Job Class: Clinical Program Therapist 4
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 03/11/2019
Closing Date: 03/25/2019
Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections
Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility
Division/Unit: Health Services / Behavioral Health Services
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00 am
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $27.18 - $40.30 /hourly; $56,752 - $84,146 /annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
Provide advanced behavioral health services, requiring independent clinical licensure, to offenders with mental health issues at the Minnesota Correctional Facility
Job duties include but are not limited to:
Maintain ongoing security within a correctional facility.
Independently make diagnostic assessments and develop individual treatment plans.
Provide direct behavioral health evaluation and treatment to offenders with complex and/or treatment resistant issues.
Provide crisis intervention and provide referrals for continuing care.
Maintain knowledge of trends and therapeutic approaches to co-occurring disorders and integrated behavioral health services delivery.
Provide clinical supervision to other behavioral health professionals; develop and provide advanced training to other behavioral health staff; serve on interdisciplinary committees and work groups; and oversee applied evaluation projects as assigned.
This position has direct contact with offenders.
Current Minnesota licensure* as an independent clinical mental health professional (e.g. LICSW, LP, LPCC, LMFT).
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS INVITED TO INTERVIEW WILL BE ASKED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF LICENSURE AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated expertise in mental health, chemical dependency, and/or sex offender evaluation and treatment.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Ability to provide clinical supervision to other behavioral health staff.
Knowledge of professional, legal, and ethical standards; best practices; and community standards of care.
Skill in verbal and written communication, including proficient documentation skills.
Interpersonal/human relations skills.
Basic personal computer skills.
Ability to independently formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide behavioral health treatment and clinical supervision; and develop a continuing care plan.
Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multidisciplinary team; exercise sounds judgement; demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries; and temporarily manage daily program operations.
Experience providing clinical supervision to other behavioral health staff.
Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests.
Experience treating co-occurring disorders.
Knowledge of motivational interviewing.
Experience working in a correctional/secure environment.
The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email Jamie.Bernhardt@state.mn.us
The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy.
Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.
New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.
Why Work For Us
Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to reduce recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision. We offer great benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, generous leave time, and workout facilities at most locations.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Jamie Bernhardt at Jamie.Bernhardt@state.mn.us or 651.361.7623.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. 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 email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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