Mental Health Professional - Psychologist 2

Posted: July 17, 2018

Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75 /hourly; $54,914- $80,910/annually

Job Summary

Relocation reimbursement available, plus hiring incentive up to $2,500! Como Community Unit of the Minnesota Specialty Health System (MSHS) provides rehabilitation and supportive residential services for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Located in an apartment complex, MSHS Como allows clients to practice living independently as they work toward improving their functional skills. This position shall perform specific tasks to provide short-term, safe, quality and supportive residential services to Serious and Persistent Mentally Ill consumers as an active member of the treatment team. Service delivery includes individual and group therapies, comprehensive integrated assessment, participation in treatment team(s), and involvement in performance improvement and program development. As a master clinician, this position is expected to provide technical assistance and clinical consultation to staff, offer sophisticated problem-solving skills during the course of consultation, and provide mentoring and educational experiences to staff to enhance the programs clinical capacity. In addition, the position provides clinical leadership to treatment teams and helps facilitate a collaborative and integrated person centered team process. The mental health professional is the backup for treatment service delivery, under the direction of the clinical supervisor. As a master clinician/mental health professional of the program, this position will be involved in reviewing referrals and providing on-call services for the program. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications

To qualify, you must have: - a Master's degree in Psychology or closely related field in an accredited program, - MN licensure as a Licensed Psychologist (LP), with the Minnesota Board of Psychology, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) OR - a doctorate in Psychology or closely related field in an accredited program and licensed as a LP by the Minnesota Board of Psychology. NOTE: License eligible psychologists may be hired as a Psychologist 2 on a provisional appointment. And per MN Statutes, you must - be at least 18 years old, - be able to pass a criminal background check.

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.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! 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. Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website Job ID 25004. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.


If you have questions about the position, contact Frederick Bettner at [email protected]


Apply Here: PI103392144


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.