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CURRENT OPENINGS

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 for a Community Mental Health Specialist who will serve adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses in Mahnomen County.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’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.
 
Applicants should submit: cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references.  AA/EOE.We will begin reviewing applications on August 31, 2015 and review until the position is filled. Initial interviews will begin September 8th, 2015.  For questions, to request a position description or to apply contact: Breanna Case, Human Resources Department, NWMH,P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716, 218-281-3940, hr@nwmhc.org.


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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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