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When you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life!  Woodland Centers has opportunities that can offer you the challenging and rewarding career that allows you to LOVE your job by helping others and making a difference in the lives of many.

Woodland Centers offers excellent benefits that begin the first day of the month after you start:

                Medical/Dental(Low Copay/Deductibles) – Both Single and Family

                Flexible Spending Account Options

                Short Term and Long Term Disability

                Life Insurance

Paid time off benefits begin accruing the from the date you start and there is no waiting time to use these benefits:

                10 Paid Holidays (Including Day after Thanksgiving/ Christmas Eve, and two floating Holidays)

                15 Days vacation (accrued per payroll, increases one day each year to a max of 25 days)

                9 Days sick (accrued per payroll)

                3 Days Personal Leave (accrued per payroll)

Resumes along with two references may be submitted to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com, or mail or dropped off at 1125 6th Street SE, Willmar, MN 56201

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MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL: Woodland Centers is currently recruiting a licensed Mental Health Professional or clinical trainee to work in the Willmar area and surrounding Districts. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, exciting environment within the schools providing diagnostic assessments and therapy for students and families. This position requires someone who has the ability to work independently, problem solve, and to work as a team player. Clinical trainees receive supervision at no cost.  Please send a letter of interest and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN, 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER ARMHS program : 

FT openings working within:

Big Stone and Swift County  $500 Sign on Bonus

Chippewa County

Kandiyohi County

Providing services to promote recovery by providing rehab services utilizing support, hope, and encouragement to people with psychiatric disabilities. Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a high school diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or hold a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences.  Requires good decision making, reading/writing, and communication skills; and the ability to work independently. Requires a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, P.O. Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER OR CLINCAL NURSE SPECIALIST: Woodland Centers, a private, not-for-profit mental health services center in west central Minnesota, seeks a part-time or full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist to work with youth and adults in an outpatient setting. Duties and responsibilities: comprehensive psychiatric assessments; medication management services; medication education; coordination of care with primary care providers; and education on community resources. Master’s or Doctorate degree in psychiatric nursing from an accredited college or university as well as an active and unrestricted State of Minnesota License to practice medicine is required. Proficiency in the use of computers and experience using an Electronic Health Record is preferred. Please see our website (www.woodlandcenters.com) for information about our agency and the variety of treatment programs we offer.   Salary is commensurate with training and experience. Recruiting will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN, 56201(or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE 


MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER:  Woodland Centers is currently seeking a full-time Mental Health Practitioner to provide behavioral/skill-based interventions to children in the New Connections Youth Day Treatment program.  Hours for this position will be Monday through Thursday, 10-hour days, though some flexibility is possible.  In this position, you will facilitate or co-facilitate psycho-educational groups that provide an environment for children to learn and refine skills through repetition and practice.  You will also meet with families and other service providers to ensure coordination of care. 

As a Mental Health Practitioner at Woodland Centers, you will learn about how various mental health diagnoses look like in different age populations, and you will expand your knowledge in interventions.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with elementary age children.  *Specialized training in facilitating groups and providing case management is available on site. 

This opportunity includes:

  • Keeping up with current trends and changes in mental health via clinical trainings

  • Reviewing challenging cases with peers and supervisors

  • High quality supervision is provided for clinical guidance

  • Excellent benefits package, including : 401k retirement savings plan with employer matching; affordable health insurance with comprehensive coverage; dental insurance; 10 paid holidays; accrued vacation, sick and personal leave

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral service field –OR

  • A high school diploma with 6000 supervised hours in the delivery of mental health services

  • Prefer experience working with children and families

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, a clean driving record, and the ability to pass a background check.

Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


Mobile Crisis Responder:  FT position, Monday through Friday, Daytime Hours (no weekends or holidays required) within the Mobile Crisis Response program at Woodland Centers. This position provides mobile crisis response and short term stabilization/skills services to children and adults experiencing a mental health crisis in the community.  Works closely with community providers, referral sources and other responders while coordinating follow up care and services.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Requires Four Year degree in Human Services field or 6000 supervised hours of mental health experience, valid driver's license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record.  Must be able to pass a background check. Training provided.  Wage based on experience; range starts at $15.53 per hour with excellent benefit package. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to: wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT position in the Crisis Stabilization Youth and Adult programs, days and evenings with every other weekend and some holidays. Position will provide assessment and support to youth and adults who are experiencing a crisis including groups and skills training. Requires bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services OR a HS diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services OR a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences. Training provided. Must be at least 21 years old, be able to pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and a clean driving record. Position is open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: Seeking FT or PT positions within with our School Linked programs in the KMS school district providing individual, group, and family skills in the school, home and community. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who desires flexible hours working with ED/SED/at-risk children and their families. Must be able to work independently, have good communication skills, possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, clean driving record, and be able to pass a background check. This position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.
MHP qualifications (must meet at least one)

  1. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience
  2. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields
  3. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and is working in a youth day treatment program
  4. Has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services
  5. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences or related fields AND completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields.

Work 32 hours and get paid for 40 hours plus benefits
Weekend RN/LPN Baylor Shift Nurse: Woodland Centers currently has an opportunity for a 3pm-7am Friday and Saturday RN or LPN Baylor Nurse in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers. Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues. Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders. As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment. Wages starting at $25.64 per hour for RN and $20.00 per hour for LPN PLUS additional shift differential. Must possess a valid MN Nursing license and be able to pass a background check, as well document two years freedom from chemical use problems. NO previous Mental Health experience required.

Woodland Centers offers excellent benefits for FT:

  • Medical/Dental (Low Copay/Deductibles) – Both Single and Family
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 15 Days vacation
  • 9 Days sick
  • 3 Days Personal Leave

Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


LPN/RN: FT or .8 rotating position including every other weekend in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers. Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues. Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders. As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment. Wages starting at $20.00/hour (LPN) - $25.64 per hour (RN) per hour, additional Shift differential and competitive benefits package including medical/dental, 401K, and vacation starting at 15 days a year. Most possess a valid MN LPN or RN license and be able to pass a background check. No mental health experience necessary! Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH WORKER– FT /PT – CRISIS/MOBILE: Assist youth and their families needing crisis mental health services in a short term residential setting. Provide direct service to clients in an individual and group setting. Position is also responsible for screening calls placed to the crisis line at Woodland Centers by answering phones, collecting referral information and dispatching crisis responders. Additional duties include data entry and office tasks as assigned. Must have the ability to speak fluid English, make calm, sound decisions. Excellent customer service and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Wages starting at $12.47 plus Shift differential and competitive benefit package for FT. Supervision towards Mental Health Practitioner status provided. Must be 21 years old or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to pass a background check. Training provided. Positions open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT: Weekday hours (8am – 4:30pm), four days/week (32hrs/week). NO WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS! Position will be providing staff coverage to Westwinds (8 beds) and Charles Place (4 beds), which are board and lodge homes in Willmar, MN. Employee must ensure license compliance, assist with household chores, grocery shopping etc., and meet the needs of the residents that experience various Mental Health Issues, and assist House Supervisor. The requirements for this position are High School diploma or GED, good decision-making skills, and the ability to work independently. Prefer someone who has skills and/or knowledge acquired from classes in the health or human services field and/or one year experience working with people who have a mental illness, or a certified Peer Specialist. Must be able to pass a background check, have a valid MN driver’s license, automobile insurance, and a clean driving record required. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER - Swift County: FT position providing CTSS/home-based services to children and their families to promote family preservation and reduce risk of out-of-home placement in Swift County. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who desires flexible hours including afternoon and evening hours working with ED/SED/at-risk children and their families. Must be able to work independently and have good communication skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MHP qualifications (must meet at least one)

  1. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience
  2. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields
  3. completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and is working in a youth day treatment program
  4. Has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services
  5. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences or related fields AND completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields. 

Seeking Mental Health Professionals!

Do you wish you had more time to spend with your family?

  • We offer 29 paid days off per year!

Are you needing supervision for licensure, but can’t afford it??

  • We will provide the supervision at NO COST TO YOU!

Are you worried about paying your student loans back?

  • You may qualify for a loan repayment program!

Are you concerned about having enough money to retire someday?

  • We match 4% and give you an additional 3% at the end of each year…for a total of 7%!

Woodland Centers is currently recruiting a licensed or licensed eligible Mental Health Professionals (LP, LICSW, LMFT, or LPCC). The position involves evaluation and treatment services to people of all ages in a growing, outpatient, multi-disciplinary setting.  Current openings are located in Montevideo and Dawson, as well as Willmar and Benson offices. Please see our website (www.woodlandcenters.com) for information about our agency and the variety of treatment programs we offer.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a generous 401K plan! Salary is commensurate with training and experience.  Please send a letter of interest and resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN  56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


LADC OR MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER WITH SUBSTANCE USE EXPERIENCE:  Full time position (Monday-Friday 8a-4:30pm) within the Assertive Community Treatment Team.  The position includes a week of on-call every six weeks.  The duties of this position will include providing on-going evaluations, rehabilitation, assisting with activities of daily living, symptom management, budgeting and money management skills, education on physical health including assistance with medications, case management duties, social skills training, and development of leisure activities and support services to identified recipients with severe and persistent mental illness.  This position will include completing of initial and ongoing substance use assessments.  Must possess a license as a LADC or meet qualifications as a mental health practitioner.  Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance and have a clean driving record.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Position open until filled.  Please send a letter of interest and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE

 MHP qualifications (must meet at least one)

  1. Completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience
  2. Completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields
  3. Completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral science or related fields and is working in a youth day treatment program
  4. Has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services
  5. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences or related fields AND completed a practicum or internship in the behavioral sciences or related fields.

Updated: 07/13/2018