Behavioral Medicine Practitioner/Sr. Psychologist w/ HIRING INCENTIVE!!

Posted: January 24, 2018


Exciting Behavioral Medicine Practitioner/Sr. Psychologist Opportunities! St. Peter, MN Applicants may be eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $2500!

About the Organization:

Forensic Services provides treatment of patients under civil and criminal commitment and conducts forensic evaluations. Care is provided for approximately 385 patients within a secure inpatient hospital, a supervised residential setting, and a nursing home. Forensic Services boasts dedicated professional staff providing person-centered care. The organization is Joint Commission accredited.

About the Opportunity:

Forensics Services is seeking a licensed senior psychologist to join our team in a rewarding career as a Senior Consulting Psychologist/Behavioral Medicine Practitioner (BMP) within our Forensics Behavioral Health Support Department. The BMP provides psychological services as part of the behavior support team to assess treatment needs for behaviorally challenging individuals. The “BMP” supports treatment teams through behavior assessments, data analysis, and development and implementation of behavior support strategies. In addition, the Senior Psychologist/BMP provides clinical consultations, person centered support recommendations, training and guidance to teams as assigned. S/He provides clinical direction to department peers in implementation of these strategies. The BMP delivers treatment groups, assists in program development and maintenance, and gives individual assistance to patients as needed. Knowledge and experience in behavior management and modification for individuals with developmental disabilities and related conditions and other serious and persistent mental disorders are needed. Forensic Services provides a great environment for finding professional fulfillment and work/life balance.

Location:

St. Peter is a thriving town of 10,000 situated in the heart of the picturesque Minnesota River Valley. Ten miles away, Mankato is a city of 50,000 with a state university and a major retail and business center. This area provides the unique balance of big city conveniences while maintaining its small town charm and personality. The region is known for providing its residents with unlimited access to the outdoors with a large number of area lakes and parks. The Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul is a quick drive of just 50 miles.

Benefits:

The State of Minnesota offers excellent employee benefits, such as a low – cost health care and dental insurance, affordable dependent care coverage and relocation reimbursement.
Other benefits would include:
• Paid vacation and sick time
• Life insurance
• 11 paid holidays per year
• Health care saving plan
• Flexible work schedule
• Pension and retirement saving plan
• Tuition reimbursement
• Disability insurance Make a difference in someone’s life.

Become a member of the Forensic Services team by visiting: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/ OR contact: Michael Miller, Human Resource Consultant at: michael.l.miller@state.mn.us or 651/431/3672 for more information. EOE.

 

Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.