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Mental Health Professional / Clinical Program Therapist 4

Company: Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Tre
Location: Carlton
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives.

Working Title: Mental Health Professional
Job Class: Clinical Program Therapist 4
Agency: Human Services Dept

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 03/08/2023
  • Closing Date: 03/21/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS MAPE State Operated Svcs
  • Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am - 4:30pm, 11:00am - 7:30pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday, Occasional Saturdays
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $31.00 - $45.98 / hourly; $64,728 - $96,006 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

    Job Summary

    **Due to the nature of the program, only FEMALE applicants will be considered**

    Candidates may be eligible for hiring bonus up to $2500!

    Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise (CARE) Carlton, MN is seeking talented, mission driven, person-centered Licensed Mental Health Professional to join our team and make a great difference in the lives of others. CARE Carlton is a women's only facility that specializes in providing inpatient treatment services to women with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Our multidisciplinary team offers high-intensity inpatient services consisting of multimodal groups and individual counseling services. All services are person-centered, building on the individual's interests and capacity for growth, leading to a lifelong process of recovery. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a great team and make a great difference in the lives of others!

    The Licensed Mental Health Professional provides behavioral health treatment and support services to clients of CARE Carlton as well as clinical consultation and direction to direct care and professional staff regarding the overall treatment and treatment process of individuals with dual disorders of substance use and mentally illness. Consultation regarding the content of individual treatment plans including staff interventions is a vital component of this position.

    Primary duties include:
    • Provide mental health diagnostic assessments.
    • Provide clinical treatment services including Integrated Dual Disorders approaches through individual and group therapy, family therapy, and psychoeducation.
    • Consultation to the treatment team with responsibility for providing leadership in the mental health treatment process, including psychiatry.
    • Participate in performance improvement and program development committees.
    • Providing expertise, training and ongoing support to staff in the engagement and treatment of individuals with chronic mental illness and substance use disorders using Evidenced Based Practices.


      Minimum Qualifications

      To qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria:
      • Master's degree in psychology, social work, behavior analysis, or closely related field; AND
      • Licensed or license eligible by the State of Minnesota as an independent behavioral health professional (i.e. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); AND
      • Have at least three (3) years of post-master's degree experience providing clinical services
        • Doctorate degree (PhD, PsyD, or DSW); AND
        • Licensed or license eligible by the State of Minnesota as an independent mental health professional (i.e. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
          Preferred Qualifications
          • Experience treating individuals with co-occurring disorders using integrated approaches, competency in the administration of mental health scales and assessments, and providing treatment in an interdisciplinary team model
          • Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.
            Additional Requirements

            To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

            REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

            EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

            Application Details

            How to Apply

            Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers .

            If you have questions about the position, contact Mary McClernon at mary.r.mcclernon@state.mn.us .

            To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Raegan Juntunen at raegan.juntunen@state.mn.us .

            CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if they: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation before the closing date.

            About Human Services Dept

            WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

            Why Work for Us

            Diverse Workforce

            We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

            A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
            • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
            • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
            • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
            • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
              Comprehensive Benefits

              Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
              • Public pension plan
              • Training and professional development
              • Paid vacation and sick leave
              • 12 paid holidays each year
              • Paid parental leave
              • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
              • Prescription drug coverage
              • Vision coverage
              • Wellness programs and resources
              • Employer paid life insurance
              • Short-term and long-term disability
              • Health care spending and savings accounts
              • Dependent care spending account
              • Tax-deferred compensation
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
              • Tuition reimbursement
              • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
                Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


                Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

                We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

Keywords: Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Tre, Duluth , Mental Health Professional / Clinical Program Therapist 4, Healthcare , Carlton, Minnesota

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