Minnesota Department of Corrections

CLINICAL PROG THERAPIST 4 Job Opening at Minnesota Department of Corrections in Moose Lake, MN

[Position No Longer Available]

Company:Minnesota Department of Corrections
Job Location(s): Moose Lake, MN
Start Date:As soon as possible
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Starting Salary Range:$ 47,857-$ 70,971 annually
Required Education: Open
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Healthcare - Technologists/Technicians, Healthcare - Behavioral Health

Position Description

CLINICAL PROG THERAPIST 4 $ 22.92-$ 33.99 hourly, $ 47,857-$ 70,971 annually
Date Posted: 02/04/2013
Closing Date: 03/04/2013
Hiring Agency: Corrections Dept
Division/Bureau: Health Services
Location: Moose Lake
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 12CORR000639
Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday , 07:30 AM-04:00 PM
Travel Required: no
Job Grouping: Health Care & Human Services
Classified Status: Classified

This position provides advanced behavioral health services, requiring independent clinical licensure, in the program area of mental health services.

While maintaining ongoing security within a correctional facility, independently make diagnostic assessments; develop individual treatment plans; provide direct behavioral health evaluation and treatment to offenders with complex and/or treatment-resistant issues; provide crisis intervention; provide referrals for continuing care; and 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.
Minimum Qualifications: The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position.

-Current Minnesota licensure as an independent clinical mental health professional (e.g. LICSW, LP, LPC, LPCC, and LMFT). NOTE: Applicants with current licensure as an LPC must have satisfied the requirements to provide clinical supervision to others in order to be considered. If applicable, please include information regarding your licensure as an LPC in your resume or the Job Specific Questions area of the Resume Builder.


-Demonstrated expertise in mental health 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.
-Skills 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 sound judgment; demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries; and temporarily manage daily program operations.

A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) Test and Drug Screen are required prior to hire for this position. For a copy of the Physical Demands Analysis, please contact Betsy Bauer at elizabeth.bauer@state.mn.us.
Preferred Qualifications: The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position.

-Experience providing mental health release planning.
-Experience providing clinical supervision to other behavioral health staff.
-Experience treating severe personality disorders.
-Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests.
-Experience treating co-occurring disorders.
-Knowledge of motivational interviewing.
Selection Process: The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.

If you are not a current DOC employee, and you are invited to interview and have a previous criminal conviction, please be prepared to provide documentation from the specific law enforcement jurisdiction that you have successfully completed all court-ordered action (e.g. probation, fines, sentencing, restitution, etc.).

For non-DOC employees, criminal history and Predatory Offender Registration checks will be conducted on the final candidate(s) prior to the start date.

Employment reference checks will also be conducted on the final candidate(s). This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.
How to Apply: Once you create and submit your resume through the online Resume Builder program (http://www.careers.state.mn.us/), you must apply to CLINICAL PROG THERAPIST 4/POSTING #12CORR000639 to ensure consideration. To apply, check the "Apply for this job" box and click on the "Apply to Selected Jobs" button on the bottom of the announcement.

If you wish to apply with a paper copy, submit your typed resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management Budget (MMB), 400 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. The paper application is available on the State Careers and MMB websites, at any state agency HR office, or by calling 651-259-3637. Please list CLINICAL PROG THERAPIST 4/POSTING #12CORR000639 in the Specific Opening area of the application form to ensure that you are referred to the appropriate vacancy.

Please ensure that your contact information (i.e. e-mail address, mailing address, and home/work phone numbers) is up-to-date so that we are able to contact you regarding the status of your application.

Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to both your current and anticipated Human Resources offices.
Contact for More Information: Betsy Bauer, 651-361-7592/elizabeth.bauer@state.mn.us.

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