Thank you for your interest in Northwestern Mental Health Center.

Applicants should submit: Agency Application, cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references.  AA/EOE.

We will begin reviewing applications September 16th and review until the positions are filled. For questions, to request a position description or to apply contact:

     Breanna Case
     Human Resources Department
     NWMH, P.O. Box 603
     Crookston, MN 56716

Adult Community Mental Health Practitioner

Come join our growing team!  Northwestern Mental Health Center is hiring for a Community Mental Health Specialists who will serve adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses in either Marshall and/or Norman counties.  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. 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.

Children and Family Services Mental Health Practitioner

Join the Children and Family Services Team at Northwestern Mental Health Center as a mental health practitioner/professional serving children birth-18 with behavioral health issues and their families in the home settings in Marshall, Kittson, Red Lake Falls or Pennington Counties. 

Applicants must qualify as a mental health practitioner or professional in the state of MN, experience preferred in serving children under 5 who present with social/emotional/behavioral challenges and their families need to have training/education in child development, as well as experience with 6-18 year olds with mental health issues.  The applicant must be willing to work traditional and non-traditional hours, including evenings with the advantage of establishing a flexible schedule.  Competitive salary and benefits.   

Clinical supervision provided by a mental health professional.  Great working environment as part of the Children and Family Services Team and Early Childhood cohort.  Applicants of diverse cultural backgrounds or experience in serving diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

AMHI Coordinator

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.  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.

Outpatient Mental Health Therapist

Northwestern Mental Health Center is seeking a candidate to fill a salaried, fully-benefitted, Outpatient Therapist position to help us respond to growing and changing community mental health needs. Our vision is to provide an integrated system of care in order to achieve our mission of wellness and recovery. Our outpatient team serves individuals across the life-spectrum. If you are seeking work with a dynamic team, we would like to hear from you!  At this time the organization is particularly interested in professionals who can serve clients age 5 and older. We are also interested in professionals with experience and/or interest in providing chemical health services. The organization believes in fostering creativity and innovation as well as in the training and development of staff.

While we prefer a fully licensed Mental Health Professional with at least 5 years of experience in an outpatient mental health setting, our priority is to find the right person to join our team. We will consider the right Clinical Trainee. Work would primarily be conducted in our Crookston office but also includes handling crisis and serving satellite offices. We are a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment site.

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