Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc. Invites Applications for the Positions of:

Community Mental Health Specialist
Come join our growing team!  Northwestern Mental Health Center is hiring a Community Mental Health Specialist who will serve adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses in East Polk and Red Lake Counties and as needed in the other counties we serve.  
Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a human service field, but consideration will be given to candidates with leadership skills and with significant experience working with people with serious mental illness or homeless individuals, and individuals with experience in assisting mentally ill individuals with finding and maintaining employment. Candidates may be required to live in counties served.  
Duties include: treatment planning, crisis management, skills training, assistance with daily living skills, benefits assistance, and a variety of other individual and group mental health services.  Looking for individuals willing to work a flexible schedule and live in or near assigned area.  Position is salaried with full benefits.  Supervision provided by a mental health professional.  National Student Loan Repayment Site.  
Send or email letter and resume to:  Denise Gudvangen, Adult Community Services Director, Northwestern Mental Health Center, PO Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603,  Application deadline: December 12, 2014.  EOE/AA

Customer Service Representative
Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc. is seeking a full-time, M-F, experienced Customer Service Representative for our busy outpatient mental health clinic located in Crookston.
Primary responsibilities include triaging calls on a multi-line phone, scanning, scheduling appointments, greeting visitors, checking in clients, and obtaining accurate information.  
The right person must be organized, have good communication skills, friendly and must be able to multitask in a very busy work environment.  A minimum of 2 years post-secondary education or medical office experience preferred.  
Competitive salary and good benefit package available.  Please email letter of interest and resume including 3 references  to or mail to Brenda Dale, NWMHC, PO Box 603, Crookston,  MN 56716  EOE/AA

Mental Health Specialist

Northwestern Mental Health Center (NWMHC) is hiring several part-time Mental Health Specialist positions for its Northwestern Apartments, Adult Foster Care and its newly constructed Crisis Stabilization Site located in Crookston MN.  
The position would have the primary function of implementation of direct services to individuals experiencing mental health issues. These positions prefer a minimum of 6000 hours of documented supervised experience and a Bachelor’s degree.  NWMHC will consider undergraduate students with human service experience.  
Duties include: In the context of mental health Recovery and instilling hope, conduct screenings, assess, develop and implement Individual Recovery based treatment plans, provide direct services, monitor for health and safety along with collaboration and communication with internal and external stakeholders for smooth operations of day to day activities.  The NWMHC is looking for individuals willing to work a part-time flexible schedule, primarily weekends, as needed to meet the needs of the programs.  
Send or email a cover letter and resume to:  June Berhow, HR Specialist, Northwestern Mental Health Center, P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603,    EOE/AA