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CURRENT OPENINGS

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


Full-time Psychologist or Neuropsychologist.
NWMHC is a Community Mental Health Center serving a six-county region in NW MN. We are looking for the right community-focused candidate to join our team. Successful candidate will become part of an agency culture that is known for its community collaborations and work with cross functional teams to help promote the recovery and resiliency of individuals across the age continuum.  This culture is rooted in a history of support while striving towards Clinical, Professional, Organizational and Relationship Excellence. Candidate will be on a collaborative team that seeks to support both the practitioners on the team and clients they serve with a positive, recovery-orientated environment. The culture of the team seeks to provide the optimal place in which each team member can grow and operate at the highest level of each individual’s abilities   
Job specifics include:
  • Diagnostic testing/interpretation and neurobehavioral status examinations in an outpatient
    clinic setting
  • Assist in providing inpatient diagnostic evaluation, assessment  and mental health status
    evaluations as needed in local long-term care facilities 
  • Work closely with a team of Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Independent Clinical Social     Workers, LPCC’s, LMFT’s and APRN and contracted Psychiatrists
  • NWMHC offers regionally competitive compensation, malpractice insurance, and      
    comprehensive benefits with funds set aside for professional development• Typical    
    schedule is Monday-Friday, 8a to 5p
  • Agency is a National Health Service Corps site and would be willing to discuss allowing
    dedicated time to prepare for Board Certification with the right candidate
Plusses to working with a smaller, dynamic organization include:
  • Opportunity to develop the practice
  • Opportunity to collaborate with a local University in educating the next generation of  
     professionals                                                                                                              
  • Opportunity to respond to local training needs, developing the skills of partner agency  
     staff    
  • Opportunity to serve a full spectrum of clients• Opportunity to design the position to best
    meet the community needs
Requirements:
  • Doctorate in Psychology from and APA accredited program (PhD or PsyD) required             • 2 years post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology preferred
For more information about this position or to submit your curriculum vitae (CV), contact Joan Tronson, Director of Operations, at 218-281-0270 or via e-mail Jtronson@nwmhc.org. Review begins August 1, 2015 and will continue until filled. NWMHC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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Experienced Multi-Systems Coordinator (You) + Dynamic Behavioral Health Initiative (Us) = An Administrative Behavioral Health Career Improving the Well-being of Individuals, Families and Communities!
 
The Northwest 8 Region Adult Mental Health Initiative through the Northwestern Mental Health Center is seeking a strong, organized and collaborative professional to work on behalf of an 8 County Initiative.   The AMHI Coordinator will report to the NWMHC CEO with guidance and direction from the NW8 AMHI for the implementation of various AMHI goals, projects and functions including but not limited to; Overall AMHI Management; Quality Improvement Data Analysis and Reporting of key financial and service metrics and aggregate data; Cross Systems behavioral health service development, improvement and implementation; Collaboration and Relationship Building among 11+ entities; Facilitation and Coordination of an 8 County statutorily mandated advisory council.  The AMHI Coordinator will work with various teams to create an environment which supports and manages the demands of a changing behavioral healthcare system among staff of differing disciplines, and expertise, ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations as governed by the AMHI or the MN Department of Human Services, promotes best-practices. Successful applicants will have a full understanding of behavioral healthcare and will work well with a diverse team of people. This fully benefitted position reports to the NWMHC CEO.  Minimum requirements include a BA in Social Work, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration and/or equivalent experience in the healthcare industry, working with multiple systems, building alignment and relationships amongst various entities for a common goal.  

We will begin reviewing applications on June 19, 2015 and review until the position is filled. Initial interviews will begin June 29, 2015.  For questions, to request a position description or to apply contact:  Joan Tronson, Operations Director, NWMHC, P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716; 218-281-3940; Jtronson@nwmhc.org. Applicants should submit: cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references.  AA/EOE.


Professional Home  Based Family Therapist 
Join the Children and Family Services Team at Northwestern Mental Health Center as a Professional Home Based Therapist serving young children, 6-12 year olds and/or adolescents diagnosed with mental health issues and their families in Northwestern Minnesota, serving Polk, Marshall, Kittson, Norman, Red Lake and Mahnomen Counties.
Due to an increased demand for services we are hiring three behavioral health therapists to provide in-home family therapy and skills-building services.  One position will be hired to work with the 0-5 age population and two will be hired to work with the 6-18 age population. 
 We are looking for a dynamic individual willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings.  Preference will be given to individuals with a Master’s Degree in a human services field, will consider Bachelor’s Degree with experience working with children and families.  Competitive salary and benefits.   Supervision provided by a mental health professional.  National Student Loan Repayment Site.  
Send or e-mail resume and cover letter to Brenda Mack, Director of Family & Children’s Services, Northwestern Mental Health Center, PO Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603.  bmack@nwmhc.org  EOE/AA