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NHS-Northstar is Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 


Direct Care Specialist (Grand Rapids Area) Apply Here

ID#: 011

Overview

The Direct Care Specialist (DCS) position works with consumers in one of our Residential Program sites or in a 1:1 Community-based Outreach Program setting located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert. Direct Care Specialists provide support and supervision to our consumers by assisting them in the community and with daily living skills, and helping with household chores such as cooking and cleaning, and in some cases, assisting with dressing, toileting and transferring.

Base starting pay:

  • $12.75/hr

Location:

  • Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Available program sites in:

  • Grand Rapids
  • Bovey

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Available shifts options:

  • Mornings (6a-9a)
  • Days (8a-5p)
  • Afternoons (2p-11p)
  • Overnights (10p-8a)

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Direct Care Specialist (Chisholm Area) Apply Here

ID#: 012

Overview

The Direct Care Specialist (DCS) position works with consumers in one of our Residential Program sites or in a 1:1 Community-based Outreach Program setting located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert. Direct Care Specialists provide support and supervision to our consumers by assisting them in the community and with daily living skills, and helping with household chores such as cooking and cleaning, and in some cases, assisting with dressing, toileting and transferring.

Base starting pay:

  • $12.75/hr

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available program sites in:

  • Hibbing
  • Chisholm
  • Buhl

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Available shifts options:

  • Mornings (6a-9a)
  • Days (8a-5p)
  • Afternoons (2p-11p)
  • Overnights (10p-8a)

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Direct Care Specialist (Virginia Area) Apply Here

ID#: 013

Overview

The Direct Care Specialist (DCS) position works with consumers in one of our Residential Program sites or in a 1:1 Community-based Outreach Program setting located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert. Direct Care Specialists provide support and supervision to our consumers by assisting them in the community and with daily living skills, and helping with household chores such as cooking and cleaning, and in some cases, assisting with dressing, toileting and transferring.

Base starting pay:

  • $12.75/hr

Location:

  • Virginia, MN 55792

Available program sites in:

  • Mt. Iron
  • Virginia
  • Eveleth
  • Gilbert

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Available shifts options:

  • Mornings (6a-9a)
  • Days (8a-5p)
  • Afternoons (2p-11p)
  • Overnights (10p-8a)

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Director of Behavioral Health Apply Here

ID#: 014

Overview

The Director of Behavioral Health provides senior level supervisory leadership and direction for the Behavioral Health Services Department. Directly supervises and manages the operations of the department to ensure that high-quality mental health services are provided to clients seeking community based mental health services.

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

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Responsibilities

  • Supports the Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar.
  • Lead management team member responsible for profitable business growth within the Behavioral Health Services Department and is a subject-matter expert in the area of community-based mental health treatment for the organization.
  • Consult and coordinate with external mental health professionals to promote services and establish credibility; serve on community panels, boards, or coalitions related to the field of mental health; develop new areas for expansion and growth; manage licensing application processes as they relate to the Behavioral Services Department.
  • Supervise all department personnel; meet with personnel regularly to review client workloads and specific client progress; provide regular written and verbal feedback to staff.
  • Conduct initial client intakes; screen client for appropriateness of services; assign client to appropriate ARMHS personnel.
  • Model appropriate boundaries and client/provider relationships; mentor staff in building similar structures; coach new providers in managing the client/provider relationship.
  • Regularly review treatment documentation completed by subordinate staff to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compensability; develop “self-audit” systems which allow line staff to engage in an interactive learning process.

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in the field of Psychology, Sociology or a related discipline is required for this position, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Must meet the qualifications described in Minnesota law for the designation of “Mental Health Practitioner” or “Mental Health Professional
  • Three years of experience working in Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services 
  • Three years of direct supervisory experience is strongly preferred
  • Additional training in the field of mental health services is strongly preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Mental Health Practitioner Apply Here

ID#: 015

Overview

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) is a program that assists individuals who have mental health issues by providing services to help them function independently in their homes or place of residence; utilizing a variety of treatment techniques designed to support the individual in reaching their predefined treatment goals.

Base Starting Pay:

  • $18.00/hr

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available program sites in:

  • Traveling within  Northern St. Louis & Itasca Counties

Time type:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

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Responsibilities 

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Providing support services to an assigned caseload in an effective, consistent, and dependable manner
  • Oversee and assure quality care to the individuals we serve
  • Relate and react to each client, significant others, providers and employee as individuals with unique needs, abilities, and personalities
  • Ability to be available and flexible in scheduling during times of need
  • Meet personally and individually with clients in their homes and/or community locations
  • Provide mental health rehabilitation services to clients suffering from mental illness; utilize a variety of treatment techniques designed to support clients in reaching their pre-defined treatment goals
  • Travel independently to meet with clients and/or transport clients to appointments across our service area
  • Monitor clients for indications of psychiatric problems
  • Use technology to maintain appropriate records; document interactions with clients to ensure proper billing
  • Maintain a billable time threshold as directed by the Treatment Director
  • Maintain a professional demeanor by observing standards of conduct and integrity in the workplace, by working cooperatively with team members and fulfilling training requirements, thereby ensuring a respectful workplace, effective teamwork, and qualified employees

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • Bachelors Degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness
  • OR High School Diploma and at least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness
  • OR Masters or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related disciplines and has less than 4,000 hours of post-master’s experience in the treatment of mental illness

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • DHS Background Study

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Residential Services Supervisor Apply Here

ID#: 016

Overview

The Residential Services Supervisor (RSS) is responsible for the ground level operations in one of our residential program sites, which are located throughout the Iron Range. The RSS provides leadership and supervision to the direct care staff working in the assigned program, helps manage program and consumer finances, generates staff schedules, works with the Program Coordinator to develop and implement consumer goals, ensures a person-centered environment, and leads their team in an effective and positive manner to ensure consumer plans and goals are followed through. The RSS supports their staff in assisting with daily cares and tasks to create a team-oriented workplace.

Base starting pay:

  • $15.25/hr

Location:

  • Virginia, MN 55792

Available program sites in:

  • Virginia

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

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Responsibilities 

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for safety, confidentiality of data, quality assurance, current rules, agency policies and able to demonstrate mature judgment and able to make programmatic and supervisory decisions
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and availability to meet the needs of the program, clients and employees as determined by agency leadership and work direct care minimum of 20 hours direct care each week
  • Observe and provide employees with consistent feedback and support to ensure development and the adherence to company policies/procedures; provide instruction, respond to concerns/issues; and provide support as needed
  • Assure, supervise, provide, and maintain quality care to the individuals we serve in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, independence, and their individuality
  • Is responsible for all aspects of house specific training for new employees; ensure employees attend scheduled trainings and events as required by the agency
  • Create & monitor employee schedules in accordance with program needs and within designated budget
  • Adhere to and oversee clients’ Self-Management Assessment Plan & Individual Abuse Prevention Plans, Coordinated Service Support Plan Addendums, and the Person Centered Planning approach in identifying and meeting service needs

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Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).