to aid clients in navigating a variety of sexual health and gender related concerns. Duties include the provision of therapy services, maintenance of clinical documentation, attendance at relevant meetings and trainings, engagement in regular consultation, and coordination of care with other providers.

Supervision and specialty training is provided by:
Tera Jansen, Psy.D., LP, CST, CST-S- Dr. Jansen is a licensed psychologist and an AASECT certified sex therapist and AASECT certified sex therapy supervisor. She is the Program Director of the Sexual Health & Gender Program at Natalis. In addition to providing clinical services across a wide variety of sexual health and gender concerns, Dr. Jansen has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas, where she has taught graduate courses in sexual health and gender. She has advanced training in the areas of sexual health, including a 2-year, postdoctoral fellowship at the Program in Human Sexuality (now Institute of Sexual & Gender Health) at the University of Minnesota.
Alex Kovic, M.A., Psy.D., LP- Dr. Kovic is a licensed psychologist with specialties in sexual health and gender concerns, as well as forensic psychology. He is the Associate Program Director of the Sexual Health & Gender Program at Natalis. Dr. Kovic’s clinical practice includes consultation, therapy, and psychological assessment. Dr. Kovic received a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Hamline University, an MA in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University, and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Kovic also completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and treat clients seeking services related to sexual health and gender according to best practice standards
  • Maintain weekly clinical hours in accordance with employment agreement
  • Maintain licensure (when applicable) or duties related to acquiring licensure
  • Engage in regular training opportunities relevant to furthering competency in the fields of sexual health and gender
  • Complete documentation related to client care in a timely manner
  • Develop specific areas of focus and competency within the field of sexual health and gender that allow for enhanced client care

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Interest in and a passion for working within the areas of sexual health and gender
  • Capacity for flexible thinking and willingness to be self-reflective
  • Willingness and capacity to work with a diverse group of clients
  • Ability to balance clinical caseload with documentation requirements and coordination of care
    duties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work as a team and coordinate with others
  • Capacity to be self-directive and ask for help when needed
  • The ability to regularly consult with others and an openness to ongoing learning
  • Empathic to client needs and concerns

Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in mental health required
  • Experience with providing therapy services (e.g., individual, group, and/or family therapy)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience practicing therapy
  • Supervisory experience is preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk or in a chair and working at a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds

Compensation:

  • Salary + Percentage Based Compensation:
  • Benefits include: HSA contribution, 4% 401K match, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Free CEUs provided by Natalis, 1 professional membership fee covered, PTO with carry-over of up to 80 hours, and 9 paid holiday
  • Opportunities to acquire AASECT supervision hours that can count toward AASECT sex therapy certification
  • Opportunities to acquire sexual health specific training that can count toward AASECT sex therapy certification

If interested, please contact Dr. Tera Jansen with your CV at tjansen@natalispsychology.com.

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