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Behavioral Med Practitioner

Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Treatment

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota (MN), 56082
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 13, 2023
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Working Title: Assessment Psychologist
Job Class: Behavioral Medicine Practitioner
Agency: Human Services Dept
• Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers
• Date Posted : 09/13/2023
• Closing Date : 10/12/2023
• Hiring Agency : Department Human Services
• Division/Unit : Direct Care and Treatment / MSOP Clinical/Medical / MSOP SP Program Assessment
• Work Shif t:Day Shift
• Work Hours : 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Days of Work : Monday - Friday
• Travel Required : No
• Salary Range: $35.69 - $58.96 / hourly; $74,520 - $123,108 / annually
• Classified Status : Classified
• Bargaining Unit/Union : 213 - Health Treatment Professional/Unrep
• 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
Candidates may be eligible for relocation reimbursement and a hiring incentive of up to $7,500*.
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in St. Peter is seeking a dynamic Assessment Psychologist to work on the leading edge of the comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of individuals who have sexually offended. We are committed to being a leader in the industry, implementing the latest research throughout all aspects of our program.
With great support from a dedicated and experienced clinical management team, as well as organizational support from our senior leadership team, you will:
• Provide expertise in the specialized field of sex offense specific treatment, assessment, and research as a crucial member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team.
• Conduct integrated psychological assessments to address a rage of referral questions, including those related to psychosexual, mental health, personality, and/or cognitive/neuropsychological functioning as well as other treatment concerns as clinically indicated.
• Present information regarding psychological assessment results, treatment progress, and other pertinent clinical data to appropriate authorities within the facility, the Special Review Board, the Minnesota Courts, and other pertinent state and community agencies, as required.
• Provides leadership and clinical direction to program delivery staff regarding the overall program treatment model and treatment process, including facilitating training, consultation, and supervision of predoctoral interns as assigned.
Why Work For MSOP
You owe it to yourself to check out this exciting and rewarding career at MSOP with Direct Care and Treatment, the behavioral health care system operated by the Department of Human Services.
Led by seasoned and respected professionals, MSOP is a comprehensive sex offense specific treatment program in a modified therapeutic community in a secure setting. MSOP is committed to the professional growth of staff and applying current best practices to assist our clients in making meaningful change. MSOP, while rooted in public safety, is focused on the capacity to clients to change and ultimately be reintegrated into the community when risk to the public is sufficiently reduced.
**Working for the Minnesota Department of Human Services Direct Care & Treatment division PAYS!
When you start a career with us, you may also be eligible for:
• Up to $7,500 Hiring Bonus*!
• Relocation expenses reimbursed
• Annual pay increases
• Tuition reimbursement for courses related to the work of DHS
• Student loan reimbursement for eligible positions
*Current State of Minnesota employees are not eligible for a hiring bonus.
Note: This announcement will be used to fill three (3) vacancies. This is an extension of the original announcement. If you already applied, you do not need to reapply.
Minimum Qualifications
To qualify, applicants must:
• Possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology; AND
• Be licensed or license eligible as a psychologist by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (LP)*; AND
• Doctoral level Graduates working towards Licensure: A Psychologist 3 may be hired on a provisional appointment and receive supervision under a Licensed MSOP Staff Psychologist, while working towards Licensure.
• One year of post-license experience, AND
• Have knowledge and experience in assessments and integrated report writing.
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in delivering mental health/sex offense specific treatment in a secure and/or residential setting.
• 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 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 . For additional information about the application process, go to .
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.
If you have questions about the position, contact Brenda Todd-Bense at .
To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID #54371, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Samantha DeVries at .
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 and indicate what assistance is needed. Employment Type: Full-Time